The Land Down Undah

Chuck has deployed for the Marine Corps three times now. The first two deploymentsIMG_1168 were to exotic Afghanistan, and no family leave was permitted. His third deployment is in Australia, and although his situation is vastly different (safer) than prior deployments, I still didn’t anticipate him having a leave block – and definitely not a reliable one.

But he did indeed receive two weeks of leave halfway through the six-months away, and after much time/money/energy-based indecision, I booked a flight to go visit him. I’m so glad I did! Continue reading