We’re in our fifth week of living in a studio loft hotel room (with a mostly frosted glass wall to the bathroom). We’ve been here long enough that it feels normal. The kids are comfortable navigating the busy breakfast bar. The staff knows us. I expect to see Bertie’s face plastered against the glass while I’m… Continue reading Move-In Day Eve
I wasn’t the kind of girl to be impressed by a guy in uniform. When I married one, I reassured myself and my civilian friends that I had no intent of wrapping myself in the label of “military spouse.” I had two degrees and more than my share of defiance, and I refused to allow the military… Continue reading All I Have to Say About Military Spouses
Whelp, our stuff is packed in crates somewhere out there and we’re officially living out of suitcases. I appreciate any and all wishes for our household to arrive in Alabama in fewer than 3 months (unlike last time)! This post is pretty scatterbrained. We’ve had a very busy few weeks, full of preparation for the… Continue reading The Final Countdown
Hallo! We are officially out of our Tiny Sliver of a House and in to our spacious suburban home (and garage). Already I love opening the windows and hearing the rooster down the road call “Good morning!” The rustling of the bamboo out back makes it feel like vacation. But getting settled is tricky with… Continue reading We’re In!
The move hasn’t left me with much time to wander the web this week, and I feel out of touch with what’s going on out there. But that’s OK. Today I took my last neighborhood dog walk and snapped the pic above – isn’t the foliage outrageous? It seems there are some benefits to lots… Continue reading Our Last Night in Town
We have all of this week to move into our new house, so we didn’t feel bad enjoying part of the weekend. Saturday the kiddo and I visited a Street Fayre and our town’s market while my husband was participating in a WWII memorial, and Sunday we hijacked the morning with a surprise picnic/miniature train… Continue reading It’s Go Time!
…we loaded our luggage into a taxi van. We locked our house – our first family home! – in our beloved Dundee neighborhood for the last time. We climbed in and rode away to Omaha’s Eppley airport. We checked six bags and boarded a plane to Chicago, where we would catch a plane to London. We… Continue reading One Year Ago Today…