Free Printable: Password Log

I am organized. I am not always neat or tidy. But, I know exactly where to find the information that I need. One of the reasons I am able to keep track of things, information and documents, is that I have systems, templates, and ways of keeping track – both in paper form and electronically. I’ve been asked by friends and colleagues to share different aspects of my system over the years, and It occurred to me that maybe some of these templates and tips Continue reading →

Win one of 8 copies of Military Spouse Magazine!

As part of being named Cannon AFB Military Spouse of the Year for 2016, I have 8 copies of Military Spouse Magazine to give away. Fill in the form to enter to win one of the copies! Entries close at 11:59pm on April 29 2016. ** Winners will be contacted to provide their address! _________________________________________ Listening. Observing. Participating. Writing. Photographing. Reflecting. Join me on Facebook     Chat with me on Twitter    Connect on Instagram    More Photography Anna Blanch Rabe is an Australian-born writer and photographer.  Continue reading →

A Writer’s Manifesto

I’m a lateral thinker inclined to make connections between seemingly unrelated things. As my academic research found me immersed in the the writing about 19th century women poets and reflecting upon the challenges of their domestic lives in the midst of their creative pursuits. I became challenged by Joy Bennetts’s post reflecting on Billy Coffey’s thoughts on ‘naked writing.’ It got me thinking further about the function of my writing. As Billy Coffey quotes his writing instructor: “People write because they must. Because there is Continue reading →

Index of Missives

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 – an Index of missives 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 place we question and laugh and doubt. This is the place Continue reading →

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

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 done to have foreseen them. How do you find the sunshine Continue reading →