There were 17 other MP there from the 16 California Missions and Hawaii. Elder Christofferson of the Twelve, Elders Clayton and Arnold from the Seventy.
This is a senior live-at-home missionary couple who just finished their mission here. Elder Winter is 80 and Sr. Winter is 77. He uses a cane and she walks with a walker. They move slow but have been powerhouses in the mission. This is their fourth mission. The last one was to New Zealand where he pushed her in a wheelchair for 1 1/2 years. He recently got ill at a Zone Conference. When the 911 people came, they had a hard time getting his information because he was plying them with questions about God and their beliefs. They have been assigned to help a couple of wards work with their less actives. They have known much success and been loved. They were working every day from 9AM to
With Dale and Julie we drove to Yosemite the Saturday before Memorial Day. It took us 2 hours to find a parking place. It was madness. We will avoid that in the future. Once out of the car we were able to walk in the valley and it was invigorating. Beautiful and peaceful. This is a view of Half Dome from the valley floor.
Crossing a bridge along the way to the Falls.
Overlooking Yosemite Valley.
More of the valley floor and the incredible spring green.