Thursday, February 02, 2006

On our way!


Well I am so, so thrilled to finally be able to post this: we are going to Ethiopia!!! Sometime late next week! Yayyy!

Kevin got the "call" (or email, as it was) today. The phone rang here, I said hello, and he asked if I was ready to go on a trip. I was thinking, what on earth is he talking about? I thought maybe it was some cute (though cryptic!) way of him asking if I wanted to play this online minesweeper game thing with him on his lunch break (okay maybe it sounds nerdy but I can assure you it's a lot of fun. You can get it through MSN games and it's two-way minesweeper. I rarely win but I have a good time losing!) So I said, "huh?" And he repeated, "Are you ready to go on a trip?" THEN I'm thinking, did he win some trip through work or something? So I said, "No, I'm not ready, what trip?" And then he told me that we're headed to Ethiopia!

What a shock! I wasn't expecting things so soon! We are cleared to go Wednesday at the very soonest; however Anna's two-year birthday party is scheduled for Friday evening, February 10th, plus it'd be nice to have a LITTLE more time to prepare. So we are looking at leaving a day or two after that.

Our lives have just gotten a lot busier! Super exciting, super scary, all at the same time! Kevin and I were talking today on the phone about how much little Anna's life will change, now having two brothers in the family! I know she will adore them, but of course it will be a huge adjustment. I hope the transition goes smoothly as possible.

So that's the latest! We'll keep you posted as our travel plans shape up!

Oh and check out our spiffy new suitcases we got for the trip!

7 comments:

Jeannett Gibson said...

See, it IS possible to keep up on your blog from start to finish!!! Can't wait!

Brianna Heldt said...

HAHAHA! Indeed. I think a certain blogger, who I will not name although Jeannett knows who they are, ought to take note...

shells said...

YYYAAAHHHHOOOOOO!!!!! Wow, I am so excited! I cannot believe you will be there next Sunday! I cannot wait to hear all about it! I will be praying, espcially for the transition for Anna. YYYAAAHHHHHHHOOOOOO!!!!

owlhaven said...

I am so excited for you!!!!!!!!!!
Mary

Amanda/Mayhem Mama said...

Hooray! Hooray!

I wanted to say something encouraging while you waited, but I couldn't think of anything. Waiting just sucks.

So, so happy for you!!

Shana said...

Congratulations! I can't wait to hear how the trip goes, as well as the transition for the whole family. Please keep us updated. We'll hopefully be travelling by summertime.

sheila said...

what wonderful news! have a safe trip to ethiopia and back home with your new sons! congratulations!!

 

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