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When People Want to Know “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

“Where do you see yourself in five years?” That’s what they always want to know. In job interviews, in scholarship applications, it’s the same question. Sometimes they also ask about ten years from now. I can’t answer either question with anything even remotely resembling certainty. When I moved to Florida, Read more →

Army Medicine in Europe Holiday Ball

December 7th was the Army Medicine in Europe Holiday Ball, the first ball my husband and I have gotten to attend and the last of its kind to be held in Heidelberg. When we arrived in Germany last year, the tickets for the ball that had taken place at the Read more →

4th of July Fireworks at Patrick Henry Village & Info About Some Events Going On This Year

It’s time to tell you about last year’s 4th of July (and some events going on this year). Yep, I’m officially a year behind, but the way events were spaced out toward the end of 2012, I should actually be able to catch up to this year in a couple months Read more →

Interviewing for Child & Youth Program Assistant (Child Development Center)

I said awhile ago it would probably be after I stopped working at the daycare that I would end up posting about it. And today was actually my last working day, although I have some leave after this. So I’ll finally tell you about interviewing for the position of Child Read more →

Can I Use an MA in Counseling Psychology When I Graduate (Part 2: CACREP Accreditation)

One concern with deciding whether to attend a university is whether or not it is accredited. Bowie State University and University of Maryland University College are regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. However, I found out that another accreditation is important in counseling, CACREP (Council for Accreditation Read more →

Applying to Jobs in Germany as a Military Spouse

When you’re a military spouse applying to jobs in Germany, pretty much the only option is to work on post due to the SOFA agreement. This doesn’t mean you can’t find a job. But it does mean that jobs opportunities are a little more limited than in the States, it Read more →

Keeping Busy for Three Weeks

At the end of February through the first part of March, my husband was away for three weeks of training. While he’d left the car here, I didn’t have a license to drive in this country. The shuttle only ran a few times a day, which meant if I went Read more →

The Game: How I Met My Husband & Experienced My Initial Relationship to a Person in the Armed Forces

Laura at German-American Abroad has started a new blog challenge called The Game to gain insight into other bloggers’ worlds. She says that she’s been burning to know many things about my life, but decided to narrow it down to the following to start: How did you meet your husband Read more →

Interview for the Military Monday Duty Station Feature on Handling With Grace

Handling With Grace hosts Military Monday, a duty station feature that allows military families to meet fellow military spouses and learn about duty stations across the world. Today my answers to questions about Heidelberg were posted where I shared my favorite restaurant here, my favorite things to do in the Read more →

Military Spouse Appreciation Day Blog Hop: Welcome to Overseas Adventures

In honor of yesterday’s Military Spouse Appreciation Day, Household 6 Diva and Riding the Roller Coaster are hosting a Blog Hop. Bloggers create a ‘party post’ to introduce themselves and their blog as sort of a virtual meet and greet. If you’d like to participate, head on over to either Read more →

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