So last year I made my second trip out of the USA. I spent time with my kids in Spain, then went to the beach. I hopped a flight to Tenerife Canary Islands for the black sand. It was a wonderful experience, even it scary at times. The volcano was amazing, but driving made me a wreck. However, being out in another country makes me want to travel more.
It is a strange thing to see your baby girl pregnant. It seems that I have been waiting forever to be a grandmother. Now back in AZ for the gender reveal it is all coming into focus. I can trace my life backwards to my decision to leave Omaha to enroll at Roosevelt University in […]
I wanted to be a Foreign Service Officer. That was my goal. I wanted to see and be in the world. I started my college life in political science and discovered the world. Around my sophomore year I decided that I wanted to have a global life. Being raised in a military family, I was […]
#RaisingGrownUps #MakingMelinda #HalfCenturyLife #next’hood Raising Grown Ups turned out to be more difficult than I expected, yet I am satisfied with my efforts. I remember learning that I was pregnant and crying for three straight days. I had ruined everything, I had let everyone down. Those were my first thoughts, then I got scared. I […]