Angrily Thankful

I am both angry and thankful.  It doesn’t seem like those two emotions can co-exist in one person for very long, but it’s true.  I have these intense periods of wanting to cry for the little things like wiggling my toes and then have intense periods of being angry at the universe. My most recent…


Thoughtfully Thankful

November rolls around each year and everyone begins to post the mundane parts of their day they are thankful for.  “I’m thankful my coffee machine turned on on time this morning,”  “I’m thankful for a car that works.”  It’s not that I don’t appreciate the sentiment.  I truly do.  I think we could all do…


Today I Cried Because I am Selfish

I recently posted about weakness and how I was taught not to cry.  Not even alone.   This past weekend, I traveled a ways from home with my husband to attend military ball.  When we arrived I developed a severe allergic reaction to something unknown and ended up in the ER.  I returned just hours after…


Military Spouses, Today is NOT Your Day, It is Veterans Day

Veterans Day Not Milspouse Day

Today, Nov 11, 2013 is Veterans Day.  Not to be confused with Memorial Day, Veterans Day is the day we honor ALL who serve or have served in our great nations armed forces.  Memorial Day is the day we honor the fallen.  It’s a somber day of remembering those who gave it all.  Both days…


Trust Me I’m a Vet Tech: Let’s Play a Game

Well, it was my turn to write our post for the series in October.  Obviously that didn’t happen.  I wanted to write it, but A. I forgot what I was supposed to write about, but that’s ok because so did Unconventional Mommy Tails (which might be proof that we are making this crap up as…


My Dog is Smarter Than Me: Part 3

My Dog is Smarter Than Me Part 3 //

So, I told you about the time she scaled the baby gates and proved to us that the only thing that would keep her in the kitchen was hours of dedication to modify them.  Which is what we did.  We modified and duct taped until she couldn’t get out… well, she couldn’t routinely get out. …