Chapter 13 – Who Do They Think They Are?

Chapter 13 – Who Do They Think They Are?

Chapter Thirteen               Who Do They Think They Are? “I’m so sick of being out here in the Gulf following the same pattern for over thirty days now.  This wasn’t my idea of fun when I joined the Navy”.  Bob felt so trapped on the ship that he thought he would...
Chapter 14 – Home Sweet Home

Chapter 14 – Home Sweet Home

Chapter Fourteen Home Sweet Home We’re on our way home.  Nine and one-half months gone.  I can’t wait to get back to the States. Bob knew he had channel fever. He felt the excitement of being on the ship as they approached their destination. He pictured the pier lined...
Chapter 15 – Coming to terms

Chapter 15 – Coming to terms

 Chapter Fifteen Coming to Terms “I’m sorry I raised my voice, Jenna,” Brad said apologetically.  “I’m so used to yelling orders at my crew that it’s hard to adjust back to you.  Please forgive me?” Jenna stared into thin air trying to decide what her answer would...
Chapter 16 – The Long Wait

Chapter 16 – The Long Wait

Chapter Sixteen The Long Wait “Why are they always late? My God, it’s like waiting to have your tooth pulled” said Jenna as she sat in the counselor’s office. She was nervous and worried. What if the counselor told her to get a divorce?  What would she do?  The door...
Chapter 17 – What is Happening?

Chapter 17 – What is Happening?

Chapter Seventeen What is Happening? Bubba returned home after his first deployment on the USS Lawrence Mathers. After his tour was up, he decided not to re-enlist but rather go back to Virginia to his family’s small farm. What’s the matter with me? Bubba would ask...
Chapter 18 – Happy Days

Chapter 18 – Happy Days

Chapter Eighteen Happy Days Bubba returned home from the hospital to stay with his father and mother.  They needed him to help on their small farm since both were getting on in age. Bubba needed to spend some time in a familiar setting where he could have down-time to...

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