Monthly Archives: November 2018

A slice of heaven

A slice of heaven

Once we finally arrived at the branch In Tallin (their actually building was under renovation so it was such a blessing that we managed to …

 

The Singing Revolution

The Singing Revolution

Pizza, carbonara, pesto pasta, minestrone soup, fruit platters and ice cream bowls filled with strawberry ice cream and decadent toppings were our Thanksgiving Fare. Definitely …

 

A taste of Russia

A taste of Russia

I’ve always wanted to visit Russia and Mike decided that the easiest way to navigate the convoluted visa process was to take a cruise to …

 

Our Newest 17 Year Old

Our Newest 17 Year Old

Jake’s birthday dawned cold and clear! We enjoyed a city walk all through the downtown area with our favorites being the white Lutheran Church, the markets …

 

Welcome to Finland

Welcome to Finland

Luke’s book club right before we left on “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”- We would celebrate Jake’s 17th birthday in Russia- THIS is why Mike did not …

 

Baja 1000

Baja 1000

A Bucket List item for Mike has been the BAJA 1000.  Through a string of events an opportunity presented itself and Mike fulfilled a lifetime …

 

Garden Tomb

Garden Tomb

How blessed we were that the cheapest flights were a day after everyone’s so we had time to ponder and reflect and return to the …

 

The Old City

The Old City

Today was our day to really experience the Old City. Mindi and I took Drew and Bella along the ramparts of the walls, in and …

 

Full

Full

I was giddy to go to church in the Jerusalem Center. Not only does that building have a temple like spirit but it held special …

 

Gethsemane

Gethsemane

Drew and I awoke listening to Gethsemane on repeat knowing that this was the day that we would walk through those sacred olive trees and …

 

Healing

Healing

We have had perfect weather. What a gift! I love the energy of the Temple Mount and I was excited to start our day here. Renee, …

 

I Am Your Brother

I Am Your Brother

After an early departure and an inspiring scripture study on the bus (Drew, Bella, Mindi and I) we made our way to Natanya Academic College …

 

Elder Dalton in Haifa

Elder Dalton in Haifa

What joy to wake up with a call from Taylor!!!!! Elder Dalton was full of life, energy and enthusiasm and couldn’t have been more on …

 

The Dews of Carmel

The Dews of Carmel

“As the dews of Carmel, so shall the knowledge of God descend upon them!” D&C 128:19 I sat upon Mount Carmel waiting for the dews of knowledge …

 

Surfing in the Sea of Galilee??

Surfing in the Sea of Galilee??

Drew and Brother Andre decided they needed to be “baptized” in the Sea of Galilee before we left this beautiful area.  The wind was up …