Can't claim the words for today's blog title (a great Country Western song), but I love singing it to Willow because that's what she is.....
Today was a day of "relaxation" (e.g., above photo). After spending some time packing, and playing, we went for one of our last strolls around Shamian Island. Willow got a small backpack today ... a very tiny one with a panda on the back. She will "carry on" her own snacks and bottle-gear (and a few toys for the flight). Most of the rest of the day was spent back in the hotel room "packing." We're leaving China with a few more things than we arrived with ... including one very special thing ... The Little One!
Some of you have asked whether we will continue this blog when we get back to the states. That's undetermined at this point, but, one thing is for sure, if we do, it will be on a much reduced pace...maybe once a week or so? We thank all of you who have sent us such encouraging comments during the beginning of our new journey together. Willow will one day see this blog and all of your comments (including e-mails we have received from many of you). Thank you for being such great family and friends. She's ours!!!!!! As such, she is part of you'all as well.
While packing, Willow ran behind the curtain for an impromptu game of peek-a-boo behind the lace curtains (above and below).
Survival tool: Cheerios (with a little honey). She doesn't like the little hearts (which are sweeter and don't taste as oat-ey).