Tuesday, January 29, 2008
This was win-win-win situation. First, she, for all intents and purposes, agreed to go on a mission. Second, she is now VERY excited to go on that mission. And third, I don't have to get her a cell phone until she turns 22. Awesome.
Sunday, January 27, 2008
Saturday, January 26, 2008
Here is a picture we took as we were about to walk out the door. Ignore the boots, it's Idaho, it's freezing, and the girl's in tights. We did change into actual ballet slippers for the show, but, watching this video, we didn't need to. That's some serious talent to be able to do that in pink pack boots!
Monday, January 21, 2008
The next day, Sunday, we finally arrived at the actual reason for our trip. Rexburg is in the last weeks of the open house for their brand-new temple. Jeff's Uncle Brent is in the new temple presidency, and he and Aunt Jean offered to take a group of us through on a private tour Sunday afternoon. We brought Regan with us, but Hadyn got to stay and play with Aunt Linda. If you haven't been, and you are close enough to get there, GO! It was so beautiful. I was emotional from the beginning. Everything was so peaceful and calming. I can't wait to go back. Of course, being January and Rexburg, it was freezing and snowing, so our pictures of the outside didn't turn out too well. It brought back some memories of college and trudging up Viking Drive to get to class each morning. For every step you took, the wind pushed you back two. Ah, memories...
This really doesn't show how cold it was. All former Ricks attendees, I know, are shudddering right now...
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
She's also a bit of a ham. She was washing dishes like a normal person until I got the camera...
Sunday, January 13, 2008
Thursday, January 10, 2008
The hotel had snowshoes you could borrow, which we did. We walked (snowshoed?) all around Cascade Lake, which was frozen over. It was one of the most beautiful place I had ever been. I almost thought I was in some fairytale when the deer crossed our trail in front of us and the two bald eagles circled overhead. It was such a great anniversary!