Monday, April 13, 2015

Finally, Photos!

Hey, y'all!

Well, the rumors are true: after eight months in Omaha, I've gotten transferred back out to the boonies.  I'm in Columbus, Nebraska with Elder Garrett.  He's from Salt Lake City and he's a good guy.  Although it was a poignant departure from Eagle Run, we're looking forward to working here together!

Sister Bates, the lady who sent the photo last week, is one of what they call the N.O.M Moms; making sure that missionaries, namely Elders, are getting fed, getting taken care of, etc.  We are very grateful for her!.  

Columbus is bigger and flatter than Glenwood, my first area. Glenwood had about 5,000 people and Columbus has about 22,000.  The meetinghouse is right on the edge of a cornfield; it's in a little subdivision.  I actually like Columbus more: it's a nice little town.

My companion is Elder Garrett.  He's from Salt Lake City and has been out about 8 months.  He's served his entire mission in the boonies and he's a good guy.  

I'm actually a district leader now and all of the other missionaries are Spanish-assigned.  We're looking forward to what the future holds and the branch seems really good and supportive.

Love to you all!

And here are some long overdue photos:

The Aftermath of a Nebraska snowstorm

More Nebraska snow

With Elder Badders, January 2015

With Elder Quayle, January 2015

With Elder French, January 2015
With Elder Smith, January 2015
With my district, January 2015

Graffiti in Benson (north Omaha)

The Beercade mural in Benson (north Omaha)
Scenes from Omaha Zoo:

A galvanizing billboard in Omaha
A selfie taken during district meeting.  Hilarity ensued.

A district photo, late January 2015

With Elder Garrett

Elder Stoker and I with a member, Shaun Printers, a.k.a. Superman Bossman of the World

From the birthday party (a cryptic caption, but that's all he wrote)

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