Category Archives: military

NC 2019: Heading home to Germany

While we were loving our time in NC, we had something back home that we wanted to get back for: A weekend in Garmisch (which was to start on Friday, September 20th). Follow our journey from North Carolina back to … Continue reading

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NC 2019: North Carolina

After visiting with Mama Kim, eating Chick-fil-A, and getting a good night’s sleep, we headed to North Carolina. This post is going to be a FLYBY of our visit. As I prepare these posts I realize I took very few … Continue reading

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NC 2019: Mama Kim

Yesterday’s post details our adventure in getting to the United States. In this post I’ll tell about getting from NJ to VA to NC. After a good night’s sleep we were really hoping the weather would cooperate. Hurricane Dorian was … Continue reading

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NC 2019: Space-A to USA

Space-A is always an adventure. I spent two months tracking flights in color-coded pens and highlighters. Things were looking good! When it was time to head to Ramstein, let’s just say the pattern didn’t hold. Thankfully we have great friends … Continue reading

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Other Christmas Fun ~ 2018

I shared a few days ago about the Christmas Markets that we enjoyed but we also did a few other really fun things. Tree-Up Day  – Hayden had to work but he was there later on to put decorations on the tree. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas ~ 2018

My mama taught me that if I can’t say something nice, I should say nothing at all. I’m having a hard time writing our 2018 Christmas letter… First draft will not be released… While every word of it was true, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Picking – 2018

One thing I love about where we live is our proximity to beauty. We can walk out the back gate and access tree-covered trails or fields with various plants growing. One of the fields has strawberries that you can pick … Continue reading

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Missing TEXAS? Naw….

Brutal honesty. I was ready to leave Texas behind. The heat; the vast expanses of nothingness; the flatness; the lack of green… Four and a half years in a location not of my choosing was long enough. At least that’s … Continue reading

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A Hotel Adventure for Anna

Because the hotel can get a bit old for Anna we try to let her get out of the room and lead us on an adventure at least once a day. This is the time where SHE gets to pick … Continue reading

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Life in the Panzer Hotel

In my last post I shared about the house we are going to be moving into. We really are excited to move into it and start our new life there. In fact, we were out at Kelley for a little … Continue reading

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