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A New Era

No, don’t panic! We are not giving up our RV lifestyle BUT today did see a new era in our lives with Daniel starting work! Yes, at 15 he is ready to start earning and saving up some money. Today he spent his first day not working for us but rather working with a good friend of ours on a local farm. Bruce has a wealth of practical knowledge that he can impart to Daniel. When the farm owner asked... read more

12 years ago…..

…… the week before Christmas, 2002, we received a call from Heidi, Daniel’s birthmom. That was the ‘real’ start of our adoption journey. Yes, we had filled out paperwork several months previously but until that call we were not truly on the road, just waiting by the edge. Do you realize you the courage it took Heidi to call us? I don’t know about you but cold calling... read more

Photo Shoot – Daniel

Over this week I plan on sharing some of the pics that we had taken at our photo shoot a few weeks back. All these photos and more will be sent to the respective birth families so that they can enjoy them. Going from eldest to youngest so here are some of Daniel. who is 11, soon to be 12. On the tire swing: Comparing muscles with Richard! Richard can still lift Daniel up and throw him over his shoulder 🙂... read more

A wonderful day :)

We arrived at the park about 2 minutes before Daniel’s birthmom which meant that our kids had already run off to play! That was OK though as it gave us time to say “Hi” & to recover from the shock of being introduced to Daniel’s birthfather, who is now married to Daniel’s birthmom! We had absolutely NO clue. We knew at the time of Daniel’s birth that his... read more

10 Years ago today!

Ten years ago today, in the evening, we received the call from Lifetime Adoption that Daniel had been born. Although we had been matched with his birthmom the week before Christmas & had met with her a couple times, one of which was to go with her for her doctor’s appointment & ultrasound, Daniel was not due to be born until early May. He had been delivered around lunchtime by emergency... read more