Tomorrow we supposed to be have such a happy day and we were ready to leave Kazakhstan on April 2! We just found out, our court has been cancelled again. I am not sure exactly what is going on, but more notarized papers will need to arrive tomorrow to Astana and once our children will be taken off the registry, our coordinator will be able to reschedule the court again.
We were all packed, have no more books, no DVDs, our TV is not working anymore, the washer is broken for 10 days, and about 2 days a week there is no hot water. There is nowhere to go closeby in our dusty neighborhood. There were minus 17 Celsius when we arrived here and today were more than plus15 Celsius. Should I mention, I already hate my warm sweaters, coats, jeans and winter boots?.
And because of so many things were going on with us, for the first time, I also forgot to bring candies to Gabi. It happened that the Spanish family was in the same play room with us with very cool new Ninja toys and plenty of candies for Vladimir. He is little older than Gabi, I think he is almost 8 and he would not allow him to play with his toys, until his parents insisted. I felt so guilty; he got nothing, my poor boy and he was asking me where are his candies! And he has also been little sick for several days (we know very well why!).
We don`t know when, where and if we will ever leave Kazakhstan. We had already booked our tickets from Petropavlosk to Almaty and from Almaty to NY and we have to get in touch again with Eldo from Golden Travel to see how much is going to cost us to change the dates again, for the second time.
Why were we given this bad news just in the last moment? Nobody knows, but we were told this is a brand new change in the international adoption process. Just wondering, what`s next? Needless to say, we miss our home so much. Meanwhile, the precious moments we spend with Yulia and Gabi keep us smiling.