What are you passionate about? Wouldn’t it be great to get PAID doing what you love? I have a lot of interests. A lot. But when I narrow down what might work for me as far as getting paid in the future, I’m thinking of writing and being on church staff. Yes, I’d be willingContinue reading Facing the military retirement transition Part 2: What are you passionate about?
On this date 10 years ago, I was officially honorably discharged from my time in the military. This is a look back at the names, uniforms and campaign slogans used during my 12 years of Active duty US Army service. I’m still serving today but in a different way. I was called many names duringContinue reading A look back at my former military life review: names called, uniforms worn, recruiting campaign slogans changed.
“She has a graduate degree but isn’t doing anything with it.” “I’m a full time volunteer.” “Stay at home mom.” “My formal career ended 10 years ago to raise my kids.” Well, it’s that time for me to start thinking about getting back into the workforce now that my spouse is looking at retirement fromContinue reading Facing the military retirement transition Part 1: Are you ever going back to work?
Well, it’s the second day alone in this hotel room. This is our fourth hotel since the move; two in Virginia and two in South Korea. The kids went off to their new school again today and it’s been an adjustment for me. Yesterday when they left, I spent a lot of time blogging. Oh,Continue reading It’s not easy starting over after a move
It’s 4 months into full time foster care (caring for an 11 year old soul) and 20 months since completing our full certification as “therapeutic” foster care providers. We have opened up our home for 5 souls as respite (part time foster care) week/weekends since our certification date of Feb 2017. Read specifics (dates) ofContinue reading Top 10 benefits from doing foster care
The past days have been very taxing on all of us in this house. I know you have had those days too. Let me tell you what I am doing in the midst of things, now that I’ve had a moment to breathe. Normally, I don’t talk about things, especially very difficult things as theyContinue reading When you are struggling…