My name is Lisa, and I'm a Mormon!

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Saturday, August 29, 2009

The end of the summer

I can't believe it is August 29th. School Starts on September 8th for us here in Washington and in Coeur d' Alene. Courtney will start in January at BYU-Idaho.

We have been so busy with Jonathan and his schooling, going to his tutors that we really haven't done anything fun this summer. But we have done what we have needed to do to help him and get him ready for first grade.

Now that his eyes are doing good, he is making great learning progress. He was happy to be able to see and read all the letters and numbers on the eye chart at his 3 month check up. He went to another surgeon on Wednesday and he did great there also. He is getting his eye lid surgery on October 1st. His reaction time is not as fast with a droopy eye lid, and we are going to get that fixed for him.

After 2 hours of testing, he did really great.

The city pools have all been remodeled and they just barely opened so I took Jonathan and Jeremy to the pools, they are called "aquatic centers" now they have water slides and it was a lot of fun. I had to go with them also to make a grandious debut. It was really fun.

Have a great day, we are having an antenna raising party today at our house to be able to reach the Hermiston Oregon nets and pass communications to Salt Lake, to further the work of the lord through the Ham Radio's. Jeremy and I are studying to be generals we take the test on September 26, and Paul is an extra

Signing off

Paul AD7RJ
Jeremy KF7AWW

Jonathan wants so bad to be a ham radio man he always says, it is really cute

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Hardwood Floor, Funeral, Baptism, Stake Dance

We woke up at 5 yesterday morning to start laying more of the floor in our bedroom. We then had to quit at 9:30 to go to a funeral for a lady in our ward. This lady was so amazing, she was always serving others, she was a quiet server. It is no wonder why she died in the act of serving others. She was helping someone move and a car came traveling at speeds reported 80-100 miles an hour and crossed the line and hit her killing her on impact.

I loved the song choices, There is sunshine in my soul, Have I done any good. I just love the second verse, "there are chances to work all around just now, opportunities lie in our way, do not let them pass by saying sometime I'll try but go and do something today"

She died as she lived and that was serving others. She was a dear and she will be missed greatly. It was a wonderful service, after the service was a baloon releasing and she loved Potlucks so it was a potluck luncheon.

After that The boys went shooting with our friends from Seattle and the girls and I went to the mall and perused around for a bit.

We then had a baptism of an 8 year old, he is my new scout and then we had a parking lot dance at the West Stake, but it was rainy and cold it was a cultural hall dance. It was so fun. There was a girl there that was so sad and lonely. I watched her all night, no one asked her to dance and no one talked to her. Then she left and I walked the halls and looked in the classrooms for over an hour looking for her. I was so sad for her that she came to a dance an NO ONE talked to her.

Here are some before and after pictures I promised to post.