A friend who served in Afghanistan a couple tours ago told me it took her about a year to get out of a “CPC mindset” — passing the time from R&R to R&R, always needing something to look forward to. (CPC stands for “Critical Priority Countries,” like Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan.)It’s been one year since we left Kabul andContinue reading “CPC Mindset”
That JUST happened. I find that I can fit in references to Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby almost everyday. I mean, it just applies to so many life situations with which I’m confronted on a regular basis. Especially in El Salvador.
I love getting feedback on my blog. If I pretended I wrote it just for myself, I would be lying. I like getting comments — on the blog itself and on Facebook — and “likes.” Sometimes the comments are about how much fun it looks like I’m having or what a cool life I have.AndContinue reading “This Isn’t Real Life”