I really left the blog hanging...stopped writing after day one with Maria #2 (Mimi).
The second day Mimi couldn't hold it together anymore and gave me a glimpse of behaviors that wouldn't fit with my family. Would that make her ineligible for any family? Absolutely not! But, sadly it does mean that she can't become a Duncan.
I came home several days early and did my I 800 and sent that off.
Now I'm back to waiting. I'm estimating that I will return to bring Maria home in February or March. Why is it that when holidays happen and you have a child half way around the world there's just a spark of joy missing on that holiday? I thought of her today when the kids were putting on their costumes and playing party games. I wanted her to be here learning about this tradition and being part of the fun. I know her absence is going to shadow Thanksgiving and Christmas this year too.
And so we wait....be well, Maria. Be well and happy. Someone is trying to get to you.
- Home now and back to waiting
- Toni and her baby
- Happy Birthday Leslie!
- Chow, Maria
- Last Day with Maria
- Copy Cat
- Wednesday morning pictures
- Wednesday Monring -first visit
- More video second day
- Second Day-Afternoon visit
- Second Day -first visit
- Meanwhile Back at the Orphanage
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