Oh, mommy groups. You never cease to piss me the hell off at least twice a day. This is probably why I need to monitor my blood pressure. But whatever. A topic came up today that's actually something my friends and I have discussed a lot - what to pay a babysitter. It's been a… Continue reading Cheap or Poor? Ignorant Snobs Weigh In.
One thing you can count on about being part of a military family is that at some point you're going to be told to pack your crap and move if you want to keep your family together. So you do that. If you own your home, you sell it or rent it. If you're renting,… Continue reading Flying is never fun
One of my least favorite parts of this whole internet culture that has risen up is it's really allowed use to see how dumb our friends are. I mean, I don't think any of us needed to know that, did we? I was living in blissful ignorance. Seeing them just once in a while. Cracking… Continue reading Google it, dummy.
Shortly before the turn of the millennium my grandmother had a stroke and couldn't live alone anymore. She lived in Virginia, as did three of her children. One other child lived in North Carolina. We lived in South Carolina. No one wanted to take care of her, really. Not more than stop in, sit on… Continue reading Magnet School
I'm coming up on one year of living in Maryland, and that time has allowed me to think about the last three years I spent living in Hawaii. When I first found out we were moving to Hawaii I was so excited and ready to head to paradise to soak up that surf and sun.… Continue reading Thanks for the memories, Hawaii
Before I signed up for my WordPress account I did what I imagine a lot of people do and I googled terms like “best blogging site” and “how to start a blog”, which turned up more articles than I’d ever actually care to read but all of which seemed to be more or less the… Continue reading Blogging tips are useless
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
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