Becky and Karen's visit Part I

Friday, December 5, 2008

Karen and Dave went to boarding school together 25 years ago (yes, they're old-LOL!). They have remained good friends all of these years and Karen and I became friends too when Dave and I began dating.  Who would have ever guessed that 25 years later...they would be bathing their adopted daughters from China together. Talk about one long red thread! Karen received her referral for Becky on the one year anniversary of Kate Emerson coming home!  Becky came home from China 6 months ago and we had not met her yet.  So Karen and Becky flew in from California to visit us.


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Becky is so beautiful.  She is very dainty and petite.  
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The next day, we went to the zoo....



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Two gals ready to take on the Houston Zoo!
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Kate was not sharing her kolache.
 It was quite a tragedy when the pigeons stole it a little while later.
Kolaches are DELICIOUS breakfast pasty type things (some sweet, some savory).

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Watching the giraffes.

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Climbing...

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Becky was a little shy in the petting zoo.

As you can see from the next few shots, Kate was not shy at all!

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You really want me to brush this goat?

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That is kinda funny Mama!

Stay tuned for part two.

31 comments:

  1. What beautiful pictures! And you are right, a very long red thread!
    Becky is just precious. I love the picture of Becky and Kate looking at each other with sunglasses. I bet they had a lot of fun together.

    I can't wait for part 2...

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  2. Wow, how neat is that! Sounds like everyone is having a wonderful visit. Those two girls are just the cutest little things. Becky's eye's are just adorable! They must be the size of quarters! As always little Kate is just beautiful. Love the pictures of her and the goat, to funny!

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  3. I think it's wonderful that your red thread has spread to others and children have come home. The girls are darling together!

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  4. they are both adorable. what fun the zoo. love the climbing pic. Kate is too cute in her dress (next post down)

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  5. How fun! So funny how things turn out - how blessed both your families are.

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  6. Thank you for sharing about your friend Karen & her cute daughter Becky. The photos are so nice! Kate sure is brave and cute too. You all are such a fun family!

    Bless you,
    Cindy
    LID April 20, 2006

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  7. What a beautiful baby! It looks like you're having a great time with your visitors. You took some wonderful pictures.

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  8. Those pictures are precious...the girls are beautiful!

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  9. These pictures are adorable....they are both so stinkin cute!!

    I love the look on Kate's face in the picture with the brush....that is priceless!

    Can't wait for part two....glad you enjoyed your company!!

    TGIF....have a great weekend:)

    Lisa

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  10. How amazing..
    The girls are soooo beautiful..
    Love their little outfits..
    Hugs..

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  11. What an awesome red thread! Becky is beautiful!!!She is so tiny. Kate is adorable as always. I love going to the zoo : ) Glad you had a fun visit with your friend.

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  12. Even though I think of Kate as a baby still...Becky makes her look like a "big girl"! You are a really great hostess, Kim. I love that your door is always open. I too have pictures of my Libby brushing a goat. It is funny! Thank you for your kind words today... I must say, I think blogs are wonderful for saving mementos...

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  13. What an amazing story!
    Love it, and the pictures...I'll be back to read more.

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  14. It was a wonderful visit - Becky looked at these pictures and kept waving to Kate's pictures and telling her "hi".

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  15. What a wonderful visit. Long term friendships are so treasured, and those 2 are so cute together.

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  16. What a wonderful visit! That Becky is just precious!

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  17. Becky is SO cute! And who better to learn how to be adventurous from than Miss Kate?! (Love her pillowcase dress)
    Kim and Katiebug

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  18. What a special connection your two families have! Becky is an adorable little girl. Can't wait to see part two.

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  19. Becky is beautiful! That goat on a bench is cracking me up!

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  20. Precious Asian princesses! They are too sweet!

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  21. Wow, that's amazing! They are both so precious!

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  22. awww she is beautiful, love her eyes!!!!! oh ho that red thread weaves... its truly magical.
    Love the zoo pics. Kate is gorgeous in her dress as always:)

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  23. Adorable pictures, Kim! I love the ones in the bathtub... and Kate with the goat, haha!! Such sweet girls. What an amazing red thread story!

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  24. Just adorable! Love the ones with the goat!

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  25. OMG she is so adorable! Reminds me of Mary Austin who will be 5 tomorrow!!!!

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  26. Beautiful pictures! Even more beautiful kids!

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    Alyzabeth's Mommy of Eleven Weeks!

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  27. kim, she is so cute! it looks like such a fun visit. it is so cold here, it snowed on bradley's birthday! missing you:)

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  28. How fun! I LOVE, LOVE Kate's dress!

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