Monthly Archives: August 2015

Just Another Day at the Office!

Mondays are SO fun!  We have meetings at the Office with our Office Missionaries.  And because it’s P-Day, we usually have a few missionaries dropping by for supplies, hugs, or M&Ms.  Some come to use the computers to email friends … Continue reading

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Learn about the Hop Industry in Yakima Valley

As we drove to Washington (being a farmer’s daughter) I did my best to identify every crop we passed along the way, but there was one that stumped me–I saw tall poles and wires and vines growing up them.  My … Continue reading

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An Apple A Day

I wonder some days if we are living in the Garden of Eden.  If I knew how to edit photos, I’d edit the smoky haze out of these, and let the true colors shine through.  But no matter, you can … Continue reading

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A Sunny Day in Sunnyside!

We woke this morning to rain, sent from Heaven!  It didn’t last long, but it cooled the earth and moistened it, and brought beautiful blue skies filled with clouds.  We haven’t seen those in several weeks because of the fires. … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Service for Rochelle!

Tonight Rochelle was baptized by her son, Brian in the Selah Stake Center.  Elders Jensen and Hull have been teaching her.  Many Yakima ward members came to be with her and watch her be baptized.  Rochelle is an amazing woman … Continue reading

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Ray’s Happy Day!

Elders Smith & Archibald had a happy evening with their good friend, Ray!  Ray has a gentle, kind heart and is so grateful for all he’s been learning about the gospel of Jesus Christ.  President Lewis and I got to participate … Continue reading

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Elder Varnon Returns with Honor

Today Elder Varnon bid us farewell.  He has served faithfully here in the Yakima Mission these last 19 months.  He’s heading home to get some medical help.  We are really going to miss him here.  He is an eager and … Continue reading

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