The first three weeks in America!

I realize that this is a little too detailed for most of you reading, but with the risk of boring most of you and with the hope of helping someone that finds themselves in my position at some point, I want to include the details. Please do remember that I will not know for another … Continue reading

We are now in America and at home!!

The children and I are so happy to be home. Our family is happy to have us home. Although, I am not so sure about Gabe. He loved spending more time with friends. I am now busy thinking about how to make this transition as smooth as I can for these new children. Children do … Continue reading

May 6, 2011 Day 20 second leg of Journey: By Tony

Post by Tony: I just spoke with Anne and she is sitting on an airplane on the tarmac in Kiev waiting to take off for Frankfurt, Germany (8:30pm our time on Thursday).  There she will have a three hour wait before flying to Chicago where she will go through customs with the kids.  She has … Continue reading

Day 19 of Anne’s Journey Back to Ukraine

Day 19 of Anne’s Journey Back to Ukraine I woke up before my alarm again. It gets light outside so early and the window coverings do not keep out much of it. I laid in bed, not very comfortably, and tried to get caught up on my emails. The computer was sitting on the chair … Continue reading

Day 18 of Anne’s Journey Back to Ukraine

Day 18 of Anne’s Journey Back to Ukraine Tuesday has come. Three more days until we fly home!! We will be leaving Lutsk on a bus today. None of us, except Lucy, are looking forward to sitting on a bus for 5 ½ hours, but it will get us closer to return to America! I … Continue reading

Day 17 of Anne’s Journey Back to Ukraine

  Day 17 of Anne’s Journey Back to Ukraine We all slept in again. Lucy left to go do a few things. The rest of us got food from the balcony, our new refrigerator, to eat for breakfast. I again washed my hair in freezing cold water. The boys were packing up their stuff. I … Continue reading

Day 16 of Anne’s Journey Back to Ukraine

 Day 16 of Anne’s Journey Back to Ukraine Ahhh, Sunday. I love Sundays. Today is the first Sunday of the month when we usually fast for two meals. Lucy and I fasted, but we didn’t say anything to the children about it. Lucy slept at her home. I woke up about 8:30 and saw that … Continue reading

Day 15 of Anne’s Journey Back to Ukraine

  Day 15 of Anne’s Journey Back to Ukraine Today is Saturday. We ate breakfast at 8:30. Lucy left early to go get a haircut and a few other things. I went back to my room to write for a bit while the children played hide and seek and then watched a movie. At 11:00 … Continue reading

Day 14 of Anne’s Journey Back to Ukraine

Day 14 of Anne’s Journey Back to Ukraine I woke up at 5:40 a.m. before my alarm this morning. I quickly showered so that I could finish packing for our trip today. I ended up Skyping with Tony who had just gone back to read bedtime stories to Gabe. We have been trying to figure … Continue reading