Letter Fifty-Six from the Lovely Lady Lena

Worst. Idea. Ever. So here I am, sitting at the Turkish internet cafe, and I had the brilliant idea to listen to church music on LDS.org while I write emails to distract from all the loud people skyping in foreign … Continue reading

Letter Fifty from the Lovely Lady Lena

Herzlich Wilkommen Sister McBride! I got my new compy comp and Tuesday and now I am the one in charge of finding our way around Berlin. Uhhhh…. I need a GPS! Actually, it’s not that bad, although we were an … Continue reading

Letter Forty-Seven from the Lovely Lady Lena

     Dear reader. I exhort you to please hit up the after Easter sales in America and load up on 10 cent boxes of Peeps and then come gather around the computer screen and read my letter. (but really, load up on those Peeps … Continue reading

European Mission Hacks from the Lovely Lady Lena

Transfer calls came and gone and I bet you are all dying to know what happened to the Helzer Hansen team. I will reenact it for you.      AP: Sisters, you are….staying together in Schwarzenberg.      Us: *long … Continue reading

Letter Twenty-Six from the Lovely Lady Lena

Let’s talk about the rule of threes. 3 transfers. 3 miracles. and 3 days until my 6 month mark. 333! times 3! 3, it’s a magic number! The First Three: Transfer calls came this week and you’ll never believe what … Continue reading

Letter Twenty-Five from the Lovely Lady Lena

Where does the time go? The email time I mean. I got to make this quick because somehow the time has managed to escape, so enjoy this mostly photo blog post. After all, pictures are worth 1,000 words! This week … Continue reading

Letter Twenty-Four from the Lovely Lady Lena

Oh what a beautiful morning, oh what a beautiful day. I’ve got a wonderful feeling that everythings going my way! Do you know that song? Those might not be the right lyrics, but it expresses exactly how I feel. It … Continue reading

Letter Twenty-One from the Lovely Lady Lena

Last week my friend Jake (serving in Sapporo Japan) sent me his weekly family letter with this story inside:   We felt like we needed to go visit a nearby Recent Convert named Yokoinai Kyodai. Well that was our guidance. When we … Continue reading

Letter Fourteen from the Lovely Lady Lena

Transfer calls happened on Saturday, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves. We must start at the beginning, LaSt FrIdAy NiGhT. We went to the Tafel to serve, as usual, and at the end we went to the chocolate aisle to … Continue reading

Letter Ten from the Lovely Lady Lena

Guten Morgan!      I think I have met my soul sister. Her name is Rachel and she is an opera singer here in Dresden. Okay, so I may not sing Opera BUT we are quite a pair together. She … Continue reading