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March 20th, Addis Ababa

We have been on the go all day today, and it has been really great. To start, I actually slept more than 3 hours last night so that wasView full post »

March 19th, US Embassy

Hi – Our interview at the Embassy was this morning and it went really well. Simple, to the point, and after months of red tape, thereView full post »

Sunday March 18th, Addis Ababa

Hi – Thank you all for your prayers. Rob and I are both feeling much better. We had some antibiotics with us from the travel clinicView full post »

March 17th

Hi all – We have had a full day today with an outing for coffee and shoes and a drive through the city up to Mount Entoto. PleaseView full post »

Together FOREVER!

We have her!!! Fasika Louise Richmond is in our arms! I am using the guest house computer, so I’ll have to upload photos from myView full post »

Addis Ababa, Thursday 9pm

We made it! It is a pretty brutal trek, but Emma did remarkably well all things considered. She finally allowed herself to be still longView full post »

Amsterdam, 6:30a Thursday

Flight two, check. Melatonin, check. Sleep? Not so much. Emmers is still conscious, yet to sleep a wink. Those who know her are laughing-View full post »

BNA to MSP to AMS to ADD

We have made it through our first of six flights over the next ten days. Nearly there! 😉 It was of course a fair bit of crazy getting threeView full post »

Beautifully Welcomed Chaos

Hi! So sorry we haven’t had a chance to update you all via the blog since we were cleared to travel. It has been non-stop to getView full post »

Like a Child

The video below is what happens when you (and all your friends) have been praying and waiting SO patiently for your baby sister to comeView full post »

C-L-E-A-R-E-D!!!

Just moments ago we received the email we have waited and cried and prayed and beat chests for, for 102 days. WE HAVE CLEARED!!!!!!!!! BabyView full post »

Kindness, Songs & Chocolate

I have incredible friends. Friends who may not know how or why my heart aches the way it has these past three months, but they try theirView full post »