Texas or bust

Well, we’re back in our home state of Texas! It’s been a good three weeks here, on our way PCSing (Permanent Change of Station) out to Peru. It was a taxing drive here from Monterey. I drove down to San Diego with the kids (8 hours of driving, plus stops) while John finished checking out, […]

Passports and visas and littles, oh my!

So this is it. We’re down to our last few weeks here in California. It’s definitely bittersweet. Our family was really a family for the first time here. Olivia got her first real nursery after we moved here when she was 11 months old. We had truly been nomads for her little lifetime up until […]

A very patriotic weekend

Saturday night John pulled out his dress blues, pinned on his medals, and buffed his shiny black shoes. It was time to celebrate the 238th Marine Corps Birthday!  I wore the yellow dress John got me three years ago, when I was just 10 weeks pregnant with Olivia and we were still with VMU-3 in […]

Autumn at Earthbound Organics

Last week we visited the Earthbound Organics Farm Stand down in Carmel Valley. We wanted to see the pumpkins, and frankly, we just wanted out of the house. The kids had been sick for two and a half weeks. A few days after we got back from Nashville, Cliff started with a runny nose. It […]