Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Praise the Lord!!

We have our signature! We found just a few minutes ago that the minister finally signed the final report and we should have our adoption ceremony tomorrow! Our facilitator said the ministry office here in this town closed at 2:30 and the minister signed after that. So she has been making phone calls trying to get it arranged to have the ceremony in the morning. I guess I will have to be up REALLY early checking emails to know when we need to go! If we get done really early, we can get the other paperwork done here and then we can head back to the capital city. We might even get to have pizza or McDonalds for dinner...dare we hope? I really don't want my blog to be a downer, but we are so terribly homesick. This smaller place doesn't have many people who speak English (outside of the hotel) so, I don't know, we feel so out of place. But hopefully tomorrow we will get back to a little more normal!

The second day that we were with Little Man (still at the foster home), he brought him some legos. He didn't seem to know what to do with them. He thought it was better to just put them back in the bag. Now, he is building all by himself.

He was picking up his tower to show us his creation. He was so excited! His new favorite word is, "WOW!!" That's what Honey and I said when we saw how big his tower was. ;)

Doesn't he look proud?? So adorable watching him learn new things...especially how to play! (This is actually the 2nd tower. The first one crashed as he was trying to get it to us. We were surprised he didn't get mad...just sat down and did it again! That is a big step...he likes to give up when something doesn't go his way.)


  1. HOORAY for the signature! I knew you were going to get it yesterday. He is one very smart little boy! I don't know how accurate the whole cognitive delay diagnosis is. LOL Can't wait until you can get him home!

  2. Congratulations on getting the signature!! And yes it would be really cool to finalize on Thanksgiving!! Almost done! :)

  3. How cool to have his ceremony on Thanksgiving!!! I'll be praying that it can happen tomorrow. Congrats on the exciting news. I love the last pic that shows how proud he is. Truly adorable!

  4. congrats!! praying that today is your ceremony and you will be back to the "big" city :)