Category Archives: friends

Finding Home.

They say it takes six months to feel at home at your new duty station… I have always found that to be true and it was the case here at Fort Hamilton. By six months we had our favorite pizza … Continue reading

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Summer Church Fun

This summer we have had a blast at church. We’ve had birthday parties in parks, moving-up recognition for the kids, and Father’s Day with friends. But to start this post I want to share a bit about how we get … Continue reading

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Pool Buddies

Going to the pool is fun, but always more fun when you get to go with your friends. These girls are adorable in the pool and I get as much joy watching them walk to and from as I do … Continue reading

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Last day of school 2020-2021

Way back in June (I’m writing this in August) we wrapped up our school year with a fizzle, not a bang. The early part of 2021 beat the crap out of us and we all just kinda didn’t care too … Continue reading

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Governors Island

I’ve heard it said that living in New York City one can never get bored. I would have to agree. We have been here exactly eleven months (as of the day I’m writing this) and we haven’t even scratched the … Continue reading

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Girlfriend date: it’s been too long!

I’ve gone on exactly two girlfriend dates since I moved here. Both were with this new friend and one of those dates was with an additional friend we share. Moving during a pandemic is hard, and making new friends during … Continue reading

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Parker’s 11!

Parker is smart, hardworking, loving, and kind. I have loved having him as a student this year and I can’t believe this is his last year as an elementary school kid! Covid has kept him from being able to play … Continue reading

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Little trip to Philly

We have been looking forward to going to Philadelphia to eat a Philly Cheesesteak ever since we moved here. Apparently the Best Cheesesteak in Philly is Geno’s, but 7 out of 7 in our group felt that our local mom-and-pop … Continue reading

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Anna Turns 5!!

For the past three years Anna has known what kind of birthday she wants to have months before her actual birthday. So far once she’s set it in her mind, she hasn’t changed it. She enjoyed turning four with Olaf … Continue reading

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November/December 2020 Fun

This has been a full month and I’ve written a blog post about it (which is password protected, so if you want to read it, just ask and I’ll give it to you – an explanation is included in the … Continue reading

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