Knowing that the Rasbands are returning from their mission around Nov 1 (we're house-sitting for them), combined with our indecision about where to go next, has caused a fair amount of anxiety, and been a dominant subject of our conversations this year. Last Tuesday, Susan, with my support, decided where to move, and even found … Continue reading Change coming
Delivered today (May 19, 2019) in the Sage Ward, Los Lunas NM Stake: The topic that Pres. Clark asked us to speak about this month is about Doing Better and Being Better. This refers to the talk given by Pres. Russell M. Nelson during the Priesthood session of General Conference last month. In his remarks, … Continue reading Sacrament Meeting Talk – We Can Do Better and Be Better
This has been a very relaxing weekend for us. Susan and I both happened to be off work on Friday -- Susan because school was cancelled for Good Friday (although they call it "Vernal Holiday" lol), and me because the cleaning schedule at the Temple has been different during the past 2 weeks because of … Continue reading Easter weekend and our getaway to Tijeras
These are old, but I wanted to add them to my blog before they got lost. They were all taken in 2010. Aren't we a cute couple!
Another General Conference has come and gone. I look forward to these for 6 months. The weekend finally arrives, and then it's suddenly over. Kind of sad. This conference was pretty typical, unlike the previous two, during which major announcements were made. But I love to listen to the Brethren (and a Sister or two) … Continue reading General Conference – April, 2019
Today I was assigned to speak at the Tomé Branch in Belen, NM. I asked Susan to be my speaking partner. Since this is a Spanish Branch she chose to deliver her talk in Spanish, but they provided a translator for me. Below is my talk. I ended up delivering only about half of it … Continue reading Sacrament Meeting Talk — “Come Follow Me”
The Los Lunas Stake Conference was this weekend. Unfortunately we had to miss the Saturday sessions because we had assignments at the Temple. Today's General Session started at 10 AM. We arrived at the Stake Center around 9:30 and found seats toward the back of the soft pews -- something we wouldn't have been able … Continue reading Stake Conference Thoughts