This morning, our landlord called and said he wanted to call by as he had a surprise for the kids. Already, you will have determined that we don’t have the average landlord. Jarrod & Lara are great people. They are from Hawaii and it is a move back to Hawaii for their family that resulted in their home being put on the market for rent. While viewing houses, we were usually a little bit… Read More
One of the things we’ve really enjoyed about California and specifically, our neighbourhood, is the opportunity to spend time in nice parks. We have a lovely park at the end of our street – there are always families there having parties, barbecues, playing sports etc. A few weeks back, our ward had a BBQ in the park and we got the chance to eat some good food and meet some new people. It’s… Read More
Last Sunday after Church, we wanted to take a drive somewhere. We made a picnic and had it in the car ready to go. We decided to drive to the Oakland temple to have a look around and have the picnic. The temple is really impressive – it has a unique architectural style and the grounds are beautiful – palm trees, fountains etc. There is a Christus statue in the visitors centre,… Read More
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It seems like a long time ago now, but we wanted to put something up about our trip to London to obtain US Visas. We were under the impression form everything we had read that the children would need to be with us in person when we presented at the US Embassy, so we decided to make a short break of it. I’ve worked a lot in London these past few years… Read More