Monthly Archives: October 2015

Halloween in the Mission Home

We returned home this evening just as the first Trick-or-Treaters were approaching our door.  We greeted them and also had the APs over to plan our next events.  It was pretty quiet in this neighborhood, with maybe a couple dozen … Continue reading

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Ensign Ranch, Cle Elum

We stopped this afternoon to see Ensign Ranch just west of Cle Elum, where we have a huge 320 acre camp facility, owned by the LDS Church.  It was pouring rain, so I didn’t take many photos.  I’d love to … Continue reading

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A Visit to Cle Elum

We passed through the small town of Cle Elum on our way home today.  Our Mission extends to Snoqualmie Pass, just beyond Cle Elum on the way to Seattle.  This area is beautiful, up in the Cascade Mountains.  It was … Continue reading

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Mission President’s Seminar at Salish Lodge

We have received 4 days of instruction, inspiration, and cheer from our leaders and fellow Mission Presidents.    President and Sister Ware from the Kennewick Mission welcomed us in July and have been dear friends and mentors along the way … Continue reading

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Pike’s Market in Seattle

This afternoon we took an excursion to Seattle, to visit Pike’s Market.  It was my first time visiting Seattle.  The rain let up a bit and we had a delightful afternoon taking a 2 hour foodie tour of the market. … Continue reading

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The Gum Walls, Seattle

Eeeuuwww.  This was the place our tour of Pike’s Market started.  I’ve never seen such a thing before.  Gum everywhere.  You could almost feel the germs flying around.  Here’s the story from Wikipedia: Gum Wall From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia … Continue reading

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Mission President’s Seminar North America West and America NW Areas

 This week we are attending a Mission President’s Seminar at the Selish Lodge in Snoqualmie.  All of the Mission Presidents from California, Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, Alaska, and the Canada Vancouver Mission are here–33 Missions in all, plus members of the … Continue reading

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