I'm having Mommy time this evening and it's been kind of fun. I haven't done one thing I planned to do - like cleaning D's room or scrapbooking my hundreds of unscrapped photos. Maybe before bed I will do something - at least pick up D's room a bit. Hubby and D let me sleep in this morning and in the process she pulled nearly every toy in the house out without putting hardly any of them back where they belong.
Hubby and D have gone to Arlington (Dallas area) to the Texas Rangers baseball game and the big fireworks hoopla to follow. This trip has been planned for several months. It was a gift to our Pastor's family in celebration of their 7th anniversary at our church. We didn't get a ticket for me because of course baby V would be home "by then" and it would be too soon to take her out amongst so many thousands of people. And then our Pastor's 16 year old daughter had her tonsils removed last week, so she and her Mama stayed home too. I was asked if I wanted one of the extra tickets, but I opted for Mommy time instead.** I hear fireworks outside, I miss my doggie - it's his first July 4th/fireworks to miss :o( **
So, the church mini-bus left this afternoon at 2 p.m. On this fun trip is Hubby (he's the worship Pastor at our church) and D; our Senior Pastor and his 14 year old son; our Student Pastor, his wife and 5 year old son; our chairman of personnel, his wife, two sons and daughter; and the Chief of Police of our city. Hee hee, the chief and his wife are sweet friends of our church staff and he was happy to take one of the extra tickets.
The game was to have started at 7:05 and it was rain delayed until about 8:45, I'm glad I sent rain ponchos with them. Of course hubby grumbled about having to carry them, "where am I supposed to put these, I don't want to lug these all over the place, yada yada yada." When he called I had to ask, "aren't you glad I sent the ponchos with you?" Hee hee. D is having fun but getting sleepy. She had zero nap and is usually in bed by 7:45 on napless days. They won't be home till about 3:30 a.m. I sent a pillow and blanket for her to sleep on the bus on the way home. It's about a 3 1/2 hour drive to the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex from our fair city.
So, I have entertained myself by reading lots of adoption blogs and I watched a Matthew McConaughey movie, "Failure to Launch" it was pretty good, not the best Matthew movie. I've been looking up flights and airfares and trying to see what we might expect to pay. I was researching the link from Debbie's blog (Brown's Journey to Russia and Back listed at right) on the Northwest/KLM adoption fare. It looks like it may be a good possibility. I think I'll post that link too, Debbie.
I've also enjoyed looking at more of the China families' sites and reading about their wonderful good news of all the referrals! Speaking of the China family blogs, I had been reading one where the family was hoping for twins and I can't find it now! I was curious if they got their referral and if it was indeed twins! If anyone knows the blog I'm talking about, please leave it in my comments.
Ok, back to my surfing safari.
Here's to praying for wonderful adoption news this week!!!!!
Till later . . .