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The Great Ones

I used to think I was larger than life. I lived in New York and I traveled all over the world. Lunch in New York, breakfast in Paris… Oh, how a girl can get knocked down a few notches. Now … Continue reading

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Jumpseat therapy- What do flight attendants and military spouses have in common?

Jump seat therapy occurs when you get the entire life story of the flight attendant sitting next to you on the assigned jump seat, or some other tale or drama you may not want to be privy to. A jumpseat … Continue reading

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Ode to the End of a Deployment

He’s home– You can tell it by the smile on my face, By the lightness in my step, By the lack of apprehension in my voice, By children’s laughter heard down the hall, As they play with their daddy– they … Continue reading

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Our First Date- all things begin and end in Oklahoma?

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The story of our first date. After our first meeting it would be over a month before we could even go on our first date. This was the beginning of the cell phone age. So, we began a phone courtship … Continue reading

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September 15, 2001 “Our Wedding Day”

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Clear, blue sky and golden sand. I look out onto the spot where I will get married on the beach. Waves crash in and just a few miles away– the smoke still rises from the rubble at ground zero. The … Continue reading

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You Wear His Ring, Not His Rank

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So, your husband is a (Insert Rank Here). That is awesome. What an accomplishment. He has earned my total respect, admiration, and gratitude for making such a lengthy and successful career serving our country. And I am not saying that … Continue reading

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Mil Spouse Just Like You- Making The Most Of My Time Here!

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If you haven’t noticed that there isn’t much to do in Lawton, you haven’t been here very long! Oh, and there’s no Target, ok. But what there IS, is a huge community of invaluable opportunities, support, and immensely diverse individuals, … Continue reading

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