Our time in the George's home, here in Tumwater, seems to be going a little too quickly. We're at the 2 1/2 month mark already -- nearly a quarter of our way through the year that we can stay here. I've already had someone ask me "what's next?" and indeed it is time already to … Continue reading Turning Point?
They were slower to extend callings to us here than they were in Albuquerque, but it finally happened. They called Susan and me to team-teach the 10-year olds -- the oldest Primary class. Yesterday was our first lesson. It's the perfect time to start since it's the start of a new year. We have 5 … Continue reading Teaching Primary
Time to fill in some blanks, particularly relating to the holidays. I should preface this by noting that Susan has long anticipated the possibility of spending Thanksgiving or Christmas with all of her children. This holiday season held the greatest chance yet of that happening because we have a nice home to host a gathering … Continue reading The Holidays 2019
Susan and I both spoke at the Manzano YSA Branch today in Los Lunas NM today. Susan spoke about the importance of education and the resources available to us. She didn't write it all down so I can't print it here, but perhaps the most memorable portion of the talk was when she talked about … Continue reading Recommitting to a Gospel focus in the home (Manzano YSA Branch Sacrament Meeting Talk)
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
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!