PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII (June 10, 2011) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) departs Pearl Harbor, Hawaii with Sailors' friends and families aboard for a Tiger Cruise. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 recently completed a deployment the U.S. 5th Fleet and U.S. 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans / RELEASED)
I have been in super-prep mode, hustling and bustling to make sure that everything is ready for homecoming day, including myself! I've filled the fridge and pantry with Jason's favorite foods so that he can start regaining the four pants sizes he dropped on this deployment, vacuumed out my car and steam-cleaned the interior mats so that he can ride home in a proper chariot, shaved and waxed and plucked myself to baby's bottom smoothness so that he doesn't confuse me with a bear, and scoured our house as clean as a whistle so that he feels like a king in his
I don't have butterflies in my stomach. No... I think there are pterodactyls in there.