Monday, November 30, 2015

November 30, 2015

Me and my companion at the Ward Christmas Party

This week was the last week of the transfer. The weather was cold but not freezing. It had snowed last week but no snow so far this week. All the locals are loving this unusually warm weather.

On Wednesday I went on Exchanges again. This time I was in my area driving the car. And we were able to find a new investigator. Also later on in the week we were able to teach for the first time a young family who are super nice.

On Saturday, we went to a funeral at the church which was open casket. First time being at a funeral. And it was depressing to say the least. That same day we had the Ward Christmas party which was kinda weird. But the Party was fun.

Because it was the last week of the transfer we got a call on Sunday letting us know what we will be doing next Transfer. I am staying, and am going to be the senior Companion which means I will get to drive the Legacy!  My new companion is Elder Beddes and that is all I know of him. My old companion is going to Weston -- my last area.

As we were driving to go emailing today. My companion was pulled over for going 20 over in a school zone... yikes man.   But the cop was cool and let him go with a warning.

Love you all,
Elder Ditty

A family we are teaching

Downtown Hamilton

Friday, November 27, 2015

November 26, 2015

It was our pleasure to have your son here for dinner this evening. We had American Thanksgiving dinner in honor of our American Elders. He is doing well and is hoping you like his hair cut a little better. We hope you have enjoyed your Thanksgiving!!

Members of the Stoney Creek

Katie and Chris Shepherd

Monday, November 23, 2015

November 23, 2015

There was a temple rededication in Montreal yesterday and I got to watch it live and hear the dedicatory prayer.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

November 16, 2015

Heads up my bag broke and I need to buy a scarf and maybe boots for winter. The card might get a little bit heavier. Its warm here. Its suppose to stay this way till December. Its weird.

The Niagara falls trip bombed. :(

I heard about the 132 people killed in Paris. I also heard that somewhere in Canada a mosque was burned down. There are still some good people left.  I will try and teach the Canadians although they're not very willing to learn.      

There is a saying that 1 day in a mission is worth 10 days back home of experience, which is true.

Love you

Monday, November 9, 2015

November 9, 2015

It was another good week. The weather was warm oddly enough. I even got sunburned one day. We spent a good amount of time doing service for people. Especially because it will be getting too cold to work on lawns and gardens soon. We have been helping some of the members with their leaves and lawn, and we volunteer every Tuesday and Saturday at a place that grows food and then donates to the needy. So we help them grow their food. 

We had skills and interviews this week also, so we had a meeting with the mission president which was fun. Also we were gathered as a zone so it was good to catch up with some missionaries.

On Thursday I went on exchanges with a Mandarin speaking Elder so it was fun being able to listen to the language while my companion taught. Overall the week went by fast.

Monday, November 2, 2015

November 2, 2015

Elder Ditty lookin' really Canadian, eh?

On the shores of Lake Ontario at Stoney Creek

Elder Thurgood has changed a lot since the first week. He had a companion that he struggled with so he basically went into his happy place the last couple months, but he's come out of it and is not such a robot. We hardly have any investigators and they're unreliable.

We are planning on going to Niagara Falls next Monday.