Thursday, May 31, 2007

We're Heading to Guangzhou!!


Mom of 5 said...

One more step closer to getting home !!

Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh! Can you say Miss Personality?! What a C-U-T-I-E
P-I-E!!!! I think this is my fav pic yet.

Jennifer said...

I am loving that hat! What a doll baby! She looks like she is a barrel of fun! Good luck on the flight!

Leslie said...

I love this picture too. Can't wait to meet her. She'll have to show Lily the ropes when we ever get home.

FYI, still no LOA, and we are on day 175.


Nicole said...

It is killing me that little Miss Stoic from photos has a HUGE personality. God is good! You trusted and you have been rewarded immensely. I have never watched other families go through this up close before, but honestly her story needs to be used as an example of what love can do! I can not believe the difference in her face!

sherry said...

All the other blogs have caused me to jump for joy, laugh, sigh but this one made me cry...for all you have been through, for all the uncertainty and now all this hope. I wish every child in the world was half as wanted as sweet Oakley. I will go into my tiny Olivia tonight a give her extra kisses as she sleeps...
God Bless you all.

sherry said...

Oh! I forgot to mention that Oliva LOVED her first plane ride (and the 5 others/30 hours it took us to get home!) Take a photo of her looking out the plane window when you land..."Home At Last"
Sherry R.

Anonymous said...

What a gift sweet Oakley's smile is! I can truly say we are the blessed ones to share life with these precious little girls. Words truly cannot express all that has taken place! Thanks for sharing all of the beautiful pictures of the precious children at Zhangzhou. I agree with you in prayer for each of these children. I pray they will each experience the love of a family oneday. I am so so happy that Oakley is now and forever loved!

"The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy."
Psalm 126:3

Sending our love and prayers,
Sarah Strand and family

Isabelle said...

Your beautiful daughter is blossoming each day. Congratulations to your family

Karen Whitt said...


I love the hat!! She looks so happy.What answered prayer.

Now some fun shopping begins and Starbucks.

Karen Whitt

Adam and Cynthia Farley said...

What a face!!! She looks so happy! I am elated for you guys! You will LOVE Guangzhou - much more "americanized"!! Eat at Lucy's soon!!!


Anonymous said...

Love from all of us. We are thinking of you every moment and thrilled to hear of your daily accomplishments with bonding. Can not wait for you to come home. Tomorrow would not be soon enough.

Rob, Ang, Logan and Parker

Grace Shelton said...

Hey Curd family!!!!! I am so happy for you. I have continued to check your blog and just delight in seeing a happy face on Oakley now. I cannot wait to meet her. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Mommy-To-Channing said...

What a FUN can totally see life and personality in that beautiful face!!
Enjoy your last leg of the trip....thats for all the updates!!

Anonymous said...

Friday, June 1st.3:30 P.M.

The last of the children just left my house and I wanted to tell you that the picture in the hat, so far, is my very favorvite. The personality is really appearing daily, isn`t it. Sullivan came home with me from Pate`s ballgame last night. He took a bath and washed his hair, the bottom of the tub was almost mud, from the ball field. He crawled straight into bed and was sound asleep in less than 5 minutes. He had already given me notice that he would be sleeping in this morning, and not to wake him. He was up by 8 AM though. He and I came down stairs to see if a new post was waiting for us. AND IT WAS. We looked at the pictures, and he chuckled. He laughed out loud when I read the part to him and Hagan, from Mike, about eating the whole frog. YUCK!! I bet White Castles would even sound good about now.

Well, I feel that we are now on the downside and counting. The Prayers got you there safely so I will continue to Pray, as I am sure everyone else will, until you are back in the good old Bluegrass State. Maybe I sould correct that, as most of it is rather brown now.

Waiting and Praying, With love to all. Mom.

Anonymous said...

I like your new hat. It looks pretty. I hope I meet you soon. Have a safe trip.
Connor Hricenak

Anonymous said...

Look at that face! Oh my goodness! When it popped on my screen, I exclaimed right out loud! What a joy to see her happy happy little self! Oh Jana, I am so happy for you! I continue to pray for you and now will pray about your flight.

God bless you today!!!

Mommy to Li Fang (Katherine Grace)
And we got our TA!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Dear Mom, Dad & Sawyer,

I really miss all you guys. As soon as I finish writing this, we are going to a hotel in Louisville. Then tomorrow we will go to Indiana to a dog show. If Spencer and I are good we will be able to go to a cookout and we will be able to go swimming after the show tomorrow night. So, I'm going to try to be good. I hope Oakley is being good on the plane. I've had a really good time so far, but I miss you.
Love, Sullivan :)

cynthia said...

i have been REALLY enjoying reading your journal the last few days. i am addicted to it! the Lord is definitely weaving together an amazing story of His goodness. i get all teary multiple times while reading your entries. what an encouragement that it's really worth the wait. here you are! praise the Lord!