These photos were the only link to our son as we waited a year for the paperwork to be processed.

This was done for a Real World Color assignment in Cathy Z's class. The color palette was a stretch for me as I prefer bright and bold to pastels and neutrals. But I thought this worked with the b&w photos.

Thank you for looking.

Journaling: For almost a year, all we had to tide us over until we finally met were a few scattered photos taken by the care staff and by friends. But, oh, how we treasured each one ...

Credits: His Valentine -- Anna Aspnes; Lil Bit Tags, Vintage Reveal No. 2 -- Katie Pertiet; DYL RWC8 -- Cathy Zielske