It’s Saturday and a very cold one at that. Last night instead of watching a movie with my daughter that I had first stated we decided on just enjoying our books we both have and are enjoying so much , she got comfortable with a blanket on the couch as I was was comfortable in my chair wrapped in a blanket we read our books and chatted off and on while my hubby went to bed feeling a bit under the weather all week. Reading and chatting until 11:00 my daughter and I decided to get some sleep . Waking this morning and dragging myself out of the warm bed I enjoyed my morning coffee then got ready to start the day. After getting the horrible task of food shopping done with my husband and then grabbing a coffee on the way home . I tried a trefoil Sugar cookie favor it was so good it’s one of those flavors that are comforting . We arrived to no internet or landline working … yes we still have a landline a lot of people gave it up but I cannot part with it. Our internet services after having us try several ways to reboot it .. nothing ..no connection so now a tech is coming out tomorrow to see what is going on with it. Oh the things we get use too … the temps stayed cold so we just stayed home the rest of the day. Supper has come and gone and now will probably settle in our room . I’ll read well my hubby watches television . My son didn’t get his phone back yet so we are guessing it will be after this Tues like he originally thought. Hopefully he’s doing good. I sent him a letter but never know when he will get it . I sent it 6 days ago so hopefully he has it or will soon. All on the Army’s time. Well I guess it’s time to settle with my book . I hope everyone has a good night.
It’s 10:30 at night need to get some sleep Morning will be here too soon and I’m a afraid I will not be able to hold back the tears much longer… I know my son is ready and he will be back but all the mother Questions in my head are questioning everything do you have warm clothes in case it’s cold until your on base ? Do you know we’re to go . Will he be okay first time flying by himself , Did they tell you this or that? Yes my brain is working over time. I know nothing unusual….. and then this comes to mind , oh this house will be quieter then ever and I will have less laundry less food shopping ,less dishes and I’m actually going to miss this ..well right now I’m thinking this. I will miss his comings and going constantly , my car will have a break which is good since now it’s leaking oil since a recent oil change okay that’s for another day … ugh but do need tho have that checked. Anyways he’s thinking he may be back for 9 days in Dec for Christmas but not sure since it will be expensive and only 9 days then he goes back for the next training until March so he may be away up until March . I’m already missing him along with my hubby . Going to be a long day tomorrow . I guess I better try and get some sleep , I’m just not ready for this morning to arrive . I know it’s going to happen whether I stay up and drag the night hours out 😥 then I ll just feel terrible and that will not be fair to him . He is ready has been ready since he was sworn in . So I will get some sleep and if my tears fall and they will ..do be it.
Summer is coming to an end Days are getting shorter. .there is all this talk of School and college shopping and leaving in the air. My son is..was running constantly for the last two weeks trying to fit in moments with friends that are going away for college, let’s just say he has been in a mood .. and it’s understandable so much changing no more going back to high school with all his friends ,I believe all their comfort zones are disappearing and now their all going separate ways and it’s really hitting them now . So my sons mood is not easy to deal with it’s like all of us are walking on egg shells around him. I’m also thinking he’s thinking about going away himself ..but not soon enough he has about a month and two weeks so I’m sure this is weighing on his mind. and he’s thinking and thinking I’m getting a bit anxious as well as my other half … trying not to focus on it but it’s hard not too . I guess we are all facing this change with him. It’s been nice to have my other half on vacation this week to get us use to spending more time together as husband and wife then mom and dad .. did that make since? What I’m trying to say is we are doing more together just the two of us . Yes we do have are moments where we do not know what to talk about because it’s been for awhile our talks usually had something to do about the kids, Today we went out to eat for lunch with my other half’s side and it was just so strange not really talking about our kids well just about how are they doing what are they up to since the relatives are from Florida . It’s just that the whole scene was out of my comfort zone .a lot to get use too. I’m trying to take this one step one day at a time. I’ll let you know how that goes. For now I think I will let my book take my mind off of things for a bit . Good night everyone.
I woke after a very restless night of waking up every hour … my son had to be up for 4:00 this morning to be ready to leave the house by 5 … so I was so worried he would sleep through the alarm that my my mind must of been having me react this way . When the hr I woke up and it was 4 I was on my phone texting him are you up ? when I did not get an answer back .I was nudging my husband to get up and check ..he looked at me half asleep not too happy with waking him and puzzled how I was awake . Oh if he only knew how my night was. Today was the day the Army National Guard Sargent picked him up for his physical exam the last thing to do to make it in was to pass that…and he made it in. So my day was spent keeping myself as busy as possible with cell phone and home phone in hands reach. Let’s say a lot of praying inside and outside as I dodged the sun not knowing if it wanted to come out blazing or hide behind the clouds . When it was tolerable it was spent out side with my book and phones in hand and I looking up to the sky and praying he would be okay and in good shape to join. When 3:00 in the afternoon arrived I prayed even harder that no news was good news. At 4 he arrived home and my son and the Sargent got out of the vehicle and greeted me. Anxiously I waited to hear the news. The Sargent said to me well we have good news and bad I’m like oh no …okay? He said good news he passed and has been sworn in . I just gasped with joy because I knew how much he wanted this ,my son has always wanted this and it’s a good start to a college and army career .. so I said what’s the bad news ? He said well it was a very long day for one .. just waiting around for everything to process and instead of the end of June shipping out for boot camp for 6 months it’s October then back for Christmas for two weeks and then gone till April . So weekend trainings two weekends a month through the summer to stay in shape . We could work with this. So my son is thinking summer classes until boot camp is over them start up in the fall for the rest of his college so it will be college and National Guards on weekends 8 yrs well 4 college 8 National Guards and who knows maybe full time serving after ..knowing my son I may not be surprised. I just know we are so proud of him. He wants to serve so much I thank God for getting him through this day .. I think I prayed all day to get myself through.
Now it’s night time and my son is settled in bed . I would think he would be tired after getting up early and all he had to do plus made it to a part of his track practice . HIs championship meets start tomorrow under the Lights so another long day with School and meets Well time to settle myself and pray one more time with a big thank you. 🙂 good night!