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November 15th, 2007

I practically blog about everything, but I always like to keep it private when it comes to things about about my DH and my boys. But I’m breaking my own rule (again) because I’m so stinkin’ proud of my DH.  The T-man was named Coast Guardsman of the Year for Astoria (OR) from the American Legion in Ilwaco, WA! You can read the nice article friend Connie told me about by the Pacific County (WA) sheriff here. And if that’s not enough… the T-man was asked this morning to be the Grand Marshall of the Seaside Holiday Parade! I suppose I’ll be sewing my super hero a cape and crafting him an extra large crown with built in neck brace soon… but he’s so worth it.

But the T-man can’t have all the fun… I’ve asked him to refer to me as Mrs. Grand Marshall from now through December.

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36 Responses

  1. The fabulous mar allegedly said:

    Congrats to the T-Man, that is quite an accomplishment. Isn’t it nice to know that others think he is just a awesome as you think he is?



  2. The fabulous LauraJ allegedly said:

    Well bravo! And rightly so you should be Mrs Grand Marshal!



  3. The fabulous Pam allegedly said:

    Hey there Mrs. GM, your T-man IS the greatest. Congrats to your own Super Hero.. we’re ALL lucky to have him!!!



  4. The fabulous Sarah allegedly said:

    Mrs Grand Marshall makes me chuckle.

    Congrats to your husband.



  5. The fabulous Mary allegedly said:

    Well, Mrs. Grand Marshall, I think those are some pretty brag-worthy accomplishments! Congrats to your very own super hero!



  6. The fabulous Kathleen allegedly said:

    Mrs Grand Marshall sounds good! Enjoy your title and the fame and fortune that goes with it. Oh and congrats to T Man too :-)



  7. The fabulous Belém allegedly said:

    Congratulations Monica, you have reasons to be proud!



  8. The fabulous Connie W allegedly said:

    He well should refer to you as you requested, after all, you’re his MRS. T, and where-o-where would he be without you? My congrats are with you both!



  9. The fabulous Claire allegedly said:

    how cool! conrgats Mrs Gard Marshall (oh and mr., too)



  10. The fabulous Claire allegedly said:

    grand marshall. Stink. I need to learn to type.



  11. The fabulous cindy allegedly said:

    MRS?? I think you should be called Your Highness Queenliness Grand Marshall! :) hee hee And, you know how much I adore your man and young man (I almost said boy, but gosh, he’s not a boy any more). Give T-man some you-know-what-kind of hugs from the chicken lady! And give D a high five, since the hugs might gross him out. :) tee hehehehehe



  12. The fabulous blop allegedly said:

    Let the cape making comence……the girls, D, the grand dame…oh yes, I can see you all in the parade all decked out!!!

    Congrats to Tman…very deserving!



  13. The fabulous sharon allegedly said:

    Congrats to the T-man!! What an honor. And I can just see you setting up there with him in that parade doing the wave!! LOL!!! You should start practicing right now! Go ahead, I’m waiting……..are you doing it???



  14. The fabulous Abby allegedly said:

    That is something to break the rule for! Tell him congratulations on his award.



  15. The fabulous Paula allegedly said:

    Wa-Hoo T-Man, way to go!! I’m bowing to you and yours, Mrs. Grand Marshall. Very very cool!!



  16. The fabulous Marco aka Mom's Speed-dial #1 allegedly said:

    Wow, that’s really cool! Congrats! Does this make me a Grand Marshall-in-law? Can I get a sticker or something? I know, I know… I immediately think of selfish ways I could usurp the benefits of someone else’s accomplishments. =)



  17. The fabulous June allegedly said:

    How wonderful and thank you for sharing this special news!



  18. The fabulous kristinaQ allegedly said:

    Congratulations to your and your family :)



  19. The fabulous sherry allegedly said:

    Wow, Coast Guardsman of the Year, what an honor. Congrats to your DH. And, Mrs. Grand Marshall you better get busy whippin up that cape & crown! LOL I’m happy for you both.



  20. The fabulous Natalie allegedly said:

    Cheers and congratualtions to Mr. and Mrs. Grand Marshall!



  21. The fabulous Caron allegedly said:

    I think you both deserve crowns! Congratulations!



  22. The fabulous Amanda allegedly said:

    Congratulations to T-man! What a great honor to be named Grand Marshall of the Parade, not to mention his award and all the things he does for your community. Oh…Do you get to do the wave, Mrs. Grand Marshall??



  23. The fabulous Laurie allegedly said:

    T-man rocks…but of course he does…he’s married to you! *smooch*



  24. The fabulous Anina allegedly said:

    Congratulations. And get sewing on that cape - and a matching bodysuit for you…



  25. The fabulous raesha allegedly said:

    That is fabulous!!! Give your man some props from me:):) Congrats to you both:):)



  26. The fabulous Angelina allegedly said:

    Yahoo for Mr. And Mrs. Grand Marshall!!!!

    Your man rakes in awards on a yearly basis huh? It makes me feel lucky to have met him even if it was in passing.

    I’d be proud too.



  27. The fabulous mo allegedly said:

    That is fantastic!! Brag away- this is news worth sharing! I didn’t realize that you were an Oregon girl too.



  28. The fabulous kathleen allegedly said:

    That is so awesome… I’m totally going to call you Mrs. Grand Marshall now too!



  29. The fabulous Angela allegedly said:

    Congrats to your husband — he sounds like an amazing man!



  30. The fabulous Lissa allegedly said:

    Wow! I didn’t know I was talking to blogging royalty! *curtsey*

    congratulations to your hubby and the woman behind the great man!

    beware of cape making.. speaking from experience here.. I made one for a family member and to say he was UNIMPRESSED is an understatement.. but then again, he is a CAT and cats aren’t impressed by much at all.. excitable, yes, impressed? no.. LOL to say he was UNHAPPY about the super cat cape (complete with hood balaklava type headgear) is an understatement… so unimpressed I have been unable to find cape ensemble since…

    Lissa



  31. The fabulous Nan allegedly said:

    Huzzah to the Mr. and Mrs. Grand Marshall! How exciting for both of you! Thanks for sharing with us! What color cape are you creating? Aqua, right?



  32. The fabulous Bren allegedly said:

    Awww… I am so proud of him and you as the Mrs. Grand Marshall (I am sure you are going to need a crown for the occasion). Congrats!!!
    :) Bren



  33. The fabulous Bren allegedly said:

    OHMYGOSH…….I love how it says “The fabulous Bren allegedly said:

    However did you do that? :) Bren

    ps. I might just keep putting in comments to see it say that…..lol



  34. The fabulous Berglind allegedly said:

    Congratulations Mrs. Grand Marshall!! :)



  35. The fabulous jona allegedly said:

    Yes, but most importantly…what are YOU going to wear??? ;)

    Congratulations T-Man on an obviously well-deserved honor (and thanks for guarding the coast!!)!



  36. The fabulous Laura & Mark allegedly said:

    Wow! That’s awesome. Not sure if you all remember her or not but Mark’s aunt Eva & Uncle Bob say Big Congrats. Eva is the President currently of the Auxillary of WA State. Monica you might remember her as the one who drove the “Volvo.” Have a Great Turkey Day. Can’t wait to see the photos from the Holiday Parade in Seaside.



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