Tag Archives: Army

Walk Like a Duckling

When I was little I knew that I wanted to be a mother because I wanted children who would walk behind me like little ducklings. I used to watch with great curiosity as children would obediently walk behind their mothers … Continue reading

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Is Silence Golden or Yellow?

It’s 11:20pm on Wednesday night, the night before I am to publish my weekly post. It’s a long post, as usual, filled with thoughts about the current events in my life. Bill reviewed my writing just an hour ago and … Continue reading

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When the Army Gives You 90 Days to Move to Abroad

I received the news via text while sitting at a conference room table last Friday, smack in the middle of a day-long training seminar. Bill and I had been warned the night before that something major was coming down the … Continue reading

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The Prayer of the Church for Memorial Day

Bill got up from the pew and walked to the front of church on Sunday when Pastor Pechman called all those who had served, or are currently serving, in the United States military to do so. He shook every one … Continue reading

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If I Die Young

A few years ago Bill and I were sitting in a title office wrapping up the closing documents for the home we’d just refinanced. Bill was in his Army uniform that day, as he had come straight from the flight … Continue reading

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On Easter We Celebrate Our Freedom

It never occurred to me to write a special post for Easter until I was sitting in church today. For most of us, Easter is an egg hunt. My family is no different; Bill and I got up at 5:30 … Continue reading

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