#TheDependas is more than a name friends, and spending the time to sit and chat with the two military spouses behind the comical videos has helped me check my own assumptions.
Keep scrolling for a fun shamrock hunt in downtown Leavenworth!
She pauses for a moment to reflect on her gratitude for the folks from Fort Leavenworth who worked hard to help her and her husband clean-up after the 2005 flood.
Here are a few of my drive-by finds. Please note, this is not an exhaustive list of parks in Leavenworth, KS.
…so many questions about the detailed stories the murals told. It gave me an opportunity to briefly sit and chat with them about slavery, the underground railroad, buffalo soldiers, our American flag, and women’s equality.
It’s inspiring to see two military spouses working to sharpen each other and support one another during these transitional times.
At some point in our conversation, I identify myself as a military spouse and learn that I’m not alone in the room.
I can think of 100 things to do when I’m too busy to do them but give me a kid-free day off and I don’t know what to do with myself. I grab my camera and drive downtown for more Leavenworth discovering, swinging by Sis’ Sweets this time.
We miss our family and friends back home, but today Charlie reminds me that it’s about having the right mindset while we’re apart from those we love.
Waiting for orders, not knowing where you and your family will be headed next, can be a rather stressful time. Then you get that signed RFO and you’re off, searching for everything to make your next Permanent Change of Station (PCS) a smooth transition…