Monthly Archives: June 2012

TAP Wrap Up, To Do List & Argggh!

Wow!  Time sure flies!  I haven’t posted in almost a week! The remainder of the TAP workshop last week went well.  We brought some valuable information home with us regarding resume writing & interviewing that we’re hoping we won’t have to use in the near future but you never know!  The days in Georgia were beautiful … Continue reading »

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Transition Assistance Program (TAP) – Day 1

Our first day of the TAP workshop is over.  The morning went fairly smoothly as our presenter, Gerry Catus, knew is stuff and did a very good job of interacting with the group and keeping everyone’s interest.  He kind of went of how to translate military job skills into the civilian word.  A lot of … Continue reading »

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Saying Goodbye, Movies & Ft. Benning

Well…ol’ Betsy is gone.  We met with Terry & Christy on Saturday morning (1/2 between our homes in Clanton, Alabama).  Christy was very excited as was their daughter Lacy and they are already planning a trip to Orlando in July.  I’m really happy that she’s gone to a good home!  🙂  We met at the … Continue reading »

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Ft. Toulouse, Oak Mountain State Park, Van, Mini Rally & A Play…Whew!

Michael has 30 more days in the office! We made a few more finalization’s to our upcoming itinerary and I was able to make reservations at one of the parks as well.  We were up in the air as to where we wanted to stay when we come back to Montgomery at the end of August after … Continue reading »

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Van & Organiziation

The van saga continues… The people who are interested in the van called this morning and asked to take the van to their mechanic to have it looked over.  Michael and I picked up the van from the Ford dealer (they’d done an oil change and tightened the bolts and nothing else) and since we … Continue reading »

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Another Retirement Briefing

Once again our day started out early yesterday.  We were on the road to Ft. Benning  by 6:30 am so that we were on time for our 10:00 am (est) Retirement Briefing. Some of what the briefing covered was a repeat of information we had already received but that was ok…because it was just ‘drilled’ … Continue reading »

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Weekend Wrap Up

We had a good weekend in Tennessee!  We left Friday about 11:30 am – stopping in Calera to meet prospective buyers for the van and grabbing lunch before hitting the road again about 2:15ish.  We made good time, enjoying the drive along the way – we’ve never been to the northeast corner of Alabama or the … Continue reading »

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Sabbatical!?!

We will be leaving for Tennessee shortly and I am leaving my laptop at HOME!  I’ve decided to take a sabbatical from it for a few days!!  We’ll update you on the Retirement Briefing when we get back home. Have a great weekend!!

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Back To Work, Van & A Short Trip

Michael had a follow-up appointment with his surgeon this past Monday morning and he was very impressed with how well Michael’s shoulder is healing and how well his range of motion is doing!  He was released to go back to work and we have another follow-up appointment on July 2nd. Life is back to semi-normal … Continue reading »

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Hard-Wired Back-Up Camera & Biscuits Baseball

69 Days til we hit the road! Another gorgeous day to be outside!  Sunny, low humidity, beautiful breeze and a high of 83.  We spent most of the late morning/afternoon outside. This morning we picked up the truck which we had dropped off yesterday to have the BedSaver installed, the shut off valve to the … Continue reading »

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