With the unveiling of our video on Friday, and posting my Sponsor a Child challenge yesterday, the blog has been without its usual load of Odette pictures. I’m not sure if ya’ll (sometimes I think it would be fun to be from the south and get to say ya’ll all the time) are interested in our boring day-to-day pictures, but I know that the grandmas read the blog diligently and they can’t get enough of Miss Odette.
Here is a hodgepodge (learned today that is one word) of Congolese-princess fun.
Ice cream with friends visiting from out-of-town. These 2 were some of Odette’s biggest prayer warriors.
Odette’s first fortune cookie. Appropriate.
All dressed up so Mommy and Daddy could do Godparent duty at precious baby Ryan’s baptism.
Painting a birdhouse to hang in the tree
Insisting on dressing herself
First trip to Chuck E Cheese with friends
Rediscovered her backpack and talking lots about Odette school
Wild bunch at our church’s festival
Don’t forget to take part in my sponsorship challenge. One new child has been sponsored. (Thanks Jen and Erik!) We need 4 more or the blog will go dark. I got this email reminder today.
One more thing…
Tomorrow Odette finally goes to the International Adoption Clinic. Say a prayer for her as I’m sure it will involve a few needles. We’ve got a number of concerns to address, with the biggest being figuring out a cause of her systemic bone loss. Then there’s still the belly bloat that we can’t seem to shake. I am very optimistic that the specialists will provide us answers and direction.
I’ll keep you posted,