Freedom Through a Kaleidoscope Lens

In just a few days, MarshFox will celebrate the one-year anniversary of his retirement from service to the empire. I won’t lie. While I am, and forever will be, proud beyond description of his part in defending our shores, and the shores of other countries fighting for a breath of that sweet air of freedom, …

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#flagday

One of the things I really miss about living aboard base is the constant presence of the American flag. Today being Flag Day, I thought I’d talk a bit about the stars and stripes, Flag Day, and what it stands for. The first Flag Day was celebrated in 1877 on the 100th anniversary of the Flag …

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PCS Season is Upon Us #nomadiclife

One day next month will mark MarshFox’s one-year anniversary of retirement from the empire after 30 loyal years of service. When you’ve been in that long, you tend to have friends all over the world. In the olden days, it’s was a bit harden to keep up with folks when they were scattered to the …

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#gooniesforever

Years ago, which sometimes feels like a lifetime ago, I started my very first blog at the prompting of my editor and my colleagues. Blogging was just taking off back then, as was social media. I had no more idea what to “blog” about that the man in the moon. So, I turned to my …

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A Few Good Men Looking for a Few Good Wives

Since I’m currently working on a military romance to be released later this summer, I thought I’d recycle an old post I came up with many moons ago when I first began this career. It was appropriate then, but times have obviously changed and we now say spouses rather than automatically defer to the “wives” …

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#whirlwindweekend on the Eastern Shore

When you’re a military family and you get asked where you’re from, the explanation can oftentimes be complicated. Normally the spouses are from two different places, sometimes having been born one place and raised another. The kids have all been born all over the globe. Mostly you refer to them by base or the town …

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#pizza #boardwalkfries and #gelato

‘You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it's all right.’--Maya Angelou A couple of days ago, I started talking about how hometowns change but our feeling and memories remain the same. My husband has been away from home since he was eighteen years old and joined …

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