Saturday, December 25, 2010

Day 30: Merry Christmas

Sorry for the short post, but it is better than no post.

Good news, Alyona's passport is in.

Here is an update on where we stand: Monday 9:00am embassy appointment for document intake and her medical appointment. Tuesday we should receive her visa. Wednesday fly to London. Thurday fly home.

Alyona took me to Mandarin Plaza today so she could burn off some energy and so she would have a good nap.




I actually miss the snow. It's been warm and drizzling and this is all of the snow that is left.




We had the pleasure of having lunch today with Meredith and the newest members of her family, Aleksa and Wesley. She suggested having a Christmas lunch together at TGIFridays and I am so glad that she did. She wrote a post today titled, The 12 Things of Home That I Look Forward To... and it is so true. It is as if I wrote it myself.




This would be Aly's "I just dozed off, how dare you wake me up look." She dozed off for 2 minutes... kiss that nap goodbye! It never happened. Oh well, it's Christmas after all.




We take an elevator to the sixth floor and then have to climb a flight of stairs to our apartment. I am so thankful Aly will sit and wait for me while I carry up her stroller, groceries, etc.




Please pray for Aly. This afternoon I noticed that she is getting sick (coughing, sneezing, and sounding rattly). Poor girl, she sounds miserable.

5 comments:

coloradotransplant said...

Get well soon little one!!

Amy L said...

Oh my! She's so cute in that pink coat! Merry Christmas! Praying you home really soon!!
Amy

Denise said...

I am so glad that you have someone to spend Christmas with. I pray that everything is okay at home. Home is waiting for you...very soon! Merry Christmas!!

Mel said...

Merry Christmas Aly and April!! I hope Brian made it home safely and that all is well! You're almost there!! Praise God!!

Nan and Dan said...

merry christmas!!! so happy you have the passport!!! praying for little Aly!! hope all is ok at home :)
hugs!