Saturday, August 16, 2014

Family Pictures 2014

 Laura Davis took our family pictures before Mackenzie left for college.  They were taken at Riley Wilderness Park down the street from where we live. She did a great job of catching our families personality!

Monday, August 11, 2014

Girls Camp 2014

Stake girls camp was at Ponderosa Pines this year.  The week started off local with inspirational speakers and fun activities.  

 The next day the girls traveled to camp!  Of course Ryan was the priesthood holder amongst all the girls.  The leaders keep him busy, but he loves spending time with the girls!  On one of the days the girls had a surprise "color run".  Apparently this was the highlight of the camp!  Here are the end results:

 Every year Ryan likes to "Prank" the girls.  Last year it was with pretending to be a bear outside of their cabins.  This year was the best of all!  He dressed up in a gorilla suit and would scare the girls by running through their cabins!  It was hilarious!

 On the first day the girls also got to go to the Newport Dunes to help water the plants and clean the area up.  "Mormon Helping Hands".

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aaronic Priesthood

 With Trevor turning 12 years old he was able to receive the Aaronic Priesthood.  Grandpa Jones, Grandpa Wright, Bishop Conover and Brother Harrison (YM President) came over to assist in the blessing.  
Funny thing though....less that 30 minutes before everyone was to get there the heavens opened and we had a freak rain storm in the middle of summer!  It rained more here that it had in the past 14 years!  Our courtyard was on the verge of flooding so Ryan hurried, changed out of his Church suit and put a bathing suit on.  He hooked up a pump to pump the water our of the courtyard into the front yard.  It was so crazy!!

 Once we got past that we were able to focus on the blessings and responsibilities that were about to be given to Trevor.  It was a special night in which we could all feel the spirit.  Trevor was so excited to receive the priesthood!  He could hardly wait to pass the sacrament, collect fast offerings and perform baptisms in the Temple!

First Temple visit with his sisters!
Collecting Fast Offerings with Cade Albright

Trevor is lucky to have great examples of his family (especially his sisters) to follow!