If any of you have seen Forest Gump then you know where that title came from. 16 years ago Lori and I stood before our family and friends and tied the knot. Back then we weren't the smartest kids on the block. We had no idea what the future held for us but we knew that whatever it held we wanted to go through it together. Still to this day we are best friends. We have been through alot together and life hasn't always been easy. We spent the first part of our marriage surviving on hot dogs, top ramen noodles, & mac and cheese. No matter how bad or good the cards were that life delt us we have always stood behind/beside each other. So here's to another 16 years, Lori I love you.
On the adoption front we are 1 1/2 months down in the wait for our referral. We have been working on the house and Lori has been doing more painting on Norah's room. Lori picked up a couple of Halloween costumes to toss into the dress-up box. One is a set of bunny rabbit ears and fluffy tail. The other is a "fairy princess outfit that includes a set of silver and white wings, sparkly wand, and of course, tiara. She remembered how much Brandon liked to play dress up when he was little and thought that she would get a head start on gathering supplies for Norah. We still have Brandon's blue jean and red bandana cowboy chaps and vest that his Grandmother made for him when he was 4. We have been going to FCC-CA waiting families meetings. The last one was on attachment, the lady putting it on did a good job. To find out if there is a local chapter of the FCC "Families with children from China in your area cleck here www.fwcc.org/contacts.html . Kim the lady that puts on our meetings here, is right now over in China finishing up the adoption of her and her husbands second daughter. We will be at the airport to greet them when they get back. I look forword to meeting their daughter when they get home.