Thursday, April 15, 2010

IT'S A DATE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A court date that is!

APRIL 30TH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2 Weeks away!!!!!!!

Finally - after almost 9 months of waiting!!!

We have a court date!!!

60 comments:

Anonymous said...

HOLY SCHMOLLY!!!!! Its been a long time coming.....but in just 2 weeks you will be mommy and daddy forever and ever!!!! CONGRATS!!! (and yes I believe that you will pass on try number one...cause good things come to those who wait...and man you sure have waited long enough)
Louise

Shannon said...

So happy for you!!! That is great news!!!

turgeonexpansion said...

WHOOOOOOOPPPPP WHOOOOPPPP!!!!! I've said it in e-mail, board and now blog :) So happy for you guys! And I have a good feeling this will be the ONE and ONLY.

Thank GAWD for this date!!

Leanne said...

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

YEAH Court!!! Oh happy news!

RJ said...

YAY!! Best news today...celebrate.

Shannon said...

Oh and I also wanted to say, it's nice to see people at the end of the journey since we are just at the beginning. Our dossier is to be sent away within the week. And now we start waiting. :)

K_I_T_ said...

BOO-FRICKIN-YAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

YES, YES YES!!!! Now this is awesome news!!

Major happy dance goin on!!

<<< high five>>>

Jess said...

YAAAHHHH!!! Weird how close our court dates are to each other! :) so so happy for you!! finally....

hotflawedmama said...

Wooooooohoooooo!

Liz said...

Fantastic!!!! Keeping fingers and toes crossed that you pass on the first time!

V said...

YAAY! CONGRATS! FINALLY!!!

Before you know it, sweet baby Ade will be in your arms!!!

Stephanie said...

You know how happy I am for you!!!!! Sooo glad you made it before the 2 trips!

Steph :-)

Ramona said...

Are you serious?!!! YES! This is the news we've been waiting for. I was just thinking about how I want to one day do a scrap page of our internet support group and was thinking about how Ade needs a court date... and YOU HAVE ONE!!! OH MY!!! Rana, Yvan and Ade- we're going to be praying this is the one and only court date needed! I'm ready to burst into tears here. And it's in April!

Ramona

Connie said...

Fantastic news!! So happy for you guys!!

Tova said...

WOW! YAY! YIPPEE! FINALLY!

Phew!

Your news has caused so much cheering. Even my kids are excited for you.

Nicole Bellefleur said...

YAYAYAY!!! I'm so happy for you!!!

Nicole

emily and mike said...

Woohoo!!!!!!!!!!!! FINALLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Oh, I am SO happy for you guys. Praying that it only takes one court date and that you will be in Addis very very soon! This is SO exciting!!!

Proudmama said...

I'm very happy for you and your family!

Courtney

Janna said...

That is so awesome! Good thing you don't have too long to wait! I wish you the best of luck for April 30.

Sarah said...

Wonderful, wonderful news. So happy for you both. And of course the wee boy who will be yours very, very soon. YEAH!!!!!!!!!!

Julie said...

YAY AND HOORAY!!! AND YAY!!!

lyndsey&kevin said...

as you already know.... I am THRILLED for you guys!!!!!!!!! yay

Littleone said...

Yahooo it is about time!
Can't wait to hear the news that you passed!

Donna

Chad, Laura and Sara said...

Gimmy a HOOT HOOT!!!! Thank GOD, I was beginning to worry, as I had not heard from you in a bit!!

YIP YIP YIPPEE,
L

Do you know if you will have to travel for court?

Jenn Hildebrand said...

So happy for you guys!!! 9 months is WAY too long, but only 2 more weeks to wait!! We'll be praying that you only need the one date!

Such great news!

Jenn

D Dae said...

WOOT!!!!!!!

Lisa and Jason said...

Wooohooooo!!! So happy for you!

Lisa

Anonymous said...

It is about time! That is freaken awesome! We are so excited that something if finally happening on the other end! Extra prayers are coming your way for everything to be smooth sailing and get that little man in your arms very,very soon!
Take care!
Shannon Simms

June said...

Fabulous news!!!

Tammy said...

FINALLY!!! Yay! It's about time! Thinking of you!

Dianne said...

Is it weird that I cried when I read this? Because I cried when I read this! Um, yeah - I do that soemtimes!

WAH HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! Oh. My. Goodness. YEAAAAAAAAAAAAH!

Sending all my approve-this-already vibes in the general direction of the Ethiopian courts!

lovesmukiwa said...

that is amazing... I am so thrilled for you all. What happens now?

shannon said...

Yahooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

It must have been all the good vibes from the Michael Franti show, Ok well I am sure there was much more behind this but so trilled for you.

I am still sorry it has taken so long but and very excited to celebrate your date.

So trilled ,
Hope you can sleep
Shannon K.

Janice said...

AWESOME!!!!!!
I love this news.

Janice

bcbevans said...

WOOOHOOO HOOOO from me!!!! I am SO beyond thrilled for you guys and pray it will be the only court date you ever need!!! Blessings for this new stage of the game my friend.... it may just happen after all....

Blessings
Crystal

CinnamonOpus said...

Fantastic news! Our fingers will be crossed, and all the positive thoughts we can muster go out to you!

Katie said...

That is fantastic!!!! I am sending happy court date vibes your way!!!!

Dana said...

Finally! Yehhhhhhhh. I am so happy for your family. Here's hoping that travel is soon to come!!!
Dana

Sharla said...

YOU SO DESERVE THIS!!! After such a long wait and every scare possible, you deserve to get in before the new regulations take effect! Can you hear the shouts from all across Canada?!?!

carolyn said...

Sooo exciting!!! The feeling when you get through court will be surreal... and all the sweeter for your long wait.

Wee baby Ade will be in your arms very soon.

Yay!!!

sas said...

YAHOOO!!!!
So happy for you!

Sas

sandi said...

Yay baby!!!!! We are eating cake to that. And not some orange zest cake either. So excited can't wait to hear that you are officially a family!!!! It's about time. Praying!!!

Rebecca said...

i am going to open a bottle of wine right now. cheers to you! so happy!!!

Lorie said...

Delurking to wish you a huge congrats!!

Lorie
mama to Xavier home since Aug

Heidi said...

Oh Rana, I bet you can hardly believe it! I'm so, so happy for all three of you and pray that you are sucessful on the first try... Such excellent Thursday news!!!!

Heidi

Melissa said...

SO GOOD TO HEAR!!!! YAY!

I will keep my fingers crossed for the rest of the month!

andrea said...

This is absolutely the best news ever! I am so happy for yoiu that this has all FINALLY come together. Woo hoo, for sure :-) A

Gabrielle said...

Best news I have heard in a long time! Congratulations! Thanks for the pick me up :)

Karen said...

FINALLY!!! I am SO HAPPY to hear the long awaited good news!
Praying it all goes through on the first try!

Wow! What an amazing support group you have ~ 48 comments already!

Lisa Brooks said...

That is awesome news Rana! So glad to hear you FINALLY have a court date! :) Praying that you will pass the first time so you do not have to do the two trips like we have to.
Your always in my thoughts and prayers.
Take care

hazel said...

This is sooooo fugging AWESOME!!! I have the date marked in my calendar. I am praying you have success first crack.

Anonymous said...

YAYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So, so happy for you and Ivan. Hope you have a few margaritas to celebrate!
Natasha

Brendan and Mary said...

It's about freaking time!!!!!! So excited for you! When do you leave? How long are you gone? We just got home really late last night, but let us know if you're up for a coffee or drink or something...it will have to be at our house :)

So incredibly happy for you!!!

Mary and Brendan

Ricki said...

And I will say it on here too cuz news like this you can't celebrate enough.....YAHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!

tobink said...

Woo hoo!!!! Okay, I've marked the date in my calendar (is that weird?).

Wishing you the best April 30th ever.

Karen

Anonymous said...

Yay! So, so hoping this date will be the one and only! Will be sending luck and prayers and good karma on April 30th!
Jen & Cam

Poirier said...

OMG! Yesssss! I've been lurking, and waiting alongside you, and praying, and what a joyous discovery! Can't wait to tell Laurier.

Jennifer said...

I am going to be crossing my fingers and toes for you guys! What a wait! I hope that it's good news that we hear after the 30th!

Claudia said...

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!!!!!!

CHEPA said...

oh wow!!! i am so so excited for you! yahooooooooooo!!!! a huge congrats and i will be praying that you pass 1st try and soon soon soon have your sweet boy home! yipppeee! :) darci