Life has been pretty normal here lately. Well, as normal as it gets for us. We are back into our school routine and the Christmas decorations have been taken down. It has been pretty cold here in Jacksonville this week. Allie says she is ready for warm weather again. She is definitely southern!
Allie had her braces taken off last week so she is pretty excited to be eating popcorn and chewing gum. It was a long two years for her.
We went to Lake Wales to spend my mom's birthday with her. Allie enjoyed spending time with her cousins as usual!
The Steelers lost to the Jaguars and we were all sad, even McDuff. It was good to watch the Jags lose the next weekend though.
The last update I received from our agency was that we are number 11. In adoption language, we are now DTV (dossier to Vietnam). There has been some controversy lately in the Vietnam adoption community. There are some new procedures being put in place that will help insure that there is little or no corruption taking place in the adoption process. This may make our wait longer than expected, but knowing our baby is a legal orphan will be worth the wait. There are alot of accusations, opinions, and heresay being thrown around in blog world so I am not going to add my opinions to the many others. All I know is that we believe God has called us to adopt from Vietnam and we are going to continue waiting, because we know that He has it all in His hands. We learned a long time ago to let go of the things we can't control. About 11 years ago, actually. Now if I could only let go of the things I can control...