Deployments, planes and automobiles…

Deployment Day – “My D-Day,” was a long and sad day.  We planned our flights to be from the same airport, on the same day.  Tino would go to Iraq via an overnight stop in Norfolk, VA; and the boys and I to Tampa, FL.  This sounds great, but as you know now, nothing in my life goes as planned. …

A Griswold Kinda Christmas

12/2017 As you may have seen via Facebook, our departure from New Jersey and Ft Dix was met with a nice snow storm. Obviously this is not ideal weather to leave a campground and drive for hours, but it is the ideal time to leave if your water lines are frozen and your water reserves have run out, and you …

Drive Me Crazy, episode 1

  11/15/2017 In the last 24 hours, we have prayed…a lot! We’ve experienced failure lights, had to back up a lot (back up camera still not figured out–thanks Tino) an insurance claim, a slide out that would not retract, and drove under 13’3″ bridge, successfully. Oh!!! Almost forgot, we hit a curb. A big one. My relationship with god is …