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Updated, Formatted, and Published, OH MY!

October 15, 2013

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One of the little known things that small bloggers face, is what goes on behind the curtain. Last week, I dusted off my camera and flexed my fingers for the first time in months to begin again my daily (or every other day) ritual of sharing my thoughts and musings with friends near and far […]

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Morning Coffee and Beginnings

October 2, 2013

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I’m not sure where to even begin. Beginnings aren’t easy. Sometimes they’re downright intimidating. Like our backyard on the day we bought our house here in El Paso. Rocks, Litter, Dirt, and the extreme absence of grass. I remember we took turns raking the rocks across our dusty blank canvas. Which is exactly what a […]

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Sequestration: Disappointment and Resiliency

February 27, 2013

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Dear Congress. On election day this year, I shared this quote by Abraham Lincoln on my facebook page: “With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation’s […]

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Jane’s cup of Joe – on furlough this week!

February 22, 2013

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Good morning friends! Just a quick post to share that we’ve decided to reschedule this week’s Jane’s cup of Joe for next friday. Between snow days, sick kids, and all sorts of surprises, we needed a change in plans! So how is your week going? How do you keep your life in balance between work […]

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sewing sewing sewing

February 20, 2013

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Today I’m spending my extra time catching up on some living history sewing because our beautiful children won’t stop growing. Exhibit A: My son’s suit that fit perfectly in September. Good thing I left some room to grow in Maggie’s clothes! Are you a crafty person? What are your favorite hobbies that you share with […]

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Old Fort Bliss Replica and Old Ironsides Museum

February 18, 2013

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It is no secret that I have a love affair with old things.  (Old Books especially!) So as things have finally started to settle down into a good routine, and every single box from our move has been sorted, I have started looking for ways to volunteer in our new community. The first thing I […]

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Jane’s cup of Joe: Fiscal cliff and long distance relationships

February 16, 2013

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Welcome back to another episode of “Jane’s cup of Joe”! If you haven’t heard about this yet, I have talked four of my most-favorite-funny-women-on-the-planet to join me on friday mornings for a brand new talk show called “Jane’s cup o’Joe”. All of us are military wives at different stages of marriage, motherhood, and life – […]

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Jane’s cup of Joe: Superbowl Commercials and Valentine’s Day

February 8, 2013

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Welcome back to another episode of “Jane’s cup of Joe”! If you haven’t heard about this yet, I have talked four of my most-favorite-funny-women-on-the-planet to join me on friday mornings for a brand new talk show called “Jane’s cup o’Joe”. All of us are military wives at different stages of marriage, motherhood, and life – […]

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Jane’s cup of Joe: Introductions & Moving tips

February 1, 2013

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Welcome to our very FIRST episode of “Jane’s cup of Joe” If you haven’t heard about this yet, I have talked four of my most-favorite-funny-women-on-the-planet to join me on friday mornings for a brand new talk show called “Jane’s cup o’Joe”. All of us are military wives at different stages of marriage, motherhood, and life […]

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Introducing Jane’s cup of Joe – A Google + Military Spouse Talk Show

January 29, 2013

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When I was a brand new wife and military spouse, I found myself drawn towards voices of experience. Veteran Army wives who had been there, done that, bought the t-shirt, and lived to tell about it. They were my inspiration. They were my encouragement. They were my sanity. Two weeks ago, I was part of […]

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