Embracing an imperfect location: 5 Things I love about our current Duty station

I know I know.  Gorgeous, Warm, and SUNNY… San Diego, California is a natural choice for many military families’ dream sheets but for me it hasn’t been a seamless fit.  So I think it’s all the more important that I made this video.   Everyday I wake up intent to focus on the positive parts of my current home town, but somewhere around dinner time when … Continue reading Embracing an imperfect location: 5 Things I love about our current Duty station

Shake it all up, PCS changes are freaking out this Navy Wife!

The weekend in Ojai proved to be a lovely {short lived} break, Flash forward to this week:  In the middle of dinner last night {and my husband’s leave} we got a call from Johnny’s boss asking how we would feel out putting off our PCS move till next spring, or possibly canceling our move all together! {GAME CHANGER} I am so tossed up about this, … Continue reading Shake it all up, PCS changes are freaking out this Navy Wife!

Be an INTERRUPTER: stand up to inequality.

Whatever you do, don’t do nothing.  Be an up-stander, not a bystander. Be an interrupter. Leave your porch light on. For Sandra Bland. For the Sandra Blands to come. Look at the picture above. What do you see??? This an early photo documenting the NAACP. I want you to notice the diversity in this photo, there are activists at every level of every color. When … Continue reading Be an INTERRUPTER: stand up to inequality.