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Spending time with Jake

Wednesday morning I woke up to a text on my phone from Jake that he was going to be flying to Whidbey Island on Thursday morning!   It was only going to be just for that one day but I would drive all night just to see him for 1 hour!  Having two of my sons away in the Navy gives me a mix of emotions.  First is the immense pride that I have that they are both willing to sacrifice so much for our wonderful country.  Secondly is the urge to kidnap them and hide them in the closet so they can stay with me forever!  Okay maybe not forever!  I once read this quote “Having a child is like having a piece of your heart walking around outside your body”.  I think this sums it up for how I feel.  When they leave my heart literally aches inside for them.  But none the less we had a wonderful visit that was short but oh so sweet and he will be back soon.  Look at this boy, how can you not love a face like this!

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  • Damaris Mia - I think when you have a loved one serving in the military, you will take whatever time you can get. Shoot, I would be happy if I had 5 minutes with my brother. But I’m happy that you were able to see him! Must have been so nice!ReplyCancel

  • Justin hittinger - i thought he was awv?? ive talked to all the air crew guys on the boat and most are awr and they all say awf is the way to go too bad im a aircraft directorReplyCancel

  • BRANDIS ALLISON - He’s handsome T! You must be so so so proud.ReplyCancel

    • Toni Lynn - Thank’s B! When I say that it sort of sounds like I’m cussing! 😉ReplyCancel

  • Best Day Photo - Love the two photos and you SHOULD be proud! That second image is my favorite. And thank you Jake!ReplyCancel

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