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willow
  • Marine
  • Portland, ME
  • United States
  • Parent
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willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Morning Swampers! I have my red scrubs laid out for tonight! We are in the 40's with drizzle and rain showers. Several days of snow predicted for the end of next week. But that's so far out I don't put much weight in it!"
3 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Hope you're ok see just ghosting Robert!"
Dec 31, 2016
willow replied to chelseairene's discussion How does schooling work? in the group MOS Occ Field 28: Ground Electronics Maintenance
"Good Morning Trigirl! BEC stands for Basic Electronics Course."
Dec 31, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Good Morning Swampers! Our local people were wrong. I woke up to a world of white. 8 heavy wet inches and my plow guy showed up after I had shoveled it all. A lot of our state is still without power. A couple of places got 27 inches."
Dec 31, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Good Morning Swampers! For once our local meteorologist was right. National weather was predicting 6-8 inches, locally they were saying 1. Looks like only 1 inch of snow with 1-2 of rain and heavy winds. We have a wind advisory out until noon…"
Dec 29, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Birthday was great! Fabulous wings at lunch and even better sushi for dinner!"
Dec 28, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"It should be s great day!"
Dec 28, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"I'm going to make a Thai chicken soup, move more stuff downstairs, then it's off to my favouite watering hole for lunch - its Wing Weds! Tonight I'm going to a great Asian restaurant with a friend for dinner."
Dec 28, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Lol! From here I start going backwards. Next year I'll be 59, then 58, etc!"
Dec 28, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Good Morning Swampers! Was busy at work Monday night and and appts scheduled all day yesterday. I crashed about 6pm. Going to a staff mtg this am, then to the chiropractor at 9. Then the rest of the day is dedicated to me and fun! It's my…"
Dec 28, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"Well, I'm off to get my day started! Have a good one!"
Dec 26, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"I'm still having issues."
Dec 26, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"I'm having trouble with getting error messages again, and getting things to post."
Dec 26, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"We lose power here infrequently, and it doesn't last very long. That's why a generator isn't cost effective for me."
Dec 26, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"I think he was pleased, but at first he didn't know what it was. Once I started talking about the miles they used to walk every day, he seemed to remember. He sctuslly seemed more pleased with the calendar."
Dec 26, 2016
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents of Marines
"I'm so near the coast, it will probably be straight rain here. Can't afford s generator. It wouldn't be cost effective because it wouldn't be used that much. I'll just snuggle with cats!"
Dec 26, 2016

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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
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