Every tree limb overhead seems to sit and wait, while every step you take becomes a twist of fate.
Up on the watershed, standing at the fork in the road...

If you are new to our adoption blog please take a moment to scroll down to the archives at the bottom of this page and start with July 2009 post "Watershed."


+ One

On July 18th Ari invited some close friends to join her in the backyard.
Adults helped themselves to sangria.

Babies helped themselves to dirty pool water.

Pink cake was eaten daintily.

And pink cake was eaten not so daintily.

First birthday celebrated. Check.
First year gone completely. Check. :(



  1. Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday, precious girl. Happy Birthday to you.

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that angel!

  2. Happy Birthday you beautiful princess!

  3. At least the second year will be completely yours to spend with her! :) She's a beautiful bundle of joy!

  4. Sweet birthday party for a sweet girl. Love her little headband. Where did you get it?


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J and I have been married for almost 15 years. We have shared many adventures and a lot of watershed moments. In 2009 I began blogging and in 2010 we adopted our daughter from Ethiopia. In March of 2012 we began the process to adopt a little boy from Haiti. This blog follows the many twists and turns on the road to our two children and beyond.