Comments for: Dinner with the Smileys: A year of unforgettable lessons

Posted May 04, 2013, at 1:45 p.m.

Out of necessity, military spouses have devised creative ways to mark the time — paper chains, journals, jars of M&Ms — but last year, while Dustin was deployed overseas for thirteen months, I knew I couldn’t do this time-honored ritual of counting down the days to his homecoming. I did …

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