Thank you for your service and sacrifice.
I needed this today as I pulled out my Christmas decorations knowing that I would be without him. I'm sure there is a spouse that needs it as much as I do right now. A Military Wife's Prayer Author Unknown Give me greatness of heart to see, The difference between duty and his love for … Continue reading The Military Wife Prayer
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Wow. I can’t believe it’s 2009. With the husband deployed over half of 2008, it went by faster than it should. Which is good during a deployment, but when I looked at my children today and realized how big they are getting it was a bitter sweet feeling. When we are missing our spouses, we … Continue reading Where did the time go?
It's 6AM Thanksgiving morning and the 24lb turkey is in the oven! I did the touch down hand signals once it was in and cooking. Normally I take pictures of my turkey conquest, this year, Tom the Turkey ate a little too much grain and was a handful!! I do have to say that … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!!!
***This and the prior post were written during our last deployment. This is a continuation of "Deployment Successes" which was posted the day prior. : ) Deployment Gremlins So, one of my recent articles was about staying positive and focusing on the successes during deployments. Now I promise you I have been through a … Continue reading Deployment Gremlins
From Wikipedia: The word "Deployment" isn't any where in here!? But it did originate at a MILITARY BASE! I knew it!! : ) Murphy's law is a popular adage in Western culture that most likely originated at Edwards Air Force Base in 1948. The Law broadly states that things will go wrong in any given … Continue reading Uh huh. . .
Anything But Dependent is the title I chose for my weekly spouse column. I came up with this title because of the stereotype we are given. Our civilian counterparts have labeled us as dependent, needy, and whiney. I am normally pretty reserved when someone has views different from my own. I respect them, keep … Continue reading My Spouse Column, “Anything But Dependent”
My daughter is a Daddy’s girl. She is a pixie of a girl who turned six this year. She is my mini me. She walks like me, talks like me, and looks like me. On some days it scares me to death and on other days I find nothing but laughter and joy. My Husband … Continue reading A Sailor’s Daughter
Thank you to all the men and women that have served and are currently serving our country. I hope everyone has a wonderful day. And if you haven't thanked someone today, I encourage you to reach out and do so. It doesn't have to be holiday to recognize such bravery and heroism.