02 July 2010
Wifey @ Wife of a Sailor Has started this fabulous way for us MilSpouses to get to know one of another. If you haven't already done it, click the above link, copy the questions, post and link up!
1. Tell us about your dream job… one that you could do regardless of pay.
To be a U.S. Marine. I have always wanted to join the Corps. Even looked into it before I got pregnant with 'Tater. But then she was conceived and I just couldn't bear the thought of leaving her behind for 3 months. It broke me apart just thinking about it. Then when she was older I thought about it again but got pregnant with my birth son. Then again a couple years later but by that point 9/11 had happened and the Corps was taking people left and right but single parents. I tried and tried but the waiver wouldn't go through so I gave up. There is not a day that doesn't go by that I don't think about what if.
2. What is your most prized material possession (kids and pets don’t count!)?
Hmm sadly my Xbox 360. I am a horrible gamer but I play every chance I get. It allows for me to be a kid and have fun. I get to let my aggression out on it when I have a bad day. It always makes me laugh by the random stupidness that flows through the speakers by players. I absolutely ADORE my 360 and pink wireless controller.
3. What has been your favorite duty station and why?
So far I've been to 29Stumps, Camp Lejeune, San Diego and now Fort Knox. I would have to say San Diego because of the close friends we had across the street. The vast amount of things to do, lots of sports for our kids, and of course our old church. I did love the Stumppers for the beautiful sunsets, awesome free kiddie pool, the dry heat, drive in movie theather. I even enjoyed raking lines in my dirt the night before yard inspections. BUT I loved Lejeune too. The quietness, the slow way of life. Being close to the beach all the time. Although I have all that minus the beach here at Knox. Gaah I really don't think I could just pick one place. Each place became a favorite because of memories and experiences. I can't single out one moment in my life that was the best over an entire 30 years. Total fail on this question.
4. What is your least favorite household chore?
That would be a tie between cleaning toilets and putting away laundry. With Monkey never making in the toilet ALL the time, I hate it. Always have to scrub it at least 4 times a day. I just don't get why it's fun to a 3 year old to pee NEXT to the toilet vs. IN it. Or why he feels that when he looks to the right or left he has to aim to the right or left. So gross. And I hate putting clothes away. I hate that it takes so much time and energy going from each room and then finding things your older kids do in their rooms like hide candy wrappers or trash in their closet or dresser drawers. GAAAH No spankies. I do it but always crave a beer and a cabana boy to take me away.
5. If you could give one piece of advice to a teenager today (not specifically a MilTeen), what would it be?
Have some faith in your self value. Do not sell yourself short. You will only wake up one day older and regret giving yourself away to so many people and things.
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