Category Archives: Just Because

Consider this my miscellaneous category. Anything else I want to write will get kerplunked here.

Need a Life Jacket?

If you think parenting is rough work, I’ve got good news.  You’re not alone! Yup, that’s my good news.  You might have been hoping for some revelation that would make raising children less exhausting.  Perhaps you thought I’d have some … Continue reading

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Commenting Drama

Yesterday social media was fired up.  It gets that way sometimes.  Everyone gets their feathers ruffled and decides the best way to let off steam is to post about it online.  Sometimes, when that happens, I get my feathers ruffled … Continue reading

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Head Heavy

Just as I was drifting off to sleep last night I had the thought, “You should call Grandma tomorrow.”  I felt myself smile.  Then I got sad before I even recognized why.  The reality jolted me awake.  Neither of my … Continue reading

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To Start Again, Start Somewhere

My last post was almost three months ago.  The day after I wrote and posted it, we got those long awaited orders and all the coiled energy from waiting was released!  We sprung into action and the kids and I … Continue reading

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Compassion

Recently I drove by a school after hours and saw a woman I can only guess might have been a teacher leaving for the day.  She had a bag in each hand and looked exhausted.  She paused to readjust her … Continue reading

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Blessed By You

You’ve probably heard that we are who we are because of the life we’ve lived.  The things that happen in our youth help shape who we come as adults.  Those opinions we form in our impressionable teen years influence our … Continue reading

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Second Guessing

So…to catch everyone up….we were going to retire from the Navy.   And now we’re not.   And all of that happened so quickly, it seems.  It wasn’t overnight, but it was over a few sleepless nights…let’s put it into perspective. May … Continue reading

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