...after she landed a few minutes ago. She said they won't be allowed to use their phones anymore so I'll get the "I'm here and I'm fine" call in a little while, I guess.
It is a little strange but I haven't cried. I think it is because after the recruits came out of their travel arrangement briefing, K was made the "group leader" of the Navy recruits. I think it gave her the confidence she needed to get over that last bit of nerves. That's not to say that in about 3 hours…Continue
...24 hours until I drop K off at the Recruiters station, I found this quote. It helped explain a lot of the random tears to her.
"When you have brought up kids, there are memories you store directly in your tear ducts." ~Robert Brault
...for a last visit with the grandparents before heading to GL Monday. The tears started the moment we arrived thanks to Grandma. ;). She gave a perfect definition of the tears. She said, "I am just a little verklempt." I've been trying to explain that to K for the last few months. She finally understands!
Right now, she is at the gun range with her dad and grandpa getting in a little practice. She is a good shot when relaxed so they are going to see how she does under…Continue
Had about 50 people show up throughout the day. Had a surprise visit from a family friend who is a retired Chief. He is K's mentor so it meant so much to her. Decided to make my profile picture one of them. Before he left, Wally (Chief) piped K "onto boot camp." It almost made her cry.
We were off to Gulf Shores to visit the grandparents this week but K has a meeting with her Recruiting station Chief so we will pack her room and make the trip next week.