Occasionally, small things in life serve as a reminder of the beauty and simplicity of the world. Like a magic show. Originally, I wasn't 100% sold on the idea. However, with my youngest son's birthday coming up, it seemed like a good idea since we now live where we can get out and do things like this. I was... Continue Reading →
The Do's and Don'ts to passing the Motorcycle Safety Course. You might want to take notes on what not to do.
Friends! What a journey into the real world of a 9-5 job! Culture shock! I am the first to admit that my last two jobs were, in fact, 'work from home', in the sense that I did travel- but my home base was my home office, and all of my supplies were haphazardly placed in... Continue Reading →
Friends, The clock is ticking down to my first day back at work. In an office. With people. During specific hours. Yuck. I have spent the last week working on finishing my book. That book that has sat within the confines of my computer for almost a year. And during this process, I have learned... Continue Reading →
In the US Armed Forces, the Purple Heart is second only to the Medal of Honor in terms of recognition. Furthermore, it is the oldest military award in the United States- but where did it originate?
Friends, Updates on my abrupt move from Alaska to Washington as well as my diligence in applying for every job in the western hemisphere for the past three months. Just to recap: Move to Washington: success! The upside: Family, activities, cheap utilities, delicious food, and this thing called Fro-o, which is apparently a frozen yogurt... Continue Reading →
I looked down at the journal in my hands- Day 18,645- Still hot. The coffee is still not good. Going to read today. Maybe go for a walk. And as always- write. I looked at the plate of food sitting in front of me. What could a girl do to get a cheeseburger around here?... Continue Reading →
Metal clanging against metal reverberated through the air. After waking up with a start, Katie quickly closed her eyes against the blinding light. For a moment, she lay still, trying to get her bearings, but all she heard was a slight hum of movement. Where was she? Slowly, Katie opened her left eye, wincing at... Continue Reading →
Friends, Knowing me for any length of time, you'd know that I flop like a dead fish into opportunities rather than gracefully land on my feet. That is what happened to me today. It has been at least four days since I confirmed my intention not to return to work. I announced to the world... Continue Reading →
Week one is complete. It is week one of becoming a housewife / full-time writer and blogger / creator of a weekly podcast entitled The Real Housewives of America- A look into the lives of the women behind the President. I am overwhelmed. My stress about finding a job ended when we moved to Washington.... Continue Reading →