All three of us went to Red Square this time. I'm glad Tara was able to see it. Elizabeth was fascinated, too, but probably won't remember a thing.
We then had lunch at Sbarro in the underground mall, where Tara bought some more souvenirs.
One more night, then we leave! We'll see some of you Sunday night at the airport. Some of you others, well, who knows? :)
This is the last blog post in Russia!
Here is the complete blog of the adoption experience in paperback form, "Russian Adoption: From Nashville to Astrakhan and back". And here is the fictionalized, future "homeland tour" (action adventure) version in various forms: on Kindle, various electronic formats, and in paperback.
This time next week.... Preparation The day before Travel day In the air We're in Moscow Moscow Check out time We're in Astrakhan It's only Monday? What a day... Tuesday (2007-10-02) It's a girl! It's a girl! Wednesday Thursday Great visit Sights of Astrakhan Another great visit Last visit for a while Atlanta! We're home! (10/06) Round two Skora mweh tam boojum Internet access Elizabeth's room Mweh yeddum v aeroport eta ootra In the air again Back in Moscow (11/26) Tuesday (2007-11-26) Back in Astrakhan Russian adoption consultant Comments welcome Showtime! And the judge says...... Success! The day after Saturday morning Much better visit today Beet salad Went for a walk ... Its going to be a good week She's warming up to us Light at the end of the tunnel Picture of us before court More pictures She's ours! The first hours of parenthood Bowel movement Sleep, what a concept Update Nothing much to update about 51-1/2 hours Just another week to go Pictures of our life in Astrakhan Back in Moscow (12/18) Moscow update continued Update to the update's update To the embassy Can't leave early Still in Moscow Riding the Metro Riding the Metro, part deux We're home! (12/23) A few pictures Airport arrival Stay tuned More pics Summary Doctors say she's normal Adoption video Holmes Russian adoption videos Adoption videos updated Our Russian adoption story
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"I'm glad you all got to go to the Red Square too. Elizabeth will remember it if you keep showing her the pictures (maybe). I wish I could be seeing all of you Sunday night too. Have a very good Christmas and Happy New Year! " Jeannie, 2007-12-22 01:39:38
"She may retain some memories :) Probably more about Sbarro, though! LOL! Have a very safe flight and I'm so glad that part is almost over. Miss you guys! We'll try to make it back to TN this summer! " Auntie Em, 2007-12-22 02:02:351