It might probably come as a surprise to many of you, but Akemi and I have been thinking about it for a while now. I’m not getting any younger, we have a lot of love to give and the time just felt right. And so, after much consideration, we submitted an adoption application and held our breath. Then, last week, we received the joyous news. Our application had been approved!
And our lives are about to change.
We’re a little nervous – after all, this IS a big step – but we’re confident we’ll be great parents.
And sometime before Christmas, we’ll be welcoming this little girl to the family…
Her name is Suzie. Although I’m a firm believer in never changing a dog’s name, Akemi feels a new name offers a fresh start. We’ve compromised and will call her Suji (aka Sujiko) which is pretty damn close.
Anyway, Suzie/Suji is 11…
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