Health & Wellness

Strong Bonds Retreat at Edelweiss Lodge & Resort

The week before Christmas, we had the opportunity to spend a long weekend on a Strong Bonds retreat at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in beautiful Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. In case you’ve never heard of it, Strong Bonds is an Army resiliency program sponsored by unit chaplains that offers partial-expense-paid get-aways for service members and their families […]

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Survive the Season

Survive the Season, Motherhood, Family

This post was written as a journal-entry of sorts shortly after the birth of our second son.  I’m sharing it, now, as I still find the message relevant to my experience of motherhood. Hanging on the wall above my computer – among the jumble of inspirational quotes, photographs of my husband and our babies, and images […]

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Why I Blog

“What is it?” Harry asked shakily. “This? It is called a Pensieve,” said Dumbledore. “I sometimes find, and I am sure you know the feeling, that I simply have too many thoughts and memories crammed into my mind.” “Er,” said Harry, who couldn’t truthfully say that he had ever felt anything of the sort. “At […]

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