California Riverside Mission

Serving as a LDS missionary

Serving as a LDS missionary

May 2017 - November 2018

Recent Posts

Goats are friends not food

Goats are friends not food

HEYY!!!!! So another crazy week in good ol’ Lake Elsinore.  Sister Van and I have been sooooo hard at work.  Like for example, this week we were trying to visit the furthest south neighbourhood in our area.  We walked and walked and walked and walked.  […]

New Year, New Comp, New Area, No Prob

New Year, New Comp, New Area, No Prob

HAPPY NEW YEARS!!!  ITS 2018!! AND YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS IN 2018?!?!? I COME HOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YAYAYAYYYYYY (but trust me I’m not trunky)  Yesterday, my Zone of missionaries celebrated the New Year like we were on the east coast. At 9 pm Pacific Time we counted down and […]

South for the Winter

South for the Winter

SO GUESS WHAT…. TRANSFER CALLS CAME!!! Lotttttttttttttts of things are changing in the mission.  President Hammon called us Saturday morning to tell us that we are being doubled out 🙁  They are putting in a trio of ELDERS in Canyon Crest now. Yeah that’s right, it takes […]

God Answered His Prayer!!! HE WON THE LOTTERY!!!!

God Answered His Prayer!!! HE WON THE LOTTERY!!!!

Another crazy week that happened in the blink of an eye. Transfers are coming up sooooo fast! We get calls about it THIS SATURDAY!  It is such a bitter sweet moment.  I am almost POSITIVE I am outta here and will be getting a new […]

Death by inflatable christmas decorations

Death by inflatable christmas decorations

haha hey!! So one really funny thing about Southern California is that they have quite the obsession with inflatable Christmas decorations.  Every square inch of some yards are COVERED, and not just with the normal inflatables!  People here have the most obscure, random, Christmas inflatables.  […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS GUYS!!!!

MERRY CHRISTMAS GUYS!!!!

Yeah that’s right, CHRISTMAS!  It is FINALLY “after” Thanksgiving, so now it is socially acceptable to celebrate Christmas 🙂  I LOVE IT!!!  SO EXCITED!!!  (it’s kind of sad though, because its 85F outside and feels nothing like Christmas at all.  Also, Californians yell at you if you […]

I am thankful for YOU

I am thankful for YOU

Weeks are flying by!! Guess what??? Today is November 20th. you know what happens November 20th next year????? I FLY HOME!?!?!!!!!!! WHATTTTT!!! HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?!?? So yeah, the count down is real now. Time is flying by.  I know a year is still a […]

We got a DOG!!!!!!!

We got a DOG!!!!!!!

It has been quite a wild week. Last week I said it just dragged on forever and now this week happened in a blink of an eye. It was jam packed FULL of crazy things! I guess first things first.  Let me explain the title […]

The Week That Never Ended

The Week That Never Ended

This has by far been the LONGEST week ever. Usually as a missionary, time FLIES! But so much has happened this week and there has been so much to be worried about that it just never seemed to end. The biggest stress of this week […]

My Camera is a Better Missionary than I am

My Camera is a Better Missionary than I am

  Hello again! We have had QUITE the uneventful week.  Missionary work is pretty rough in Canyon Crest.  We work all day every day and are not finding anyone to teach.  It is okay though, we keep pushing along and working hard.  We know that […]