Sunday, September 30, 2007

Arriving in Taiwan

Here are a couple of pictures from our arrival into Taiwan (and one from HK). We have been out and about setting up our little room and preparing for Will to come. I'll post some pictures of our apartment later.

This is the first site we saw as we got off the plane into HK- Krispy Kreme! We couldn't believe it (Krispy Kreme was born in Den's hometown of Winston-Salem). The other thing we couldn't believe is that after doing some quick conversations we realized we had just spent a little over $8 on half a dozen donuts!- yikes- but they were good.

We came across this add as we were getting off the plane into Taiwan.

This is our JOH (Journeys of the Heart- our adoption agency) representative that met us at the airport and took us to our apartment. She is so sweet and we are soo thankful for her.

Saturday, September 29, 2007

We made it!

After a whirlwind (and might I add expensive) trip to Hong Kong to get rush visas we made it to Taipei! We arrived last night and are in our little dorm room like apartment. Its very small but we have internet and air conditioner- so I'm happy. We found out in HK that Will has had a stomach virus :( but we hear he is doing better now. And we also found out that we can't see him until Monday :(. But at least we are here and we aren't leaving here without him! They told us our visitation schedule for next week (only an hour or two a day!) :( Okay enough with the sad faces- we are happy to be here (we were hoping to have more time with him this week) but we will take anytime we can get with him. We can't wait to hold him!! We will update more later.
Thanks for thinking of us!

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Going to get our baby!

I know its been awhile since I posted but we have been busy and my parents were actually here with us for four weeks- (we had a great time but did not take one single picture- ah!). During that time (last thursday to be exact) we got an email telling us the first court ruling was done and that we could now come and meet Will and foster him until the final court ruling!! YAY! YAY! YAY! So we have been scrambling to try and get stuff together ( all the while dealing with our crazy landlord who wants to kick us out mid contract cause he wants more money but he is not willing to pay us the penalty as stated in the contract- long story).

So, we are actually leaving tomorrow- Wednesday afternoon to fly to Hong Kong, get visas there on thursday, and then fly out on friday to Taiwan. We are told that we will hopefully get to meet Will on Saturday! I can't believe it- it feels so surreal. We have been staring everyday at this 2-D picture of him for the last 5 months and I can't believe we will get to hold him soon.

The agency has told us that we may be there up to 2 months fostering him and waiting for the final ruling. So, I promise I will be better about posting pictures MUCH more often. Can't wait to introduce you to our little bao bei (precious treasure).