Wednesday, June 12, 2013

June 12th, 2013


Adrienne will be speaking in Sacrament Meeting on June 30th at 2:50 at the Skye Drive Building - 4200 West 9800 South in South Jordan.  Hope to see everyone there.

Monday, June 3, 2013

June 3, 2013

Pack meeting?? Do you have a calling in the boy scouts or something?  And Chad got married? i didn't even know that he finished his mission, but i guess it makes sense. 
This week was a pretty good week.  Just about everything was normal, until Sunday.  One of our eternal investigators said that she wants to be baptized.  That kind of took us by surprise.  We are going to see how everything works out because there are a lot of complications that need to be resolved.  Then latter in the day we went to the house of a new investigator that was a reference of another dupla of missionaries.  It was pretty cool.  He tried to convert us to a church i have never heard of that doesn't believe in saying "Bible" but only says "the Holy Scriptures" or "the Holy Books of Scripture"  and a bunch of other things like that.  It is always fun when you find these people

Anyway, those were the highlights of this week.  I don't know if I will email you next week or if I will just see you on Wednesday.  But I love you and will talk to you soon.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

May 27, 2013

It sounds like things are finally winding down and you are getting ready for summer.  I am probably one of the luckiest missionaries in the world because I will return home right at the beginning of summer, so I won't have a huge shock with winter cold...hopefully

No. they do not have Memorial Day here.  And the member with the turtles had them as pets.  What do you mean by food source?? I am confused, how would a turtle be a food source? People eat normal food here, pizza, chicken, lots of soda, rice, beans, only normal stuff.  The weirdest thing that I ate on the mission wasn't even that weird.  It was a goose egg when I was in Esplanada.  Other than that, only normal food.  We don't have dinner at members houses, only lunch because that is the main meal of the day.  And just about nobody has AC here, it is really expensive and people here in general are kinda poor.  But almost everyone has concrete walls around their houses with an electric fence on top.  If you don't have this, you are probably going to be robbed.  I will take some pictures of our house to show you when I get home.  I do have more pictures I want to send you but I forgot my camera cord today so I will send them next week.  Next week will be my last email home!! weird.  It still doesn't feel like the end is coming.  It still feels like I should have about 4 or 5 more months.  I don't think I will really realize that I am going home until I actually get home.  I am excited to see everyone again and have more time to sleep :)

I will send a couple of pictures next week with my last email. 
I love you lots!

Wednesday, May 22, 2013


Adrienne will be leaving Teresina on June 11th at noon and will arrive in Salt Lake City at Terminal 2 on Wednesday June 12th  at 4:03 on Delta Flight 379.  All those who wish to come and welcome her home are welcome to come to the airport or to our home after.  Let me know and I'll have food for you.  

More information about her homecoming will be posted as it becomes available.

YEA!! She is coming home from a wonderful mission.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

May 20, 2013


It so it sounds like you had a good week this week.  Everything was pretty normal here.  We are getting a bunch of new people to teach so that when I leave there is a good teaching pool.  When I arrived in this area there were not a whole lot of people.  Wow, everyone is getting home or getting married! It is going to be very different when I get home I think.  Yeah, I did hear that Sister Monson had died this week. I heard about it on Saturday.  

Thanks for sending the flight info to me.  It was very disorganized and I couldn't find the times for anything.  Cool, so I am going to pass in Fortaleza! Too bad I don't really have time to go anywhere cool.  But at least I can say that I have been there.  It would have been cool to go to the temple there.  That is the closest temple to Teresina and it where everyone goes on their temple trips.  Maybe one day when I return to Brasil I will have the chance to go there. 

Anyway, I hope you liked the pictures.  I love you



1.  We had lunch at a member's house that has a bunch of turtles in their yard.  It was cool so we took a picture.

2.  Me with Sister Ramos on the way to lunch one day.  There is a school that has wall decorated like this.  I will send a picture of the wall too.

3.  The wall


Monday, May 13, 2013

May 13, 2013

So, I don't have much to say because I said it all to you on Saturday :)  I liked the pictures of Japan, especially the one of Ryu and Dan.  It is a very dad-type picture.  It looks like they are having a lot of fun.  How long is Janae going to stay out there?  

Like I said when you guys called, everything is winding down here.  I am starting to go through all my stuff to get rid of it all.  Holy cow, I don't know how I have so much stuff, just a ton of things that I never use and never will use.  It is kind of sad, but nice at the same time.  My poor companion, she is brand new and super trunky.  But I try never to talk about anything about home in front of her.  I think it is just the consciousness of knowing.  But she will get used to it...hopefully.  

Well, I hope you have a great week.  I love you.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

May 6th 2013

This week was an exciting week.  I only got to work in my area for 3 days. One day i was n a trio with the other sisters, the next day I went to pick up my new companion and meet her for the first time, then the next day we spend our entire day at the federal police.  Don't worry I didn't do anything wrong, I was (finally) renewing my visa. 

So, my new companion's name is Sister Ramos.  She is from Santa Cruz, Bolivia.  She speaks a lot of Spanish and some Portuguese.  She is pretty cool. Tyler says i should learn Spanish.  I don't think that would work out with only 5 weeks to learn a language.  She is a little brainless sometimes.  We had to explain to her lots of simple things lots of times before she understands, and I know that it isn't the language barrier, because she already speaks pretty good Portuguese.  But, it will be good with her.  I don't think it is very fair for her to send her very first companion home.  I never talk about home or how I am going home or anything, but she is already super trunky.  Just knowing is enough I guess.  

I loved the pictures with Grace and Jake.  Gracie is so big! It's weird... but anyways, I will talk to you on Saturday I guess.

I love you