Happy New Year. I guess I have to say that, although considering I'm still stuck in November 2011 as evidenced by the fact that it has been about six weeks since I last posted.... well, I'm in a bit of a quandary as to how to welcome 2012.
We have had a glorious holiday season. DH had much of December off, and we spent more time than I can remember in recent memory laughing, giggling, and having a wonderful time. But all good things must come to an end. School and work start up again next week and already the stress and "police mentality" is creeping back in. While I'm so grateful for the wonderful, wonderful time we have had together, I'm also battling the "What if's..?" in hard-core style.
It doesn't help that we're starting the new year with a bang -- literally -- in the law enforcement community. I follow a variety of law enforcement related facebook pages, and after reading about the three deaths across the country on this first day of the year, I ran across this status update from Wives Behind The Badge: "
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