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Unsettled and Abroad…Let’s go Across the Pond.

I am not a southerner. This is not a new revelation; I’ve known it since I was 8 years old. Lately I have been struggling with continuing to live here in the south. When my husband got out of the military, we were literally so excited to move to…

Can We Get Past Thanksgiving first?

It’s that time of year again. That time when people are either screaming bah-humbug at unsuspecting, suspiciously cheerful strangers or playing Christmas music and baking pies in still 78-degree weather. I fall into the latter category …being slightly Christmas obsessed, I am generally on tether hooks by…

How to Survive the Broke Stage: Marriage Bootcamp

What’s up guys?! So how are we liking the blogging consistency? After a few death threats and minor limb damage, I figured I better give the people what they are asking for. I would also like to retain the use of my legs and so I am keen on…

Why You Should Wait to Have Kids….

The other day I was talking complaining to someone about how badly we wanted to travel for my birthday; but with the kids being in school/sports and blah blah blah that was fifty shades of impossible. So the person says, “aw man! No travel for your big day…

Oh, So You’re a Writer….But What’s Your Real Job?

Or an artist, or a photographer or some other profession that doesn’t require six master’s degrees and ownership of 15 pairs of black or gray slacks and a stack of very crisp blazers. Recently, I went to an event that I found on Meetup….the…

TMI Tag- Get to know me….

I thought this would be an interesting way for you guys to get to know me a little more. I think it will be fun. Or mortifying. Enjoy! What are you currently wearing? Workout clothes that I will literally never exercise in. Ever. Have you ever been in love? Twice…

“The Hate You Give” ….My View

“The Hate You Give”…My View My husband bought a gun. And I don’t like it. Not because I don’t like guns. Nah, that answer is too simple. The real answer? Because he’s Black. A Black man in the south carrying a hand gun…

How I Met my Husband

SO! I have gotten a few emails requesting for me to tell the “how I met my husband” story. The story is so long and involved, I was unsure of how to tackle it but I figured I would put pen to paper and see where I end…