Monday, February 05, 2007


Below is an official Chinese document related to our adoption process. Notice the foot print. During the document signing process I had to leave a finger print or two. So I rolled my thumbprint, you know like they make you do at the department of homeland defense. Our Lifelink guide, Echo, said I left my print like a criminal LOL. Man I'm taking flak 7000 miles from home.

This was interesting. We saw the following sign a couple hours before gotcha hour. GuoZhen being Maimie's Chinese name.

Another interesting circumstance for which I didn't get a picture. As we rode the elevator down immediately after having gotten Maimie, I looked down and the elevator floor mat contained one word "Monday" written in English and Chinese. Must have known we were coming.



Beckie's Life's Lessons said...

Oh, this is cool beyond belief....her name on a huge sign like that. I love her foot print. I am so excited for you.

mjuch said...

hi Jacob your gona miss the concert .We're gona rock the gym off the foundation.you'll naever guess who won the super bowl colts or bears...........it was the colts!!!!!!!!!!.[i hate the colts]CAN YOU BELIEVE IT!!!.Any ways I think your new sister is cool.cya jacob.

your friend Mitchell

Mike & Vickey Lanan said...

God certainly has been in this entire process. Love the little footprint (we noticed the bare foot in the photo with Mikaela and Joseph)! We can tell the kids are already in love with Maimie. Are her feet tiny? She looks like she probably wears a 12 or 18 month size. Thanks for sharing with everyone!!!
In Christian Love,
Mom & Dad (Grandma & Grandpa)

Anonymous said...

Monday's- Thank you for sharing this amazing experience with us in such a way that it's like we are there with you! I have never cried so much in all of my life, and I have had kidney stones! I am addicted to this blog site, checking it six times a day! Have a great trip, and know that a LOT of people are praying for your safe return with the complete Monday family. Love Uncle Mike

Steve and Diana meyer said...

Hey jetsetters-Di and I rejoyce with you guys every day! Enjoy the country and the culture-just be yourselves and smile! Maimie's beautiful! Bet ya want to take an extra week and see Taiwan too, right?

The LIGHTHOUSE said...

Wow, Mondays!!
I am loving all of the photos and you sharing all the "God moments"! I get teary every time we read this! May the Lord continue to bless you all and protect you. Deut.10:17&18
Love, the Schweigerts

Anonymous said...


Glad to hear that things are going so well for you and family! Looking forward to more pictures/video…

Take care,
Mike Pradaxay

Anonymous said...

Hello Mondays!!
Your new little girl is so sweet. Glad to hear everything is going OK. Enjoy the country but hurry home safely. Everyone wants to see Maimie. Can't wait to see her.
Love to everyone---
Dick and Darlene Ringwald

Dana Stuber said...

ok, that thing about the mat on the floor of the elevator saying Monday.........is TOO WILD! God is so detailed, I love it. Dana Stuber

Anonymous said...

Oh Dee this is so wonderful. I hadn't checked the site until Tues. night. I didn't know we would have such a ring side view. Amazing!! Can't wait to meet her. Hope the rest of your travels go well.
Love, Ang