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Sunday, September 25, 2011

September 19, 2011

 Hey! This week was good... it also flew by.  My new comp and I get along good and my Spanish is getting better and better.
I can’t believe it's my birthday.  I feel like yesterday I was spending my birthday with Alyssa and then flying home to spend it with you.  Time flies.  I'm also coming up on 6 months in the mission.  The first milestone ha.  It still feels like I have no time in the mission and I have no idea what I'm doing still. But I've heard that feeling never goes away,  and if it does you’ll stop learning. Ha ha. But I'm sure by the time I have 23 months I'll feel like I’ve got some time :) 
This week was slow/bad for teaching one of our possibilities something happened between him and his wife, and he got kicked out of the house.  And our others don't progress anymore.  But we still have one really good investigator that wants to be baptized and has been to church 2 weeks in a row.  The only thing is he wants his wife to be ready too and she doesn't even want to sit and listen to us... so yeah I'm not quite sure on that. 
Lately the weather has been raining everyday. Ha.
Sunday was branch conference and there was a bunch of people... almost felt like a ward not a branch ha. After sacrament, during second hour, the primary teachers asked Elder H--- and I to go into the primary and answer questions because they were teaching about preparing on going on a mission and H--- basically can't speak Spanish so I was answering all the little kids questions, which was fun ha.

Hmm well P-day got switched back to Monday (today) and next Monday we are supposed to go to Tikal Futura, the mall we were supposed to go to last change... so maybe I'll finally get to go ha ha. Tomorrow I have good plans for my birthday with the family Diaz, they are the go to cool family you can just relax at their house and have a good time.  So I’m taking a cake over there tomorrow to celebrate so don’t worry tomorrow will be great.  Also last night I called the zone leaders and told them if I have packages to bring them tomorrow cause sometimes mail sits at their house.  Well guess what I have two packages by my feet right now, one from the family, and one from Alyssa! Thank you guys I love you all!
Today I’m going to try to go to Mega Paca and find some new stuff so yea I’m going to be using my paypal card.  I found an 80 dollar banana republic shirt last week for 15 qs which is less than 2 dollars, brand new never used.  Tell everyone thanks for all the birthday wishes.  I love you! Have a good week!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

September 12, 2011

Hello! Its already P-day again wow! This week was a slow workweek, but still went by fast. Friday we had zone meeting and for zone activity this change is temple trip. (Every other change if you're in the Capital) And when we go to the temple its on Tuesday. So zone activity is Tuesday the 20th of September or also known as my birthday. So that means I get P-day and temple on my birthday! So I look forward to getting to email you on my birthday! 
Right now we have one family progressing. All the others hit a wall. But Familia Rodas is progressing and they understand what we teach! Victor Rodas and his daughter came to church on Sunday and liked it a lot! 
Sunday was a boring day, after church we had to go home and sit in the house all day because Sunday was elections for their President and I guess it gets really dangerous. Ha they sent soldiers out to keep things in order and we got a ride to church from them. The truck had 7 soldiers with machine guns in hand and 2 missionaries Ha! Well that's about all! Love you! Have a good week!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

September 5, 2011

 Hello! Changes were Wednesday, and I have a new comp! :)
My new comp is from El Salvador and doesn’t speak any English. But everybody has been telling me my Spanish is really good. So yea... everything is going good. His name is Elder Gonzalez. He is also helping me learn K’ekchi.  He has been out for 17 months.
This week has been slow for teaching. Mostly, all I was doing was showing him the area. 
Change conference was fun. I got to see some people from my group and talk with them. I can’t believe that its September… Where did being 19 go? That was a fast year. Right now all is going good. I’m having fun working with my new comp and we get along well and we’re always laughing and joking around which makes things more fun. Don’t have a whole lot to say this week, just filling you in on my new comp. Hope all is well back home! Love you!

Friday, September 9, 2011

August 29, 2011

Hello Hello! Jezz Mondays come around fast. First off Monday we were supposed to go to this mall called Tokal Futura and bowl and stuff for a zone acitivity, but our zone leaders messed it up and we didn’t go, so hopefully today.
Lets see if I can get you up to date, our families out in Los Cubes are still progressing but not as much.

This week was Hermana Gaticas 50 something birthday and Elder Rowan and I bought her a light and an extension cord to run out to their kitchen, because she uses candles. But not anymore... and she was really happy :) Also we baked her a cake and they made dinner :)

We have 1 new family and we invited them to a baptism, and they came all the way from Los Cubes. And the girl getting baptised didn’t show up. So that was dumb. Sunday we had nobody in church. But finally we have a branch mission leader, so that will help us :)

Changes are Wednesday, Elder Garcia is going home. My comp is most likely going to a new area. My guess is that Huels and I stay here and we get new comps. I’ll let you know all that happens next Monday. That’s all for this week.
Love you!