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 […]

Reach #FMFriday

It is time to reach for the stars… Don’t hold back… Dream big… I think often times I think about doing something and something inside of me tells me that I can’t do it before i even try.  I’m not really sure why.  I wonder why do I beat myself up and not give myself […]

Going to a Women’s Shelter in Afghanistan

I deployed to Afghanistan as part of a Provincial Recontruction Team in 2010. Today I’m sharing part of my experience of when we went to the capital to meet women in Afghanistan. If you would like to learn more about my deployment click here. Mission to the Capital of Kapisa to meet women in Afghanistan […]

Listen (Tuesday@10)

Through the amazing community of Five Minute Friday I found another site to meet up with other bloggers and write on a prompt word.  So this is my first week and the prompt word was Listen.  I focused on what I listen to daily.  The little boy who changed my life so much. I hear […]