Saturday, August 15, 2009

Only Seven More



I think these farewells are getting harder every six weeks because we are getting closer to our very own farewell. It is hard to believe we only have 7 more. This particular farewell was a bit different. We hosted our farewell dinner on Friday evening, August 14th but on Saturday, 5am only 4 of the 8 (Elders Jensen,Vore,Pina and LopezG) boarded their planes to head home. Elders Escobar, Velez, Lopez A and Hernandez will stay with us a couple more days so they can enjoy Elder Christofferson's visit to Leon on Monday. We had such a wonderful evening with these great Elders....For the most part, we probably will not see them again... I am also posting a picture of Elder Schow,Verdeja,Sherman and Robles...the cameramen for the evening. Hermano Bonilla is the man in charge of the repairs of our house....he has been busy most of the week trying to take care of water pressure issues, garage doors, pruning, etc. I even talked them into repairing the crack on my fountain. My Elders must think I am a quack some times. Friday evening while we were BBQing dinner, I had them all come out and enjoy my fountain with me. I put some sea shells in the different tiers to remind me of the beach. (Am I quacking up, or what?) The funniest part of this story is that the Area President's secretary called us last week to inform us of their plans to have dinner with us and spend the night ..... but President Johnson, the new Area President called yesterday and informed us that they would be having dinner but staying in a hotel???? The church changed beds in our guest room to accomodate the President and so I have a K bed in our guest room now and no one to sleep on it. So who is up for a stay at our INN?

3 comments:

brenna said...

Matt says he claims whichever one is more comfortable for our next visit...

gma & gpa asplund said...

It is so fun to see the excitement in the faces of all those departing Elders. That must really be an interesting experience every 6 weeks--tugs on the heartstrings but excitment for the future. Becky , you always think of such fun things for your Elders. They will remember you forever.
Did you have Area Pres. and Elder Christofferson the same weekend? Can't wait to hear about all that.

Grammy said...

I would love nothing more than to come and stay at your INN!! Please tell Bob "Feliz Cumpleanos" from me, and tell him that Rondaleen still talks about the hair cut. :o) Love you guys!