5/08-8/08-Volunteering at the Missionaries of Charity Orphanage in Addis Ababa (Asco) and loving every single second! 8/12/08-Talk to Sisters about adopting. (Searched for agency who would work with identified child) 9/18/08-First home study appointment with GlenKirk 10/4/08-Training at Glenkirk 10/6/08-Second home study appointment 10/22/08-Final home study appointment 12/5/08-Home study approved by DCFS! 12/15/08-I-600A sent 1/09 Gladney approved 1/23/09 New pictures of Y arrive 1/24/09 Bad news arrives Feb 09-Uncertainty and Investigation (Decision made to travel) 4/1/09 Dossier arrives in Ethiopia (FINALLY!) March 31st-April 21st-R in Ethiopia (Things looking up??) Present: Nothing new 7/11/09-8/15/09-N in Ethiopia 8/09-Something good soon, maybe! 8/26/09-Yup! It was good! 10/5/09-Official Referral 10/22-09-Court date assigned for NOV 18 11/18/09-PASSED 12/07/09-Traveled to Ethiopia 12/8/09-Together as a family of three!