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!

“The ban on transgender individuals in the military may soon be lifted” according to AP

This brings up so many questions, what will medical cover? will they serve in active combat roles? will there be segregated barracks? or maybe special chits issued for shaving/bah/etc? When I read this headline I was instantly reminded of a Thai comedy I saw a many years back called the “Iron Ladies”about a LGBTQI volleyball team that takes their skills straight to the top! {eventually … Continue reading “The ban on transgender individuals in the military may soon be lifted” according to AP

10 Things I know now about being a Navy Wife

I invite anyone else to continue with this tag and share their pearls of wisdom 1) Joining the military was like going HD: my husband is the same warm, kind, and creative person as before.  Only now he is organized, has more free time, and better grooming habits! 2) Plans mean nothing: Think you’re going to be living somewhere for 4 years- Guess what? You … Continue reading 10 Things I know now about being a Navy Wife

How the heck did I get here!? My journey to becoming a Navy Wife

When I met my husband we were both young aspiring art students attending a contemporary gallery opening {not exactly a college ROTC program} Him: A very nice but very quiet, very Catholic, and very home-schooled 20 year old spreading his wings for the first time away from family life.  He was a grunge inspired metal head who had been lured to the NW from Southern … Continue reading How the heck did I get here!? My journey to becoming a Navy Wife