Promotion Day

This morning my husband was promoted to Lieutenant Commander. A proud day for him, for us! Eighteen-and-a-half years ago James entered the Navy after finishing his first quarter of college, began working on submarines, years later got picked up for Officer Candidate program and went to college (and did quite well), and has continued to … More Promotion Day

What I Wore On Wednesday: A Tourist Smile and Nirvana Masala

This week, my husband and I are completing our Overseas Area Orientation Brief here in Japan. Today we went on a brief tour of Yokosuka, got dropped off at the JR line for a Kamakura, went out to lunch for Indian food at a delicious local restaurant called Nirvana, got a hair cut and signed … More What I Wore On Wednesday: A Tourist Smile and Nirvana Masala

What I Wore On Wednesday: Officers’ Spouses’ Social and Errands

I’m adding What I Wore On Wednesday to this blog. Be prepared for humor, laughter and perhaps an occasional tear in this section of this blog. This Wednesday marks us being here in Japan for exactly one week! We’re still newbies at living in Japan. The hardest part of moving frequently is finding your new … More What I Wore On Wednesday: Officers’ Spouses’ Social and Errands

Moving days…

It’s feeling official now that we are in fact moving! Long term storage movers came on Tuesday. They packed up our large furniture that is not conducive to where we will be living overseas. Wednesday, we dropped off our car, named the chocolate goose, at the long term car storage. We’ve rented a beast of … More Moving days…

Weekending

I hope you all had a great weekend. Friday we watched this special ship come in! Welcome home, Daddy! My husband was only gone five days, but him coming home is always a reason to celebrate! We saw my oldest son’s final British soccer camp game and awards. His coaches even had the whole team … More Weekending