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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Home Sweet Home

Hey everyone!

I finally made it home last night around 8:30, we pulled into San Diego and flew back to Virginia Beach. It was a great home coming! I was so glad to see my family, who waiting on me with a huge bouquet of yellow roses (which I know mean friendship, but are my absolute favorite).

I will still not be around the of the week too much, as my hubby and I are taking a much needed vacation to the Poconos for about four days. We went a few years ago for our anniversary, and we are going this year again for the same reason, even though I missed our anniversary for being out to sea. It was April 3rd.

Thank you so much Penny for the beautiful card you sent me, I will definitely have to set a trip down that way after my deployment next year! The card came right on time, because it was coming near the end and I was feeling like it was never going to end.

This trip was crazy! We first set sail thinking we were just going to hit a few ports and go to California and come home. But God had other plans for us, as we were called to help the people of Haiti after the devastating earthquake. This was one of my proudest moments of being in the military. Because we were the first to respond (USS CARL VINSON) and make such a huge impact and save so many lives! So many people came together in different ways. We had people filling up tons of jugs of water as well as dropping off food and bringing people back to the ship to perform emergency surgery.

After a few weeks of being out there, we set sail to Rio De Janeiro, then to Lima Peru. I will update later on those places with pictures when I can.

Just wanted to let everyone know I was home safe and hope to get some scrapping done soon after spending some much needed time with my family.

11 comments:

~EssenseVibez~ said...

TEE-TEE--welcome home gurl!!!--so glad you made it back to us safe and sound---catchup with your family--give them hugs and kisses and i'll see ya when i see ya---love ya much!!

Scrapaddict said...

Glad to hear you are back on US soil safe and sound. Take care and hope to see you around soon!

Terry Oulboub said...

Welcome home Tanisha; so glad you are back here with us - we sure missed you! Enjoy your time off with hubby (come up for air when you get a break) ;D

Mandy said...

Welcome home hun, glad you are back safe, enjoy your time with hubby
hugs Mandy xx

Joynana said...

Welcome home. I know you are glad to be back with your family and they are glad to have you back. Get some rest and we hope to see you back posting soon.

RobinJ said...

Welcome home, Tanisha! I'm so glad you were able to make an impact in the lives of the people of Haiti! I've given monetarily but it couldn't be the same as what you've done! Glad you're back safe, and hope to see you soon after your much needed rest!
Hugs, RobinJ

BusyBeeStamper said...

Hey, Glad you made it home and got my card. I did send another, maybe it will get to you at home! Enjoy that vacation with your husband. Hope to catch up with you soon.

~Penny~

Tracey said...

ok, so u did make it home! i figured u were busy w/ the fam....im glad u made it! give me a call or text when u have time, hope you enjoyed the poconos!!!

Alicia said...

Hi Tanisha welcome home! Good to see you! Glad you are back safe!

Hugs,
Alicia

Jean Marie said...

Welcome home, Tanisha!
Bless you and the troops for all the wonderful works!

A Cards Delight said...

God Bless you!