The thing about Military R&R…

…it’s a nice point to look forward to in long separations. …is that it is never long enough. …is that you spend half of that time knowing that with every day that passes, you are one day closer to having that person gone again. …you will spend way too much money on food, entertainment, and…

Day 69: missing him

Whenever someone asks me how many deployments or how much time Andy and I have spent apart, the most common reaction is an “oh, wow” or a low whistle of disbelief.  We know that it is a lot of time, though it is less compared to others who are one their sixth or even seventh…