I guess I am really in my feelings today so bear with me. I came across a news article about Rory of “Joey + Rory” the country duo and her battle with cancer. In that article I found another link and then finally the link to This Life I Live blog. Tears rolled down my cheeks as I read what he wrote, “So we don’t have forever. We’ve got right now. And that’s enough.” I don’t have a clue why this is hitting me so hard today but it is doing a number on my tear ducts. Continue reading
I have a few “titles” in my life and I am proud to hold them. Along with being a bonus mom I am a military spouse/mil spouse. Being a bonus mom and a military spouse are the two things I am the most proud of. I am very proud of my husband and what he does for our country. I got into the military spouse game after my husband had already been in for almost 8 years. He had many deployments and a few different assignments before I was in the picture. A little background first… we grew up in the same town and went to the same school 3 years apart. He was in my brothers class and his brother was in my class. We knew of each other but never really hung out. Fast forward 10+ years, 2 “practice” marriages later and here we are. Since we got together we have had our fair share of deployments and TDY’s. We just got a new assignment in Tennessee this past summer. We were at our last base in Missouri for 6 years. Being at a base for 6 years is a long time in military time.