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Thread: 15 months ; (

  1. #31
    pookie ookie's Avatar
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    Sep 2009
    Trifid Nebula
    I know the feeling, Carol. The last two days have been kind of weepy around here.

    One of my gr-gr-gr-gr-grans received one letter during the Civil War. One. And, she was lucky. My gran would get telephone appointments by telegram during WWII. I read about WWII POW families receiving a notice "he's alive" and several months later "he died six months ago." Ouch.

    Comparatively, we are extremely lucky but I think there's a bit of acclimation going on. You ever notice how many Californians say they're "freezing" when it's 60 degrees out? Even if they grew up in Michigan, they've acclimated to the Cali climate.

    That's us. Still feeling the misery and the worry and the separation despite video chats, cell phones, emails, letters, packages and what have you. Just the fear of missing a phone call can be overwhelming. Chin up. You're in good, and proud, company.

  2. #32
    Threads of Love's Avatar
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    Jun 2010
    Naples, Fl
    I know how you feel my sons are both in the Navy and not able to come home for the holiday's I try to keep my chin up for DH's sake but I miss my boy's. Keep the faith

  3. #33
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    Mar 2010
    just want to say i can really empathise[sp]w/you.5 of my 6 kids live at least 1000 miles away,& the one thatlives 10 miles from me i only see a couple of times a year since my dh died in '01.i he come to dread the holidays,but have a wonderful niece& bf that really help me thru,hang in there,it DOES get better a little at a time

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