So, it's been 5 days without Tom here. This has been the longest 5 days of my life, I think. And I have to wait 2 more until I can see him again! I have a profound respect for all you military wives out there, saying goodbye to your husbands for months on end. I can't imagine...a week is driving me nuts!
But, as I was going about my "to do" list this afternoon, the phone rang from an "unavailable number." I'm always a little unsure about answering those calls - but this one had my husband's voice on the other end! I about cried. It completely made my day hearing from him, knowing that he's doing well over there. Since Japan is a day ahead of us here in WA, he got to say, "I'm leaving tomorrow to come home!" Even though it's still 2 days away for us, I'm liking the whole "tomorrow" thing. Who cares that it will take 14 hours of traveling for him to get home? Tomorrow sounds good.
So, I'm heading down to Olympia to hang out with my mom and sisters (Shannon is flying in for the weekend!) since it's a lot more appealing than staying at home in Port Orchard by myself. Then I'll get to pick Tom up on Friday!
My grandma's 80th birthday party is on Friday night, so I hope Tom isn't too jet-lagged to be conscious for it. I'm glad he'll be home to spend our anniversary with me. :) Have a good weekend everyone!