I’m Ready

It is Thursday night and this week’s word is READY.  I was hoping it would be reflection because I’m ready to reflect on all that happened on September 11th, 13 years ago and how it changed everything, but I don’t pick the prompt word.  So here I go… Are you ready to take the next […]

Earthquake in Afghanistan

Earthquake in Afghanistan

I survived a pretty big earthquake in Afghanistan. Here is a letter home about the uneventful, but slightly dramatic event. This update also provided other details about Afghanistan and me dreaming about going home. Earthquake in Afghanistan Last night is slept through a 6.3 earthquake. We don’t know where the earthquake center was, but my […]

Whisper

Whisper

Every Thursday night before I go to bed I check to see what the Five Minute Friday prompt is so I can write for five minutes and take a break from blogging.  Today my husband is on a short business trip and my son wasn’t in the mood to go to bed. So he is […]

Afghanistan Through Pictures: A Peek Inside

Afghanistan Through Pictures: A  Peek Inside

Afghanistan through pictures from my Afghanistan deployment as part of a Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT). It is adapted from a funny presentation my co-worker made right before it was time to head home. It will show you where we worked and pictures from around the base and Kapisa Province. We were at Forward Operating Base Morales […]

Black Bean Burgers

These black bean burgers are easy to make and only require 4 ingredients.  I hope you enjoy them.  They work great as a side or on a bun with all the fixings. Ingredients: 1/2 cup salsa (any brand will do, pick your spice level) 1 16 oz can of black beans 1/4 cup of diced […]