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Bad blogger!  Yeah, that’s me who has woefully neglected this blog.

Our dossier has been sent into OWAS.  We are “in line” so to speak, awaiting a referral.  Our dossier itself has not been translated yet since they got some referrals.  They receive the priority from the translator.

We got some great news from the accountant the other night.  Seems that our Congress was a little busy before 2010 ended.  No, they weren’t approving a budget, that would’ve made far too much sense and may have been hindered for political reasons.  Yes, I’m cynical about what happens in that former swamp.  But apparently, the adoption tax credit was turned into a tax refund retroactively for the last 5 years.  So, we’ll get the balance of our credit from the previous adoption (if all goes well) which will assist in the present adoption.  Sometimes God provides in strange ways. So, if you adopted in the last 5 years you may want to double check this you accountant.

I’m not a big Third Day fan, not really a fan at all, but here’s their new song, Children of God, which addresses adoption.  This will help you pass the time until our next update.

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You just have to love the U.S. government.  Any government I suppose.  They have a language all their own which sounds so clumsy and artificial.

We got our I-171-H aka the Notice of Favorable Determination.  It is the answer to our I-600A.  The U.S. government is allowing us to adopt up to 2 orphans.  I’d show you a copy of the document, but the new Facebook Photo Viewer prohibits me from linking to it.  Perhaps I’ll find a way around it eventually.

Yes, we can adopt.  In the next few days we’ll be sending our dossier and a check for $2,000+ so we can officially wait for a referral.

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