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 »

LEAVE ME ALONE, GHOSTS.
28-Day Blog Challenge / Coping mechanisms / Histrionics

LEAVE ME ALONE, GHOSTS.

Another of the distractions Jonathan has offered me during this deployment is access to his Netflix Instant account online. Which obviously means I spent the first few weekends he was gone watching “Tangled” on my laptop until I started hallucinating in Disney cartoons. Which actually isn’t a terrible way to live. So when I found myself … Continue reading »

Army 101 / Deployment / Histrionics / Relationship advice

There’s an app for that (but it probably doesn’t work)

With a 9.5-hour time difference between Washington, D.C. and where Jonathan is stationed in Afghanistan, it’s easy to understand why communication is often difficult during deployments. And also why Jonathan almost never knows what day of the week it is on this side of the world. (A recent conversation with him included the quote, “What, … Continue reading »