Fort Ord from my bike
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Fort Ord from my bike

Most military members who are stationed in Monterey, CA are attending either DLI (the Defense Language Institute, where Jonathan is) or NPS (the Naval Postgraduate School). Monterey is unlike most military bases because it lacks, well, a military base. Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marines are scattered together across the peninsula, mingling with civilians and fighting … Continue reading »

Diaries of a DLI wife: a typical Saturday night
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Diaries of a DLI wife: a typical Saturday night

It’s a typical Saturday night in Monterey, California. Which means it’s been raining for a week and a half straight. I saw the sun briefly on Wednesday, as it was setting through the clouds, and I quickly went into Vitamin D shock. After consulting WebMD, I decided the best recovery route was to sit on … Continue reading »