Saturday, March 3, 2012

Christmas in Wisconsin 2011

Christmas gift from President Brent Redd, White Mesa Branch.
We are hoping President Redd doesn't know what he is talking about. ha ha!!!
But from what we are hearing.....he is right!

Wisconsin snowman this year. This was in December!!

The Wall Family invited us for dinner on Christmas Day.
Sterling Jr., home on leave from the service. Taylor, home from BYU Idaho and getting ready for a misssion this summer. Myriah 16, Sister Natalie Wall, Megan 14. Brother Sterling Wall, professsor at Wisconsin University Stevens Point, and Hannah 8. The Wall Family is a great strength, great examples and friends to all in the Branch and help the missionaries all the time!!!

Piano recital by Megan and Hannah

Sister Johnson, Sister Durfee, Megan, Myraiah and Brother Wall by the tree.

Jane & Liz Holtz. Liz is Sterling's girlfriend.

Sister Durfee, Megan, Myriah, & Hannah

David Munk, return missionary from Sister Maryanne Munk & Brother Michael Munk

Pre-Christmas dinner at the Munks. Elder & Sister Bowring, Sister Johnson, Sister Durfee, Maryanne and Michael Munk

Sister B, Sister Tina Cooper, Brother B

Sister Ruth Czernicki & Sister Johnson

We had a few decorations to bring the Christmas spirit into our apartment.
Bratzleys and a homemade bi-plane made by Maxi and Spencer. We had enough Christmas cards to fill the bar and around one wall in the living room. So fun!!

Our "Christmas Tree" this year.
Elder Bowring's Missionary Christmas sock from Marci and Taylor Family
Sister Bowring's Missionary Christmas sock from Marci & Taylor Family
Fireplace mantle

"Family" Christmas Tree. We both cried when we opened this one! Made by LeeAnn and crew, it has family memories all over it. It is like the see something new everytime you look at it. Thanks for the memories, and thanks for being such a great family. Love you all!!

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