Memorial Day

Just for info…because LOTS of people don’t know…here’s what Memorial Day is all about: it’s a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. Two years ago, I was in DC for a conference for work. I was seven months pregnant, and I decided to hike a few miles through Arlington […]

Ft. Irwin

This weekend, we visited my brother in law at his new duty station, Ft. Irwin. I’m not going to sugar-coat it, it’s an awful place. The term “God-forsaken” is about as apt as you can get. We encountered many a strange insect and animal in his backyard, it was ridiculously hot, and very very isolated. […]

May – Military Appreciation Month

Looking for ways to show your support for our Military? Click here for options. From the America Supports You website: A declaration in 1999 encouraged U.S. citizens to observe May as Military Appreciation Month “in a symbol of unity – to honor the current and former members of the armed forces – including those who […]