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The whole time Samuel, Harrion and Lara would be "Little Moronis" trumpeting their trumpets. Very cute.
This past weekend was spent in the glorious
After an exciting trek across the Peak District, through the awful traffic of Leeds and
While Rebecca and David were not able to get in to the temple together, it was great to be able to spend such a lot of focused time at the House of the Lord.
Since it was a national holiday, another benefit of this past weekend was that we had the opportunity, when the temple was closed, to see the sights and attend to some family history.
Since the death of her grandfather, Rebecca has been unable to locate the burial plot. Earlier this month, after some exciting discoveries and some really helpful people at the
Regardless of the foibles of family politics, we are now in the unexpected process of identifying cemetery monument regulations, deciding what is fitting and (maybe) finding a stone-mason. Quite unforeseen!
The other activities of this past weekend were much less melancholy. We visited the Blackpool Zoo again- it was good but a bit of the novelty has worn off (especially after the wonder of the
Harrisons dinosaur roar
Lara had her face painted as a butterfuly. This is her elegant butterfly dance
Much more impressive was
300-odd feet up inn the air there is a pane of glass that you can stand on. Seriously!
Today we ended the weekend with helping with our ward youth temple trip. Seeing the young men and women of the church remind us so much of when we were young and involved in everything. It is amazing to see their love of the gospel and their budding testimonies. They are doing so well in keeping the commandments and overcoming their difficulties. I hope that our kids stay strong in the gospel.
But now it’s time to sleep. We are so tired!