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A perfect evening spent with our wives club.

I spent the evening with the 12 wives who make-up our spouses club. There were howls and tears of laughter. Not a moment of the 4 hours spent together was without smiles or earnest conversation. 138 more words

Military Spouse

314 days and 44 things to do!

314 days is way too long! I will NOT be making a paper chain countdown to represent that amount of time! That would be depressing! Instead, I have divided the time by weeks and we have about 44 of those left to last through! 255 more words


Never Really Alone

I’m somewhere between mile 18 and 19 and I can’t take the pain anymore. There is a blister on my toe. I know it! Why did I wrap my toe? 494 more words

Military Spouse

Tips for Surviving the First Day

The first day of a deployment is unarguably the worst.

Waking up before dawn to drive a full car to the base and returning home next to an empty seat.   598 more words

That's Navy Life

Gap Footage: Pre-Deployment Video Log 20120410

Gap Footage: From 10 April 2012 before I left American for Afghanistan.

Gap Footage is semi-edited video footage from a previous time that I never published online.


The Army Wife's Prayer

The Army Wife’s Prayer

Dear Lord,

Give me the greatness of heart to see the difference between duty and his love for me.

Give me understanding that I may know, when duty calls him he must go. 63 more words


He's leaving again...

He’s leaving again… in only a few more days. This is torture! Tonight, I actually said the words, “tell me stuff,” to him. “What about?” he asked. 109 more words