Last month I graduated and received my Master's in Social Sciences. Super awesome. It wouldn't be my first time wrapping up some sort of educational program, but I had never done the whole cap and gown thing before - middle school, high school, other college degrees. Other things always came up. I don't know if… Continue reading Hitting the Open Road
Today is my 27th Birthday. I was going to do what I normally do which is let it slip by fairly uncelebrated, but be secretly pleased if anyone remembered. Sometimes I get a card. Often my parents forget, so it’s kind of better this way – but that’s not why I do what I do,… Continue reading Birthday Girl
I'm a Navy Brat and a Navy Wife. The term 'local' has never really been a term people have applied to me -- I finally got close during my high school years since my parents bought a house in Virginia Beach and had extended family there. Finally, I thought, this is home. This is where… Continue reading Here to Stay
I was raised by parents that taught me that one of the worst things I could do was air out our dirty laundry to outsiders. Sharing anything personal with others, even extended family or friends, was a huge no-no. Secrecy became a normal part of my life. This was partly because there were major parts… Continue reading Time to get Real
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