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Trina Halsey
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Long Time, No See
I bet you think I forgot about you. I bet you think that I didn't need you anymore. I told you I was too busy for you right now. I forgot my password.  I know. I am so very sorry. Neglectful. I bet you don't even remember me. Funny how “Misery acquaints a m...
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An Open Letter to the CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings
This is the week before exams as a teacher and a mom of a sophomore can be a bit stressful. When you add the Lieutenant's exam, there's a whole other level of stress. Our house is still not put back together, there are baseboards and radiator covers still i...
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Test Prep
Promotion season is upon us. We've waited for this for what seems like a lifetime. There have been study sessions with other guys from his fire and med classes, there have been suggestions and feedback sessions with officers. We spent all of yesterday (that...
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Revisiting "The Notebook"
I have had a few FFWs reach out to me about a post I wrote  for firefighterwife.com in 2013. It was probably the hardest and most emotional post I have written. Revisiting it, that hasn't changed. I haven't looked at it beyond Knowing that I will be a total...
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A Letter From a Fire Wife, to a Fire Wife
Dear Julie, I know you don't know me, but at the same time you know me better than some of my closest friends. You know how I juggle practices and games, with homework and chores - on my own a third of the time. You know how I sleep in my bed alone every th...
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Making a House a Home, Again
I feel like a military family. Like we are always moving. I think we may have finally found our forever home. I won't bore you with the details, but it was an insane, unexpected turn of events. It happened very quickly and my husband is now on top of the wo...
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Context of the TIme
Image: FoxNews As I tried to watch the debates last night, I finally had to concede defeat. Not because of pandering or disagreement with any one of the speakers. Not because I had a ton to do. Nope, it was simply because my polar bears did not like the sou...
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Hug Tightly
It seems like my FF and I are ships passing in the night. Life is SO insane that we just don't see each other. Last night, I took the night off of duties - of any kind - and made the nearly two hour ride up with him to the wake of a childhood friend from hi...
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All a Matter of...
Perspective... Time... Motivation... We always place things into a box that makes whatever it is feel like everything will be okay. We remind ourselves that there is always someone else who is worse off than we are. We remind ourselves that there are famili...
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US History Do Nows #2
Happy Friday on Thursday! If you want to get a jump start on submitting your DO NOWs #2 link, the instructions are waiting for you on Canvas. I created a 3rd Unit specifically for Do Nows. If you missed a day and need the Do Now for one of the days, please ...
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