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Our Life Together…In Boxes

Surrounded by boxes and empty walls. The smell of packing paper and cardboard fill the air. A sweaty and frustrated husband wipes his forehead with an already damp shirt before lifting yet another heavy box. And the feeling of starting over consumes your thoughts.  This was my reality a little over a week ago whenContinue Reading “Our Life Together…In Boxes”

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Embrace the New Culture

“You’ve got to try the poi,” they told me with a laugh, as soon as they found out we were moving to Hawaii. “It’s great.” Sure, I thought. I like fish! (If you’re not familiar with poi at all, it’s definitely not fish.) As soon as our orders came through and we found out weContinue Reading “Embrace the New Culture”

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A House…A Home

“You can paint?” she asked. I had checked into it when we decided to apply for post housing for the first time. “Yes, I just have to paint everything back white before we move.” She laughed. Trust me, I know how silly it sounds. Really, I do. I didn’t paint our first house because weContinue Reading “A House…A Home”