The Sailor's Woman
Now that we know my sailor will be home for the holidays, arrangements must be made.
The emails are flying fast and furious and I’ve been online for ages organizing and planning. 246 more words
6 days, 17 hours
Santa got my letter and he’s delivering big time!
My sailor will be home for Christmas! The deployment was initially planned to last until Easter, but things are scaling back in Afghanistan more quickly than originally planned. 234 more words
1 week, 1 day
With the holidays approaching, the staff Christmas party rears its ugly head.
We’re a pretty low-key bunch, so it’s just a catered lunch followed by a staff meeting. 174 more words
1 week, 4 days
I recently attended a presentation on self-regulation and executive functioning.
Executive functioning is what it sounds like–those “managerial” things our brains do like organizing, scheduling, planning and impulse control. 319 more words
1 week, 6 days
As an itinerant teacher I’m often tucked away in odd little spaces to work with my students. In one Maritime high school, I worked in the attic. 264 more words
2 weeks, 6 days
3 weeks, 4 days
I talk to my sailor twice a week, and we email daily. We’re as connected as possible given the distance between us–certainly far more connected than any previous soldiers and their families in past generations. 303 more words
3 weeks, 6 days