One year plus 6 hours ago

It’s 9:00 AM tomorrow in China right now.  One year ago at this time we were within 6 hours of meeting The Bing, our daughter, for the first time.  Wow.  We were at a meeting signing papers, learning how to make a Chinese bottle (HOT!), and learning a few important Chinese phrases for soothing a fussy baby. 

Tomorrow, to celebrate, we are taking the train to the closest Chinatown about an hour away.  We’ll wander around, go for real Chinese food (we’re planning on Peking Duck – YUM!), and take the train home.  Of course, we’ll tell Bing-Bing about the day she joined our family.  Should be a loverly day.


5 Responses

  1. Happy Family day!

  2. sounds like a great way to celebrate!!! have fun and happy bing day!!!


  3. Wow….. how a year flies by!

  4. Remembering that very special day will always bring tears to your eyes and will carry your thoughts back to China. I know it does for me.

    Happy anniversary! Enjoy the day together.

    The food sounds so yummy. I’m officially hungry now.

  5. Time sure does fly. Have a wonderful day.

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