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A Season of Change

Posted in Family

Life has turned a bit upside down for the Marine Corps Nomads family as we entered into a huge season of change. From moving to the homestead to sending our girl off to college to being in 3 different locations as a family, this summer has been a true season of change. As we started with all of the changes, I couldn’t help but this of this scripture passage from Ecclesiastes 3: For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and…

College Graduation Festivities: Induction into Phi Theta Kappa

Posted in College Life, and Family

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is the international honor society of two-year colleges and academic programs. Mission Statement: The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence. M was asked to join PTK last year when she made the President’s List for academics at the college, but she didn’t make it…

Celebrating 18th Birthday at Sea World

Posted in Family, and Outdoor Adventures

How is it possible that my baby girl is 18-years-old? Time passes so quickly. It seems like it was just yesterday that she was a little girl hoping to go see the dolphins and killer whales at Sea World. At least some things never change. M still loves Sea World and wanted to celebrate her 18th birthday at the park. She had such a great time last yeat at Sea World for her birthday, that she wanted to do it again. When we learned that M would have the day off from college classes on her birthday, we started to plan…

College Graduation Festivities: Transfer Student Luncheon

Posted in College Life, and Family

It’s hard to believe that 2 years have passed since M’s high school graduation. Time has flown, and now she’s getting ready to graduate with a 2-year degree and transfer to her 4-year university. I can’t say that I’m ready for all of this to happen, but it’s happening. This month is going to be filled with various graduation festivities in addition to trying to wrap up her studies, finish projects, and cram for finals. The celebrations started off with the first annual transfer student luncheon where students were recognized for being accepted to a 4-year university. The luncheon, due…