Tuesday, August 11, 2009

busy-busy fun day

You guys crack me up.
My busyness yesterday wasn't exactly a
mysterious thing.
Karen, your comment made me laugh because
yes, I was on the phone last night (fuming mad) with D*ll.
My advice to you all...don't buy a D*ll.

But my day was exciting!
First and EARLY was Nick's big day at
the Kansas City Crusaders Junior Masters!
We left so early that I picked Lucy
up out of bed and put her in her car seat (PJ's & all) and
as we were driving down the drive-way she said,
"But it's not day time yet!"
Boy, I'll say.

Nick arriving at the fancy shmancy country club.

Waiting for his ride to take him to the driving range to warm up. Notice the socks? In keeping with tradition at this course, they strictly require crew socks. Nick thinks they are sexy.

And because Nick would rather die than have me on the course taking pics at such an event, the next pic is the end of the tournament where he is signing & turning in his score card.

Nick and his caddy/golf instructor. We are so grateful that he gave up most of his day to help Nick!

But unfortunately, this was a really difficult course
and it just wasn't Nick's best day.
It was an amazing experience for him though!

On the way home we stopped at Krispy Kreme to
bring home a dozen donuts.
Isn't that the way everyone celebrates a great


From there the day got even better!
The US Consulate sent
our 2nd LOA to the CCAA!!!
Which simply means...
everything is now done for our TA to be issued.
But that probably won't be for another
3-4 weeks.
The time will fly...cause I've got tons to do.
Oh, and our passports/visas are due to arrive
back today!!


Jen said...

OH MY WORD!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!! I am so excited for you! You are right, the weeks will fly. I'll be praying for a super fast TA!!! Sorry to overshadow Nick and his golf, which was very awesome for him, but you are one VERY large step closer in bringing Miss Shu-Li home!!!!!! YAY!!!

Adeye said...

wooohoooo----totally doing the happy dance here, friend. You're finally getting a little closer. So very exciting. Come quickly TA!!!!!!

Debby said...

Looks like a fun day. What a great mom you are to give up your day for a day at the golf course...=)
I hope your TA comes very quickly now.

Sarah the Kool Kid said...

hahaha, such sexy socks.

McNew Family said...

Yes, it sure looks like you guys have been busy, too! Even if Nick's score wasn't the best, I'm sure it was good experience for him. Congrats on the LOA being sent - YEAH!!!!!

Kathy said...

I am so excited for you!!
Another step closer to bringing
your precious daughter home!
Thank you Jesus!

christy rose said...

Everything is coming together! I am so excited for you!

Karin said...

WOOHOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Exciting news that you have your 2nd LOA!!!! Happy packing--not much time left! :)

The socks...yes, I noticed them instantly and thought, "When did wearing black crew socks with shorts become fashionable again? Isn't that just for old me?" :)

Janet said...

Sounds like a great day---ya can't go wrong with Krispy Kreme. We've had bad experience with Dell too. Now DH is a Hewlett Packard only-man.
How long did the passports take? We have to get 1 for Avery.

Jean said...

Yippee!! Things are moving along!! So excited for you!!

How awesome for Nick!! What a great experience!

Did Lucy ever get dressed?

Karen said...

Glad I could make you laugh:-) Sorry about Nick's golf tournament. What an awesome learning experience. I bet he'll conquer that course next time he plays there. Woohooo about your TA getting closer. Oh my, just thinking about you getting so close to travel gets me anxious:-)

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