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End of the line

This is coming a few days later than I had hoped. Sorry. I’ve been dealing with strep throat since the night I got back. Not exactly the kind of homecoming with Mandy I had been hoping for, but nevertheless I … Continue reading

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Almost done……3908.65 miles to go

Without going into specific dates for opsec reasons, this will be my last post from Iraq. I couldn’t be happier. I’ll probably try to make one more post from Kuwait before I get home for good, but the dangerous part … Continue reading

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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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Iraqi summers, not a big fan…….4013.51

So I tried to go outside for a while to take on one of my soldiers in some basketball (yes, I put a ton of sunscreen on my bald noggin). It was a breezy 125 today when we went at … 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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4140.32 miles to go and not much time left!

Which means we probably won’t get down to zero by the time I get back.  That’s ok.  I’ve had fun doing this.  Managed to get in somewhat decent shape, and drop some weight.  Still have about twenty pounds to go, … Continue reading

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Hitting the home stretch…..4235.86 miles to go

Well, I’m past the three-quarters mark now.  It’s been a good while since I’ve posted anything.  It’s been an absolute whirlwind since I got back.  I’m just now getting caught up with everything.  Every time I think I’m about to … Continue reading

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