June 28, 2012

On Our Way






Tonight dinner with the Captain.  Delightful, and she let G find two Geocaches.  Dear Lady.  Today too, we learned that Friday grandson Aaron leaves for Afghanistan.  We worry lots.  “Send canned goods,” he told us.  

I didn’t understand. 

“Even Spam is better than MRE’s.” 

I understood.  He spends all his time in a hooch in the middle of somewhere.  Out there he eats MRE’s.

I’ll be eating Vegan for the next few days.  I don’t mind.  I get to spend the time with Bee and Mikey, seeing http://maritimematters.com/2012/06/stranded-an-exhibit-of-photographs-by-martin-cox/ >“Stranded,”a photography show by Martin Cox, laughing, and listening too.  Perhaps Listening is the most important thing I can do while I am there.  Besides eating Vegan.


8 comments:

  1. Sending best thoughts to the young man who is going to that desert. I HATE war and want it all to end soon. I do like my meat and know I should eat less. A little vegan now and then is healthy.

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  2. I had such a good time! It's always grand fun. The food was good too but it made me a bit sick. Think I am developing a gluten intolerance. No biggie. It was fun to watch Geezer find the treasures. He's good!

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  3. Glad you're having fun!!!!!

    And I've added Aaron to my list of soldiers for whom I pray.

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  4. Good luck to Aaron....hope his time goes quickly and safely. I envy you the dinner with the Captain. I am sure it was wonderful....even if G. found all the caches....

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  5. Have fun while you are away. BTW thanks for the tip about the sheets. Slept well last night, and in this 100+ weather too.

    Godpseed to Aron.

    Nephew, cousin and stepson out there. Stepson is a corpsman.

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  6. Prayer going up for Aaron. Wishing you a great vivit and tasty vegan fare.

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  7. Have a wonderful trip. Vegan is good, but dairy is too much a part of my life.

    Aaron looks like a younger version of G. Hope his deployment goes well.

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  8. All my wishes for Aaron's safety.

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