Spending Money

It’s been too long since we replaced our mattress. It’s been about 15 years — way too long for a mattress set. I’d love to check out mattress stores boston to find a good deal.
Unfortunately, our kitchen is taking precedence this winter. It looks like we will be replacing countertops and dishwasher instead. That’s nothing […]

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Letters from David

We received a nice bunch of letters from David today. I wish I could say things are perfect. He’s hanging in there, but it’s been tough. He has come down with pneumonia, but I’m hoping and praying that as of this writing he is recovering — letters take about a week to get to us. […]

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Planning…Planning

It’s too early to begin booking flights and hotel reservations for San Diego yet…but that doesn’t mean I’m not thinking about it! They recommend that you wait until your recruit finishes about seven to eight weeks of boot camp before making travel reservations because of the possibility of injury or illness setting the recruit back, […]

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Three Weeks…

It’s been three weeks since we left David at the recruiter’s office and he began his great adventure in the military. I miss him more than words can say. Every day is a challenge as I keep trying to trudge through these days and weeks toward his graduation.
After this next week, we can say […]

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Military Momming

I’m learning such a new world and language as a recruit mom! I can’t even begin to tell you what this learning curve is like. The acronyms…OH…the acronyms! There’s one for everything, it seems. They’re in such a hurry to get their point across that they shorten everything down to letters. I’ve not heard of […]

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David, My Hero

Well everyone…I am the proud parent of a USMC Recruit…not a Marine yet…but by the end of tomorrow, he’ll be two weeks into his boot camp training. I can’t even begin to tell you how challenging and difficult this has been even so far. Saying goodbye…wondering and thinking without knowing anything…the old “no news is […]

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