the little things.

the little things.

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. Robert Brault Transition to work. I went back to work on February 1. Ben stayed home with Sam for two days while I made this transition. Then a few days later, Sam had his first days away from […]

Hello Matsu Valley!

Hello Matsu Valley!

Step 1: Ben was hired on as a Park Ranger for the Willow Area State Parks in November 2014! Step 2: Ben killed it at the law enforcement academy.  Step 3: Ben super killed it at Field Training. Step 4: Move to the Matsu Valley. I packed almost everything up while Ben was away. He got home […]

oh, this has gotta be the good life.

oh, this has gotta be the good life.

Oh man! Ben and I are counting our many blessings this summer. And even though this season looks a little different than most summers – we don’t get to spend that much time together – we sure are enjoying the time that we do get to spend with each other, our friends, and our family! enjoying […]

the alet cure

the alet cure

To cure yourself from ALET (both the one participating and the one left at home), add: 1 part hiking  1 part fishing 1 part bonfire-ing Generous helpings of yummy foods, snuggles, and sleeping…  After four days of this regimen, one should find themselves successfully cured from the madness of alet!

Sitka, Alaska: commander’s weekend

Sitka, Alaska: commander’s weekend

This post has been finished and complete for the past 8 weeks BUT I could not post it. Wholly because I did not want everyone and their mother to know I was in Anchorage alone while Ben was in Sitka (you can’t be too careful these days!) But now you know that Ben has successfully completed […]

alaska law enforcement training academy

alaska law enforcement training academy

On February 22nd, Ben set sail for the Alaska Law Enforcement Academy in Sitka, Alaska. This 15 week long course was step 1 in his pursuit of becoming a commissioned peace office and Alaska State Park Ranger. It was so hard to be away for so long and we were only able to see each […]