I have to start out this week telling you about my friend Bonno.  He is in our bishopric here in Edinburgh.  He came to Scotland when he was 14 and joined the church when he was 16.  He is from…
Well, a four week transfer goes by very fast.  And here were are again with moves planning.  We only have five missionaries going home and five coming in so that sounds like it should be simple but it’s still a…
Well what a wonderful conference we all experienced this past weekend.  This will be one we talk about for a long time.  There were so many highlights and exciting things going on but overall I think for me it wasn’t…
I have to begin by expressing my feelings at church on Sunday last week.  As I was sitting on the stage playing the prelude music I was able to watch Austin (a student from Sandy, Utah) teaching Hamish and Sam…
I guess I’ll just start where I left off last week.  In the middle of transfers.  This was a big transfer.  It was stake conference this Sunday so we had a two-hour meeting Saturday night and then again on Sunday…
Sunday was a lazy day.  It was Mother’s Day in the UK and true to the day, I enjoyed feeling like I was a mother taking care of our missionaries.  Before church, Sister Gifford and I drove about 30 minutes…
Well, it has now rained enough that we have no sign of snow here in Edinburgh – except for the occasional giant ball of snow that will take awhile to melt.  The sun has been shining and it has been…
Oh my goodness!!  This place just shuts down when it snows.  We are literally an island here and when it snows – that’s it folks.  The stores have no fresh milk or bread, the buses stop running, the mail doesn’t…