>September - Aaron came home for his four-day Labor Day weekend. We had a cookout on that Saturday. It was so hard taking him to the airport.. we knew we'd have almost three months before we'd see each other again (Thanksgiving).School kept on truckin'That's all I remember.October - What a long month! Considered either him coming here … Continue reading >Year Two: Second Installment
Month: April 2010
>Year two (or year seven) in review.. first installment.
>Wow. As of May 9th of this year, we will have been "together" for seven years. I specifically remember the exact date we started being interested in each other. Yeah. I'm like that.So much has happened in the past seven years, and the only thing I regret is staying in Peoria/Pekin for school instead of … Continue reading >Year two (or year seven) in review.. first installment.
>Orange blossom tea and FTX.
>Aaron's been in the field since Thursday. He called for an ever-so-brief two minutes while I was on lunch on Friday. Since then I've been doing really well not being able to talk to him. In fact, I get ready to get under the covers and then I remember I need to e-mail him!Lucky for … Continue reading >Orange blossom tea and FTX.
>Thank you, Army…
>...for giving my husband a stable job with good health insurance and a decent wage....for helping us both be healthy again and happy with our bodies....for strengthening our marriage through the distance....for helping us realize how important life is and that it's short....for providing adventure... soon to be adventure in Korea!...for keeping us on the … Continue reading >Thank you, Army…
>Aaron's orders changed and I guess we're off to South Korea instead of Texas! What a shock that news was, but we're excited. As always. Put me in a van down by the river and I'll be excited that I'm just with him. Or at least I'll try.14 hours time difference, 6,561 miles away, 16-hour … Continue reading >6,561 miles.
>We’re getting close.
>I have 26 days of work left for the year. That's a little over five weeks. I can't believe it.I've scheduled the piano movers and started packing up some things. We thought we might move ourselves and have the Army reimburse us, but after looking at all the costs we're going to have in the … Continue reading >We’re getting close.
>The last countdown.
>So, fellow bloggers, we have 53 days until I go out to Arizona for the next and final time. We're spending two days of his four-day Memorial weekend at the Grand Canyon. I'm flying into Phoenix, and the Grand Canyon is only three hours north. We're going with a group from the Huachuca Hospitality House. … Continue reading >The last countdown.
>As if I didn't already realize this, but nothing compares to being with the one you love. No career, education or anything could keep me from being with Aaron after the next two months are over. This gets harder and harder every time we see each other.I've been quite a good wifey today, cleaning up … Continue reading >Nothing compares.
>A lot to say: airports, Arizona and a look back.
>I was going to update yesterday when I was waiting for my flight at Midway, but my computer wouldn't hook up to the wireless there. And I'm too cheap to pay $6.95 to use the Internet. Now this post is going to be very long.. mostly because I have the luxury of time to post … Continue reading >A lot to say: airports, Arizona and a look back.