Sorry, I was going to have a super mature, fancy title for this last email but I really have no calm words! Well folks this is it!!! My last email from Portugal!!!! WILD STUFF!!!! WHAT THE HECK HAPPENED???? This week went crazy fast, unfortunately!! We are working hard and staying super busy between appointments, surprise … Continue reading Week 77: MY LAST EMAIL IN PORTUGAL???????????
Hello friends and family!!! In Portuguese from Portugal, there is a word called pá. It is literally just a verbal exclamation point. They throw it in wherever to add exclamation. These are the little things I will miss. This week our friend Erica called us over to have a family night with her and her … Continue reading Week 76: Fogo-Pá
Holy moly it has been the hottest week of the year!!! August decided to give us a piece of his mind this week for sure!! Luckily we only died for three days in our house before deciding to finally call the missionary couple about getting fans in our house.... Life lesson learned: ask the senior … Continue reading Week 75: Medieval Fairs and Such
Hello friends and family!!!! This week was awesome, we had lots of exciting events take place! First exciting event: I tried to gently crack an egg on the counter. I am either way to strong or this egg was way too fragile because the whole thing just plopped out on the counter. It was so … Continue reading Week 74: Sunnyside Up
Hello!!! I hope everyone is doing great! My new companion and I are tearing it up here in Porto! Sister Fernandes is from Curitiba, Brasil. She is super fun and as always, we are practicing our Portuguese and English (and the occasional Spanish). For instance, this week she became the first person to be able … Continue reading Week 73: Paralelepípedo
Yesterday I received my last transfer calls ever on this mission experience! Sister Pinnock is peacing out to Viséu, which is south of Porto by a bit. My new and last companion will be Sister Fernandes from Brasil! I am so excited to work with her as I have had quite a bit of interaction … Continue reading Week 72: Last Transfer?
Hi everyone!!!! I was a little sad about missing my second 4th of July but we lived it up here in Portugal all the same! I took the opportunity to use my red and white striped shirt with my bright blue skirt and used it as a funny way to contact people on the streets/transport. … Continue reading Week 71: Happy Late Birthday America
Hi everyone! This was one of the harder weeks I've been through here in a while. A lot of the friends we have made here decided to stop meeting with us this week, some were nice about it, others were not, but that's just a part of the fun. In other news, we have a … Continue reading Week 70: Missão Lisboa!!
What a wild and exhausting week. I haven't been so tired in a good little while! Read on down at the bottom for more details about São João! We had our last zone conference with President and Sister Amorim!!! It was a good, teary experience. I am so blessed to have served under their guidance … Continue reading Week 69: Bom São João
Hi friends! More fun times this week in Porto! This week has been all about juggling the 9,000 things we need to do at all times. It has been fun to go from a slow area back to a super busy one because the stress will definitely keep my mind occupied. While wandering around/contacting references … Continue reading Week 68: Sabe o Nome De Seu Bisavô?