Monthly Archives: August 2015

Tainan City!

August 31, 2015 Ahhh, hello! So, I’m finally in Taiwan which doesn’t seem very real. I’ve got a ton of stuff to write about and definitely not enough time so I’ll just try to hit the important stuff. First, my … Continue reading

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Safely in Taichung!

August 26, 2015 Sam arrived safely in Taipei around 8:30 p.m. (Taiwan time), about 3:30 a.m. PST. Here’s the first picture from the mission blog. His group includes 32 new missionaries, including seven native Taiwanese missionaries that attended the MTC … Continue reading

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Mission Possible!

August 25, 2015 Sam called us this morning about 6:30 a.m. from the Salt Lake City International Airport. He’d been up since about 3:30 a.m. (MST). Worried because so many missionaries were flying out today, and that a payphone might … Continue reading

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I’m ouuta here!

August 24, 2015 Well, I’m officially counting down the hours before I leave, and it is definitely time. Here are three reasons I know it’s time to go. Last night, Elder Steven B. Allen, head of the Missionary Department spoke … Continue reading

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My bowels, my bowels…I cannot hold my peace!

August 17, 2015 The most exciting part of this week was receiving our travel plans. Things finally feel real. We were expecting them on Friday night and were surprised to get them that afternoon. One week from tomorrow we report … Continue reading

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Elder Nelson visits the MTC!

August 10, 2015 Holy smokes! This has been quite the incredible week at the MTC. So I’ll just start this bad boy off with a bang. For weeks there have been rumors flying around that we were having an Apostle … Continue reading

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What Sam has in common with Iron Man, Star-Lord, Aragorn, and Han Solo

August 3, 2015 Hello all! So I’m pretty sure this was my like sixth birthday in a row away from home. Haha. And I’m definitely going to make it a seventh with next year’s. Luckily though it was an awesome … Continue reading

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