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Colombia Overlook2/11/2016 5:59:55 PM

A Strange Thing to Say

There should be a list of things you never expected to say to your significant other... and I have a new top for the list...

"Stay safe, and don't let your goat jump out of the helicopter."

Yep.  That is something I said to my hubby last week.  And while it may be something to say when he was an active military man, it wasn't something I ever thought I would say to a now computer-tech guy.

While that was unexpected, unfortunately the fact that he will be working out of the country for quite a bit longer became pretty obvious after the three-to-four month job in Colombia quickly turned into six.  And now... it is estimated at close to a year.

I keep reminding myself that the pay is good, the advance in his career is better, but the main saving-grace is that he loves the job.  And while the country isn't as safe as we would like (especially with a few recent rebel attacks on Colombian military), knowing that hubby has military experience helps calm my nerves... a little. 

Of course, it also gave me the opportunity for my first out-of-country trip.

colombia 2015

... and will hopefully pay for another big trip for both hubby and me in late spring.

          4/2/2016 11:24:22 AM - Preparing for a huge trip and a "Miracle Shopping Pack"

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2/12/2016 8:02:28 AM Punkin
It is good to hear that Chris loves his work.  He is working in a dangerous area.
The two of you are adventurous and young, enjoy but always be careful.
We love you! 

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