Sunday, July 22, 2012

Hello,  Just thought we'd post some highlights from our trip to Utah.  We added a cute new granddaughter on Monday.  This is Melati, the latest Peacock addition.

          We went hiking with the family on Wednesday at Ceacret Lake, (yes, that's how you spell it) up Little Cottonwood Canyon.  It was so nice to see the mountains again! This was picnic time at the top with the Chipmunks.
          On Saturday our son, Russ married Lara in the Draper Temple and they held an Open house on Friday night.  Thank you family for driving up to the wedding.  It was so good to see you there!
            Sunday we attended our Mission President's Welcome Home in Draper and enjoyed seeing the Sister missionaries who had previously returned home.  

          This past week we met our new Mission President, Marc Bernhisel and his wife, Julee.  They are very nice.   We've traveled to New Bern twice, Kinston and to Durham to attend a Durham Bulls Baseball game with the couple missionaries.  We finished teaching our last Institute class and will enjoy a Murder Mystery Dinner for our final event on Wednesday.  It will be so fun!!!  Thank you everyone for your love, prayers and support.  We thought our home looked well taken care of.  We love you all!

Sunday, July 1, 2012

          Just a quick note.  We went with the Missionary Couples on a trip to Bath to see the Pageant, "The Promised Land."  It's a true story about one family's search for freedom from patriot to pioneer.  It was so fun to get away, visit the historic buildings in the area and picnic by the water. 

     Can you find Joseph Smith in the cast? 

    Bath is the oldest incorporated city in North Carolina.  It was once the home of Blackbeard the Pirate.  There are a lot of painted crabs located around the city - each different from the other. 
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!  We will be welcoming a new grandchild and daughter-in-law into our family this week.  Couple missions are the best!  Have a  happy 4th of July everyone!!