How to Save $50 By Not Checking a Bag at the Airport

A few months ago, I became familiar with the idea of minimalism or the idea that we don’t need things to be happy. We only need what is essential to life to be happy. So, I purged out my room and got rid of 16 bags of things that just didn’t make me the slightest […]

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A Sailor’s Letter to His Girl Back Home

“I need to tell you something. Before I get into it, I want you to know the reason I am telling you this. I want you to save this or screenshot this or whatever it takes to hold onto this for a couple different reasons. When you have days where you need a little extra […]

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Seven Ways to Help Alleviate the Fear of Being Cheated On

I hear all the stories. The ones where a sailor comes home and the house that once held his valuables, his life and his wife is now completely vacant. The girl who waited at home and kept the house and kids up and running for months at a time finds out her deployed husband cheated. […]

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Frustration, the first thing listed in the Navy Girlfriend job description

Last week I was supposed to be at Disney World meeting Mickey Mouse for the first time in my life. ย However, Taylor’s graduation got pushed back so that plan flew right out the window. After that, we planned out this big road trip stopping at all the beautiful places we have always wanted to see […]

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Bombings at Breakfast

I heard that the United States had bombed Syria while sitting at my dining room table eating my breakfast. In the next room, the news was playing as background noise while my mom washed the dishes and our Keurig pissed out my morning cup. I splashed some creamer in and walked into the dining room […]

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His First Mate is Going Live!

I was about to go to sleep last night when I had this idea… It has always been important to me to be a real person to people reading my website. I want everything to be 100% authentic and for my personality to be evident in everything that I do. So, as I was going […]

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