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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
"The battery was dead. With a new battery to ran good once it got warmed up. Welll, I'm off to work. Enjoy the demolition site! Catch you later"
9 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"One day. Then it's been either too cold or raining."
10 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Pretty darn close! Still waiting for sunny and 75. It may get to 74 tomorrow, but will be cloudy with a good chance of showers. If the chance of showers was less, I'd take my scooter to the shelter."
10 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Morning Robert! I have my red scrubs on. Cats are cared for. Shower done. Just need to pack up the lunch I made last night. I'll be heading out in about 15 minutes. Right now we are under a dense fog advisory. Our high today is ~69. That's…"
10 hours ago
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"I'd be happy with the 70's too! At least our night time temps are in the low to mid 40's now."
Wednesday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Morning Robert! I don't think any of us will EVER forget the day of our Marines Boot Camp Graduation! I remember it like yesterday as well. And I remember how excited you were! Good memories. It's been raining all night and will be all…"
Wednesday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Guess I'm going to have to wait at least two weeks and then some for it to be a reality"
Tuesday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Sunny and 75 - that's my mantra!"
Tuesday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"I remember one year we had a downright blizzard in early May. 2-3 feet of snow, larger drifts. My dad had just had surgery and we couldn't get out of the house to see him, and I couldn't make it in to work. But it was all gone in 10-14…"
Tuesday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"No. Critical Care is on the 2nd floor. So now our unit is full, and no one is ready to move out. Any other critical patients will have to be held in the ED if they are already in house. If someone comes into the ED critical, they'll be…"
Tuesday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"It was busy, but not insane. But as I was walking out the door, they called a code blue on the 5th floor. It will be a busy night tonight!"
Tuesday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Just leaving to go home. 43 with s night of 47. Nothing but rain showing for the next 7 days."
Tuesday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Morning Swampers! Just home from work . It was a wild night! A hot tub sounds divine!"
Monday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"I'll try! Catch you on the flip side!"
Sunday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"I still don't feel really sleepy yet, but the sun is out and it's 53 degrees. I think I'll soak up some vitamin D for an hour and then go to bed and try to sleep!"
Sunday
willow replied to Marine Parents Inc's discussion This ‘n That in the group For Parents & Families of Marines
"Animals are much purer than humans. Humans have so much baggage. Animals are who they are and make no pretense."
Sunday

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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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