Slice of Life 17: Family


My son Evan, his wife Julie and me – all thankful to have him home after his nine month deployment.

This has been a fun weekend With the kids.  It went by very quickly, 48 hours of family, food, movie, and shopping.



mom and kids


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(During March, I am blogging daily as a part of the Slice of Life Story Challenge!)

Special thanks to the hosts of the Slice of Life Challenge:  StaceyTaraDanaBetsyAnna, and Beth.   More Slice of Life posts can be found at  Two Writing Teachers .


15 responses

  1. That is just the best feeling! We should be closer to family all the time.

  2. The photo shows great joy. I am happy for you.

  3. Your son and our hero is home. That’s wonderful news!

    1. Absolutely 🙂

  4. How great that you could get down to see your son and his wife. The smiles say it all.

    1. Thanks! It was great!

  5. So glad for your weekend joy!

  6. Everyone looks so happy! Glad you had fun!

    1. Carol,
      I know of no words that can describe the magnitude of our happiness!

  7. What a beautiful picture! So happy you were able to spend time with your family!

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