It’s Been a Year…

since I’ve seen my cute boy


as of today–June 4, 2009.

He is happy and safe and learning Russian as well as Lithuanian and fumigating his apartment for fleas, and loving it all.

He met a man who introduced himself by saying, “Hello, my name is Jesus.”

Without missing a beat, Dane answered, ” Nice to meet you. How can we help you?”

Sheesh–I miss that boy.

I’ll just have to walk around saying, “One year left…one year left…one year left.”

Tick…tick…tick. The countdown begins…

The chanting does help.

I am brave…I am brave…I am brave.

I am trying…




Read Jillian’s “Walking On Sunshine“” post about her brother.



4 Replies to “It’s Been a Year…”

  1. Ohhh… I haven’t been that emotional this whole time… but for some readon that “tick, tick, tick” gets me. Wow.

    He’s doing great and I’m super proud of him!!! YAY Dane!!!

    Happy Birthday Shannon!!! Yahoo for birthdays!

  2. I love you Aunt Launi!!! Thank you for the birthday wishes. It was actually a surprise to see my face on here. It put a huge smile on my face and brought tears to my eyes to know that I have such loving family. Thank you so much for being my sweet Aunt.

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