October 21, 2013 by comhomflt
Shortening days of autumn, shortening weeks together as a family; the last couple of weeks have been as wonderful as a brilliant fall day and as quick to slip by as the luminescence of changing leaves aglow in rays of the afternoon sun.
There were checklists of things like wills and house repairs and fun times of games and movies and corn mazes. There were reality checks like the e-mail about gate passes that made my eyes well with tears. And there were hugs; plenty of warm, cozy hugs, though not quite enough to fill the daily “hug quota” required for deployment preparation. If only skype could do hugs, this would all be so much easier…(Photo by MichaelDavidPhotography)