Iron Man 3, Military Spouse Appreciation, Step Out with the USO, and the Old Guard All Ranks Ball

May 12, 2013

It has been a crazy busy weekend for us. Thursday night we were given free premiere tickets for “Iron Man 3” at the Hoffman AMC in Alexandria, VA by the GI Film Festival, which was sponsored by the Gary Sinise Foundation.  The Gary Sinise Foundation had invited military personnel and wounded warriors, which I thought was really nice.  They also had a raffle, and Michael T. Williamson (the actor who…


Showers, Color, and Skins!

September 10, 2012

This past weekend was jam-packed. Saturday Nathan, mom, and I drove down to Charlottesville for a wedding shower at his family’s church.  We had a fabulous time, and everyone was so very generous to us!  It was a little hard, because I didn’t know very many of the guests and Nathan has been away for so long that he didn’t know them very well either, but we were so very…


Hearing those BELLS!

June 25, 2012

It’s been a while since I’ve updated, mostly because the past few weeks have been a WHIRLWIND, to say the least!! The biggest news since my last post – Nathan and I got ENGAGED!!!! It was on June 6, and I had invited him to be my guest for a dinner that my work was hosting at the Mellon Auditorium.  After the dinner, we walked through the monuments, which were…


13.1: You have been owned!!!

April 10, 2012

DONE friends, DONE. This past weekend was the Charlottesville Marathon/Half Marathon/8K/Kids Mile in the downtown area of Charlottesville, Virginia.  My running partner and I have been training for about 4 months for the Half Marathon, which is 13.1 miles of rolling Charlottesville terrain. Friday I was lucky enough to have work close early for Easter weekend (3pm), so we jumped in my car and made the 3 hour trek to Charlottesville.  We…