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Yes, stilllllll traveling

We made it back to the US. Fasika is now an official US Citizen! She celebrated by having an explosive diaper in the security check area.View full post »

It’s Friday Somewhere

I believe it is Friday morning- its hard to know really. But we made it to Amsterdam and are again at Starbucks collecting ourselves beforeView full post »

Make us a bird

After what feels like two days of international travel, we have made it to our gate at the Addis airport. Our flight is scheduled to takeView full post »

Thursday March 22nd, the final hours

Today is the day we start the long journey home – we are so excited to get back to our Asher and our beds and our showers! Today isView full post »

Wednesday, March 21

Hi Friends – I don’t have a lot of time now, so I will have to post the bulk of what is in my heart from today later. It was aView full post »

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 »