Author Archives: Mandy

About Mandy

I am a Christian, a wife, a mother, a business owner, a full-time job worker, and a part-time Soldier.

Light… 3,956.87 miles to go

I think it’s fair to say we can see the light at the end of the tunnel!  Despite being weeks away from having Rod home again, I’m trying to stay grounded and prayful because he’s not out of the dangerous … Continue reading

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How time’s-a been flyin’! 4,036.42 miles to go…

I can’t believe it has been over a month since I last posted on the blog.  I honestly didn’t mean to drop off the map!  My mom flew out to Arkansas to help me finish packing up and take a … Continue reading

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A whole lot closer now…4,249.41 miles to go

Well, Rod left a week ago and got back to his base camp about 5 days ago.  It was the second hardest thing I’ve had to do…the first being letting him go the first time.  But I had a good solid cry … Continue reading

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Enjoying it while WE can!!! 4,288.72 miles to go

Well, as you probably read in the previous blog post from Rod, he’s home for leave.  While I couldn’t be much happier to have him home, it’s still bittersweet because I know he’s going to be heading back in a … Continue reading

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Everything is fine… 4,581.38 miles to go

To all of you not only worried about Rod’s safety but have been following the flooding/tornadoes in the southern states, everything is fine.  Northwest Arkansas had quite a bit of flash flooding last Monday night (enough to close the university).  … Continue reading

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Ready for May!!! 4,711.14 miles to go

I’m so stinkin’ ready for May it’s almost painful.  Having weird dreams and am in a mad scramble to lose some weight.  I’ve been busy with school and drill.  My uniform fit even better this month!  WOOHOO!!  Found out this evening … Continue reading

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7 Months Down… 5,007.75 miles to go

Well, another week and a half have gone by with no news really.  Things have been kind of busy but it’s mainly due to my own procrastination/lack of motivation.  I’m just posting some miles and checking in with everyone.  We … Continue reading

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