[Pregnancy didnt occur as easily as theyd hoped, and the couple turned to adoption. Having decided to adopt a Guatemalan child, their paperwork was ready to go. Problems developed when that countrys government had to change some procedures to be in compliance with the Hague Treaty, and those changes led to] an almost total shutdown of the adoptions, ... And so, thinking that we had no time to lose, we went country shopping. One of the few options open to us, since we are over 40, was Nepal.
There are stories told to him only at this time of year. Fantastic, magical stories, the old Hollier in the woods finding only three red berries, which peel back in the night to reveal gifts of frankincense, gold and myrrh, Christmas in hot deserts, dust-blown countries, the necklace of tears, and the story of the robin.