Yearly Archives: 2010


Raising a puppy is hard work.  Really hard work.  Raising a Siberian Husky puppy…. is harder.  They will test you to no end and proclaim of their power to every living thing in the house.  We worked so hard to keep this puppy in line, to teach him to mind, to give him a schedule […]

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An e-mail we received today from our agency: “I wanted to update you on the current stage of your dossier. At this time your dossier is at the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington, D.C being authenticated. The dossiers will be ready to be picked up and sent out on Monday, December 20, 2010. However, your DTE […]

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We have lots of paper to straighten, staple and double check…. What IS he doing???? IT IS FINISHED!!!!! Our Dossier (AKA the 2lb. pile of paperwork we – ahem, mostly ED -  have been compiling for the past 5 months) is out of our hands and off with the United Parcel Service – today!  Our […]

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So when we put in our backyard a year ago, we had this great idea to build a vegetable garden and the usual thing happened as a result, I became obsessed with this new hobby and Ellie ridiculed it.  And after a year of growing stuff and spending way more time than could possibly have […]

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Crazy Lives

Hi everyone, so that thing we started out with about Chili’s and 10 hours of sleep…. I know you all took that so very literally, but honestly, we’ve been a bit crazy/busy/worn out lately.  Aside from the fact that I’m pretty much horrible at keeping up with a blog in general as it doesn’t suite […]

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