Today is my birthday (insert age jokes here).  It's also National Adoption Day.  How perfectly appropriate since we go to adopt our little Zoe in less than two weeks!  It's been quite the whirlwind this week.  We got travel dates and consulate appointments confirmed, flights booked,...

So the other weekend, Eriek and I joined some friends and ran in the Orphan Hope Marathon relay. Let me stress the relay part of it as I am certainly not an endurance athlete!  Being charged with running the shortest leg of the relay (4.6 miles...

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