Just put Libi on the bus, knowing I won't see her for two weeks and my heart is about to bust! I hate that half of my family will be on the other side of the world for this journey, but I know it will be a day of MIGHTY rejoicing when we all reunite on September 14th!!!!! Here is the schedule for the next two weeks:
FRIDAY August 31st- depart Chicago 3:25 arrive in Hong Kong at 8:00 PM Saturday(Hong Kong time)
SUNDAY September 2nd- FREE DAY- Rest and Relaxation
MONDAY September 3rd- GOTCHA DAY ...BIRTHED INTO OUR ARMS FOREVER
at 2:30 PM (3:30 AM Monday in the States)
TUESDAY September 4th- Adoption Registration Day. Shopping at Trust Mart
WEDNESDAY September 5th- Apply for Maggie's passport
THURSDAY September 6th- Maggie's 9th birthday and Jacob's 18th birthday!!!!
(Send messages to Jacob!!!) Visit Maggie's orphanage and finding spot
FRIDAY September 7th- FREE DAY
SATURDAY September 8th- Medical exam day. Prepare consulate paperwork.
SUNDAY September 9th- Visit the Safari Park. Feed the Tiger Cubs, Giraffes and Monkeys!
MONDAY September 10th- Check TB Results, Visit the Pearl Market
TUESDAY September 11th- FREE DAY - Rest and Relaxation
WEDNESDAY September 12th- Consulate Appointment and Oath Ceremony
THURSDAY September 13th- Pick up VISA
FRIDAY September 14th- 11:40 am Flight from Hong Kong to Chicago O'Hare, arriving at 1:40 pm
We will mostly likely have a homecoming at Bloomington Airport after returning from Chicago at around 5:30 pm Friday. We will post to the Blog and Facebook the time after arriving in Chicago.
Thank you to everyone for your prayers and gifts. We are so blessed by God and all of you!