Jen & Paul

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Last Activity: 29 days ago

Keith Urban in Vegas

A couple of weekends ago we tried to get out of the chilly Pacific Northwest weather and headed to Las Vegas to see Keith Urban. We love all types of music and can’t wait to share a musical household with a little one someday! Read more »

Welcome 2020!

Happy New Years to all! Jen and I have been busy traveling The States visiting family and friends. It was an enjoyable season for sure. New York during the holiday season cannot be beat. Seeing ice skaters skate next to Rockefeller Plaza and the causal shopper strolling down 5th Avenue among the holiday decorations is an Read more »

It’s the Holiday Season

Paul and I love Christmas as it’s a time to celebrate all of the blessings we have in our lives including family and friends. Here is a picture of our Christmas tree this year - we hope future Christmases will include holiday cheer with a child! Read more »

Thanksgiving in the Caribbean

We have a lot to be thankful this year, but also a lot to be hopeful for. We absolutely love to travel and this Thanksgiving we decided to get out of Seattle and head toward the warmth of the Caribbean. We got to visit several beautiful destinations including Miami, Turks and Caicos, Ocho Rios in Jamaica, the Grand Cayman Read more »

A Beautiful Sunset at Mt Si

This weekend Jen spent time in Portland, Oregon with three lifelong friends. They’ve known each other since childhood and love getting together with families, so they couldn’t be more supportive of the adoption process! We did get one round of golf in yesterday before a beautiful sunset at Mt. Si. Read more »

Fall Golfing and Hiking - Brrr!

Last weekend we had a couple of sunny but cold fall days in the Pacific Northwest, so Paul and I headed out to Gig Harbor which is on the coast of Washington for some lunch on the water and a round of golf. We also hiked Discovery Park in North Seattle on Sunday - something we look forward to doing with a child in the Read more »

New Beginnings November 1!

Paul and I decided to join Adoptimist today in hopes to find a child to adopt and welcome into our wonderful home and family. Last night was Halloween and we dressed up to welcome more than 70 trick or treaters to our front door. It was so fun to see all of the costumes and meet the neighbors - I even got a hug from a little Read more »

About This Diary

Jen & Paul's Adoption Adventure: We'll try to post on a regular basis so you can get a glimpse into how we live and what we will do as a family when we have a child.

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JenAndPaulBates@gmail.com or 425-414-9300

Thank You for Visiting Our Adoption Profile

We want to thank you for considering us as adoptive parents for your child.

We truly appreciate your kindness and strength and look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,

Jen & Paul

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