Tag Archives: Travel Phase

Trying not to stress!

Well, I am very excited!  There is nothing like pulling out fluffy little girls skirts and cute little boy vests to make you all squishy inside!  hehe.  This morning, I was tired of studying, so I pulled out our suitcases, … Continue reading

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CA confirmed and OFF TO CHINA!

Wow…ummm….I am in….shock!  We received confirmation of our Consulate Appointment today.  It was set for 12/7!  So, that means we leave one week from tomorrow!  I thought for sure, considering the mass amounts of TAs that were issued, that we … Continue reading

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We have TA!!!

It is about time!!!!  So happy!  Just sent in some paperwork our agency needs before they can request our Consulate Appointment.  We told them the earliest available will be fine with us.  So, that means we could leave as early … Continue reading

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While we wait…a Vivian story….

Well, we are right at 4 weeks of waiting for TA.  Not sure what is taking so long.  Our agency said they have been getting some weird packets back with TA for people who have waited 7 days, 10 days, … Continue reading

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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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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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