Monthly Archives: August 2013

Venice and Reflections

I think it’s important that I follow up with my previous posts with saying that I AM excited for my daughter to come home. Please don’t misunderstand my concerns, stresses and anxiety for disappointment or regret. I never thought that adopting would be easy, let alone adopting a teen. I certainly didn’t know what to […]

View full post »

Ethiopia

Downtown Addis – Everyday around 3:30-4 it would get dark, grey and pour buckets. Welcome to the rainy season! The scaffolding was seriously large branches tied together with twine, rope and what may or may not be Walmart bags. Scary stuff people. Yep – see that dude waving – I was in awe of how […]

View full post »

Ethiopia: Transition Home Moments

Addis Ababa Airport Our Adoption Agency’s Transition Home

View full post »

Venice and Reflections

I’ve been home now for a day and I’m finally catching up on all the little things around here. Our time in Venice was exactly what we needed, sleep, quiet, time to ourselves to talk about our daughter, our week in Ethiopia and our long wait before we are able to bring her home. We […]

View full post »

Ethiopia: Last Day, Best Day

We left for the TH packed for our journey home, but our bellies were filled with dread. We were totally unsure how Miss would be this morning since our day prior had been so poor. We arrived with the TH courtyard eerily quiet – the kids were all off doing other things, some school, some […]

View full post »