Friday, September 4, 2009

Leaving Home Again

Sitting at home on the last day, watching the hours and minutes slip away as you inch closer and closer to the inevitable.

Staying up all night to try to get as much time as possible with loved ones. Being tired, feeling drained, and having the weight of five more months ahead of you as you arrive at the airport.

Seeing the pain in your loved one's tear-filled eyes as you give her one last hug and kiss and walk into the terminal.

Leaving home yet again for the Army, hopefully for the last time, was just as excruciating as every other time.