Summary

To sum it all up: We love our daughter. Elizabeth is a wonderful, beautiful, intelligent little girl. We thank Russia for giving her to us. Otherwise, we did not enjoy Russia.

In their defense, we weren’t there under normal circumstances. It was not a vacation. We felt under pressure and stressed-out as we spent most of our time dealing with thei Continue reading Summary

Stay tuned

I hope to get the rest of the photos and videos on here, at least in raw form, over the next few days. I think I’m getting over my post traumatic stress disorder from the trip and can now face looking at the video again. 🙂

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Riding the Metro

We’re going to attempt to ride the Metro subway to Red Square today. Wish us luck. The exits aren’t numbered, they are listed by name … in Cyrillic. Of course, the overhead announcements are in Russian. One helpful thing is that the announcements are in a male voice if you’re Continue reading Riding the Metro

Can’t leave early

… but at least it’s all over. The Embassy visit went fine.

Delta said that the only way we could take the available seats on earlier flights was to pay $2800 extra FOR EACH ticket. We said no. Unless someone wants to donate that to us, then we’ll call them back. 🙂 As it is, we can’t leave until Continue reading Can’t leave early