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We made it safe and sound to the USA last night, and Leo got to meet his grandparents, aunt Marianne, and of course his big brother Thomas for the first time. 19 years apart, and everyone says they look-alike. Overall, Leo did such a great job on the flights. Our first flight was nearly 13 hours long, and he slept at least 7 of them. I watched a couple of movies, but… Read More

The consulate in Guangzhou is really nice, though like all American consulates, the outside security and check in is confusing and the staff are rude…. anyway, it was cool to see the US givernment showing some much needed support for the LGB community, especially here in China. 🙂

Leo received his US passport today, as well as his official Consulate Record of Birth Abroad that formally acknowledges he “Acquired United States CITIZENSHIP at birth. . .” 🙂 It’s so cute, to see a real passport, with a 2 month old baby photo inside! LOL

I’m so proud of my son, he just voted today for the first time! While the election is still going on as I write this, I’m so pleased to see that we’ve elected the most gender diverse congressional body in our country’s history. As of this moment, at least 90 women have been elected, which beats the previous record of 84. It’s a long way from half, but it’s a good step… Read More