Sunday, April 19, 2009


WOW, it's been 2 years since we saw Brady's cute and adorable face for the first time!!!! I will never forget that day, it was a dream come true!!! I was at work and NO ONE was with me in customer service so I had to walk around the building looking for SOMEONE to keep me from bursting at the seams!! LOL I found Dawn and she listened to me on my cell phone as I wrote notes for myself (and her). Those notes are pretty funny, but I understand everything I wrote down even though others may not!!! Of course Dawn and I both cried!!! I then called Alan and we were going to open our emails together so we didn't have to wait til we got home, but OF COURSE Alan couldn't get his to open, so like any new mom would do, I opened mine anyway!!! LOL Boy that was nerve wracking because everyone at work was now hudled around my computer looking at the pictures for the first with me!!! Needless to say I didn't do any work for the rest of the day and for all I know I left early, I really can't remember!!!

Brady has brought us nothing but joy in those 2 years and we couldn't be more proud to call him our son!!!!

Brady was just over 2 months old in these photo's!!!

Friday, April 3, 2009


On Wednesday March 25th we received our I 171-H from USCIS which is basically our "golden ticket" that says the government approves us to adopt from Taiwan. Now that we have this, our agency considers us "paperwork ready" which means they can now present us with a referral!! By my estimation we are either at the top of the list or near the top, so a referral could realistically come any day now!!! We have again said that we are open to either gender so while we are assuming we will get another boy, we won't be sure until we get THE CALL. Interestingly we received Brady's referral on April 19th so I keep thinking it would be kinda cool to get Baby #2's referral on the same day!!! With any luck, I will be posting about the newest member of our family VERY SOON, so stay tuned!!