Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Sigh of Relief

OK, everyone was right. We really didn't need to stress today's home visit. M showed up, we gave her a tour of the house (it was pretty quick...our house isn't that big), and then settled down out on the deck (cooler than the interior of said house) for a chat about how things were going in the adoption process.

Not a white glove in sight.

I didn't even turn on the lights in the laundry room to display my well-mopped floor.

Instead, we ran down the remaining paperwork and committed to having a final meeting to hand everything over for her review in 3 weeks.

It feels good to have a finish line for Phase 1 in sight.

Plus we got a nice clean house out of the deal...except for the two baskets of laundry that were artfully obscured on the far side of the bed, but who's counting?

All in all, a good day.

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