Hello everyone, you are just a little inquisitive bunch this week aren't you? Ha ha no it's good. So we better get to the questions if you want me to finish them all. Don't worry we are in the expencive place because once again our little cheap mexican internet café is down. I think we will just switch to this one. I am frustrated with the other. We bought enough internet time for today and next week, but that other place we paied the same price for enough time to cover us for the whole transfer... but you get what you pay for I guess.Yes I got the packages and the two cards thank you very much! I am really greatful for it. I would say the favorite would be the salsa, I just got to have my morning fix of eggs and salsa, so thank you. Did you know here, they sell a bottle of salsa that is about less than an eigth of what you sent me, and it costs 5 euros, but that is france. It is ok, bottled water is only 10 cents for a two liters, so you get back money for some things.
I have not got a suit yet. Angouleme does not sell things in my size. I wear a size 52 pant (in european sizes) and they go up to 48 or sometimes 50, and a 47 shoe and the max everywhere is 45. So we are doing an exchange with the bordeaux elders, so I am trying to get there a little earlier today so that I can look for something there for today
Tuesday: zone conference took all day, and then we talked to people at night. It was really good. Just a review thing for what we have learned the past few zone confrences. It was good. Our goal is to have fifty baptisms in the month of July. we are at 15 ish now, but we do have about 40 people who have a baptismal date for this coming week. We keep praying for it.
Friday: Did a service project for a less active that we thought lived just outside of angouleme. Turns out she lives at ... Courtras which is almost an hour away to the south. We fixed her gardin and such, it was a good change of pace, but it took a long time. We got back to the apt around 3, ate a little, studied, and went to this member family's place for dinner and a lesson. Great barbequed merguese (a sausage thing) and grilled pork with grilled tomatoes and a carrot celery salad thing. Quite a good impersonation of an american barbeque, but it was still pretty french. Oh yeah, that was my birthday. not a bad way to spend it. I got the package tuesday or wednesday.
Sunday: Good day at church. We have a member Sr Clenet who does the sunday school and she is a really really good teacher. I have never been so interested during sunday school as I have been with her. She has a lot of energy too in her little 4 foot nothing body. ... she is really short. Then we had conseil de branche where I told about the people we are working with and asked what there was we could do all that good stuff. The second councilor of the stake was there, he is really on top of things making sure that the meeting time is actually being put to good use. I hear in Bordeaux with the stake president they take a half hour for ward council, but they get everything done that they need to. Vite fait bien fait quoi.