October 3, 2011
It has been a long time since my last p-day and I am sure ready for it! So much has happened since my last letter. On the Monday before we left for
The next day, we left for
at 6 am.
Our other roommates were so cute and got up early with us to walk us to the
Travel Office and say goodbye. When we arrived in the airport, President and
Sister Kunz were there waiting for us. President Kunz mentioned that mom is
from Omaha . I
don't know how he knows that, but the first thing that came out of my mouth was
"Yeah, and I thing we're related. . . . Distantly". That's pretty
much all we said about that. It was kind of awkward. I think it’s funny though. Omaha
We spent the rest of Tuesday and all of Wednesday with the Kunzs. On Thursday, we went to downtown
That night, President Kunz gave us each a letter that told us who our companion is and where we will be serving. Turns out, the person we went out with earlier in the day is actually our companion. So, my companion is Sister Kusnerik. We are opening up the Oakview area, which has been closed for several years. It is about twenty minutes away from the trail center, where we are also serving.
Pretty much every day since then, we have been in the
In the vast amounts of time I have been at the
That reminds me, James Conlee, who is a former Young Ambassador and performed with the YA's at the reunion tour last year, keeps showing up at the Visitor's Center. He is working with the Manheim Stream Rollers, who are conveniently located just down the street. So, we're pretty much best friends now. Ha Ha. Right before one of the sessions of conference, we realized that the projector in the theater wasn't working. No one was doing anything about it, so I went to work trying to figure out what was wrong. Brother Conlee came over and helped me because he could see that I didn't really know what I was doing. I think he spent at least half of the session trying to figure out what was wrong. I felt kind of bad that he didn't get to listen to a lot of conference, but I think that he was enjoying himself. We will have to see if he turns up again.
Well, I feel pretty solid about this letter. It is pretty long, but a lot happened this week, so I guess that is partially justified.
That's all folks!
PS. I have only seen one cornfield so far.