Things That Are New To Stanley

Things That Are New To Stanley

Things that are new to Stanley (in no particular order): -air hand dryers in the bathroom -airplane rides -playing in the bathtub (bubbles are a hit!) -jackets (not a lot of jackets necessary in Haiti) -microwaves -putting your own ornaments on your Christmas tree...
Bringing Stanley Home

Bringing Stanley Home

Written Thursday, December 5 We’ve been on the plane for three hours. It’ll be time to land in Dallas soon. Then we’ll have nine hours to try and sleep at the airport before we leave for Miami. We’ll have a quick layover and then we’ll board our flight for Port Au...
Helpless

Helpless

Helpless: deprived of strength or power; powerless; incapacitated. Helpless: the only word that fits this situation. Haiti’s citizens are in a state of desperation. They are trying to create a better country for themselves and right now that is resulting in...
Meeting Stanley… There Are No Words

Meeting Stanley… There Are No Words

There really are no words. I’ve tried writing this post four or five times now. I don’t know how to start or what to write. Or how to describe any of it… How do I write about the culture shock of Haiti? How do I write about the sounds and the smells and the...
We Have Some News…

We Have Some News…

Sooooooo…. we have some news. 😍 As many of you know, Mark and I signed up to adopt from Ethiopia in February 2008. After numerous home study visits with a social worker, endless amounts of paperwork (bank statements, letters of employment, reference letters,...