I believe all of the sighting information we have now supports the theory that EJ set up an illegal adoption on her own. I am piecing together a lot of information - some I'm sure others have suggested in posts - but I've finally put it together for myself and would like others to weigh in. I believe when EJ left AZ, she already felt that TS and JS adopting Gabe was not going to happen. I believe she had set the stage already for an illegal adoption and that she had made contacts through her own research and perhaps someone she knew already helping her out. IMO she started this when she realized that Logan could not be swayed to give up his parental rights, i.e. Dec. 11 when he filed for custody. This is also when she appeared to start raising money (craiglist ad to sell dogs for example). I know many feel that EJ could not have planned this on her own but I believe her background suggests the contrary. Not only is she book smart, based on her having a 4-year academic scholarship to Northeastern University, but IMO all those years spent in the foster care system would provide her with a level of street smarts as well. OT, but I actually believe she is smarter than TS. Based on all of the information we have, I believe it played out something like this: EJ arrives in San Antonio and gets settled. She already has a contact to meet with, IMO HG. Starts planning Dec. 20 and sets up babysitter for next day. Dec. 21 IMO her 1st meeting with HG. AU babysits. This was a preliminary meeting to explain how the next days would proceed. I theorize that it could have taken place in a public place, like a library, or in a car, or maybe they had lunch, but that would only be a guess. AU said EJ was happy when she returned, and IMO its because the meeting went well. Dec. 22 EJ had her hair done. Per MissingGabe thanks to BeanE today, one of the confirmed sightings of EJ with HG was on Dec. 22. I believe HG took her to the salon and that Gabriel was with him during this time or with child care provided / set up by HG. Many have suggested EJ may have left Gabriel alone at times in San Antonio. IMO it would have been very risky for her to do so in a hotel room where housekeeping can access the rooms with keys and find him there alone. It makes sense to me that EJ would have her hair done for 2 reasons: 1) she was going to meet with the couple who might take Gabe, and she wanted to make a good impression b/c she desperately wanted them to want him, and 2) she wanted to look good to start her own new life. Dec. 23 I believe Gabriel was with the couple for the first time on this day for a visit in a location near the Laundromat. EJ waited near the Laundromat b/c she did not entirely trust this and she had a vantage point from somewhere in the laundromat to where the couple was with Gabriel. IMO the visit took place at a nearby hotel or residence, perhaps an apartment something EJ could see from the Laundromat. Dec. 24 The couple had a second visit with Gabriel. EJ waited around the Laundromat similar to the day before. The visit was successful and HG reports to EJ that they should all get together to finalize. Per MissingGabe and BeanE the sighting of EJ, the couple, and the HG could be either 12/24 or 12/25. I believe it took place on 12/24. I believe that HG and the couple came over for pizza and hammered out details in EJs room at the Homegate around 7 p.m. that evening. Dec. 25 I believe the couple had another visit with Gabe near the Laundromat - total conjecture here but I even believe Gabe may have stayed a significant portion of the day with the couple, which wasn't planned initially but was allowed. This allowed EJ to be at JIB alone that day. Dec. 26 I believe EJ handed Gabriel off to the couple at some point on this day. I think she washed his clothes while she was waiting at the laundromat just to pass the time, or to give to the couple, who may not have ended up wanting them. She spoke to DeLeon at the laundromat and knew for sure she was taking off for FL at that point but she was NOT talkative. Please weigh in - I know there are holes, but I do believe that as more information on sightings has become available, there's a plausible timeline to support an illegal adoption scenario.