I realize this post is a little anti-climactic....After all, I know what you all REALLY want to see is a post about our first meeting with Joseph. However, remember we are stuck in this city lounging around a hot apartment and noisy, smoky, internet cafes, rather than at the orphanage where we would prefer to be.
But I must blog my Italy pictures!! I have tried so many times, and doggone it, I will. The pictures of Joseph, and the story of the SDA appointment, will have to wait until tomorrow.
Meanwhile....my Italy photos. I finally discovered a way I could get them all on here without having to upload a hundred pictures. John held up the laptop, with all the thumbnail photos, and I took pictures of the computer screen. Pretty clever, if I do say so myself. Wish I would have thought of it before. As I was uploading them I noticed that all my photos are cockeyed. I wonder what that says about me. Maybe I am asymmetrical. I'm sure I could fix them with little effort but I would rather not. I'm sure that says something about me too.
In America we have calendars of hot fire fighters and police officers. Did you know in Italy they have calendars of handsome priests? I picked up this souvenir for my sister Marlita. :) But I thought you might enjoy it too.
Today we met another Reece's Rainbow couple, quite by accident actually. I had remembered someone would be here at the same time but I couldn't remember who. We ran into them downtown and hung out together, in taxis and notary offices before they went back to their apartment to catch up on their sleep. We will try to meet up with them again tomorrow. It was funny, we keep talking about how 'crazy' we must be, flying across the country to grow our family in such an unconventional way. And then we met Tammy and Erik, who have six kids at home, three biological and 3 adopted, and are adopting 4 this trip. Yes 4....F-O-U-R, four children with special needs. Wow! Makes us look like wimps! ha. We enjoyed the company, what a blessing to have met them and to follow their blog as they bring their children home.
Next post.....our first meeting with Joseph. Tomorrow!!! I am a ball of nerves. So excited to meet my boy for the first time!