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September 25, 2011


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Smalltownmom me

Having just celebrated the 28th wedding anniversary with my handy husband, all I can think is how can I be that old? And would I do it all again? Only with him! My rock, my prince, my knight in shining armor, or in more modern terms my knight who bravely fights through the forces of Costco .


Sometimes it's good to be away from things, people, places to see how much it all matters to us. After all, when people travel and then return what do they say? There's no place like home!


For me, it is a little easier to be the one in travel mode (granted, my trips are usually 5 days or less and home for weekends) than the one left home alone. I think that the home bed being under-populated is much more intimidating than sleeping crosswise on a hotel bed. Glad you and your husband are working through it and hope you both find yourselves regularly under one roof again soon.


How lucky for you, that you found your perfect guy at such a young age, instead of having to go through a long list of losers like most of us! You two are really going to enjoy your years of retirement.


Hmmmph - you didn't even mention your Words With Friends companions...


Each time they leave, it's harder to say goodbye. My parents went through this near the end of my dad's career - he was working through a company acquisition up in Pennsylvania, and Mom and I were left behind down here in Baltimore. He'd come home on weekends, but Sundays just got harder and harder for everyone.

You'll get through it. Being so close with your partner helps.


Hope this work schedule continues to get better and better until he is back home full time!

Busy Bee Suz

I am surprised to read that you became weepy...that is my m.o.
And yes, if he was not such a great guy and you did not have such a wonderful relationship, then the time away would not mean so much.

green girl in wisconsin

This too shall pass. But you can be sad in the moment. It's tough to be apart like that.

Susan @ A Slice of my Life

I know you are sad and melancholy, but I read this and just thought, "how romantic!"

She Curmudgeon

It _is_ your blog. Mope if you want to. (squeezes you) And I think you're right-- the fact that you're finding this silver lining and finding out the little annoyances that you can deal with is in some ways a (I hate this word) a blessing, because it does show you how suited you are. Which is wonderful. Absolutely fantastic, in fact.

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