Monthly Archive
for: ‘September, 2008’

Court Date

Today, I write to you as the legal mother of Liliana.  [The picture above is the court room where they pronounced us Liliana’s parents.]  Court went well (it was all so very official, even though the judge was bored out of his mind), and now we wait 10 days for the very ominous sounding “judgment […]

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Getting Her Groove On

Today is a difficult day.  Dan goes to the orphanage with me for the first time since last Thursday–he’s been sick that long! When Liliana sees me, she lights up, but boy, is that joy wiped off her face when she sees Dan.  We knew this might happen, but it’s miserable when it does.  She […]

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We All Need Love

Sick, sick, and sick.  Both of us.  It’s astounding how one small microscopic virus can do us in so handily. Since there’s not much to relate about recuperating (a rather dull task), I’ll share an incident from a video Dan took of Liliana. In the video Dan teases Liliana with the phrase, “Don’t tell me […]

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Child Abandonment & Abuse

I’m feeling much better.  Just a little weak.  Dan is worse.  Since he’s been in bed for three days now, he can’t get comfortable, and sleep comes intermittently.  In other words, he’s miserable.  We can’t go to the orphanage yet another day.  We’re disappointed, but it can’t be helped. I shut off parts of the […]

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