Adventures of a Seven Month Old

John-Paul should... Get a Delta credit card and cash in on some frequent flyer miles. He made his third flight to the Twin Cities to witness the marriage of John and Christine Goerke. Christine is a dear friend from Grand Forks. She has one of the kindest, purest, gentlest souls in all the land and … Continue reading Adventures of a Seven Month Old


The day after Josh returned we left for Lake Bemidji, which is about 2 hours away in Minnesota. My lovely co-worker, Jackie, and her husband own a cabin there and graciously let us go there for some R&R. I'm thankful we did. Although I was nervous that we would over extend ourselves by packing up … Continue reading Hibernation

Duluth, Minnesota

Last week sometime Josh asked if I would like to go to Duluth, a small city along the edge of Lake Superior, for the long weekend. Pleasantly surprised, I replied in the affirmative (YESSSS!). And so it was decided. While there are many difficult parts about being in the military, one awesome thing is that … Continue reading Duluth, Minnesota

Crazy week. Let’s wrap it up with some 7 Quick Takes

As usual, my blogging habits have been sporadic and lacking. Oh well. Actually, I'm a little sad that my ship of Awkward and Awesome sailed away yesterday without me on board, but alas, I will incorporate some of my shiningly embarrassing moments into the 7Quakes. 1. YOMO WAS GLORIOUS. For all the curious out there.. YOMO is You Only … Continue reading Crazy week. Let’s wrap it up with some 7 Quick Takes