Thursday, January 24, 2008

18, 19, 20, 21....

weeks waiting. What happened to 18, 19 and 20? Well, it's my blog and I can change the way I count our weeks if I want to. ;)

After I started the weekly count, I found out that we can really say we are "officially waiting" when our dossier is received by our agency and deemed "good to go". Before I was counting by when our dossier was mailed to Ethiopia. I just decided tonight that I would change the way we counted the wait. Fast forward 3 weeks....viola, we've been waiting 21 weeks

It's fun to have your own blog.

In other news, five families are in ET right now picking up their children. It has been so fun to watch. In pictures I spotted Bebi, one of our translators on the missions trip, and Sammy the best driver in all of Ethiopia. Check out the Carpenters and the Davids. They are the parents of some beautiful children!

The transition home looks wonderful. It's comforting to know that once our son is referred to us he will be in great care there. Sounds like the nannies love the kids just like their own. Can't wait to meet them. Can't wait until our boy is there.

We're still waiting to hear about when we're expected at our next duty station. And we still feel like our referral is coming soon. Word is the next batch is in February. That's not far away. Praying!!


the Steiger's said...

Oh Jill,
I am sure you are very close.!!! It will happen soon. I sure hope (and pray) it will all happen before you have to move. Talking about things getting interesting. Fil's parents are coming in Feb.

shawn and tisha said...

I like your new blog look! I'm thinking I might need to get a new pretty look for mine. :)
I bet you guys will be in the next batch of referrals. I hope it comes soon for you! :)