memories

Moving to Europe was only the beginning of our adventure when my husband and I arrived. Transferring from our last base to a new unit and country was also challenge. We were embracing civilian life for the first time after his transition out of the army.
Once the capital of an empire that encompassed much of the ancient world, and the home of the Pope, Rome is full of historical sites to visit — history is literally around the corner.
School’s (almost) out and the kids are anxious to get outdoors – rain or shine. Sometimes the timing isn’t right for travel or a vacation. But, there are endless of inexpensive kid crafts to make right at home. Who needs a beach?
I feel like our military family goes through the Five Stages of Grief every few years as we pack up and move to a new location.
The Five Stages of Grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.
Denial
BUFFALO, N.Y. (Tribune News Service) — James Vaccarella was treated like a celebrity Thursday at Niagara Falls High School.
Multi-colored terracotta houses perched atop a cliff with the beautiful, cerulean Mediterranean hugging the edges and bougainvillea cascading down restaurants and shops — what sounds like a picture-perfect dream is actually reality when you travel to Positano, a dazzling, cliffside village along
When you have a new baby, you realize a few things: Every birth story is unique. Every newborn has his/her own little personality and individual needs.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Tribune News Service) — You can pile up a lot of memories in 97 years, but for Albuquerque’s Bill Norris, who reached that mark on Jan. 31, some of the most vivid go back 75 years.
I hear the sounds of a military march in my mind every time I see my son in uniform. I have been proud of my son from the day he was born, but I experience a different kind of pride now. I thought that I understood what serving your country and freedom meant … and then my son became a soldier and...
EUGENE, Ore. (Tribune News Service) — Sallylou Bonzer has seen enough for several lifetimes.
She saw the coast of Normandy as a captain of one of the first nursing units to come ashore following the D-Day invasion.
Hidden in the hills above the Moselle River is the mystical Burg Eltz. The castle is surrounded by the beautiful Eltz Forest, and tucked away from the small town of Wierschem.
Germany’s Romantische Straße, or Romantic Road, was developed in 1950 when the country was in dire need of a thriving tourism industry following the end of World War II. Since its creation, the Romantic Road attracts approximately 2 million visitors each year.