Doctors say she’s normal

Tara took Elizabeth to the “international adoption specialist” doctors today for a psychological evaluation and another physical exam. They say she is perfectly average/normal for a girl her age. Of course, that puts her well above average for a foreign orphan.

We think she’s better than any other girl her age, but we might be biased. Continue reading Doctors say she’s normal

Baby shower

Tara’s female family and friends threw Elizabeth a baby shower last weekend. I was the only man there. The only reason I went was so that any other men showing up wouldn’t be the only man. Oh well. I was able to get a lot on video, and Tara took pictures.

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Luncheon

I can’t believe how nice my coworkers at Franklin are. On Friday, they had a luncheon at work for Elizabeth and Tara. They invited me, too. 🙂
Great food, several gifts, and the biggest surprise: a money tree. Tara and I were speechless at that. It’s not like my coworkers have any more
“spare” money than we do. Don’t worry, we’ll spend it all ( Continue reading Luncheon

Settling in

I just thought I’d mention that Elizabeth is settling into her new life pretty well. Tara is her full-time parent, I just appear after work and on weekends. 🙂 Even then, it’s Tara who does most of the work.

Elizabeth’s biggest hurdle so far has been getting used to our pets, three pugs and a cat. She’s ALMOST completely used to the pugs by now Continue reading Settling in