The package (my urgent passport renewal application) has landed in the United Kingdom and at 9.13 London time it was delivered to the New Zealand Passport Office. Thank you FedEx!
So we have gained HALF a day. I just spoke to a lovely New Zealand girl in London and they are going to try and get the passport out their door by this afternoon. It was only at the end of the phone call that she realised that the wedding was THIS Saturday. Oh? Oh! she said as it dawned on her the urgency of the situation. Hearing her lovely New Zealand accent was a smile in itself.
What was also lovely was that when she checked with her associate to see if they needed anything, she called across her room “Do we need anything else for Cecilia’s passport?” They called me by my name. Isn’t that just gorgeous. So hopefully nothing goes awry and they will send it with NZ kisses straight back out the door this afternoon. Your magic is working! Like winged jugglers you are keeping my package aloft and moving.
It will be couriered by DHL across the sea and back to the USA and my girl in the NZ passport office will email me the tracking number. Maybe today. Maybe. Then we will wait again.
And we will wait without watching.
And maybe, just maybe.
I cannot say the words. They are too heavy. But just Maybe. As Senior Son Sam (who began his journey from New Zealand to Canada only hours ago) said “I have a good feeling”.
I made a haystack with all my excess energy yesterday. Sheila was very helpful. It is not a very good haystack, but it will do.
Have a lovely day. Lovely. Lovely. Lovely.
your friend, celi