Monday, May 21, 2012

Places I've Lived

For some reason I keep thinking I should post this.  

Maybe it's because I'm using this blog to document our family history.  Maybe some day one, some, or all of my kids and/or grand kids will find it beast (aka cool) or whatever they'll call it in the future, to find out places where I've lived.  Or, maybe one day when I can't remember things so well I can ask someone to look at my blog and tell me where I lived.  It's part of my story.

Here goes. They are in chronological order.

  • Rockledge, PA (right outside of northeast Philadelphia)
  • Willow Grove, PA  (last two years of high school- stayed in same high school)
  • Indiana, PA- college
  • Wildwood, NJ -during a few summers in college
  • Washington, DC - during a summer as an ROTC cadet
  • Nahant, MA - for the summer after I graduated from college
  • San Antonio, TX - Officer Basic Course
  • San Fransisco, CA - first Army assignment
  • Monterey, CA - for the Army Adult Nurse Practitioner Course
  • Columbus, GA - (Ft. Benning) assigned to the 2nd MASH
  • Saudi Arabia - during Operation Desert Storm; it was a deployment, but I wanted to include it
  • San Antonio, TX - Army Officer Advanced Course
  • Shirley, MA (Ft. Devens) (While I was there I spent 9 weeks at Leavenworth, KS)
  • Heidelberg, Germany
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Fort Polk, LA (Leesville)
  • Suffolk, VA (near Norfolk/Virginia Beach)
  • Olympia, WA
  • Fort Polk, LA
  • Heidelberg, Germany
  • San Antonio, TX
I know, I know.  I should add the years. I could add them.  Not right now.  Maybe in the future.

Is that helpful/relevant to anybody but me?!   Does anybody else post stuff like that?  I did a little search after I wrote this and I found out that I'm not the only one who writes about this!!  Ah.  Whew.

Have we lived any places in common?


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9 comments:

  1. Wow...you have been around! My son has traveled to 45 counties alone! He is only 27.

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  2. Hi Susan, I was trying to decide if I should post about the places I've traveled to also, but I'm not sure I can remember them all. It would be fun for me if I did that. How has your young son been able to travel so much?

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  3. Amazing list of places you have lived that you have shared with us at "Tell me a Story." San Francisco is across the bay from Oakland, and Oakland is where I grew up from age 5 through many years of adulthood. You definitely must write down your memories now. Please come back again and share them here.

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  4. Thanks! I remember there was a great pizza place in Oakland, but I don't remember the name. I was stationed at the Presidio, San Fransisco.

    You are right about writing them down now. I could barely remember the order of where I lived.

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  5. Being an army brat, I should do this. And yes, like we discussed at 2:1, I spent a large part of my childhood in the Ft. Polk area.

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    1. Hi Lena, Yes, I'll encourage you to do this...now while your young and can still remember!

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  6. Hey Lena, What is the link to your blog? I'm trying to visit it.

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    1. Hi Patsy,

      Thanks for visiting! For some reason I like moving around. I get to see new places, so in a way it's like a long vacation!

      I checked out your blog, and it's awesome! Beautiful artwork.

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