Operator: Hello, this is (some hotel chain), how may I help you?
Semper Fi Wife: Yes, I'd like to make a reservation.
Operator: What days do you want to stay with us and what kind of room would you like?
Semper Fi Wife: I'd like (deleted for Opsec) and I'd like (deleted for whatever) kind of room
Operator: Okay, maam, is this trip for business or pleasure?
Semper Fi Wife: Most definitely for pleasure. My son is coming home from Iraq.
Operator: I can't think of a better reason to take a trip.
Semper Fi Wife: I can't either. Thank you.
Operator: Okay, we have you confirmed on these dates and here is your confirmation number.
Semper Fi Wife: Thanks!!!
Operator: No...thank you. Please do me a favor and thank your son. We owe them a thank you and we owe their families one too.
Semper Fi Wife: unintelligible...sounds like crying.....
Operator: unintelligible..sounds like crying
Semper Fi Wife: unintelligible..sounds like crying
End phone conversation....
We are almost done. I can't wait to hug my boy. It's been a long, (thank God) boring deployment.