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Thread: News from Afghanastan

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    somewhere east of Queen Creek, AZ - South East of Phoenix

    News from Afghanastan

    Well, I talked to my daughter in law tonight and my son wont make it home for the holidays. He is scheduled to be state side between Jan 1 and Jan 5 so at least there is a more defined time for him to come home.
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
    The Pessimist complains about the wind; The Optimist expects it to change;The Realist adjusts the sails.~ William Arthur Ward

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Vancouver Island, Courtenay/Comox Valley, British Columbia
    well, that must be a bummer, but it does sound like he'll be home soon. .....
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    As long as he's safe! You can actually shift the date you celebrate the holidays around quite a bit. Make one day TG, another Christmas, and another New Years!

  4. #4
    Hope he will/is safe and you get to see him soon!

    Afghanistan is a tough place to be right now. My prayers will continue for all in harms way.
    Remember the tea kettle - it is always up to its neck in hot water, yet it
    still sings!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    North of Reno, NV...middle of the desert
    But the good news, is , you will be seeing him soon

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    North West Indiana
    My prayers have been for him and his troop. I don't care what day he gets home, just so he gets home to hug and talk with you guys.
    God and family, the rest is icing on the cake.

    I'm so far behind, I think I'm in first place.

    Premier Bovine Scatologist


  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    That's disappointing but at least you have a better time frame now.
    Faith, Hope & Charity

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    It is just a day on the calender, make Christmas when he is with you!

    Here in Japan, Christmas day is just a regular work day, no big deal, but we MAKE it a big deal in our house!
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

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