No Allergies

Dear family of mine, Sounds like it was a busy week! Lots of fun stuff happening now that the school year is coming to a close! (Which is odd, because it doesn’t feel like it’s been long enough for an entire school season to be through!)  Before I do or say anything, I have to soothe my…

Slam Dunk!

Well… Hello There, Family! I have some good news to tell you! Robert, or Luo Jun as he’s known in China, was baptized this Saturday, and confirmed at church yesterday! It has been amazing to watch him progress. Just as the great dragon warrior, Po the Panda, started out at level zero of kung fu,…

Spring Comes to Essex

Oy there, mah wee little’uns! Hoo’s mah famly dooin?   ^Scottish Elder Packer Spring has definitely come to Essex, and it happened much faster than it does in Idaho. It actually eases into spring here, and then gradually warms into summer; instead of keeping up the chilly winter facade until one day it decides to be…

Jesus, Take the Wheel

Family, April 6th  –  Unbeknownst to Elder Hou and Elder Packer, the libraries are closed for the Monday after Easter for some strange reason, and so I shall be sending my briefest regards today, and a fuller accounting of the week tomorrow…   Hey Hidy Ho, Family! April 7th Well, now I can do the…