Tag: PCS

Goodbye Kansas!

If I’ll maintain a blog after leaving Kansas is unknown right now, but I hope the information shared about Leavenworth will be helpful to someone headed this way!

Leavenworth Series: Queen’s Pantry Teas

Much like my tea-time with Kathy…these little Leavenworth finds and interactions with other military spouses who have trudged the roads before me are priceless.

Leavenworth Series: Riverfront Community Center

This week I finally wandered around the Riverfront Community Center in Leavenworth, KS, learning its history and current function. If you didn’t already know, the building was a Union Pacific Train Station in the 1800’s, specifically for passengers. The freight train stop was over…

Leavenworth Series: Historic Homes

While running errands, he’s also pointed to the stunning historic homes in the area.  Here’s a sneak peek of some we’ve discovered on our Leavenworth adventures:

The Flood’s Purpose

Self-Care. Such an inviting concept, and yet most of us make little time to care for our health and well-being. After a week of cross-country drives with the boys and house hunting with my soldier, we found a home, trekked on back to Kansas,…

Leavenworth Series: Dad’s Toys

Keep scrolling for a fun shamrock hunt in downtown Leavenworth!

Leavenworth Series: Harbor Lights Coffee House and Cafe

As I quietly step out of the Café, Mrs. Garner calls me by name and gives me a friendly smile and wave–I need to get better at doing the same–I’m always growing!

Leavenworth Series: Kansas Country Store

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.

Leavenworth Series: Parks and Recreation

Here are a few of my drive-by finds. Please note, this is not an exhaustive list of parks in Leavenworth, KS.

Leavenworth Series: McDevitt and Duffy Corner Market

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.

PCSing: 5 First-Steps for Spouses

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…

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