Departing Group Tuesday Morning

We woke to a morning of pretty heavy snowfall on this wintry departure morning.  Pres. Lewis was up early clearing the driveway.  We got 4-5 more inches this morning.2017-1-31-departing-group-22017-1-31-departing-group-3Here is the view from the bedroom upstairs where the Sisters slept:2017-1-31-departing-group-92017-1-31-departing-group-6Watching Pres. Lewis in jeans and a BYU cap was something new!2017-1-31-departing-group-10As we prepared breakfast, everyone worked on transfer journals.  They sign each other’s books before leaving each area.2017-1-31-departing-group-122017-1-31-departing-group-132017-1-31-departing-group-142017-1-31-departing-group-15Then we had our traditional breakfast.2017-1-31-departing-group-162017-1-31-departing-group-17Joined by the Assistants:2017-1-31-departing-group-182017-1-31-departing-group-192017-1-31-departing-group-212017-1-31-departing-group-22A little “too tropical” for this Texas Elder!2017-1-31-departing-group-23Our Departing Group:2017-1-31-departing-group-28Signing the Wall of Honor before loading up to head to the airport.  2017-1-31-departing-group-352017-1-31-departing-group-362017-1-31-departing-group-38The car battery was dead, so we readjusted and headed out into the snowy world.2017-1-31-departing-group-392017-1-31-departing-group-43Yakima Air Terminal:2017-1-31-departing-group-44Friends came to see Sis Atkinson off:2017-1-31-departing-group-452017-1-31-departing-group-462017-1-31-departing-group-482017-1-31-departing-group-502017-1-31-departing-group-53Final farewells.  Sad.  Sad.  Sad. 2017-1-31-departing-group-542017-1-31-departing-group-562017-1-31-departing-group-592017-1-31-departing-group-60We wish you each well.  We love you.  Our hearts go with you.

About annlaemmlenlewis

I am member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I am currently serving as a Missionary in the Washington Yakima Mission. Welcome to my personal blog, Ann's Words, and my Mission blog, Our Yakima Mission. If you are interested in family history stories and histories, you can find those posted in Ann's Stories. Thanks for looking in!
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