Wednesday, October 5, 2011

What a day!

I am so tired right now it is going to be hard to keep this post coherent.  I had a big 'ol to-do list and amazingly finished almost everything.  I even had to go to the doctor to take a last minute TB test that needs to be notarized and apostilled along with all of our other documents.

Hubby had a dentist appt and was able to run over to his doctor and get his TB test too. That alone was amazing timing, since the doctor and dentist are only a block apart and his work is about 20 minutes away.  It looks like our psychological evaluation will be ready by Thursday, so I will be heading to Los Angeles on Friday to have everything apostilled.

Then I had my daughter's soccer practice and one of the brand new players decided to take me down and now I'm kind of hurting. Then I had to peel and slice a thousand apples for the apple crisps I am selling this week.  We went apple picking last week and had so many leftover apples that my amazing neighbor and friend Cindy offered to help me peel and slice so I could sell them.

As I was making the apple crisps, I started thinking about my great-grandma.  They are, after all, her recipe. And then it dawned on me that her name was Mary, just like our girl.  And my mom is named Mary Ann.  And my husband's grandma, the fair haired and blue- eyed one, was named Maria and his sister's first name is Maria too.

Yep, she belongs in this family.  We cannot wait to go back to see her! These will be two very long weeks and we will probably be exhausted, but she's so totally worth it.


  1. Can't wait to see you with your girl again!

  2. You can do it Gentry!! Yummy Apple Crisp is my FAVORITE wish we lived closer i'd buy a few of those up! :) Can't wait for you to get your darling girl in your arms again.


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