Wow, I had no idea it has been so long since I last wrote. Life is crazy this time of year. We still have no word concerning your adoption. Our best hope is to hear by Christmas. Mom and I are praying for you. That you are safe, well, and feed. If we find out soon we will send a Christmas gift to you. Until then we continue to wait and pray. We are thankful for this experience, even though it is like pulling teeth at times. It will be worth it when we get to hold you for the first time. I suppose Nov. 24, 2011 is just another day in the Philippines. Here it is a day to pause and be thankful for all that we have. We are thankful first and foremost to our God, second to our family, and third to our friends. I pray you are blessed too. We will remember you when we sit to eat our Thanksgiving meal. We love you from far away....for now.