This past Tuesday I had the honor of attending my first Celebration Of Life for the six Marines who died in Nepal. It was held at the base Chapel on a day where the sun and the clouds decided to share the spotlight. Making it feel breezy and warm. As I walked in, I hadn’t any … More The Memorial Day Roll Call
One of the best attributes of a human being is the ability to relate. Even if it’s an event which hasn’t happened to us, we can imagine each feeling they may be going through. Just as if we were in the situation ourselves. When we can relate, we show our compassion. This weekend, all I … More The Moment
“God has a plan for you. A purpose. Sometimes it’s hard to see between your own thoughts, but its there. It may take years to find, but it’s always there. You are made for great things in your own right. He’s knows this, and when you understand his plan… it’s effortless.”
The past few years it seems there has been a baby boom among my friends and family. It may just be the time in our lives where families grow. I’d like to call it “the age of little feet.” An instant smile comes across my face when I see the overload of cuteness spread across … More A Parent’s Peace
Being biracial I’ve alway been told my hair has the best of both worlds. I have the natural curliness from my Black side and from the White, the natural look of straightened hair, as if the curl was never there. About 5 years ago I started my natural hair journey. When trying to get pregnant … More This Okinawa Life Makes a “Natural Wife”
Before moving to Okinawa from California, one of the 1st things I did was look and see if they had Varagesale. So I got on my phone and opened their App to look on their location map for availability. I was sad to see there were no Yard Sale groups using the Varagesale App. I … More Okinawa, The Island of Facebook Yard Sale Groups?
My heart breaks when hearing about any loss, but when hearing about the loss of the 7 MARSOC guys and 4 Soldiers in the helicopter crash, it hits home. My husband went to Afghanistan with these men, working closely with them during their time there. Today he came home with stories, his memories of these … More The Danger Is Reality, The Loss Is Real
I started my journey like any other person trying to get an Space-A/ AMC flight. I had a call from a friend who was watching the flights. I had 72 hours to make a decision, get my paper work, turned it in, pack for the kids and I, and get to the terminal. This was … More Space-A: Free Yet Unpredictable
Things you should know: 1. Like all the Facebook pages. Some don’t have pages but you can call to find out flights and times. Here are some to get you started: Travis/California: https://www.facebook.com/travispassengerterminal?fref=ts Pearl Harbor-Hickam/Hawaii: https://www.facebook.com/HickamAMC?fref=ts Kadena/Okinawa: https://www.facebook.com/AMCKadena?fref=ts 2. Always Check, check, check the flights. They’re are always changing! 3. Getting there 30 mins to an hour … More Space-A/ AMC Flight Helpful Hits
MBC…I’m not really happy with our internet provider on base. They’re upping our rates in April and on top of that they’re going to cap our use on the internet. What should I do? Well if I was in the states I would call other providers and compare rates. I would also ask around and … More MBC Has A Monopoly On Me!