Author Archives: Anna Blanch Rabe

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: msoy.militaryspouse.com.  All Americans are invited to meet and learn more about the Base Military Spouses of the Year® at http://msoy.militaryspouse.com. 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 →

Snail Mail Delight: SpouseBox

In the middle of May I took the plunge and nabbed one of the rare and precious gems known as a SpouseBox subscription. I had never tried the service before, but I encountered the founders during my recent trip to Washington D.C, and I was attracted by the free shipping that comes with the subscription. With a monthly cost of $24.99, I used some of my blow money (we include a little discretionary pocket money in our budget) to take a chance on a military Continue reading →

Missive from under the goanna tree #4

This missive 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 goanna tree. This is the place we dream, and wander, and imagine. This is the place we hope and plan. This is the place we question Continue reading →

EMPOWER mastermind enrollment form

Here’s the mastermind enrollment form you’ve been looking for. Thanks for your interest in joining the EMPOWER mastermind group for non profit leaders and business owners who are passionate about social impact and diversified revenue streams. EMPOWER Community is a group to encourage, share advice and resources, brainstorm, and offer peer support. This is a group for non profit leaders, social enterprise entrepreneurs, small business owners interested in give half models, and those who want to make their communities better places to live and thrive. Continue reading →