I should know better than to jump the gun like that, but Lera is no longer on hold. So.....if you're interested in a beautiful daughter, then by all means click on her picture!! You'd get to spend some time in St. Petersburg and Moscow. You could meet a member of the Russian Mafia just like we did. Oh wait, I'm trying to entice, not put you off! We lived to tell the tale, though, and they only shook us down for $150 or so for our hotel room.
I'll try and find some time soon and write about the general process of international adoptions. Just in case some of you were dying to know. ;-)