The Army Life Journey

Was Getting My Master’s a Mistake?

Originally written March 2019 Growing up, it was simple enough.  You studied hard, made good grades, and joined a few clubs or extracurricular activities all so you could apply to a number of good schools, get accepted to one or all of them, and finally be on your way to having the profession of your… Continue reading Was Getting My Master’s a Mistake?

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We are the Hands and Feet: The MilSpouse and Job Hunting Blues

Milspousing (military spouse-ing) ain't easy.  And while we might have been excited about joining this lifestyle, it's unfair to say that we knew what was coming down the pike.  We. Did. Not.  Now, I wrote a blurb about the challenges military spouses face.  But today, I want to specifically discuss how gosh dern difficult it… Continue reading We are the Hands and Feet: The MilSpouse and Job Hunting Blues

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The Restless Spouse 2: Handling Rejection

Why hello there, mil spouse! It's a new year, which can be a plethora of new things for you! Perhaps, this is a PCS or moving year, or it's the beginning, or continuation of, a deployment, or it's the year your spouse might be getting out of the service. Regardless, a new year always brings… Continue reading The Restless Spouse 2: Handling Rejection

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The Restless Military Spouse

"She stood in the storm; and when the storm did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails"- Elizabeth Edwards The life of a military spouse is adventurous, to say the least!  You get to travel to, and live in, all kinds of new and different places, at the expense of the government, and you… Continue reading The Restless Military Spouse