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First family picture

Haha…oh the first family picture experience.  We knew it wouldn’t be our best, and we weren’t sure how it would go, because Lucas was still scared of everything.  We had been home from Uganda about 3-4 weeks, so we decided … Continue reading »

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First Christmas

Lucas and I got home a few days before Christmas to join Aiden and Roger, thankfully.  God’s timing was absolutely perfect!  We knew there was a good possibility of us not making it home in time for Christmas, but we … Continue reading »

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Meeting Aiden

While we were in Uganda, Aiden was staying in Kansas with his Papa and great-grandparents until we arrived home with Lucas.  When we had a good enough internet connection while we were in Uganda we were able to skype with … Continue reading »

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Travel day 19 (Dec.14th)

We’re on the airplane in Uganda, getting ready to take off.  It’s Lucas first time ever seeing an airplane.  He has no idea what is going to happen or what we’re doing.  The other problem I foresee is that when … Continue reading »

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Travel day 18 (Dec.13th)

Today is the day!!!!!!  The day I get Lucas’ visa!!  We go HOME *hopefully*!!  I can’t even believe it.  We had been in touch with our travel agency, who has been amazing in helping adoptive families get cheaper airfare, and … Continue reading »

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Travel day 17 (Dec.12th)

It’s Monday!!  To my complete surprise, the phone call I’ve been waiting for has come!!!! Freda from the Embassy called me and told me that Lucas’ visa is ready and we can come pick it up tomorrow at 4pm! Well … Continue reading »

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Travel day 16 (Dec.11th)

We went to church this morning in Kampala City, and heard children sing Christmas songs and put on a little Christmas show, it was so  cute!  Then we came back to our guesthouse and relaxed, Lucas took a nap, and … Continue reading »

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Travel day 15 (Dec.10th)

Well, another weekend spent in Uganda, we will use it wisely!  Looking back, I’m so grateful for this weekend in Uganda!  We had a lot of fun! We soaked up the 100 degree Ugandan sun with a trip to the … Continue reading »

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Travel day 14 (Dec.9th)

The most horrible, no good, awful bad day. We had “heard” through the grapevine that other adoptive couples waiting for their Visa like we were got a phone call to come in today to pick theirs up!  So we DEFINITELY … Continue reading »

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Travel day 13 (Dec.8th)

I wake up realizing that I didn’t get a phone call last night, or yet this morning.  Hmm…trying not to worry about it.  He will call any minute.  Eventually the afternoon rolls around and no phone call…oh man I’m bummed.  … Continue reading »

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