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How Quickly…

It’s been four months, and things have changed.  He did not deploy. Instead he stands on the side lines waiting for coach to call him into the big game.  So far, it benefited us greatly. It’s given him more time … Continue reading

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Pre-Deployment Jitters

So, here we are on the eve of our pre-pre-deployment and I have to say I’d be lying if I didn’t admit to being a little bit worried.  Oh, I could be all wah-wah about it but that’d be counterproductive … Continue reading

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Military Pay in the USA

Someone asked me if we REALLY make that little… not as if I was lying but that it’s SO hard to believe. I mean, it’s the military! These are the men and women who are defending our rights to complain … Continue reading

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Livin’ La Vida Loca-motion

So, here I am.  (looks at me) Sitting at a bar (don’t worry, it’s the breakfast bar of my new home here in the Belly Button State.  I know, Kansas is not really called the ‘Belly Button State’ (actually, I … Continue reading

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Moving Stress.

So.  Here we are in July (hey, it’s July here at least).  July.  The month that our adventure overseas is supposed to end.  I look at this tiny flat thinking- Oh, shit… we have a lot of stuff.  With seven … Continue reading

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Reason 157

Cross posted because I need it out there.  This was therapeutic (for one) and for two, I need to remind myself that this is the stuff going down while it’s still fresh in my mind.  Feel free to skip. Ok, so in … Continue reading

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Special Issues

I have kids with issues.  It’s no secret and I don’t hide them away from other people.  When people talk about their kids, they sometimes skim over the bad stuff and brag about the good.  I’m not one of those … Continue reading

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