We had a great visit with Laurianne's family. Paityn, her 4 year old, was "gracious" enough to take us to City Creek Mall one afternoon while Laurianne was working. We had a lot of fun. The snow had melted by that time.
Nathaniel's family came down to Grantsville for Thanksgiving and we had a wonderful dinner. It was so much fun for the families to be
That evening we went back to Ogden with Nathaniel to visit with his family for a few days before we actually entered the MTC. They were taking care of the neighbor's dog for the weekend and we had an interesting walk with the dog and the kids.
Sunday evening came all too fast and it was time for us to go down to Provo and the MTC. Nathaniel drove us down. He had a little too much fun telling the guard at the gate that he was "dropping his parents off at the MTC", a reverse of what we did almost 20 years ago. We managed to get all our belongings into the main building there and received our official missionary name tags. We were pretty excited. But then we had to say another goodbye. They don't get any easier.