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    2017 Baby!

      Moving into 2017 is like the excitement of opening Facebook and seeing that you have more than ten notifications. Unlike Facebook, I refuse to let 2017 be just another game request. I am 28 years old. Not yet 30 or panicking about being 30, and also not still trying to figure out what the heck I’m supposed to be doing for once. I am excited about my opportunities over the next year. One year ago, I was applying for jobs at chain stores and hoping my husband didn’t end up in some worse situation after being dropped from Ranger School. I never heard back from any of the obscure…

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    Absence Makes You Absent

    Forgive me. I haven’t posted as much as I should to be taken seriously as a blogger as of late. Once Trump became president, I figured that gave me license to write a novel so I have been working on that instead. Now what has pressed on me about being a bride on base lately is the fact that I am so far from my family and most of the other people I love, in particular my mother. My mother was in a bad car accident in October and my husband and I had to go to her because the of the severity of the situation. It was stressful for…

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    Here Comes the Bride Part II

    A year ago I announced my wedding, which was 3 days away with this post. It was Part I, but I never successfully wrote Part II. The fact that I was having a wedding wasn’t what begged a part II, but it was the fact that I planned said wedding in 20 days. Why? Because the Army. Several awesome things happened in the process of planning my wedding. First of all, we were able to find a photographer the night we decided to move the wedding up. I had seen an “Elopement Package” on Craigslist so that was the first thing I checked on, it came with a photographer, officiant,…