Friday, July 27, 2012

illustration friday - lonely

It's been really lonely around here with my husband still deployed.

Here's my PSA, then I'll keep calm and carry on:
Our military service members represent only 1 percent of our population, but they shoulder the responsibility of protecting our entire Nation. Missing birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and so many of the daily moments we spend with the people we love, they make incredible sacrifices. But, they do not make them alone, they have families that keep the home fires burning while they are gone. 

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden have called for Americans to show their support to our military families, who sacrifice so much in service to our country. Appreciate these service men and women and their families with a message of support for their contributions and dedication.

Here's how you can help:


Mônica said...

It must be so, so very tough, Erin... I'm sure your dogs give you a lot of comfort, but I bet they miss your husband too!
I hope it won't be too long until you're all together again!

Thinking of you...

Cindy D. said...

Very cute illustration! I am sorry to hear you are having a rough time of it. I don't have any experience in these matters but is there a group of other women also waiting on their overseas spouses? I should think some get togethers with folks in the same boat could help a little. (Even better if they have dogs and you could bring them, too!)

AtelierBrigitte said...

This is so touching... I cannot imagine what it must be like... But it is good to have your dog to ease the pain a little.