Where do I start, realizing I had the most wonderful reunion with friends and family during my fifteen days away from Afghanistan? It began with an emotional welcome at the airport and me sobbing in the arms of my husband. The vision of Logan, Cooper and Rachel stole my heart along with a loyal friend of Logan’s, Miss Maddie. I treasured hugging Scott and Donna who saved me during my deployment by means of offering solid footing when I most needed it. I know too, Scott and Donna represented the rest of the Turner family who desperately wanted to be there, but were faulted by my arrival a day early. That being said, I got a hero’s welcome from the rest of the Turner’s with a limousine ride from the airport home and a lobster frenzies at our summer home in Maine. A warm thank you to Debbie, Lorie and Claudia who brought it home for me, waving flags and representing a lifelong friendship between our mothers’. Not to make anyone feel old, but we’re going on a third generation of friendship linking the two families.