Thursday, June 12, 2008

Wow, What day is it anyway????????????????

He's back!!! YAY!! Wow, what an exciting couple of days we have had! The boys got their swimming parent back, and they were so excited to get him in the pool!
He went when the sun was shining yesterday, however when it was raining in the afternoon, he let them swim, but didn't go in himself! Jayden and Spencer were the only crazy ones who wanted to go in the rain!!
It was so fun to be together as one BIG HAPPY family!!
Anaya loves giving kisses, here she was ready to give daddy a big wet one!!
So cute!! She sure does love her daddy!!
Well, it has been pretty hectic here the last 13 or so hours! We thought we had all day tomorrow to clean, and finish packing, but we got a call from the orphanage saying we needed to be there tomorrow morning for her medical exam for the visa appointment, so we packed up today, and are heading out tomorrow morning at 8:30! We are going to stay in the city one night, because to get us all there and back will cost us almost as much, if not more than getting a hotel!! We found a deal on-line, and are hoping to stay at that particular hotel, but the agency usually has us stay at a different one, so we are hoping they won't mind, as we can get 2 of these rooms for what we are supposed to pay for one at the other place!
I will try to update our blog from the hotel, however, I am not sure about the internet connection, so if you don't see a post, that is why!
Just a heads up, we are planning an open house bonfire at my parents house in Zeeland on July 18, from 5 to 9 pm. We will have hot dogs, and smores, and anyone who is interested in finally meeting Anaya is invited to join us! We look so forward to seeing all of you again, and if you can make it, we would love to have you!! Many of you have asked when our flight is coming into G.R. on Tuesday. We are scheduled to arrive at 6:13 p.m. to be exact!! We are so excited!!
Thanks for all of your prayers and support! Can't wait to be home again!!


Lee said...

What a CRAZY day!!!! Poor you! Final hurdles, friend!! I remember that physical like it was yesterday. Praise the Lord!

You are coming home and we are SO grateful to our Lord. See you soon, Stac!

steph said...

Hi guys! We can't wait to get kisses from Anaya too! How cute! Stacy, I'm still twitching, you need to come home soon!! We're beyond excited to see your faces again. We're going camping today by your house. How ironic?! Hope your having a ton of fun together and we'll see you boys Sat. and Stacy on Tues.! Yea!!!!!!!!

love you all!
Mom and Steph

Jorrey Stewart said...

Hi Vander Zwaag Family
I hope you have safe travels and
I am very happy for you all and can't wait to see you all again and meet the new member of your gang.
Love,Jorrey Stewart