Monthly Archives: September 2012

You Wear His Ring, Not His Rank

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So, your husband is a (Insert Rank Here). That is awesome. What an accomplishment. He has earned my total respect, admiration, and gratitude for making such a lengthy and successful career serving our country. And I am not saying that … Continue reading

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Mil Spouse Just Like You- Making The Most Of My Time Here!

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If you haven’t noticed that there isn’t much to do in Lawton, you haven’t been here very long! Oh, and there’s no Target, ok. But what there IS, is a huge community of invaluable opportunities, support, and immensely diverse individuals, … Continue reading

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Oklahoma

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Ok, I will be the first to admit that I did not have the best attitude when I arrived. That is what you get when fate sends you to a place you never even remotely had a desire to live. … Continue reading

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Getting Married When the World Was Ending/ Sept 11, 2001-Part One

I believe it is important to remember where you were that day. Not because it was less of a tragedy for you than for someone else, or that it did not affect you as deeply as every other American. Everyone … Continue reading

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“I’ve Got the World on a String…” Rico Suave Part 2

It’s not just any story, it’s our story. So I made my way to the first class cabin. Right there in the aisle, surrounded by first class passengers on either side, he reached out to shake my hand. We made … Continue reading

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Living in New York Had Many Perks-The Story of Rico Suave

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Another Super 80 story… Full flight from LGA (New York) to DFW (Dallas). Hectic boarding– almost over. As I walk to the front of the cabin closing overhead bins, in strolls “Rico Suave” roller board in tow. As I write … Continue reading

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Welcome to NYC

It was 1998 when I landed at LaGuardia Airport on the American Airlines 757 “Silver Bird”. Fresh out of flight attendant training, I had arrived in New York City, my new base, my new home. I was 26 years old. … Continue reading

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