Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Winter of Our Lives

My mother is sleeping more each day and eventually will sleep forever. I have profound reflections on this time in our family's life but they are still sorting themselves into words and we're not done yet so they will keep for now.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Happy Holidays

I will post photos of this year's Christmas celebrations to my family blog, but I hope that all of you have a wonderful holiday season and are touched by the spirit of Christmas.


Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The Status of Things & Blog Reminder

Our homestudy is done and approved by our agency. Our I-800A was processed and we received fingerprint appointments; we had to send them back with a reschedule date request because our daughter is in another state for college and can only do them on Friday, so we should have new appointments in the mail this week. We've sent for new police background checks so they'll be current-we usually get them back in about five days. Our accountant is mailing us a letter to verify my husband's self-employed status. So I think that means that once the prints are done, we'll have everything ready to go to the state. Our state is super efficient, so that's about a one hour visit.

Also, just want to remind you that we keep a family website at and this is where I do regular blog updates. I had to create the google identity in order to follow other people on their blogs. Oh, and thanks for following!

Sunday, October 24, 2010

The Waiting Game

Still waiting for paperwork on our next adoption. Have a homestudy done, currently being reviewed by our agency, they've had it at least a week. Seems that every time we reach another stage, I'm both desperate for it to be done quickly and also wanting it to take its natural course.

That's Eva to the right of a little girl, Faith, who has been home for six months now.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

The Latest Updates

We are working on adoption #2, almost done with the paperchase, have identified and matched with a six year old girl with club feet from Guizhou. Please follow our journey at: