Spectrummy Mummy

Asperger's, Allergies, and Adventures Abroad

Wordless Wednesday Sep 29 2010

with 20 comments

Pudding and Daddy

This was taken on Memorial Day this year, the day Spectrummy Daddy returned from his first trip to Afghanistan.  She missed him more than she is able to express, and clung on to his hand all day long.  He leaves again in a week for Kabul (a mercifully short trip), fingers crossed it goes easily for her (and therefore the rest of us).  Thinking of all the military and government workers who have to leave their families for much longer, especially those with special needs children, whose worlds are rocked so much.

Happy Wordless Wednesday everyone!

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Written by Spectrummy Mummy

September 29, 2010 at 6:36 am

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  1. What a sweet picture!!

    Coley

    September 29, 2010 at 7:11 am

  2. How sweet, it’s true a picture is worth a thousand words.

    prem2pram

    September 29, 2010 at 7:17 am

  3. Aaww that is such a sweet picture! Praying for his safety and for a quick return; and for peace in your household during the time he’s gone!

    Michelle

    September 29, 2010 at 8:23 am

  4. Beautiful. I too hope for a safe and quick return for your husband, and lots of help for you when he’s gone. (and more pictures like this when he returns!!)
    alysia

    akbutler

    September 29, 2010 at 8:28 am

  5. Sweet picture. I’ll be praying for his safe return. {{{hugs}}}

    Laura

    September 29, 2010 at 8:29 am

  6. What a precious picture! Please thank your guy for serving! I’ll be praying for a safe trip and quick return!

    Jana

    September 29, 2010 at 8:53 am

  7. I will say a prayer for you all. Quick and easy.

    Kathleen

    September 29, 2010 at 9:13 am

  8. for every little girl it is so nice to know daddy is there to hold your hand…sweet moment!

    Briony

    September 29, 2010 at 9:45 am

  9. I just love it! Our daddy was in Afghanistan for a year. I completely understand!

    Mel Fraase

    September 29, 2010 at 9:53 am

  10. Aww, what a special shot.

    Janelle

    September 29, 2010 at 10:05 am

  11. What a sweet picture. I hope the time away flies by for you, and you are able to make another great memory like the one above when your husband returns.

    autismisnot

    September 29, 2010 at 10:24 am

  12. Lovely photo thanks for sharing, prayers, love and {{{HUGS}}} x

    alienhippy

    September 29, 2010 at 11:02 am

  13. Such a sweet photo! I hope the time passes quickly until you can all be together!

    Staci A

    September 29, 2010 at 11:56 am

  14. great pic! Pudding looks adorably pudding-y as usually, but tell daddy he looks thin ;-)

    emma

    September 29, 2010 at 1:35 pm

    • I thank you for that Emma. (I don’t, but you’re very sweet to say so.)

      Spectrummy Daddy

      September 29, 2010 at 4:07 pm

  15. I LOVE this . . . so glad that the next trip is short.

    Johnna

    September 29, 2010 at 1:55 pm

  16. How lovely. So glad the next trip is a short one.

    Alison

    September 29, 2010 at 5:01 pm

  17. Aw, Daddy’s little girl. I hope for a safe return for him and a relatively easy time for you and the whole family.

    Florence

    September 29, 2010 at 5:57 pm

  18. Thank you all for your kind wishes. We are lucky this trip will be a short one. My heart goes out to those dealing with similar issues for a longer time period, I genuinely don’t know how you do it! A safe return for all our loved ones.

    spectrummymummy

    September 29, 2010 at 8:21 pm

  19. [...] anticipated, in a classroom we’d never have planned.  Like Spectrummy Daddy going to Afghanistan, twice.  Like realizing that Cubby also had some special needs, thinking they were more severe, [...]


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