Category: reflections

Hair Clips and Rainbows

Due to another transitional change in our lives, I’ve been doing more with my direct sales business. More, as in, shows/events every weekend I can find one. Most weekends, I fair well, making back the booth fee and grocery money for the week. Last weekend, I took my first...

Three Years

Three years ago… We left friends, family, and the familiarity of life in the U.S. We arrived in Germany, in the rain. We were expecting a baby, a baby we would never hold. Two years ago… We welcomed Madilynn into our home and our hearts. Peter took leave from his...

Reflections through a year apart

One year ago I faced being without my husband of only a few months for an extended period of time. I knew that even when we reunited during mid-tour leave, the time would be brief and focused on the addition to our family. I thought about the possibilities and...