Monthly Archives: June 2012

Amen

Today I pray my little H is healthy and happy, that she is no longer sick with malaria!  I pray someone has hugged her tight, I pray that she has felt the jolt of a good laugh and  that she has … Continue reading

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Chasing down Fed Ex

At no other times in my life have I run faster than when I chase Fed Ex trucks. I am waiting on my Power of Attorney to get back from the Dept of State all signed and sealed and ready … Continue reading

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BIG belly laughs!

Pretty sure we’ve all heard about the benefits of laughter, decreases stress hormones, releases endorphins, temporarily relieves pain, relaxes your muscles for like 45 minutes afterword, brings closeness to relationships, good for protection against heart attack, adds joy to your … Continue reading

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Running low

Adoption really is nuts!  It’s exhausting and challenging and so beautiful, joyful, frustrating, amazing, and eye-opening. Your emotions literally change from minute to minute, beginning of e-mail to end. Nuts! Most days I like to think I am holding it … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

My parents worked really hard to give my sisters and I a good life. We had a stellar childhood full of toys and friends and fun and family times and the best birthday parties on the block, my mom was creative and my … Continue reading

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Daydreams

Because there is just work and very little play this summer I have been daydreaming about all the things Little H and I can do together next summer! The things I have or will have to miss this summer because … Continue reading

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The video that moved me!

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A lesson in sharing

 It’s mine but you can have some, with you I’d like to share it, cuz if I share it with you, you’ll have some too I spend so much time teaching kids how to share, we all do. I make them give … Continue reading

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Are you ever going to have a real baby?

I was at a bridal shower a couple of weeks ago for a good friend and I sat with a woman who isn’t a close friend but we hang around some of the same people and I enjoy her very much. … Continue reading

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A mixed bag

Yesterday I went and got my shots, polio booster, typhoid, tetanus, and yellow fever! Nana came and got hers as well. She had to get one more because she didn’t do her hep A yet. So exciting because it means … Continue reading

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