It is now OFFICIALLY OFFICIAL. So long down payment - it was wonderful while you were in our savings account; it made us feel pretty and witty and gay, but you are now in the pockets of an adoption agency. May you love your new owners, and get us a kid for the love of God.

Now, on to the next super fun step: raising $12K in 6 months. Whose got two thumbs, nearsightedness, and approximately 300 pages of grant applications to read? OH YEAH, THIS LADY.

I'm resharing my post from last night for the day crowd (mostly because I'm just proud of my combo poem/meme skills). There is our GoFundMe (www.gofundme.com/starfleetcadet, because we are NERDS) information in there, if you would like to donate, but this will probably be the last time I share it unless people specifically ask for the link. Anything we receive through donations is pretty fucking wonderful, but we know that this will most likely come down to grants and loans.