We began the day yesterday in Zhanjiang going to a gorgeous park to visit our last three Pearl River babes... the director of Zhanjiang orphanage, sweet Julie, Christina and one of the foster mothers We then headed to the orphanage I thought I was Read More >>
Archives for April 2013
Hengshan and Zhuzhou!
Yesterday we traveled by train to Hengshan and then on to Zhuzhou. We left the hotel at 7 a.m. and returned at 9:30 so a wonderful LONG day! at the airport Another day filled with tears and laughter, sadness and joy……..emotions going from one extreme to the other. Truly…..a beautiful day Read More >>
What It’s All About……
I had the privilege of meeting Janie's foster Mom and Dad today and what a privilege it was! Our day started by going to a park to meet all the foster moms and children in the Pearl River program. When I met Janie's foster mother we both hugged.... I was able to tell her through Julie how much Read More >>
Ups and Downs…..
Today was a wave of many emotions, laughter and tears...... We started the day off with Diana searching for her contacts only to discover they were in her eyes already, Jenn searching for her lens cap that was on her lens and my mishaps are just too numerous to account!! My first misstep was Read More >>
Blessings From Afar!
Hank and I have been blessed twice with blessings from a far away land. Little did we know those years ago how blessed we would be when we received our first picture of Madeline. We had no idea of the places God would take us over the next years. Mostly places in our hearts that are Read More >>
I’m a Spoiled Brat!!
I got to go with my hubby to New Orleans this weekend for a meeting he was attending AND I got to get up late AND I got to do nothing all morning AND just hang with hubby in the afternoon and evening ( pure awesomeness) AND come home to happy littles who stayed with the bigs all weekend. THAT is Read More >>
Springtime in Memphis…….
Two.Words. Pollen Allegra BUT It's warm! Read More >>
It’s Soccer Time Again…..
and Madeline played this time!!! She loved it and was so excited. It certainly helped that her buddy Carson's Dad is the coach!! We are playing with our church this time so she is able to play with her friends and most importantly her sister. Janie was precious and looked so tiny out there! Here are Read More >>
John David’s Birthday…..A Few Days Late!!
John David turned 11 on Tuesday the 2nd. I know we all say it but really "where have the years gone?" We celebrated by going to his favorite restaurant Mellow Mushroom:). Julianne got to be here as well since she was in town to go to a concert with her Mommy! It was so nice to have Read More >>
Love this, hmmmm what is a girl to do???? trying on her China baby girl pearls....I have been waiting to give these to them since we got back from China last year! Janie cracks me up, I think John David was imitating Madeline, oh my.... can you tell the world revolves around this Read More >>