Dandy, age 5 and a half:
Dandy, age 6 and a half (still in Russia):
The bear is one we took to the orphanage for him. Meshotka/медведь has traveled around the world and now lives in one of our upstairs bedrooms.
Dandy, age 7 and a half (on third base, somewhere in America):
If you want to know why it all took so long, mouse on over to the far right sidebar until you find our adoption timeline. From there you can click on links to the month-by-month progress (or lack thereof).