Posts Tagged ‘NAVY’

Today is NOT the day

I was going to experiment with another recipe challenge for myself, but today it is NOT going to happen šŸ˜¦ I have just returned from Brooklyn to see my brother sworn into the US NAVY, and I am feeling very blah……

Well, I am going to skip to another step and see how much money I need to budgetĀ each month when I ORDER pizza!!!! šŸ™‚


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Over the past few days, I have been quite sad. I have tried to ignore it, but it doesn’t go away. My baby brother (okay, he’s 20) is leaving for US NAVY Basic Training tomorrow inĀ the Great Lakes. He will be gone for 8 weeks. I have never gone more than a week without seeing or at leastĀ talking to him before! He is my only sibling, and is only 5 years older than my first born. So, he is more of son to me than a brother, if that makes any sense?

The boys grew up together, notĀ me and him. My mom always worked full time, so I always helped out with him. Now he’s leaving. It will be so strange for him to not pop in at dinner or call me with some hair-brained scheme. Like I said, he has never been away from any of us for that long, and he doesn’t know what to expect. My grandmother cries and my parents are quiet

No, it is not the end of the world, I know. But right now, it makes me…………………sad

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