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This time in Africa-the comments and the reply

I received this comment after my post last week. How awesome that you’re not letting massive corruption/human trafficking for the purpose of international adoption in DRC get in the way of you purchasing a Congolese child! Not rumors of corruption, … Continue reading

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This time in Africa-still getting there

I was scheduled on a flight to Kinshasa through Brussels for Saturday Feb 1, we got to the airport and in line to check in about 8 30a and our flight was scheduled to leave at 10 40 to Chicago and … Continue reading

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This time in Africa, getting there

It has been a very long time since I have written and an even longer time since I’ve had something worth writing about. Now I do, I have met my girl.      I have hugged and kissed and held her. I … Continue reading

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The new year, a better year?

Today I have seen blog and facebook posts from so many people with the good ole recap of 2013. Oh, I love reading them and catching up with the awesomeness that has been some people’s lives. The biggest things that happened to … Continue reading

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What’s going on?????

Since I blogged last so much has happened with DRC adoptions. Well kind of, but nothing has really happened. Most of the same people who were waiting then are waiting now. The state department issued another alert in October, DGM would no … Continue reading

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At least it’s Friday

It’s early Friday morning, 12:02am actually and I cannot sleep. Just thinking about what’s next. There was that whole good news thing about embassy investigation movement but no visa appointment yet. I know, I know, it’s only been a couple of … Continue reading

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At least it’s not Friday

Well Friday’s alert on the state department website was enough to send me into a deep dark place. One not even friends, prayer, banging my head against the wall, alcohol or salt water taffy could pull me out of. I spent … Continue reading

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I have so many things to say but this is what I end up writing…

4 months in

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just a random thursday

Hi dear friends! I have been trying to write something for a long time but just ended up with about 17 unfinished blog posts that are all just sitting there staring at me whenever I log on. I haven’t posted … Continue reading

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Half the wait

Almost 3 months into the investigation process. The investigation process that could take 3-6 months. Then there is about 3-4 weeks to the embassy appointment, then about 2 weeks to travel. That is still so much time, so much more … Continue reading

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