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  • Celebrating 7 Years

    On Saturday, Jesse and I celebrated our 7th year together, which also happens to be the day we got engaged, 2 years ago. When people ask us the date of our anniversary, we usually say June 25th, instead of September 2nd, which was the actual date we said “I do” almost 2 years ago. Since Jesse […]

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  • Where are we going next?

    Jesse is eligible to reenlist in a couple months and recently, we’ve been getting asked a lot where we are going next. Marines can request to be stationed east coast, west coast or overseas. The majority of the Marines stationed overseas are in Japan, either on mainland Japan, or Okinawa, which is a tropical island […]

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  • Homecoming

    Jesse left on his first deployment on a MEU (Marine Expeditionary Unit) in May of 2015 and recently returned after almost 7 months apart. Even as I sit here writing this, I still can’t believe how quickly the time went by, although, he strongly disagrees with me. MEU’s consist of many elements that are all […]