Category Archives: germany

Just us… (and strep throat)

In honor of our 15th Anniversary, I decided to go back in time five months to the trip Matt and I took just before this deployment started. We went to Comfort and Fredricksburg, TX on the recommendations of our good … Continue reading

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13 weeks!

I have finally discovered the main reason I have not been writing as often as I did in the past.  My current set-up is quite uncomfortable.  Before, in Germany, I had my computer in the living room where my family … Continue reading

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4 weeks = (about) 1 month!

It is so great to say that we have one month down! Sort of… Matt and I count the “weeks” differently.  I count my weeks on Saturdays since he left my house and I first slept alone on a Saturday night. … Continue reading

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San Antonio | Part 1

Like I said yesterday, my parents, kids, and I headed to San Antonio for a night.  We had two sights we wanted to see:  The Alamo and the Riverwalk.  Oh, wait.  Three.  We were told by two different people (in … Continue reading

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Leaving home to go home. (Part 5.)

And so we have arrived at the final part in the series documenting my struggles with 2013.  I’m glad you have read along.  The words I wrote in this particular post were all written last week and they were actually … Continue reading

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Leaving home to go home. (Part 4.)

In today’s installment I want to share a few keys to my healing process.  I’m thankful that there are so many different resources available and want to share them here for others to utilize. Keys are quite helpful.  If I … Continue reading

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Leaving home to go home. (Part 3)

If we had to compare this series about depression/blues to walking down a mountain into valley and then back up to another mountaintop, then we are now at the point where we’ve hit the bottom and are finally getting to … Continue reading

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Leaving home to go home. (Part 2)

Welcome to the series where I bare it all, exposing the tender spots on my heart regarding our most recent moves. Monday, in the introduction to the series, I shared why I’ve had such a hard time getting these words … Continue reading

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Leaving home to go home. (Part 1)

As I mentioned yesterday, most of what I wrote in the “Leaving home to go home” series was written over a month ago.  I’ve healed quite a bit since I wrote this and it’s taken me a few weeks to … Continue reading

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Leaving home to go home. (Series intro.)

Home.  I have to say, I love being home.  To define that, I mean my house, where my stuff is and where my family lives.  For a military family, the location of home changes frequently.  We haven’t moved as many as … Continue reading

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