Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Here is Daisy and your mom!  We can't wait to meet you!!!!

Drowning in Paperwork

Let's see... We sent our I 600 A form to the wrong office.  It was returned.  It seems that there a new Homeland Security office in our county.  This was a little bit of a disappointment.  We felt like we were pushed back a couple of weeks.

And who knew that getting a few papers notarized would be such a disaster!??!  We hired a notary to take to the doctor's office for our physicals, but we couldn't use her on that day because our blood tests were not back.  Luckily our doctor was very understanding.  He says that he will take care of it. 

I do think that we are coming to the end of the paperwork.  We hired the dossier service, so we hope that this service will simplify the next few weeks.  I think there are a handful of papers to collect, but we can at least see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

  Zadie, meet your parents!  We already love you!
We have so much to discover about Ethiopia!

Here we go...

It all seems so surreal.  There is a little person who hasn't even been born yet who will change our family forever.  We are working so diligently - day by day - to bring her here.  

The paperwork work seems so daunting.  The mound seems to grow everyday.  I am so thankful for Charlie - his cool demeanor and his attention to details.  He keeps me focused and calm.   He will make a wonderful father.

I am so looking forward to meeting Zadie.  I know she will be exactly what our little family needs!