5 on friday: our jblm winter bucket list

Is it just me, or is January the world’s longest month ever? Perhaps it’s the weather out here that’s making things feel …
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sh*t spencer says: volume 6

If you’ve followed my blog for some time, you likely know that I’ve been sharing installments of Sh*t Spencer Says since 2018. Our …
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5 tips for dealing with pnw winters

If there’s one thing I wasn’t looking forward to when we moved to JBLM a year and a half ago, it would be …
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taking the plunge at camps bay

Guys, it’s been a week here. On Monday, Mieke was sent home from school with a fever, and we learned on Tuesday that’s …
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5 on friday: our jblm winter bucket list

5 on friday: our jblm winter bucket list

Is it just me, or is January the world’s longest month ever? Perhaps it’s the weather out here that’s making things feel eternal, or maybe it’s the fact that Ryan’s training schedule is ramping up…

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5 on friday: our jblm winter bucket list

Is it just me, or is January the world’s longest month ever? Perhaps it’s the weather out here that’s making things feel eternal, or maybe it’s the fact that Ryan’s training schedule is ramping up…

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sh*t spencer says: volume 6

sh*t spencer says: volume 6

If you’ve followed my blog for some time, you likely know that I’ve been sharing installments of Sh*t Spencer Says since 2018. Our newly-minted five-year-old son is a riot. He’s very smart, and he thinks…

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5 tips for dealing with pnw winters

5 tips for dealing with pnw winters

If there’s one thing I wasn’t looking forward to when we moved to JBLM a year and a half ago, it would be dealing with PNW winters. Though I’d never lived in the PNW before,…

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taking the plunge at camps bay

taking the plunge at camps bay

Guys, it’s been a week here. On Monday, Mieke was sent home from school with a fever, and we learned on Tuesday that’s she’s battling pneumonia, so there hasn’t been a lot of fun or…

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taking the plunge at camps bay

Guys, it’s been a week here. On Monday, Mieke was sent home from school with a fever, and we learned on Tuesday that’s she’s battling pneumonia, so there hasn’t been a lot of fun or…

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is belly of the beast cape town’s best tasting menu?

is belly of the beast cape town’s best tasting menu?

On this cold, gray PNW day, I’m dreaming of our time in South Africa and, even moreso, now that Ryan and I have embarked on the RP Diet, we’re dreaming of delicious food. I think…

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is belly of the beast cape town’s best tasting menu?

On this cold, gray PNW day, I’m dreaming of our time in South Africa and, even moreso, now that Ryan and I have embarked on the RP Diet, we’re dreaming of delicious food. I think…

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learning to live in the here and now

learning to live in the here and now

There are many things about Army and military life that are challenging, but I’d have to say that one of the hardest is learning to live in the here and now. Those of you who’ve…

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