Monthly Archives: May 2012

Hungry

Each month my day care kids and I try to do some kind of kindness project, just some little things like baking for neighbors or sending cards to the older folks in the community, we’ve trick or treated at nursing … Continue reading

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Just an update

It has been 8 days since I’ve seen her sweet face and everyday it gets harder and harder to think of anything else. I am considering quitting my job to stay home and stare at her picture all day!! Waiting on … Continue reading

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Just in case you were wondering

So many people have been asking when? when? when? when can I go and get her? I still have so much work to do, the next month I have to fill out all new paperwork and get some documents together that … Continue reading

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Happy Referral Day!!!!!!!!!

Saturday was not your typical referral day. In fact, I haven’t even made it to the official  waiting list for a referral yet. I was looking at it being another 6-12 months before even seeing her face.    I was looking at rainbowkids.com on … Continue reading

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One of many hopes

As I sit here on the floor with my day care kids I cannot help but think about my little girl. I am reading to, laughing with, hugging on and kissing other people’s babies right now, I hope someone is … Continue reading

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With eyes wide open

Bellow is a link that will take you to Portraits from the Congo. These photos are from February 09 but nothing has changed. I saw them on another blog and had to share them with you. http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/02/portraits_from_the_congo.html

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Happy Mother’s Day!

As I was sitting out on my deck last night with a good friend I had myself a little pity party. I whined about how hard working 120 hours a week was and how hard weight watchers was and how … Continue reading

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The slooooow doooown

In my 20’s, especially the early ones, I loved excess! I thought there could never be too many cigarettes, cocktails, good-looking men, sides of bacon with my grilled cheese at 3a, pairs of shoes in my closet, friends to go out with, … Continue reading

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The Sale

I asked and DANG, you delivered!!!                                                                                Your donations filled the community center and they leaked out into the yard. We had so much stuff we couldn’t put some of it out until other things were sold.  When we left there was still … Continue reading

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Hey Amber, What’s an orphan?

I thought that after working with kids for as long as I have and in the different ways that I have I’d be used to them doing and saying just about anything. Well they still surprise me daily! The questions intimidate me and their … Continue reading

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