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    Twitter Anyone?

    RT @DrumFMWR What is everyone doing for lunch? ACS is having their Brown Bag Lunch Series from today Noon to 1pm. Topic “Talking to a Deployed Loved One” If you don’t receive tweets, the above might not be in the best English format for you. However, for a multitude of folk, it is an easy read. The subject caught my eye and brought me back a decade or so. Whenever Dale was on the road, somehow the word got out to the washing machine, the dryer, the car, the kids tonsils… “Let’s keep the family entertained!” Lovely. At first when the phone rang and his sweet endearing voice softly came…

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    Pack it in, or up.. but Save the Cardboard

    Life, we meet it as it comes. And when it comes with a set of orders, save the cardboard boxes. I know, you will read that you should not put them in the attic – fire hazard. You should not put them in the basement – bug camping ground. You cannot store them in the closets…. ha ha who ever had that kind of room? Boxes were the highlight of a PCS. When all the chatter about how wonderful the next place was going to be… all the build up for the kids about museums, parks, beaches, or side trips filled their minds. When they were left only to their…

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    Memories of a Wonderful Mom and Grandma

    We have a daily flip calendar and we have written events on it as we traveled the world with new assignments, special trips, vacations, a flying mission to a far away place, change of commands, etc. It brings back so many memories of wonderful times and in some cases tough times too! This morning the calendar reminded us of the death of a dear mother and grandmother three years ago! You are sorely missed Mom! Everytime we plan a family get together, have a reminder of a previous fun event or add another baby to the family tree we wish you could be there to enjoy it! In the past…