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Sorry I’ve been so quiet lately. We finally moved into our house and I’ve been buried under boxes—it took me nearly three days just to get the kitchen in order. Plus, I always forget how much time it takes to make address changes, update insurance policies, get a new driver’s license, and on and on…

Boston or bust

Today’s the big day! We’re off to Boston. As much as I love Virginia, I’m more than ready to move on (especially after spending almost a month in a hotel). 😉 Here’s to new adventures in New England. Have a great week and weekend!   Photo credit:

Home is where you make it

There’s a part in the movie Joe Dirt where the old Cajun man tells Joe, “Home is where you make it.” Of course, Joe misunderstands to (dubious) comic effect, but the old guy has a point. In the military, we say “Home is where the Air Force/Army/Navy/Marines/Coast Guard sends you.” Right now in the middle

Another move

I’ve been busy doing this… …in preparation for this… …and this… …to move here in June. Have a great weekend! Image credits: (1) Public domain image (, via Wikimedia Commons (2) By Lyn Lomasi (Own work) CC-BY-3.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons (3) By skrewtape ( CC-BY-SA-2.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons (4) By Luciof (Own work) CC-BY-SA-3.0

Moving story

We move a lot. It’s a benefit—or burden, depending on your outlook—of the military life. We prefer to look at each move as an adventure, which helps the whole family maintain a positive outlook. But it’s not an adventure without an element of challenge, and a few of our moves have definitely been challenging. The