Category Archives: About Places in our Mission

More Farms around Royal

This morning Tyson and I went on a hunt for cherries.  A friend needed a lot of them for a wedding reception this evening.  The packing plant in Quincy that we planned to visit wasn’t packing yet (the fruit is … Continue reading

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Beautiful Royal

It is So Beautiful here in Royal.  Even in pictures taken from a moving car through a dirty windshield.  Come see:Cut Timothy hay:We arrived at the Allred’s by about 8:30 or so.  The Father’s and Sons Outing was well underway … Continue reading

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Beautiful Grant County Farmlands

This afternoon we had a Beautiful drive from Ephrata to Royal.  Gentle rains fell, and the farmlands around us were spectacular.  Come take a look at this heavenly place:Alfalfa:Onion seed:Corn:Hay loads being transported:Potato fields:Wheat:Peas:YUM!Cherries under cover (protection from the birds):Raniers:Mint:Sweet … Continue reading

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Can you say UMBEL?

I learned a new word today from the farmers at our next stop in Quincy, where we headed for a Missionary Fireside where Pres Lewis and I were the guest speakers.  As we drove from Royal, we passed this beautiful … Continue reading

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The Columbia River Temple

Here’s how the temple looked today after our Missionary Conference.  The Stake Center and the Temple share parking lots, so we were right next door all morning.  This afternoon, all the Priesthood Leadership in our two mission areas met in … Continue reading

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White Salmon Hermana’s Apartment

I LOVE dropping in on our missionary apartments, especially with no warning.  We get to see real life, missionary style.  Hermana Fano and Hermana Burrup were apologizing that things were so messy.  I thought the apartment looked great.Don’t know that … Continue reading

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Lake Taco, Hood River = Delicious!

We found a new Mexican Restaurant this evening and it’s a Keeper!  Lake Taco is the name of the place and it’s about 2 minutes from the LDS Church in Hood River.  I had a taco and an enchilada and … Continue reading

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