Saturday, January 26, 2013

Birthday Girl!

It's not easy pulling off surprises on your companion on a mission.   You are together all the time, so how do you surprise them?   Well, thanks to Erin who mailed me some decorations, and thanks to the fact that Sister Williams is a very sound sleeper, I was able to sneak out to the living room after she fell asleep last night and I decorated the place for today's birthday festivities!
Happy Birthday Sweetheart!   I love serving a mission with you!  -Elder W.
We shared chocolate birthday cake for breakfast (ala Bill Cosby) with Sister Kartchner who's birthday it is on Sunday.
Ron made the cake and a delicious dinner with food remnants (remember we're on a month long spending fast...oiy!) from the fridge. It was fun to wake up to our decorated apt. Thanks Erin, for the "Birthday in a Box"!
BTW I laughed my head off when Ron told me how he sneaked out of bed to decorate after I was asleep! Picture a parent putting a cranky baby down in it's crib then commando crawling out of the room... backward! Awesome!

6 comments:

  1. Love the couch by the way, straight out of the 80's!

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    1. Nothing but the best for us senior missionaries! Actually, we are most grateful, our accomodations are wonderful, much better than we expected or anything I ever had on my mission, or I dare say you ever had in Venezuela!

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    2. Very true! A couch would have been awesome! We had beds, desks and folding chairs. That was all the furniture we had.

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