Messina for life

Saturday was probably one of the most stressful days of my life!  Oh man.  So.  I tend to kinda stress out a lot about transfer calls.  Don't really know why I get so worked up about it, but I do. So Saturday morning was all stressful because we were studying and planning and just waiting [...]


Mission Tour

Ok, so I couldn't think of anything remotely creative for the title this week, soooo sorry.  But it was a great week!! 😀 First off, Arleen passed her baptismal interview!!  Whoohoo!!! 😀 Her baptism is this Saturday and she's so excited, it's adorable 🙂  And the other 2 Filipini in the ward are especially excited, too haha. [...]

Italian weddings….so posh

This week was just your average week in the life of a missionary.  Tracting, lessons falling through, meeting lots of people...and then there was Saturday!! Man, Saturday was just one of the weirdest days of my life!  So one of the counselors in the bishopric in our ward in Messina got married on Saturday and [...]

Filipino festa!

This week was pretty good, keepin' busy as always 🙂 We had exchanges on Thursday with Sorella Bair and Sorella Andersen.  And man, I've just been a magnet for Filipino this past transfer or something!  Sorella Bair and I got on the tram and these two Filipinos were just staring at me.  So I smiled [...]

Carnevale shenanigans

This week was pretty average, nothing too exciting to report except for Carnevale!!  So Carnevale is this holiday here where the kids all dress up in costumes, kinda like what we do in America for Halloween/Mardi Gras.  Carnevale is SUPER big up in Venice, with the sweet masquerade masks and whatnot. I'm not really sure [...]