Day 3409 – Happy Birthday USMC!!

The Marines will always hold a very special place in my heart because, without them, I likely wouldn’t have met my husband.

In honor of their birthday, I wanted to share a photo of my then boyfriend, in his blues. Boy howdy, this was over ten years ago.

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Day 3401 – Fallback Friday To My First And Only Marine Corps Ball!

Oh friends, this has been quite a week. I am SO excited to have a restful and productive weekend. It’s the first weekend in a month that we’ve actually been home! Because of the nature of this week, lots of things have been slipping and put to the side (the time of my blog posts included if you haven’t noticed). With that in mind, I’m taking it a little easy today and sharing photos from the USMC ball we FINALLY got to go to, five years ago today. 🙂

Bonus, this first photo was from our first attempt.

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Day 2368 – Eight Years Ago…

Last night I couldn’t sleep. I was still on West Coast time, so it wasn’t until about 12:30/1 a.m. that I finally drifted off. I ended up looking at my Facebook “on this day/memories/whatever they’re calling it now” and saw that in 2008, I posted this:

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It brought back so many memories of late night phone calls, thoughts of “I may or may not see Bret again,” but mostly it made me so thankful. Thankful that God kept Bret safe on deployment. Thankful that God brought us together as friends, significant others and then as a married couple. Take a look at some of your old Facebook posts, maybe there is something you can be thankful for today.

Day 2314 – One Of My Favorite Days Of The Year

My husband is a very humble man. It’s convicting to me sometimes, it’s a fantastic quality and I hope he never loses that.

So why is today one of my favorite days? It’s one of the few days Bret will let me say lots of nice things about him. So here we go.

I’m so thankful for the fact that my husband is a former Marine.

I’m thankful that he put his life on the line serving our country.

I’m thankful for the way the military shaped him into the amazing person that he is today.

I’m also thankful that he wore his snazzy blues at our wedding.

I’m thankful for the Marine Corps Birthday we didn’t make it to…

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And the Marine Corps Birthday we DID make it to!

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