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Bolivia-bound for the boda

Earlier today, Yoli received her visa from the U.S. Embassy. This was the final hurdle in the process, and we are now free to marry! Keep reading to learn all the dates and details…

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Approved … and in the home stretch

I have some GREAT NEWS to share with you all. With apologies to Martin Luther King, Jr.: “Free at last, free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!” It turns out that our visa petition was approved … Continue reading

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No NOA yet, but hope springs eternal

While we still haven’t gotten our second “Notice of Action” from the Nebraska BCIS service center, I know from checking several other websites that they are processing case numbers close to ours. I hope and expect to hear something within … Continue reading

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Past the “expiration date”

Today is day 180 (6 months) since our K-1 Fiancee Visa request was received by the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the INS). Unfortunately for us, because I live in Missouri, I had to submit my visa to … Continue reading

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The interminable wait

I’m learning lots about patience these days, far more than I ever wanted to know. You see, to bring Yoli here to the U.S. so we can marry is not a simple task. It involves forms and interviews and evidence … Continue reading

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In the waiting

If everything works out, in 3 months Josh and I will be getting married. This days we’ve been working in “A Handbook For Engaged Couples” by Robert & Alice Fryling. It is a good book. It has given us lot … Continue reading

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Finally — An update!

Last time I posted a message here was in February after my return to the U.S. from my 5-week trip to Bolivia. Yoli and I, of course, are continuing to prepare for marriage. There are so many things to do. … Continue reading

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Twice the rice

Monday was a tough day at the Seminary. They’ve been facing an incredibly tight budget and now they have a personnel problem as well. It was frustrating for me, because I wanted to purchase web hosting and get the site … Continue reading

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Winding down (and still very rainy)

Well, now we’re down to the wire. Two and a half days left before I return to the U.S. This weekend was pretty nice. I got to spend a lot of time with Yoli’s family, and the two of us … Continue reading

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ENGAGED! (No, Star Trek fans, I’m not pretending I’m Captain Jean-Luc Picard)

Saturday night Yoli and I cooked pizza and then we got engaged. We’ve been planning this for a while, and I must admit to you now that I left all the details related to our engagement out of my entries … Continue reading

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