Personal reflections on January in Germany.
A Review of Our 1st Year Living in Germany.
The whole month of September I was asked, "So... do you feel like it went by quickly?" (For those of you who are new here: they're refering to The Deployment). I would usually smile and reply, "Yes.... anddd no...". The question never felt easy to answer. Yes, seemed to slip out first, probably because we were in the final month. … Continue reading Sweet Comfort
Two years ago today, William promoted to 1st Lieutenant. And I was so honored that he wanted me, his fiancé, to be there to pin him. It was an exciting day in our relationship and, as we left there to go take engagement photos (because when you're dating long distance you cram 896 things into a 3 day weekend), I distinctly remember thinking … Continue reading Days Like Today
One of the greatest perks of working in a school is that you still get a summer break as an adult. You're free to spend the day at the pool, stay out late at night, have breakfast, lunch and dinner on the deck, leave town as you please -- and still get a paid for it. Hal-le-lu-jah. So you … Continue reading California Crazy
The New Year was off to a fun and hopeful start. I felt giddy walking away from a long year of change and into (what I expected to be) a season of comfort, knowing that I was finally on the other side of frequent tears. When I ended my last blog post with… “2016, you … Continue reading Expect the Unexpected
When you work in a private Christian school, the month of December is particularly full and festive. Decorated Christmas trees in the classrooms, popsicle stick manger projects on the walls, popular carols sung during Chapel and, of course, Jesus’ Birthday Party. Last week, as I sat in on Kindergarten’s cooking class, I asked the 5 and … Continue reading Jesus’ Birthday Party