One Year Video

OK, so we’re a few days late. And the video ended up being almost 20 minutes long. And it’s over 100 Mb. So, if you don’t make it through, we understand. And if you’re on a slow connection, all apologies. But here it is. The past year in a nutshell. And, at the beginning and end, some back-story, making it 3+ years in 18+ minutes. Not bad. Hope you enjoy. P.S. It’s Canaan, I know. It’s 2:26 AM, and I do not want to export this thing yet again. Maybe tomorrow. UPDATE: A few subtitles added to explain a few photos. Canaan now spelled properly. Thanks to all our viewers out there. Your kind words are much...

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She Didn’t Like It

Here is little h’s first experience with snow. She was finally consoled by an icicle…afterall, what kid doesn’t like one?

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New blog

We’ve changed EthiHOPEia to WordPress. Bear with us while we change things around. It’ll be better in the long run, promise. We’ll slowly add posts from the past regarding our adoption especially.

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Beginning a New Year

j and I have had such a wonderful time here in Maine. It was so refreshing to spend part of the last day of 2007 down by the ocean where I spent hours and hours growing up. It seems some of life’s most memorable moments have taken place for me on the rocks of Down-East Maine. Growing up as a family we would take Sunday afternoon walks to the ocean where we’d pick up “treasures” that I still have today in my home in South Carolina. The night before I left for college to Florida I saw my first ever shooting stars lying on the rocks with my friends. j first told me that he loved me while we were sitting looking at the boats in the harbor (even though it took a couple years for me to feel the same towards him)! The night before our wedding several years later...

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