Monthly Archives: October 2011

More Thumb Twiddling…Waiting on TA!

Well, we are waiting on TA.  Should come any day now.  Everything has seem to flown by until now.  This has been the longest week of my life!  I am so glad that we are going to the campgrounds this … Continue reading

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Dolphin Tale

This past weekend Steven, Vivian and I decided to go watch a movie.  Vivian selected Dolphin Tale.  I knew nothing about the movie and really didn’t care what we watched.  I was just happy to get out of the house! … Continue reading

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“Orphan Annie”

I remember vaguely watching the Annie movie when it came out.  I remembered the orphanage lady always drinking ‘bubble bath’ in the tub.  Later on, I realized it was some kind of booze and she was hiding it in the … Continue reading

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Playing With My Camera

I took a basic camera course at LSUA this past Thursday.  I learned some good things about portrait and landscape photos.  The teacher was excellent and gave me some great things to keep in mind while photographing the Great Wall in … Continue reading

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Article 5

Our Article 5 letter was picked up from the U.S. Consulate in Guanzhou and delivered to the China Center for Children’s Welfare and Adoption (CCCWA).  We should get our travel approval issued in the next 2-4 weeks.  (We are told … Continue reading

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Passports are ready!

We received our passports back this week from our agency with our Chinese entry visa stamped in them.  One more step closer! On another note, after looking at these pictures, I fully understand why most adoption agencies will NOT schedule … Continue reading

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Silent Auction a Success!

Wow!  A week came and went by fast!  We had items up for bid on our adoption page on Facebook.  We raised a grand total of $645.00!  I feel the love!  Thanks all!  Family, friends, neighbors…you guys rock!  Soon we … Continue reading

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