Going The Distance

When John is in Germany, and I’m at home in the States the distance gets hard. RIDICULOUSLY hard. Smile Jillian! Be positive John! Long distance, no matter where or how long, is always a feat. And anyone who says otherwise is a liar. I have to say though, I’m one of the lucky ones because we only…

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A Tribute to Sevilla

Often I’m awaken in the deep night by my dire sobs and streaming tears. I dream about you almost everyday. Running toward me with that floppy tongue and those crystalline eyes. I open up my car door, get out, and you immediately sit in front of me waiting patiently, yet excitingly, for a hello hug and…

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New Location, New Life

I never thought that we would be living overseas AGAIN! John’s impressive first season in Germany got him on the map, and he had the accolades to prove it. From being player of the month to being the cover shot of Rollt. magazine, and much more it’s all been a dream since we graduated from…

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If You’ve Never Been to Bosnia, You Should Go.

Banja Luka, Bosnia. You know that saying, “don’t judge a book by its cover?” Well that is most certainly true for this place. I’m not going to lie my first thoughts about traveling to Bosnia were, “Whoa. Where are we going? Why there?” I was a little shocked because from what I know of it’s…

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Finding France

If I was asked to sum up my experiences in France with one word, that word would be-interesting. Traveling through Paris one time, I was alone because John had a couple more games to play in Germany before he came home for the holidays. Me, alone. I was excited to go home, but I would be lying if…

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