This ruling also coincides well with Pride weekend here in Seattle. While we didn't spray paint Dominic's short-lived mohawk into a rainbow (we're terrible parents!), it is great to realize that Dominic will be growing up in a world where Pride will an occasion of celebration and fun rather than a struggle for basic human rights and recognition.
Now, on to the lighter stuff as this is a blog all about our adoption! Today marks Day 387 in the waiting pool. It also marks the day where we've submitted updates for all of our outward facing adoption materials!
|Sneak Preview - Pg 1 of our New Family Book|
As part of our process, we've had one photo shoot with our amazing friendtographer Amy, dug through literally thousands of other photos from the past few years, and then written and rewritten content over countless evenings, nights, bus rides, plane flights, and random musings in the shower. (You know those times when you shake yourself out of your thoughts and realize you've been standing there in the shower doing nothing for 15 minutes?) Suffice it to say, this is a big milestone and I'm thrilled to be at this point.
Pretty soon, we'll have a new update to post once OA&FS makes the content update to the website official. Not quite the same as an announcement of being chosen, but it's still a pretty cool accomplishment given that I'm really digging our new formatting!