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Christmas Eve

December 24, 2008 by


The kids are in bed and the house is quiet, except for the sound of the dishwasher. Christmas is a different animal now that I’m grown, and I’m still trying to figure it out. However, the candles are burning, the hot chocolate is tasty, and my beautiful wife is reading her scriptures on the floor […]


December 17, 2008 by


One of my missionary companions had a big trench coat. Everytime we left the apartment, it took him several minutes (or at least that’s what it felt like) to get his coat on and do all the buttons, zippers, and buckles. It became such an event, I started to factor it into our travels: “Should […]

Snow Day

December 14, 2008 by


They considered canceling church today.  There is supposedly a huge storm coming this way, the roads will have snow and then the snow will freeze.  Some people say they do not think it is going to be as bad as it sounds.  Others are running to the store hoping that there is something on the […]

More culture shock…?

December 12, 2008 by


I was taking a swing dancing class with a guy friend of mine, and we were both kind of flaky about going to class, so about half way through the semester we made a deal that the next person to skip class would have to take the other person out for dinner.  And being the […]

Maya pics

December 10, 2008 by


Sorry they’re late.  Here are some pics– Maya Kaede: