Court Date

Three months since my last post and the waiting game seems to be coming to a fast and furious end. Is it even possible??? The whole journey has been the most trying experience for me, the most impatient person in all the land. At 9:30 am this morning, I stepped into a meeting with my…

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The Waiting Game

Dear John and Katie: Your dossier has officially been submitted to the Ministry of Health and Welfare for Emigration Permission (EP) on July 16, 2019. Congratulations! You are nearing the end of the adoption process in Korea. Please find below the remaining steps in the process before you travel to Korea. 1) We need to…

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The Moment: Part I

It’s a grey day in Portland, OR. I finally have time to reflect. We had planned this trip months ago, but it’s nice how the timing worked out. Last week was probably the most exciting week of my life. After what seemed like the longest application process known to man, we got the final piece…

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Is there such a thing?

I was playing with my nephew who I’ve grown accustomed to calling Bunny or Bun for short. I can’t wait for those embarrassed older years when I’m sure the nickname will lose its charm. Running wildly around the house with him with a case of the giggles is such a treat for me. He’s so…

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Choosing Adoption <3

OMG!! WE’RE ADOPTING!! WE’RE SO EXCITED AND SO PROUD!! . Upon discussing how we wanted to start a family together, we *chose* adoption. I wouldn’t have met my wife/best friend & her loving family if it wasn’t for adoption & vice versa! . What makes this extra special, we’re bringing it full circle by adopting…

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Homeland Security

Everything we worked for during the past year brought us to this hidden Homeland Security center, tucked in between a couple of buildings like a wedgie. Your mom and I drove separately so that we could go to work from there, after finishing the task at hand..literally. We just have to give our last set…

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