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to past memories and new adventures

(posted by rachel) It is hard to believe that the start of our crazy adoption adventures beginning in Bogota, Colombia almost a decade ago has landed us here. I have two children preparing to drive. Four awkward middle-schoolers. A pretty … Continue reading

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the weight of the wait

I am currently waiting. Waiting to miscarry our last hope for another baby. These are the worst kinds of wait. I have experienced them before. The wait for something horrible to happen that one knows is coming, over which you … Continue reading

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Hannah’s First Week

A summary of Hannah’s first week in the NICU has been posted to our family blog.

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Welcome to Earth, Hannah Catherine McCracken

Hannah Catherine McCracken Born Monday, August 19th at 7:04 AM 2 lb. 9.1 oz., 14.5 in.

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Back in the hospital

We came into the hospital on Thursday with a headache and general icky feeling. Although there were some high blood pressure readings, they calmed down after some rest, and the OB triage doc sent us home. An appointment was already … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Club (this time in video)

As you probably know by now, Hogares Club Michin is the orphanage that our kids came from. It is located in central Bogota. It’s a series of several houses, each one for a different age of children. The facilities aren’t … Continue reading

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More fun from Panaca Sabana

The Pig Show httpv:// Stubborn Girl httpv:// Pinwheels httpv://

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quick update

Rach here! Okay, first of all, Adam forgot to remind everyone that the camera adds 20 pounds. I wish I could say it added 40! :) Regardless, things have been crazy and I still don’t have time for a proper … Continue reading

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httpv:// We love you all and are doing great. This is just the first two minutes – we’ll post more when we have a better connection.

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Hot Pockets!

This one’s for Robert :) 681

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