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willow
  • Marine
  • Portland, ME
  • United States
  • Parent
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Latest Activity

willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Not a problem, lol"
5 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Yup! Not dreading the cold weather this year!"
5 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"And I finished the bottle I kept to drink here. The rest is packed for home. Can't wait for the first snowstorm of the winter, to sit in the hot tub and have a glass!"
5 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"No, just Pineapple wine."
6 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"If I had some, I would! But I'm being good, lol"
6 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Crazy is good!"
6 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"I'm glad we get along and it's not forced. We've had some huge laughs during my stay. I hope I can help her to feel at home when she gets to our United States!"
6 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Don't I know it! It was good for the 2 of us to go to dinner alone this evening. She took me to Camp Courtney where Erik spent the last 3yrs and 9 months. He wouldn't take me, so she did! I was impressed. He said it had the smallest gym,…"
6 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"I wouldn't mind staying. I know not everything is rosy here, and my experience is colored by the fact I'm on vacation. But this is as close to paradise as I'll ever get!"
6 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Good evening scampers! I'm sitting on my balcony with a glass of pineapple wine, watching the sunset. It's 7:33pm and 85 degrees with 94% humidity. I'm a loser with my go pro - I got diving today and LOVED it! It was AMAZING!!! But I…"
6 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Well you must be getting ready to start your day, and I'm ending mine after a wonderful evening watching the sun set with my two favourites people in the world! Enjoy your soufflé, and I hope you get outbfor that ice cream!"
Thursday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"That's actually what I was thinking!"
Thursday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"I sure will! They are tied up until 2 tomorrow. I will take a cab to either the beach or to get my hair cut."
Thursday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Only made it snorkeling once because I got so sick. I feel tons better, but I'm still running a bit of a fever . Erik leaves day after tomorrow. Wakana and I leave Tuesday."
Thursday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"That's the best part! I'm not a real fan of ice cream most of the time."
Thursday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"That sounds refreshing for temps in the 80's!"
Thursday

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At 4:53am on September 11, 2014, 1~steel_walk42 (Denita) said…
No problem :)
At 11:45pm on June 14, 2013, AJ'smom25 said…

Hi! Do you know what part yet? My son is at camp Foster.  Keep in touch!

Glad to add you. My son likes it there, he says it is beautiful.

At 7:13pm on August 5, 2012, limabean said…

Oh my gosh, it's beautiful! You are really talented, and I know your son will love that!

I also know you would love to have letters, but I think you said before he wouldn't write. He must be so focused on doing what is necessary there. My son hasn't sent one in a while and it's hard. I am trying not to run to the mailbox every day! It is hard to hear how much other parents say about their letters, too.  Hang in there - you obviously raised a great man for him to get where he is today.

At 6:49pm on August 5, 2012, limabean said…

Willow, I am sure your son will be fine in the water. When you read the article you will see that his confidence is the main thing!  I am hoping that you get a letter soon, too. It's hard waiting...

At 6:46pm on July 30, 2012, 1~Nanny (Alice) said…

I'm here. Send me a message.

At 1:35pm on July 30, 2012, 1~iansdad (Jeff) said…

I had to edit 1 of your photos and have sent you an e-mail with more information. Save the edited photo (below) and resubmit it.

Jeff (1~Iansdad), Media Moderator - Marine Family Network; CPP & Big Move Volunteer. VPF of Cpl Ian, and civilian Devyn

At 4:24pm on July 22, 2012, limabean said…

Willow, hang in there.  This is a hard trip to make, but we can do it!

 

At 1:28pm on June 27, 2012, 1~PMMOM (Martha) said…

Welcome to MFN. We’re happy to see you! Enjoy exploring our message board home on MFN.


Please look for a welcome email from Marine Family Network, checking your bulk/spam folder if necessary. If you did not receive it please comment back to me on my profile page and I’ll send it to you.

Here are a few links to main message board groups to help you get started –
the Boot Camp/Poolee board has general topics and a group for every graduation date (ship date listed to right in title) where you can meet others who have a Recruit with yours:
http://marinefamilynetwork.com/page/recruit-bootcamp

Our Outreach Programs (good works we do for our Marines):
http://marinefamilynetwork.com/page/outreach-programs

And your state:
http://marinefamilynetwork.com/page/states-territories

To post in any topic/discussion you need to "Join the group" - there's a link in the top cream bar, to the right near your username and the log-out spot. Click to 'join' the group.

All of our message board categories fall under the heading of the GROUPS tab at the top of the page or look for “GROUP CATEGORIES” along the right side about ¼ of the way down.

Looking for information about Boot Camp – check here: www.RecruitParents.com Click on any topic from the left menu to learn more about it.

We also have a live scheduled chat:
http://www.marineparents.com/connections/chat.asp

If you've any questions, please don't hesitate to comment back to me.

Again, welcome!
Martha (1~PMMOM) VPM of Cpl Neal, IRR
Marine Veteran of OEF
MFN Volunteer: Blogs & New Memberships

 
 
 

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