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!
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
This week, we had the Sister missionaries over for dinner and Susan decided to tell them the story of how she and I met and about our courtship. Naturally, we think it's a great story, and I don't remember writing it down, so I'd like to tell it here. In November 2009, Susan was attending … Continue reading Our love story
Susan shared an experience today during Sunday School which I've heard before, but felt today that I should write down. When she was in the Primary Presidency many years ago she had the assignment of finding someone to lead the children in singing during the annual Primary program. She had submitted several obvious names to … Continue reading Susan’s “Callings” experience