“Happy new year; you’re still homeless.” Love, The U.S. Army
Army 101 / Coping mechanisms / Finances / PCS / Red White 'N' Bows

“Happy new year; you’re still homeless.” Love, The U.S. Army

On December 31, 2013, I was ready to spend my first New Year’s Eve with my husband. We were both in the same state, both in the same country, and neither of us were preoccupied with deployments or wedding plans or much else, really, other than finally being together, and being a few short days … Continue reading »

Whiskey’s gone, but I ain’t leaving. I’m making a lamp. And then leaving.
Army 101 / Coping mechanisms

Whiskey’s gone, but I ain’t leaving. I’m making a lamp. And then leaving.

Though there are countless ways to bounce back from the after-wedding letdown, an easy one we’ve stumbled into is interior decorating. Which, when you’re apartment hopping from army post to army post, is less “decorating” and more “didn’t we used to have lamps?” And since we seemed to have zero bedside lamps after my last … Continue reading »