Vorpahl Weekly I

The Vorpahl’s had a very labored week. Jimmy was busy with work. He was running to and fro ( he works for a general and drives a lot) He mentioned to me that he had to set up for a warpath 2 exercise ( which I was allowed to share via the blog). He said he went to a lot of briefings. He has to drive to different camps or areas in Korea for the general and also has soldiers under him that he has to keep tabs on. His busier weeks are spent doing the above. I know how vague and boring it sounds! hahaha!

He also attended Family Home Evening at the missionaries home. They do this for single soldiers or soldiers who are in Korea without their spouses. This makes me happy that he is able to connect with other LDS members while going and doing something! Both of us are pretty bad at being loners. What’s worse is we truly enjoy each other’s company. I can literally spend a week with my husband 24 hours each day, and no fighting ensues. We just get along so well as best friends as well as being husband and wife. Man I miss him so much!!! I miss our days of cooking together and playing video games or watching movies.We actually have to make it a point to make friends or it’s just the two of us!

I miss going places like the mall to GameStop ( you all knew that was coming right?) or our obsession- furniture stores like Pier 1, World Market, and other stores we have found in our travels.  We have this thing for housewares what can we say? I also miss our drives. We just take off in the vehicle and go. It used to be Bella the Miata but now it’s been Brutus our F350.

I think I went on a tangent there… back to our week… his is just work, work, work, mine was school, school, school. Speaking of which I am still working on my coursework for three classes. It’s been a hard week for me fatigue wise and I have an accommodation for this issue with my school. But I seriously just want to push through. So it’s what I will if it continues next week then I will use it.

(No sorry’s from anyone- just my body and you learn to deal ya know? It could be worse) I have  been all over the place with  school fashion, illustration, environmental science and ultimately I decided fashion so attending The Academy of Art University for a BFA in Fashion Design. While I am on the subject of school Jimmy is also taking classes through American Military University. So we are student household these days. I am glad we are both pursuing some type of education we both have a lot under our belts already though! Jimmy was a crew chief, worked on black hawk helicopters, is now intelligence and is going to school.

I have my cosmetology license, have several places I sell my work like crochet items, I also started teaching crochet lessons. We are both busy! Yikes! Realization there no wonder I am so stinkin tired! It’s great though I enjoy school, enjoy crochet, and designing things for Zazzle for a royalty. I’m getting to do the thing I love.

October approaches, I wonder what the next week will have in store for the Vorpahl’s? Hopefully Jimmy and I will get more time to talk on the phone with us both being so busy we really haven’t gotten to talk like we do. We usually have a Skype Date Night and we haven’t had one in awhile. *sigh*

Such is the life of a military family ( because the critters count as kids in my book)

The VP Clan

p.s Lils apparently wants in on the blogging too. She is trying to take over the keyboard and attacking the mouse. Yep that’s my cheeky baby for you. 🙂


A bit of background info:

I previously had a blog on Blogger but WordPress is way better!! So I officially made the switch over So here we are 🙂

About the Vorpahl Clan

Current Family Members:

Jimmy- the husband- in the army- my sexy soldier- awesome sauce – best hubs ever – the love of my life.

Lexxy- me- the wifey- army wife- the sexy wife ( according to the husband)
I might be awesome “hot” sauce too 😉

Liliuokalani- the first fur child- cat creature- best friend- side kick- the snuggly.

Gerbil Babies- Ms.Bitey & The Chunky One- their names explain it all- they love food & gerbil play time in their balls- they are mini snugglies

Chocolat- Netherland Dwarf Rabbit- loves yogurt bites- cuddles- computer side kick- digs toilet paper rolls

Cash- he is my loan horse- but still my horse- pushy- a stinker- loves to give hugs- slimes the crap out of me daily!

Our life in a Nutshell ( No this is me in nutshell)

Jimmy and I have been married for 5 1/2 years, We have lived in Hawaii, Georgia, Arizona, California ( list not in any particular order) I live in Missouri while he is in Korea on a hardship tour ( which is almost over yeah!!!!) ( Jim has lived other places too- Texas and Florida can be added to his list)

We are both LDS- Latter-day saints and belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. We both grew up country and enjoy a simple life. We have enjoyed our army adventures but can’t wait to settle down ( five more years, just five more years!) and have a farm of our own someday.

I live with his grandma on her small farm and his mom lives on the property as well along with other family members ( makes life interesting). I spend my days taking online class for fashion design and helping out around the farm. We have horses, a mule, chickens, rabbits, cattle, and soon- possibly-goats!

Jimmy left Jan 2013 to Korea and will be back Jan 2014! Only a few more months!
We will be moving to Fort Carson and soon another adventure will unfold until them stick around while we finish our current one.

Our lives together & far apart are a combination of many things we call it

~VP Clan~