This blog has posts from our first adoption and second adoption

Day 4 – Silk Market and Travel to Taiyuan

By Jessica | May 25, 2013

Today was our last day in Beijing and our last day with Mac and Toby and their girls. We have enjoyed spending time with them, laughing at WWBS and seeing more of Beijing. We loaded up our bags and headed towards downtown. On our first day while we were visiting the Bell Tower and the…

Day 3 – The Great Wall

By Jessica | May 24, 2013

Today started out a little later than yesterday {6:30 instead of 4 something} Yea for progress!! We headed out to see the Great Wall.  One of the nice things about staying with friends is that you get to go to the best places where the ‘normal’ tourist don’t go.  It took about a hour or so…

Day 2 – Touring Beijing

By Jessica | May 23, 2013

Today started out bright and early at 4 something thanks to jet lag. Once we got our day started we {Adam, our friend (I’ll call her Mac) and I} hopped in the car with our driver to head down town.  If I understand this correctly Beijing has 6+ outer rings {like our 285} and we…

Day 1 – photos on the plane

By adamw | May 22, 2013

Day 1

By adamw | May 22, 2013

We kissed our kiddos bye and left our house around 8:15 am Tuesday morning. Our friend, Jeffery, so graciously offered to pick us up and take us to the airport {it was such a blessing}! We had a few extra minutes before we needed to head into ATL rush hour traffic and we needed some…

Made it to Beijing

By adamw | May 22, 2013

We made it to Beijing and are staying with friends. We are looking forward to touring the city for the next two days and then will travel to our son’s province. Overall the trip was great. We traveled about 26 hours door to door and I’m still not that tired. Korean Air was a gret…

Landed in South Korea

By adamw | May 22, 2013

We have landed in South Korea! Long flight but we are feeling good. Now to eat and catch the plane to Beijing.

Travel so far

By adamw | May 21, 2013

We made it to the airport! A few photos of our journey so far:

Testing and preparing

By adamw | May 18, 2013

We are in full out prep mode today, blitzing to clean the house, pack the bags, download good books, setup software and a million other things. Even this post is doubling as a blog post and a test post sent from the iPad WordPress app :). Lots of updates to come, and hopefully some sleep…

We have Adoption travel plans – on our Anniversary!

By adamw | May 17, 2013

Well, this week has probably been the hardest week for me personally regarding the adoption, but it is punctuated by great news on a special day. This morning around 1am we got the news that we will be traveling to China next week! And, this news came on our 10th Wedding Anniversary (May 17th, 2003)! We will…