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Anyone's recruit on this ship and Division?

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Thanks Melissa....sobbing again at work.  Maybe I will just go home and find myself an endless bottle of wine and watch sappy movies...Maybe Top Gun....LMAO

ok  now IM CRYING AGAIN...  good god... is it time for WINE NOW??? It is  5 o'CLOCK somewhere..

My boss keeps having wine sent to the office for his wine cellar,  maybe I will just steal a box (or 2) he won't notice.  LOL

Each box has 4 bottles of wine in it by the way.  It is not boxed wine I just wanted to clarify that.   LOL


at this point... boxed wine would be fine,.... where's my straw

I'm with barbydahlzz...where's my straw?  Don't even care if it's red or white.

I know this area! I used to go down to San Diego/Carlsbad all the time.  I lived in LA and we would go to San Diego and Capistrano all the time. 

My SR is headed to San Diego A school .......  wonder if i can get stuffed into his seabag WITH MY STRAW  ....Im originally from Santa Cruz/ San Jose... I MISS THE BEACH TOO

My spouse, my SR's step-dad, lived in San Diego area when he worked for Hughes Aircraft. There is a beach there called Swami's (?). When we went out a few years ago, that's where my SR and my other son learned to surf. There also is a great Mexican place called Fidells (?). THE best crab enchiladas EVER!

im with Dramasoul.... don't care red white rose...what ever ... DOES THE BOX SAY "WINE"  IM IN!!!!!

wonderful news!!!!   Amazing transformation isn't it?

UGH, no letter yesterday.  I'm SURE I will get one today though.  I also do not care at this point if the wine comes in a bottle, box or keg...I can use a STRAW with any of them.  I can't believe it's next FRIDAY!!


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