Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Well, as it turns out the military can be unpredictable! Shocking I know. We were planning our family vacation for October, but of course the second Nate returned home the folks who pay him were already plotting when he would be leaving again. This is hard for me. I'd love to just have a minute to actually enjoy him being here before I have to think about him leaving again. But, the last time I checked no one was asking me, so I just choose to put on my big girl panties and deal with it. A lot of things are up in the air at this point and as a result our "leave" aka vacation was denied for October. So, last Saturday my sweetie sprung on me (via a very well written itemized letter) all of these possible changes and his new plan for our family vacation, which is now taking place....TOMORROW!! That's right, we're headed to Tejas tomorrow. The thing I am most excited about at this very moment is the fact that tomorrow at the airport I can pee in the regular stall all by myself without Carter gazing approvingly at me. It's the little things in life that you learn to appreciate when you are used to having a toddler shadowing your every move! She and I have traveled so much together we've got it down pat, but it is such a treat to go somewhere with all three of us! We'll get to enjoy some high school football, see family, and Nate and I are going to spend four glorious days just the two of us in Austin! I can't quite wrap my mind around what that will be like, we've never left Carter that long before. I am so excited and it is much needed for me. I love my baby, but my love for her daddy is where this whole thing started and I can't wait to spend a little concentrated time with the man of my dreams. I'll post when I can...but if you don't hear from me I'm probably just licking some good ol' Texas BBQ off my fingers!
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