Monthly Archives: February 2016

Missive from under the goanna tree #5

This is the opportunity I take to share a summary of my words, some of the words of others that I find inspiring, an image, and some fun facts about who is reading! You can read the first missive here. And see a list of all the missives here. This is the place that we meet. Under the tree where the goanna finds shade. This is the place we dream, and wander, and imagine. This is the place we hope and plan. This is the Continue reading →

Press Release: Military Spouse of the Year 2016

Anna Rabe honored By 2016 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year Program ® as Cannon AFB Base Winner! PITTSBURGH, PA, (January 25) –  Anna Rabe was selected as the Cannon AFB Spouse of the Year®. Her bio can be found here:  All Americans are invited to meet and learn more about the Base Military Spouses of the Year® at In 2013, Military Spouse magazine expanded the Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® program by introducing an installation echelon. Nominations Continue reading →

Stepping toward life goals: starting to run the PhD marathon again

I’ve learned along the way that to seek a PhD means to: Be patient. Find Peace. Fight. Dream again. – I’m still working on a piece about my journey over the last few years. But, know that I’m walking toward some of my most deeply held dreams and goals again after some rough years. Some of these struggles have been me getting my own way, but there’s other stumbling blocks that have fallen in my path without warning and without there being much I could have Continue reading →