March 30, 2011  Wednesday  7am We went to bed last night at 11pm.  Once again, I thought I would sleep normally.  I woke at 4am and have been awake ever since.  Matt is still asleep.  Thats good.  Up to now, I have probably had better sleep than he has.  So I spent some time praying […]

Ethiopia Adoption – Part 5

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March 29, 2011  4pm So.  Yesterday  we left off after our meeting with Tarikua, the birth mother.  Tarikua means my history or my story.  Jonas tells us people will name their children something that means something about what is going on in that mothers life at that time.  Very similar to the way the names […]

Ethiopian Adoption-Part 4-Meeting Sally

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The full wall sign right as we walked into the airport from the tarmac. March 28, 2011 Well.  I guess I didn’t know what a whirlwind was until today happened.  I did get 2 hours of sleep last night on the plane and I have stayed up all day (we landed at 9am Ethiopia time) […]

Ethiopian Adoption – Part 3 – Meeting her Birth Mother

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March 27, 2011 11am W are waiting for the shuttle to take us to the Washington DC hotel.  It’s cold. Supposed to snow. I’m dressed for 75 degree weather. Always an adventure. We met a guy on our shuttle to our hotel and then again at breakfast that was quite interesting.  He worked for Middle […]

Ethiopian Adoption – Part 2

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