Military · veteran

Military, Suicide, and My Confession

For 22 years of my Air Force career, I heard about suicide and attended every “mandatory” suicide prevention briefing.  But for the last 6 years of my career I worked hand in hand with an officer who was my commander, my immediate supervisor, and someone I called my friend.  Ladies and Gentlemen, I’m here to tell you…I… Continue reading Military, Suicide, and My Confession

Infertility · Motherhood

National Infertility Awareness week is happening now April 23-29, 2017

DID YOU KNOW? 1 in 8 couples struggle to build a family and 7.3 million American women experience difficulty in conceiving.  Infertility does not discriminate based on race, religion, sexuality or economic status. You never know how badly you want something until you are told that it may not be possible. It is up to all of us… Continue reading National Infertility Awareness week is happening now April 23-29, 2017

Food · My Recipes

Magic’s Lemon bars

Magic’s Lemon bars Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, melted ½ cup powdered sugar 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour Lemon filling: 2 cups sugar 4 tablespoons unbleached all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder 4 eggs 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon fresh lemon rind Directions: Preheat over to 350 degrees.  Mix together butter, powdered sugar… Continue reading Magic’s Lemon bars

Military · veteran

Filing for Veteran’s Administration (VA) Disability Compensation

Filing for Veteran’s Administration (VA) disability compensation  *Disclosure: these opinions and personal experiences are my own and I do not work for the Veterans Administration. Where should I start? After retiring from the Air Force I still ran into a challenge; filing for VA disability compensation.  So I thought I would share my experience in… Continue reading Filing for Veteran’s Administration (VA) Disability Compensation