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My life in a nutshell… September 6, 2008

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I was born and raised in the central Virginia area with two sisters. I graduated high school in 1997 and without regrets left for Marine Corps boot camp a month after graduation. I spent my first four years in the Air wing at New River Air station. I was a crew chief on a C-12, 7 passenger airplane.  I had a few different jobs the next four years but ended up at Quantico, Va.  I worked in a security vault for Headquarters Marine Corps and this is where I truly felt the impact of our casualties over in Iraq. I made the decision to move on and ended my tour in October of 2006.

After ending my service with the Marine Corps I started a petsitting/dog daycare business in Northern Virginia.  It grew unbelievably fast and I worked very hard but enjoyed every day. A year later, I made a decision to move closer to family and one of my clients at the time took over my business. 

I moved back into the central Virginia area about a year ago. I live with my boyfriend Chuck and my dog Mason.  Chuck and I went to high school together and reunited a couple of years ago when I was visiting back home. He has owned a fine woodworking business for about five years and Mason earns a living by sleeping all day.  Mason is a brindle pit bull and I had the pleasure of rescuing him from a terrible home when he was 10 months old. He has been my baby ever since.

 

I am a flight attendant based out of Richmond International and my schedule is hectic to put it mildly.  When I am home, I am always busy.  When I have time, I take culinary arts classes through the University of Richmond’s continuing studies program.  I enjoy meal planning, baking, and even grocery shopping. My hobbies also include outdoor activities such as snorkeling, bike riding, swimming and anything that allows the sun to hit my face.

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One Response to “My life in a nutshell…”

  1. What an interesting life you have had for such a young person. I have always admired women who serve/served in the military. I had considered the Air Force after high school, but my then boyfriend talked me into getting married instead. I was only 20 when I was first married and we divorced 12 years later. Of course, we had two children when we divorced, so I had no regrets. I have often thought how my life would have been different had I gone in the military. So you are a flight attendant. That sounds exciting too. You and I have a lot of the same interests, especially animals and cooking. Living by myself, I don’t get the opportunity to cook much. I love cooking big meals for a lot of people. I can’t wait to cook Thanksgiving dinner. I enjoyed reading your blog.


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