I will be taking my son to Disneyland. He’s now 6 and I think a great age to go for the first time. We will be traveling with 2 other families and staying at the same hotel. I hope my son is tall enough to ride the rides and doesn’t freak out too much when he sees Mickey Mouse. He’s dead terrified of the Red Robin bird…so we shall see!
I have ripped up the yucky carpet in my bedroom and would like to put down bamboo. I met with and called the company that I will work with. They did my friend’s house and it looks great. However I then decided to paint my room and add some new electrical work! So that’s been since Aug 2010 and I hope we move back into our room before the new year;but I doubt it!
I am interested in this as well. I will be volunteering first! My next goal is to back and do the post bac,then apply to grad school. I’m ready!
I’ll be doing this for the rest of my life,its not something that anyone should just check off. Mostly Ive been looking for people who share my passions from everything from Voluntary Simplicity to Broadway shows and everything in between.
I have been an ESL volunteer for the past year. Its very rewarding and I will continue to do this at least once a week.
I went to a Brian Weiss seminar 2 years ago and had a spiritual rebirth. I was about to make a life altering decision to adopt children of my cousins. A voice said to me : “the debt has been paid”
Clear as day. It also felt like I was free and it was at this point totally up to me to adopt these children.
I didn’t end up doing it,but another family opened thier hearts to these children.
Paseos Cuban Midnight is my fav sandwich at this place. Be sure to call ahead though. Sometimes the lines are a little long.
Its hard,but its great! I love my son so much!
Russia is a beautiful country and I had a good time. I wished I coud have done more,but we were there for an adoption,but we went twice. I thought the people were friendly and we met someone from one of my yahoo groups and he and his wife took us out for dinner. If my son ever wants to go back to visit I will take him,but I really would like to explore other countries before I go back.
I’m so happy to have adopted my son and grateful for the people who helped us along the way. He is so wonderful and such a great person. His name means “king” and I feel that he’s going to do great things with his life.
We arrived in Russia on the 29th of June. The court date went well. We were told that we waited so long b/c our agency kept sending paperwork that was incorrect and the agency in Russia would have to get it right. Don’t use my agency! However they were responsible for finding us the most precious child in the world. We got our son! He is so beautiful, funny, busy and keeping me running. While we were in Moscow, we ran into someone from our neighborhood ( that was weird) Small world. Well my heart is telling me Ethiopia in a few years. Think pink :) Thank you everyone for your support and for listening to me bitch and complain.
No not there yet. 7 months and counting. Still no baby. Well we are almost finished with the baby’s room so….. Keep your fingers crossed for us gang!
Today is my dh’s b-day and we will be going to eat at Calypso Carribean Kitchen. They dont take reservations,so we had better get going!
Thats it. They are too small for what they do and very disorganized. I realize sometimes things don’t go the way they should in other cuontries,but at least in this country they can make a point of being more organized. That’s all I will say. Wish us luck!
We are keeping our fingers crossed that we will go back next month and adopt our baby who we haven’t seen since Oct. I have a few things to do around the house and I also have a paper due in order to finish my degree. Thank you to all of you who have cheered me on in these past long months of waiting for the love of our lives.
Just when you think that youre done with paperwork…there’s more! I hope this last bit is the end of our paperwork. I was just reading our homestsudy and it was done in 04. It seems like such a long time ago. I’m really frustrated with the waiting,yet on the other hand these are some of the last months we will be childfree so part of me is thinking, its not so bad. On the other hand I want to bring my child home! We were told Dec and here it is April. Maybe May or June at this point. I had better finish the rest of my projects huh? In any case, one day we will bring our little one home.
Well, we went to Russia this last Oct 05 and had a great time seeing our beautiful baby. We should return in a few weeks to pick him up. It will be cold,but I think we can brave it. We are so happy to bring our sweet baby home! Thank you to all who have cheered this goal. Ive been wanting to be a mother for so long.
Well we were there this last Oct 05 and it was beautiful. We went to a small town about 6 hrs from Moscow and when we return in a few weeks, we will explore Moscow itself. I hope to see the Kremlin and Lenin’s tomb.
Almost there! We go back to Russia in less than a month (I hope)to pick up our baby! He’s beautiful and when we were last there,he wasnt walking,so Im kinda hoping he still isnt walking. We want to witness those first steps. Thank you for those cheers btw.
Nope I havent gone yet,but Im making some connections by having some penpals in Japan. Im also planning on taking a language course so wish me luck!