Thursday, September 24, 2009

7 Years

All day long I've been thinking of the great 18 month adventure I set out for 7 years ago today.I could hardly sleep on the plane(s) because of the anticipation. I had no idea what to expect, and the whole thing exceeded all my expectations.I will be forever grateful for the whole experience and often wish I could do it again.Some days it feels like a dream and some days it feels like yesterday. All days I love my memories of life as a missionary and of life in the Brazil Salvador South Mission.
Sorria! Voce esta na Bahia!

Saturday, September 12, 2009

I Love to See the Temple

I went to the Sacramento Temple for the 8pm session on Thursday night for our ward temple night. There were so many people in the session. Sacramento is a smaller temple, so it normally seats around 50 people in a session. In this session though, they had to bring in 20 folding chairs to accommodate all the people. It was a beautiful thing. I found myself thinking about how amazing it would be if every session was brimming with people. Think of the good that would bring as everyone left filled with hope and love and power. I love the thought.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

It's beginning to look a little like Fall

I can't even believe how excited I am for fall this year. Usually I dread it, but I think that probably was due to the fact that I lived in Utah and I knew fall would all too soon become winter...and winter=snow...and I do not like snow. So, now that I'm back in Cali, I'm REALLY excited for Fall.

PLUS, Fall=Halloween (I'm using a lot of "equations" in this post...). The 2 people who actually read this blog know this about me, but, I LOVE HALLOWEEN! So, now that its September, I really need to decide what to be for Halloween.

My current top choices:
Statue of Liberty. IE:
Or Olive Oyl (although I'd really have to convince someone to be Popeye) IE:

OR...a Ghost? A la:
What do you think? Opinions? Any other ideas?

(Note: as you can tell, I think this website is really cool: Homemade costumes beat ready made hands. down. Every. Time.)

*the ghost costume is courtesy of Martha Stewart online