Dear Diary: China Day Two

Jet lag, I’m ready to break up. I was up from 12:30-4:00 am and then awake again at 5:45. I am thankful to the Holy Trinity that Starbucks Via exists and that I had the good sense to pack it. We were able to FaceTime the kids this morning before we left for the day….

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Dear Diary: China Day One

Well, hello Jet Lag, it’s nice to meet you! It’s 1:30 am in Beijing, and 1:30 pm in the US. I woke up a while ago and refused to look at the clock until around 1:00 am. After 29 unsuccessful minutes lost to trying to fall asleep again, I figured it’s best to go ahead…

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T Minus Eight

I remember our conversation like it was yesterday. I was in Mississippi for the wedding of my brother and my then future sister-in-law April. April and I were in Tupelo on our way to get our nails done, chatting about randomness when adoption came up. “So where would you get the baby? Here or from…

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