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Saturday, September 10, 2011

MY SON IS HOME FROM IRAQ - HAPPY PINK SATURDAY!!

What could be better for a Pink Saturday post than the fact my heart is filled with love and pride and so much happiness and relief that my oldest son, Michael is home for good - from his deployment in Iraq!! These two little ones he is holding are acutally his brother-in-law and sister-in-law -its TRUE.
The family attended the Welcome Home ceremony yesterday morning and last night we had a surprise welcome home party for Michael in our new home - everyone had a good time.  On Monday, he will be "recognized" along with other servicemen and servicewomen at his old elementary school - where his youngest sister is now attending - during the 9/11 tribute.
This is the happiest and most content I have been in a long time - Happy Pink Saturday!

8 comments:

Jenny's Heart said...
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Jenny's Heart said...

Thank God he is safely home to you!
I am so happy for ya :)

Neabear said...

That is a wonderful Pink Saturday for you! I am glad that you have your son back home again. What a relief for you and your family!!

~Linnea

chubskulit said...

I am so happy for you! My husband just retired.

My Pink is at my Nostalgic Marveling blog, hope you can visit. Thanks and have a blessed day!

Lynn said...

Welcome home to your son! Thank him for his service. Have seen that uniform many times over the years on my own son. He served in Afhganistan after 9-11 and he too came home safely. We are blessed to have our sons safely with us. As a Military mom (he is in reserves now) I know your joy and now you can breath again. May the Lord richly bless this young man, and all your family. Thank you for sharing a post that has tears streaming down my cheeks. Been there, know that feeling, so happy for you.
Lynn

Ann said...

What a hero for your family and all of us. Thank the Lord you have him home safely.
Ann

{oc cottage} said...

AWESOME! Where would we be without people like him! Please thank him for all of us...we owe him so much! And THANK YOU, mom, for raising such a good man!

m ^..^

Elaine said...

What a wonderful day... your son is a special yyoung man as are all the others who serve our country