Deployment/PCS

Yellow Ribbon Prayers: Sending Love to Iraq and Afghanistan

Photo Courtesy of: Holly Dalton When my husband was deployed to Iraq in 2008, I wrote and recorded a song for him called “Yellow Ribbon Prayers.” At the time I knew of very few deployment or war songs that didn’t end with the Soldier dying.  Not exactly what scared girlfriends, wives and families want or needContinue Reading “Yellow Ribbon Prayers: Sending Love to Iraq and Afghanistan”

Deployment/PCS

Homecoming Jitters: There are no longer enough hours in a day!

Photo Courtesy of: Google Images Anyone else get that feeling when there is less than a month of deployment left? I don’t know if I am alone in this or not. I hear so many people say that the last month of deployment drags but I beg to differ. This last month has been flyingContinue Reading “Homecoming Jitters: There are no longer enough hours in a day!”

Deployment/PCS

Watching Friends Say, “See ya later!”

  Photo Courtesy of: Google Images Now that my deployment is coming to a close, another day I had dreaded came and left just as quickly, seeing around ten of my friends say “see ya later” to their husbands all on the same day. On said day, I woke up at 7 am with aContinue Reading “Watching Friends Say, “See ya later!””

Deployment/PCS

Homecoming Jitters: Is This Normal?

Homecoming Jitters: Is This Normal?  Being a first timer at the whole deployment thing, I am experiencing emotions and asking myself questions, and I am unsure of what is normal. Then again, we all deal with deployment differently so who knows what normal really is? My lists of questions with what I assume are theContinue Reading “Homecoming Jitters: Is This Normal?”