Monthly Archives: May 2011

hardest on the little one

As I began to settle Harold for bed last night, he held onto his Daddy Doll, as usual. He hugged it to himself and said, “when is my daddy coming home? It’s taking SO long. Is he coming back?” My … Continue reading

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To Rendezvous? Or not to Rendezvous?

After a week, or so, of no contact from Horatio, I received an email from him asking if I could meet him for a visit. I know his unit is leaving in the near future, for parts unknown, so the … Continue reading

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#2 on the list, but #1 in your hearts?

Thank you to EVERYONE who voted for me in the circleofmoms.com top 25 military family blogs contest, and begged their friends to help. The polls are now closed. Sadly, I did not win, but I came within 72 votes of … Continue reading

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Today Autism 1, Us 1

Some days are relatively easy, today was not one of those days.  I even keep a mental score card, it’s us against the autism, some days. Today, I feel like the ASD tried to move ahead, but we matched it … Continue reading

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Why I think being a military spouse has made me more laid back- or not

When people imagine life in the home of a military family, they probably think of order, whistles, bed making quarter tests, etc. My house is anything but… Well, it’s a little like that, but I’ll explain that later. I realized, … Continue reading

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The Rapture?

I usually turn the news off when the boys are in the room but last night, I could not get to the remote quickly enough when the news of the guy in CA came on. In case you’ve missed it, … Continue reading

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Like Father, Like Son again- and more on the to do list

I ordered this t-shirt from NavyGear.com for Harold and as soon as it arrived, Bob wanted one for himself.  I had to look elsewhere for the larger size and found the fabulous selection at justaddakid.com. I love these shirts.  It’s … Continue reading

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Are you there? Hello?

In the age of the internet, staying in touch during deployment is a cinch. Sort of… In the “old days” when Horatio spent three years on a submarine, he’d deploy for 6 months and I could send a “family gram” … Continue reading

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