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Pictures! (and a bonus – J.’s Man Dance)

Click to View J’s Longest Year in Pictures While sorting through his pictures, I came across several video clips.  I found this one from a Kurdish celebration welcoming J. and the Team most amusing: Click to watch J. do the Man Dance – (in case you have trouble finding him, J. is The White Guy […]

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I’ve been waiting to write this post for over a year now – since 13 October, 2005, to be exact.  He arrived yesterday afternoon.  It’s been a year of hand-wringing.  Worrying.  False alarms (those darn doorbells and 3 a.m. phone calls).  Taps.  Lonely parenting.  It’s been difficult.  No, this year did not "fly by."  But […]

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He’s coming home…

It’s 2 a.m.; I shouldn’t be up.  But I am.  J. comes home tomorrow (well, today really).  And I can’t believe it.  I spent the evening with friends, who put their busy schedules aside to throw me my own little sign-making party.  I painted my sign while they baked cakes for J. (and his best […]

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Not Iraq

J. called me at 6:00 this morning for about 7 seconds – long enough to tell me he was in Germany (which is NOT Iraq)!  He should reach Colorado tonight.  He’ll be there for several days, but I am just so relieved.  No more IEDs.  I just laid in bed thinking, it’s over.  I think […]

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