Saturday, January 24, 2009

January 24 - Saturday Evening

With no scheduled obligations, today has been devoted to some household duties. I did make a batch of cookies. Monday is the Chinese New Year and since we have a number of Chinese students who reside in the Student Living Center, I thought it might be nice to give them a bag of cookies and a card wishing them a happy new year. About 4:15 p.m. we got in the car and drove around our area a few miles in each direction to get better acquainted with our surroundings.

Erin requested a picture of our "snowy woods" after John's blog telling of our walk in the woods--so here it is.

Last night we dressed up and attended a dance sponsored by the students in our Institute. Other young single adults came from a stake east of us close to Detroit and west of us at Grand Rapids. We danced a couple of times, but we really don't know how to dance to the music which appeals to this generation--no waltz, no swing, no cha cha, and no fox trots. We're pretty old--we would do better going to a dance with our grandparents than our grandchildren.

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The Glicks said...

We are glad that we can get updates on your blog and excited for you that you get to serve again! YOu're up closer to where I grew up. I don't envy you for having such cold weather! Did you know that you can have your blog printed out in a book? Then you'll have a mission journal quick and easy! We love you!

mimihalley said...

That is a great picture of the woods! :) It does make me want to see it. Some kids in my generation know the foxtrot, cha cha, etc., and I bet they wish it had been played at the dance, too! It sure was nice of you to remember the Chinese New Year. :)