I spent Christmas with the Thompson extended family in Phoenix, and took a bunch of pictures.
The second half of that slideshow is where all the cars are- Gareth and I went and checked out a drive-in car show.
We had an all-day staff meeting that someone chose to call a "Staff Retreat" before it happened. I came prepared to make a pie, but that had to wait, as making a pie during a meeting is challenging. Nevertheless, pie happened that evening. It came out pretty well. Here's how it looked:
Last week a mission team from Biola University came to Ephraim. I never know whether I ought to write it as BIOLA- the school started out as the Bible Institute of Los Angeles, hence the name, but has since then changed it to drop the acronym to just be 'Biola University', but it sounds funny to me since Biola isn't a name really, but formerly an acryonym. During their stay, we had an event at the cafe called Scarf your Smores, for which I made this coolio poster:
Please ignore that my attempt to write 'free scarves' in lowercase at the bottom ended up looking like a four year old wrote it.
Here's the full set of pictures from when the Biola team was here, including the event.
During Scarf Your Smores, Zach ate a flaming marshmallow, which is recorded for your enjoyment here: