Category Archives: Military

The Start of Autumn

The fall season has different markers depending on the locality but there’s now a wider distribution of early Christmas decorations (and in our case setting up for National Day), pumpkin spice flavored anything and everything (hello San Diego), and that … Continue reading

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How Things Change the Second Time

The first time, back in June 2014, I was excited to finally be old enough to appreciate living abroad as the last time I was learning to walk, talk, and feed myself which are all great skills for an avid … Continue reading

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When School Binds Your Eyes

Spring break has come and gone and summer is almost over. I finished the spring semester, all 20.5 units, with my first C on my college record. Caleb and I gave our 45-day notice to vacate our residence in Imperial … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Recommendation

  I bought the tickets a week ago based on Dad’s opinion of the documentary, They Will Not Grow Old, produced and directed by Peter Jackson, with footage and materials from the BBC, Imperial War Museum, the veterans of WWI, and all … Continue reading

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The Turning Topic

Q&A: What topic are you bored talking about? My conversation with Dad was anything but boring today, but I’ll share this… if my days begin to run together then I will turn 40 tomorrow and soon will be a grumpy … Continue reading

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