We've arrived!

Oh, my! First, let me just say that spending 14.5 hours on a plane does not constitute a good time for me. Neither does then spending 3.5 hours making it to the guesthouse. But here we are at 8:42 p.m. Tuesday evening starving but way too tired to make the effort to figure out where anything is. On our trip through Seoul from the airport, I have seriously never seen so many people and cars in my entire life! Korean Air Lines was definitely the best airline we've every used, though. The flight attendants were all gorgeous and extremely pleasant and helpful. The TV's actually worked, and there may have been an extra inch or two of leg room.

We're staying at our agency's guesthouse, and while I'm sure the conveniece will be nice, I wish we would have paid a bit extra for a hotel. I'm already feeling a bit clausterphobic. It is a room about the size of our living room divided into 2 rooms - a bedroom and a living/dining area. There are no windows, and it's pretty sparse.

We're going to head to bed pretty soon. We meet the social worker at 1:30 tomorrow (Wednesday) and will be going to the foster family's house to meet Rory. Make sure to check back for pictures. In the meantime, here is a video Brian put together from our packing day, as well as some fun stuff from Camden. You'll have to click on the link below because this computer is not allowing us to embed the video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7irXzs11BQ

Comments

Karen said…
Yay!! I'm so glad you're safely in Korea. I can't WAIT to see the pics!! Hope you get at least some rest!!
Anonymous said…
Been thinking about you--praying for you. Dad and I really enjoyed a nice start to the day with the video--course your dad had been working for quite some time, my work day had just begun. Can't wait to see more!
Angie said…
Glad you made it there safely! The video was great. Camden is just too cute. Loved the random thought from him!! Can't wait to see pics of you with Rory! We are praying that you are able to get some sleep through all the excitement and that things go great on Wednesday!!
bodegalee said…
Hey Melissa
sooo happy you've made it safe and sound! Are you at SWS or Eastern? Have been thinking of you and can't wait to see pics of Rory! Praying for a smooth transition!
Leigh
Wendy said…
YAY! So exciting! Happy that you made it safe and sound. The video was so cute!! :)
Unknown said…
Are you at SWS? Go down stairs and see the babies!!
:)
Can't wait to meet Rory!!
Lisa Z.
M :-) said…
So happy to hear that you made it safe and sound. I was thinking about you guys so much yesterday. Have a WONDERFUL day today!!!
Anonymous said…
Hey Melissa, my first thought this morning was...Melissa and Brian are in Korea!! Then, I read your blog, watched the video (which I loved!), then thought, by the time I wake up tomorrow, you will have met Rory!! I am so excited for you....love you guys so much!
Anonymous said…
Glad you arrived! Have a great time!
Anonymous said…
hilarious video. nice shirt brain. Rory is so lucky

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