Archive for November, 2009

Graduation

Graduating from a training squadron and joining an operational squadron is a big deal. So you’d think the ceremony celebrating this achievement would be full of dignity, and solemn speeches about sacrifice and duty. Oh… have we learned nothing about the world of Naval aviation? NavyGuy’s transition to his new squadron went a little like […]

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Delivery!

Okay guys, this big brown thing is kinda freakin’ me out, and I can’t get to any of my toys. If you’re done taking funny pictures of me, can you please get me down now?

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The End and the Beginning

Today is the end of NavyGuy’s training phase in the RAG. He officially graduates and becomes a real-life Electronic Counter Measures Officer (ECMO) – not a student, not a peon – a grown-up NavyMan. This has been a long time coming, and it should be a day of only happiness. Unfortunately, his hard work, determination, […]

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New Food, Free Food, and a Place to Set Food

*Next week Tuesday, Starbucks launches its new holiday drink… the Caramel Brulee Latte. Before we sell any new drinks, we baristas have to practice making them and tasting them, so that we can speak truthfully when guests ask us what they taste like or if we enjoy them. And enjoy them we do! I tasted […]

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Newlyweds Series: Hobbies

What are your favorite things to do together/hobbies you both enjoy together? Thought we certainly have our separate interests (crafts and computers to name a few), we definitely have many things we like to do together. The biggest one that anyone who knows us would say is – go to movies. We go to TONS […]

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Christmas done come early kids! When I got home from work tonight, NavyGuy had a surprise for me. The disc of our wedding photos arrived from the photographer… and my husband had already loaded all of the photos onto my computer! (Yeah, he rocks like that a lot. But then there are the nights I […]

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A Weekend of Firsts…

It’s been quite the adventurous couple of days for Tally pup, with many firsts… *First Ice Cube – is there anything more amusing than watching a puppy pounce and chase a small piece of ice around the kitchen floor? Everytime she’d get it in her mouth, she’s spit it back out, like, “what IS this […]

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New Stamps

I played around with a few new birthday themed stamps and came up with three birthday cards to add to my stash: I really like this graphic patterned paper, and how symmetrical and balanced the card seems, with all the lines and edges. Each of the candles was stamped separately and then cut out and […]

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Newlywed Series: Half-Empty or Half-Full?

Are you an optimist or pessimist? What about your husband? How does this affect your relationship? Neither of us lands clearly on one end or the other of the optimism/pessimism spectrum. I would definitely say that NavyGuy is more cynical and skeptical, whereas I am usually more trusting and naive. However, we seem to balance […]

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Funny Puppy

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