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Thursday, March 1, 2012


Here we go...we are leaving tomorrow...YEAH!  In 4 days we will be united with our daughter!  So I wanted to send out our itinerary so family and friends at home could have an idea as to what we are doing and how to pray.  Just keep in mind we will be 13 hours ahead in China.  This is so exciting for us and we are just so blessed to have so many people praying for us and encouraging us....thank you to everyone!

March 2nd- Fly out of Washington D.C. to Beijing on United Airlines at 12:29pm
March 3rd- Arrive at the Capital International Airport in Beijing at 3:30pm and stay in Beijing for 1 night
March 4th- Hutong Tour and Great Wall for sightseeing then travel to Tianjin (Lily's province)

March 5th- Forever Family Day-This is the day we meet Lily for the first time.  From this point on Lily is    
                   with our family!!

March 6th-Visit the Tianjin City Bureau of Social Welfare Affairs for adoption registration and document      
March 7th- sightseeing in Tianjin
March 8th- Family bonding day
March 9th-Leave Tianjin and head to Guangzhou at 5:00pm, scheduled to arrive at 8:00pm
March 10th-Medical exams for Lily
March 11th-Guided sightseeing
March 12th-Return to medical clinic for results of testing
March 13th-Guangzhou Safari Park
March 14th-Visa appointment with the US Consulate General/Oath ceremony
March 15th-Visa package available for pick up
March 16th-Leave Guangzhou to fly back to Beijing...5 hour layover...board plane to fly back to
                    Washington DC to arrive at 7:52pm
Home with Lily! 

So today we will be in packing mode...my next post will be from China most likely!

Lily...here we come sweet baby girl!

"And I heard the voice of the LORD saying, "Whom shall I send and who will go for us?" Then I said, "Here am I! Send me."
                                                              Isaiah 6:8


  1. Yahoo!!!! Can't wait to follow along on your trip of a lifetime!! We will be praying.


  2. Thanks so much for the details you are sharing so we can pray specifically, Stephanie! I just printed your itinerary and put it on our refrigerator for easy access and a reminder to pray. Can't wait to meet Lily when you get back. : )