October 29, 2011


So this is Beau.  He's silly goofy, makes me laugh, and I'm pretty sure realizes I'm about the only person in the world that can put up with his shenanigans.

Going through my pictures lately, I've noticed a trend.  Almost all of the pictures with Beau in them have him working on something.  Serious faced, concentrating, the whole works.

This Beau even comes with a working head lamp!
 Uh-oh! A mini-Beau is spotted!

I appreciate his expertise more than he can imagine.  I would have no idea how to do half of the things he does, let alone do them correctly.  He's always there for us to make us laugh or to work on the latest project we have going on.
Plus, he's a darn good hula-hooper to boot! Haha
What can I say? I love him and I'm excited to see what else he has in store for us.  This week the Medical Board decided our run with the military has to come to an end.  At first I was pretty bummed, not going to lie, I've always dreamt of those awesome over-seas orders and having a nice secure family income with great benefits.  Now, I'm just excited for the next chapter.  I know Beau will always come through to take care of us and fix the next thing that happens to break down around here.  I think my mom sounds pretty excited to have us be closer too.  She better be ready for some closeness, we'll be like 5 feet away haha! 

The retirement package they offered him comes with benefits for the whole family and a 50-75% un-taxed income for 5 years.  After that he will be re-evaluated and they will determine if he is fit to return back to duty, which would be great because those 5 years count toward your retirement.  If not fit to return the medical retirement returns as it was.  Either way we will be taken care of and have amazing benefits still.

The plan as of now is to move back to Kansas (in 90 days! AH!) and stay with my parents until Beau gets going in school and we get a little more settled.  It will be so nice to actually be able to attend all of the fun family functions we hear about instead of just seeing everybody a couple of weeks a year.  Zoey will even be going to Kindergarten with her cousin! 

I will keep everyone updated on our new adventures.  My mom joked around I'll be like the Kansas Pioneer Woman, except with a lot less money haha!  Like Beau said, it has been a great 6 years. :)


kriss said...

I know yall enjoyed your time--but the next chapter will be GREAT---love yalllllll mom

Anonymous said...

We love you guys and just want what is the best for you. bp

Anonymous said...

Ah, what a nice post. We are all pretty fond of your hubby too. I'm excited you are relocating to Kansas, I'm in desperate need of some Char time and Zoey antics. We can cook dairy free for each other : )