A Love Letter To My Husband

What a special time of year this is for us.  A couple of weeks ago marked the anniversary of the day we met in 2003.  Yesterday, the anniversary of our wedding 2012.  Today the anniversary of your entering this world 1972. Cale, I am so incredibly thankful and can’t accurately express what you have gifted … Continue reading A Love Letter To My Husband

Trust In Myself

Trust is a strange thing. Trusting that someone is being honest with the words they say and actions they perform. For most of my life it seems I do not have trust in people in general.  This is likely a personal issue within myself, I find doubt that someone is being honest, upfront, genuine and … Continue reading Trust In Myself

10 Things I Love About Living In Japan

I've noticed a lot of bloggers doing lists recently..favorite things, things they hate, things that bother, etc.  So, I thought why not jump on that bandwagon with my own list of things. We have lived in Japan just over a year now and are stilling loving it completely so I will give a list of … Continue reading 10 Things I Love About Living In Japan

The Day That Changed My Life

"That's it!  I don't want any more serious relationships, I'm going to just have fun from now on.  I'm tired of it all. " My new internet buddy just scoffed at my words on Yahoo Messenger and said "yeh right, we'll see".  Then he said, "hey what are you doing this coming weekend?  I'm having … Continue reading The Day That Changed My Life

My Valentine Story

1987 - Some Kind of Wonderful came out in the movie theaters. Instantly, it was my life's dream to have a pair of diamond stud earrings.  Somehow this just seemed like a far away goal that would never really happen but in my teenage head I had hopes.  As I got older the little dream … Continue reading My Valentine Story

Me Time

The husband and I made a kind of agreement: When we got back together and found out we would be moving to Japan and he would not be riding boats during this tour.  Our entire relationship has been awesome because he goes on these little trips on submarines now and then and I get some … Continue reading Me Time

A New Love/Hate Relationship

There's a trend here in Japan and I don't know if it's going on anywhere else, I'll assume so at the risk for making an ass of myself.  It's girls and adult women attaching a certain doll, icon, thingy to their bags.  I've been slowly and methodically looking for the right fit for me and … Continue reading A New Love/Hate Relationship

Comfort Food Lamentation

I wondered what I would miss the most from the states while living abroad and it's no surprise to me that it's one thing I can't really have shipped here because it has to be kept cold.  There are a few things that have definitely been missed, such as tasso and Cajun smoked sausage and … Continue reading Comfort Food Lamentation