April 3rd is forever declared Webber Forever Day. We received the final court documents signifying our son is officially adopted. His new middle name is Josiah and last name is obviously Webber. Josiah has a duel meaning; it means God heals. Not only is our son going through a healing process through the adoption, but … Continue reading Webber Forever Day
It feels like I have lived a year within the last couple of weeks. Two weeks ago I was celebrating my parents 50th anniversary on the Big Island in Hawaii. My credit card was shut down because I couldn't pass the company's security questions when I called to warn them I was in Hawaii. Last … Continue reading A year within a few weeks…
I have been a Mom now for a little over a month and I am loving it. As I was looking around our home, I noticed that there are now three of things where there were two: Three pair of “muck-luck boots”, three hats, three pair of work gloves, three bikes, three bath towels, three … Continue reading Three is a Magic Number
I am very new to fatherhood, one week in fact, since we adopted our eight year old son. I did not know what to expect or how to prepare. My son is wonderful. He received a bicycle from our church who gave a shower for him before his arrival. He wanted to learn how to … Continue reading First week as a Dad…breaking-in the bicycle.
During the month we were waiting to bring home our son, we decided to keep ourselves occupied with homestead projects. Here's the list... Create a secondary water system for the orchard Dig trench 2' deep x 25' long, build box, and install electrical wiring for the secondary cistern pump Restore Krista's grandparents' Adirondack chairs and … Continue reading Preparing for our son
Happy 21st Anniversary to us! What a joy these past 21 years have been! We have stayed the course through the storms and doldrums of life. We enter in this marriage loaded with student loan debt and through the past 15 years have paid back what we owed and then some. We live a debt … Continue reading Despite life’s adversity; it has truly been a wonderful life.
Skip Adoption update to Learn how to repair, revitalize, Adirondack chairs of the past. Adoption update: There is none. Our plans to meet our son and bring him home have been postponed indefinitely. This is the 3rd attempt we have tried to meet our son and to all parties involved, most importantly our son, we … Continue reading Adoption Update. Also Featuring… How to Restore Your favorite Adirondack Chairs
This weekend my wife and I are putting the final touches on the house before we travel to Oregon to meet our new adopted son. We have never met before, and have not been allowed to talk to him via phone or Skype, which seems unusual. All he knows about us is what the social … Continue reading Our new son is coming home?
Living a sustainable dream is finally starting the next stage in life and that is starting a family. We have been trying to have children without success for the past ten years and decided it was time to look at other options. Being a teacher in the school system, I see many children who had … Continue reading Living a Sustainable Dream is Expecting!