Sunday, August 16, 2009

She Is

She is hip.

She is cool.

She is sweet.

She is curious.

She is cuddly.

She is charming.

She is perfect.

She is home.

60 comments:

Meredith said...

You don't know how many times I've checked your blog over the last few days hoping to hear good news. I am so, so, so, so happy for you guys right now!!!!!! She is beautiful and I can't wait to hear about your trip and how everything worked out. Hope your transition is smooth and that Dinkeneh is already loving on his baby sister. Congrats!

cathy said...

BWAAAAHHHHHH!!!! Tears everywhere. And blubbering. And hysteria. Oh JOY in the biggest way!!!!

Victoria said...

She is also beautiful. Congrats.

Arielle said...

What a beautiful sight! I'm so glad you are all home together. Enjoy the settling in.

Bethany said...

YAY!!!!!!!!!!

M and M said...

glorious and gorgeous - congratulations!

Heather said...

Congratulations!!!! So happy for you and the family!

Kimberley said...

So excited for your family!!!!

Deirdre said...

Oh my goodness I'm OVER THE MOON! She is absolutely perfect, and I'm so happy to hear she's home. You must be beyond thrilled. Don't take too much time settling in—we'll all be itching for details. :-) Lots of love to you all!

Kari said...

Oh my goodness!!!! She is absolutely PERFECT!! I have been checking in on you guys constantly and you have been in our thoughts. So, so, so happy to see the pics of you TOGETHER!! WOO HOO

Leah said...

Hooray!!! Welcome home and I so thankful for this wonderful conclusion!

Kathrin said...

Oh my, I am so happy for you!! How did you do that? When I read your post I was hoping the last picture would say "She is home".
I have never met you. I just recently found your bolg and still I have tears in my eyes.
Congratulations!

Cameron and Megan said...

Oh what a wonderful God! What joy! Blessings to your family!!!!!!!

Cathy said...

CONGRATS!!! What a beautiful little girl. So glad you are all home. I had just recently found your blog and was hoping and praying everything would work out and it did. YEAH!

*Jess* said...

I'm totally crying for you guys!! Very happy tears! What does D think of his new sister?

Kate said...

Great news! I've been waiting on pins and needles to find out if you'd make it home!

TonyaMarie said...

You forgot "She is ours". Biggest congrats! She's a beauty.
Enjoy.

Stacy said...

yesssssssssssssssssssssss!!!!!! oh I KNEW there was a reason I went to your blog first on this Monday morning.

beautiful

Sunshin said...

She is stunning! CONGRATS!

Brenna said...

Congratulations! So, so happy you are all together and HOME! Enjoy~ she is beautiful!

Jess said...

Whoohooooo! Oh I'm just soooo happy for you!!!!That is such great news!!!! I've been thinking of you all constantly!!!

Rachel said...

She is crying at her desk at work. Oh no, that's me.

Jill said...

Hooray!!!! I'm so, so glad you got to bring her home. Congratulations on your new addition.

Emily said...

Oh happy day!!! What a great post!! Enjoy being a family of four now!!! Wish we could meet her.

Jill said...

I am so so so so so so thrilled!!!!!!!! I keep checking & have been PRAYING that she could come home with you!!!!!!!! HAPPY HAPPY way to start a Monday!!!!! YEAH!!!!!!!

Mark and Sarah said...

OH MY GOODNESS!!! I have chills and had to scroll straight to the bottom of the post to see if she is home. I'm so so so thankful. You've been on my mind A LOT in the last two weeks. I am ELATED and so RELIEVED that this nightmare is over with a very very happy ending!!!

Tiny's Mom said...

WOOHOOO!!!!

Chatter said...

Yeah!!! Welcome home. I hope your reunion with D was memorable. I will never forget when we returned home and holding Conner again. She's beautiful you guys. I'll be back to IN in a couple weeks. Maybe we can arrange a visit.

Enjoy your first week as a family of four.

Margot said...

Fantastic !!! I too have been refreshing your blog waiting for some word (but I know how hard it is to post at the hotel).

She is indeed the most lovely child and I am so incredibly happy for you and for your family. Margot PS - Tess says hi to her crib bubby!

laugheveryday said...

oh my gosh I've been checking your blog every hour for the past 10 days. SO happy for your gorgeous family!!!

Christa Bertram said...

WONDERFUL NEWS!!!! Way to follow your heart and travel even with the unknowns. Prayers are awesome!! Congratulations!

Jennifer said...

Woooohoooo!! Congratulations! She is so beautfiul!

Cindy said...

wooooo-hoooooo! I have been checking over and over ! I am thrilled for you all. This makes my morning!

Gracie's Mom said...

Beautiful, wonderful, stupendous news!

Virginia said...

I just got my 2 to sleep (good luck with that, btw:) and couldn't wait to get online to check your blog!! YIPPPEEEEE!! So glad you were able to bring her home.. can't wait to hear the drama. She is just gorgeous! You have a little girl - how freaking awesome is that???

whoops - forget the 2 sleeping, baby is crying..no wonder I don't blog anymore.. hehe!
Congrats!!

Lauren Paynter said...

Oh thank goodness. What wonderful news. Where is all her hair?????

Mama Sweet Pea said...

Sweet, Sweet JOY! Tears and a happy dance for all FOUR of you! Can't wait to hear how you got from there to here!!

Jon said...

Woooohoooooo I have a neice!!!!!!!! I am so happy for you two and can't wait to see D and her.

Stacey said...

Yay! I am SO happy for you guys. She is just adorable!

Crystal said...

I'm so extremely happy for you guys!!! I've checked your blog SO many times hoping and praying for some kind of news. WONDERFUL!!!

Nancy said...

OMG!!! YAY!!!! She is home.

Christy said...

Oh, so ecstatic and thankful on your behalf! :)
I was so hoping that was what the caption on that last picture would say! She is so beautiful and sweet, sweet, sweet!
Have the best days settling in!

AnnMarie & Nick said...

We are so happy for you! Glad to hear you made it back with your little one safe and sound. What a special little treat to have her home after everything you have been through!

Anonymous said...

HOORAY!!! I am so glad she is home! Hope D likes his baby sis. Can't wait to meet her.

Judy :)

BuGadjah said...

I am so happy for you!!! I am jumping for joy!!!

Farida

P. said...

Your news made my night! I have been checking your blog daily hoping to hear the good news. I am so happy you have your family together!

Mama Papaya said...

Ran in the door from the beach to check on you guys and am now having a good cry. Oh the joy. Welcome home beautiful girl.

Heather said...

Oh yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I am so glad that
SHE IS HOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Heather

Anonymous said...

And she is precious. I'm so happy for you and Sisaye! Can't wait to meet her in person :-). I'm thinking that Nora and I must plan another road trip to South Bend...when you are ready for grandma and a great aunt to visit.
Hugs to all. Thanks for wonderful post. Love, Cindy

cw said...

Thank God- I have checked your blog over and over, worried about what was happening. She is darling and I am so happy for you. Welcome Home

Aunt Em said...

I have a favor to ask: would you please post a pic of both D and Saye now so that I don't feel guilty having one or the other as my desktop picture? PLEASE?! Thanks.

The Jabber said...

Yay yay yay yay! This news made me cry... both when I heard it the first time AND when I saw these photos. :)

Lyn-Dee said...

Yeah!!! So glad she is home with you. Have fun being a family of 4.

Cindy said...

Damn. That is sweet. You got stinky lucky!

kristine said...

Congratulations!

She is beautiful.

Our Family said...

Congratulations on bringing your daughter home and having your family united. We are definitely eager to hear updates as you have the time and inclination.

Kristen Morin said...

We are so excited for you! The wait was long and emotional, but well worth it. Sisaye and Dinkeneh are very lucky kids! An you and Chris are very lucky parents!

How is Dinkeneh taking to his new sister?

Becky said...

I've missed catching up with you in the office, and I cried reading this post. She is so very perfect!

Congratulations on your amazing, growing, family!

Andrea said...

YAY!!! She is Home!!! Congrats! She is just beautiful!!!

Melanie said...

Wow! I am soooooo happy for you!!!! I was so relieved to see that you are home and all together! She is too cute!!! How's the bro doing???

Mel