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Birds, Flowers and the Temple

I have so many beautiful pictures of birds and flowers here in Nauvoo.  I thought I’d turn a “new leaf” and start posting more often in 2016.  It is always very busy here in #historicNauvoo as a missionary, and this … Continue reading

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Windows and Cabins

So you may be wondering about the wonderful round windows I feature on the heading of my blog.    They are the work of Charles Allen a master window maker.    I met him at his store, Allyn House when I was … Continue reading

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Back to School

Here in Nauvoo you can find out about the University of Nauvoo in the Calvin Pendleton Log Home and Schoolhouse.   What? A University in Nauvoo?   The University of Nauvoo was written into the Nauvoo City Charter, as well … Continue reading

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Shouse

My, it’s been so long since I’ve written a post…   So, I have been thinking, and thinking much more than writing…       I look at my feet. I think about the places I walk.  Elder Sudweeks and … Continue reading

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A little of this, and a little of that.

Today I made pioneer bread with Sister Johnson in the Family Living Center.  The center is a large building in historic Nauvoo,  with displays and hands-on learning about daily life in Nauvoo in the 1840’s.   You can learn how … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon with Brigham Young

As our first week of Missionary assignments approached Sunday, I looked forward to the Sunday afternoon to get caught up on blogging, scripture study, and my favorite, a nap.   Then we realized, when church meetings were done, after a … Continue reading

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From Our Christmas Card to You.

Most of you received a Christmas Card from us with a house on Page Street.   We did find the exact location of the photo.  It is in Nauvoo proper, not the historical area.  It was a garage next to … Continue reading

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The Dresses!

Here is my collection of Nauvoo Dresses.   Enjoy the pictures!   Most will have to be changed because the Salt Lake committee wants all the sleeves the same, and no trim or lace.   Luckily I was able to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! This afternoon all the 50+ Missionaries gathered for Christmas Dinner together.   Each cookie had our name on them. Tomorrow will be our 1st week anniversary!  Our week has been full of meetings with the Mission Presidency and … Continue reading

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OBEDIENCE

OBEDIENCE “Why do you want to go on a mission?” asked Stake President Tsersigni during our missionary interview that gave us cause to ponder and search our souls. I immediately responded with my desire to fulfill a goal I had … Continue reading

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