another moleskine filled.

another moleskine filled.

Last night I finished filling the pages of another Moleskine. I started this one right around the time we began our adoption journey back in June. I wasn’t getting much traction, but towards the end of the summer I finally began the practice of writing something...
Visa Photos…

Visa Photos…

I really am fit to adopt a child. I’m really not as scary as I look in this picture. I promise! What is it with passport photos anyway… why do they always look like mugshots? Why didn’t I at least give a sort of smile?! Too late now… In just a...
Two days of African fun…

Two days of African fun…

For the past two days, we’ve had some African fun! Last night we feasted with about 60 other adoptive families waiting for children from Ethiopia at GoJo’s Ethiopian Restaurant. We had a great time getting to know other families in the area that are going...
until it slaps you in the face.

until it slaps you in the face.

On Friday night we were finishing up Taco night with the kids, and we got a phone call. Our friends around the corner invited themselves over for a campfire in our back yard. And all at once, it sounded like exactly what we needed. We cleaned up dinner, played with...
homework.

homework.

As parents, Jenna and I are new to the homework thing. At the beginning of September Liam’s teacher sent home this task list for the month. The page has all sorts of activities, many of which can be more like games that you can play outside. This is a plus for...
he’s more like me everyday…

he’s more like me everyday…

This morning I was cleaning up around the house and looked into Liam’s room and noticed this: Every so often I get these glimpses of Liam that remind me more of myself than I ever thought I’d see in one of my children. A few months back I wrote a post...

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