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Monthly Archives: May 2006

The Hours

Any Army wife who has gone through a deployment knows these hours – the ones right before they go.  J. leaves very early tomorrow morning, so tonight marks the end of R&R and we’re in the final hours before his return for another grueling six months in the sand.  J. just left to get pizza.  […]

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Neat War Story

J.’s grandfather, James Carter (pictured sitting front left), was a WWII and Korean War veteran.   "Baba" (J.’s name for him) was a tailgunner for 765th Squadron, 461st Bomb Group, 15th Airforce and his crew was shot down in February 1945. Throughout the war, the Squadron’s Combat Intelligence kept historical accounts.  This is from February 1945: […]

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Went to the movies tonight and found this at the snack counter.  This condiments company either has a prankster on staff or a legal department that needs to justify its place on the payroll.

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I Still Miss You

I tried several times to write something that would make sense for this post.  I was actually looking forward to talking about my younger sister Lora today.  And then I sat down to write and was barely able to string a sentence together.  So bear with me. Today, it’s been seven years.  There are a […]

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A Little R&R (yay!)

After seven long months away from home, J. is home for a little break.  I feel like I can breathe again – at least for a couple weeks. He does have to go back for another 6 months, but we’re loving having him with us again.  As all Army daddies of little ones do, J. […]

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