Monday, May 20, 2013

May 20

I LOVE THE SHIRT!!!!!!!  A LOT!!!!!  The cards are so cool.  I  wish the other sister missionary who is obsessed with Star Wars was still on her mission so I could show her.  She finished May 8th.  :(  I can wear shirt on the hike today.  A member is taking us to Shoshone Falls and the canyon.  Yay!  I'll be outside!  My arms are slightly tan and my legs are pasty white so it's funny when I stick them next to each other.  It was 95 degrees 3 days ago.  So nice!  Then it went back down to the 50/60s with super wind so it's been cold again.  Keeps raining too. 
The work is exploding in Rupert too!  We now have 15 investigators with 2 more we have been trying to visit for 2 weeks.  We have a baptism this weekend, the weekend after that, and two the weekend after that so far.  :O  Pretty good eh?  We had 11 lessons this past week with members helping us teach the investigators.  (We had 12 scheduled but the last one last night fell through...  :(  )  We have a training meeting tomorrow and Wednesday.  We'll see what they teach us.  We had Zone Conference last week and celebrated 15ish missionary's birthdays that fall between last week and our next conference in 2 months.  I got darkside skittles!!!!! Heck yes!!! 
Not many strawberries lately, but a really good vanilla sheet cake with chocolate frosting.  Headaches are good, been wearing my sunglasses a lot to prevent them.  Miss the other sisters still but not too bad.  That shampoo works great if I could get some more please.  :)  And powder blush and foundation.  I'm pretty much out.  :(  Rachel sent me face moisturizer sunscreen stuff back in the MTC so I'm good still.  Thanks Rachel!!!  She is also keeping a list of movies to see when I get back.  Sherlock playes bad guys now?!  He seems like he could be scary good at that. 
The only camp craft I have kept still is the box I made for notes people write you.  You decorate it and put it on your bed.  Throughout the day people write notes, sometimes anonymous and put them in there for ya.  I was weird though and spent a couple hours decorating mine.  It's the snozberry one up in the attic.  The other memorable thing from camp is the barbie traps set up around the camp.  It was Ken and Barbie posed in questionable sinarios with a box proped up with a stick over them.  You were supposed to avoid those traps in your life.  Really funny and the poses kept changing over the couple of days.  Anyways...  Have fun with camp!  I love you all.  You da best. 
Sister Nettles

Monday, May 13, 2013

May 13

Dear Beloved Family:
I love you all!  The mission office said they have my packages this morning so at least they are in Idaho.  We set another baptismal date last night with a 20 year old named Justin.  May 25th!  So much work out here it is crazy.  A lot of people keep getting sick though so we don't have to double us lessons tonight.  I'm exercising now!  :O  Watch out Spencer.  The guy missionaries that were here before us left 20 lb weights.  Oh yeah!  :P  I love you guys tons.  Loved seeing ya yesterday.  Hope you all do well 'till Christmas.  We have another set of Sister Missionaries in my zone that we can see once a week!  Sister Lee from Korea and Sister Hughes (yes Emily, there is a Sister Hughes and Armstrong in the mission...)  from Las Vegas.  Yay!  Well, you all have fun in the California weather.  It's 80s here today but may snow again before July.  We shall see.  Fickle. 
Sister Old Laura Nettles

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

May 6

I just went to Deseret Book!  Had to drive all the way to Twin Falls to do it.  Also got BYU ice-cream there as an early birthday present.  Worth the 45 miles each way because we also get to say bye to the sisters leaving and hi to the ones coming in.  It's transfers today and I'm staying in Rupert with Sister King.  We have 3 new investigators this week!!!  Our two baptism for May 18th have canceled.  Their grandma died last week so they said it's bad timing.  Arg...  :\  They are still getting interviewed on Friday but the girl still needs to come to church again before she can be baptized and keep coming afterwards.  Frustrating.  Anyways... I'm old.  The wrinkle ray is not being kind.  (Thank's Spencer for telling it where I went and sending it over...)  Sister King and I are both healthy so that's a miracle.  

Last week there was a Sister Conference.  We went all the way to Boise (2 hours).  Super good.  Missing all the sisters already!!!!!!  It's terrible.  Love them all.  I miss civilization.  I don't think I could live in a tiny town.  Well, I love you guys!!!!!!!

Sister Old