Friday, September 30, 2011


We just got the call today . . . we have a court date!!!

We will be on the ground in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on November 7th or 8th spending time with our kids!  Our court date is scheduled for November 10th, when they will legally be declared our children forever.

Trying to breathe . . . so much to do in a few short weeks!!!

Will write more soon when we've all had time to process.

Hope you're all having a great day!  :-)


  1. woo hoo!!! can't wait to meet you guys!!
    Olivia Gregory

  2. I am sooo excited for you! Woohoo!

  3. well. . . . at least you have a few weeks! we were given a few days to prepare :-) let me know if i can help in any way over the coming weeks. SO EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! praying for you every step of the way.

  4. YAY - I have been waiting for this wonderful news! Congratulations!!! When do you return to the USA?? We leave on Nov 11 and arrive on Saturday morning and then driving straight out to TOG!!! Big Hug to ALL of you! ~Karen Wistrom

  5. WOOP! WOOP! SO VERY EXCITED for you guys!!! Can't wait for you to be there with your kiddos!!!! Lord, may you allow this sweet family to hear,
    "They are yours!" on their court date!!!

  6. We are thrilled for you all. You will be the ones that are blessed immeasurably more than even than your newest family members. We know from experience!

  7. Congratulations! I haven't wanted to ask b/c I know it's hard to hear that question constantly when you are waiting!

    When you take that trip, does that mean the kids come home then or is there a 2nd trip later?