Slow Boat to China

6 06 2008

The boat has been slowly making its way to China…for three years! And finally, on June 24th, we depart. We fly from Madison to Beijing, via Chicago and San Francisco…We arrive in Beijing on the 25th. We will have a couple of days in Beijing to catch up on sleep (jet lag.. not that we’re saving up sleep until we arrive in a foreign country), explore Beijing, go on a couple of tours with other adoptive parents who are in Beijing.

And, hopefully, we will meet Kajsa on either the 29th or 30th! We’ll fly to her province on the 29th, I think.

So, that’s the plan for now. Our tickets are booked (Thank you Dan and Joan for the miles!)…and it feels a bit more real, now. A bit. I guess it’s actually felt a bit more real in the past week or so, but today, having an itinerary in hand feels even more of a bit real.


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10 responses

7 06 2008
hannahjoy

Congratulations! That is so exciting. I can’t wait to see pictures of the three of you together!

8 06 2008
Kathy Pedersen

I am so happy for you! You must be so very excited! I pray that everything goes very smoothly, and you will soon have your little darling in your arms.

9 06 2008
Leanne

That is so exciting! Wow…WOW!!!

10 06 2008
Sandie

so soon, and still far too long a wait. Kajsa, we can’t wait to meet you!

10 06 2008
Donna

Praise the Lord!!!!!
All I can say is GET OUT (inside joke between south plainfield friends)
I am so very very happy for you and Jim.

10 06 2008
madcitycat

GET OUT!!!! is right! 🙂 I’m out!!

12 06 2008
Marge

Hello Mu & Ba……I’m brushing up on my Chinese. That’s mother and father, which are words I hope you will be hearing very soon. May God’s peace rest upon you as you wait expectantly to hold your beautiful daughter. That is one fortunate little girl to have such special people that God picked out to be her parents! Blessings to all of you.

Love,
Marge

16 06 2008
Lyn

OK – I’m forgetful – at my age it is allowed!
Is June 30th Jim’s b-day or your anniversary?
So w/ Kajsa’s B-day, you folks have all your b-days and anniversary in one month!
May God give you safe travel and bless your family!

19 06 2008
madcitycat

Hey Lyn… Jim’s b-day.
Thanks for the safe travel wishes… can’t wait to report back!

23 06 2008
CB

You are out PC and PJ – OUTTA here to go get your new little Kajsa….God bless you all and may God bring you all together soon and your joy does come in the morning!!! I love you and wish you all the happiness. this time you really are OUT! lol.
cb
YAAAAAHHHHH!!!! and a woohoo!!!

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