Monday, March 31, 2014

Good afternoon! 

Oh it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood! I'm so excited that spring is finally in the air! It has been one of the longest winters of my life and now we are beginning to see the fruits of it! The birds are chirping, the buds are out, and things are beginning to come back to life (including our spirits). They say this was one of the worst winters in West Virginia since about 93'. Crazy! But this summer I'm sure it will be gorgeous!

This week has been a bit slower than normal with transfers and all, but it has still been wonderful!

Mandy is progressing well to be baptized soon, we are still working on a few things with her, but she has grown so much in the gospel and it is amazing to see the change in her life. She is a sweetheart and I'm so excited for the day she gets baptized. We are still working towards Easter, but if not then, we will continue to work with her.

Daniel is doing amazing! He came to church yesterday and wants so much to have light in his life. We realized that he hasn't had any experience with religion, so we are starting from square one. He was a little nervous at church, but I think felt the peace and was able to calm down by the end of it. This gospel will change his life! I'm excited to help him in his process of conversion. He is wanting it so much!

We are teaching a few other people, but as of right now, we are working on finding new people to teach. We get to go see Francis this evening which I'm excited for. She is the funniest older lady ever! We have a lot of those. heehee West Virginian women make me giggle.

This week we've had some truly funny moments. Here's a fun one for you! We have a house across the street which we think is possible a drug house, but there are always really nice people outside! (I can't imagine why?) ;) haha Well, one of the men we've become friends with across the street is named Moose. He told us that he always makes sure that we are safe as we are walking. haha no worries, he is perfectly harmless. Well, the other night we went to go invite some people to learn about the gospel when I saw a man I thought was Moose! I called out and quickly realized that it was not Moose, but another drunk guy. His name is Charlie and he was with his friend Mike carrying a bag of beer. Well, they walked up and Charlie slurred, "Hey! You're LDS I do LSD! We're pretty much the same!" hahaha Even now I'm laughing as I write this. It was one of the funniest moments on my mission. We talked to them for a little then as they were walking away Charlie was giving a fist bump while saying "John Smith! John Smith!" haha hilarious!!! We then walked into the convenience store laughing hysterically and the people working knew exactly our reason. They told us that those drunk guys are always in the area and that we have nothing to worry about. haha We weren't worried. I agree with Rex, don't drink!!! It is the dumbest idea ever!

We also had another good laugh when we realized that we have Reality Show in the making in our neighbor's house. Don't watch reality T.V., just move to West Virginia! So, we walked up to talk to one of our neighbors and she said that her 3 pregnant daughters (who were holding 5-month-olds) and their boyfriends also lived in the 3-bedroom house. Yikes!!! Doing the math, I don't know how 8 people and 3 babies could fit in the house. It was an interesting conversation, but they are super nice, so who knows! They have potential! Oh! And don't forget their rabbit! A house would not be complete without a rabbit! haha

Now these are just 2 of the wonderful stories that you experience while serving in the best mission in the world! But along with all the jokes and laughs, there is a sincere love for these people. You will never find more giving, loving, and Christlike people. It has been one of the most amazing experiences of my life and I'm so grateful that I still have time! Each person you come in contact with is a son or daughter of God and is loved by Him. I have such a special place in my heart for the people of West Virginia. I don't think in every mission would you be tracting and have people offer you hot chocolate even if they aren't interested in your message. (This has happened at least 2 times). People will also ask you to pray for people even when they aren't LDS. They recognize us as representatives of Jesus Christ. Of course, there are the rude ones, the ones where you knock on the door and they say, "Nobody's home!" haha Those ones are my favorite! But overall, everyone is so kind! 

This past week we walked about 5 miles in one day! It was a killer, but we met a lot of great people along the way! We also went walking in the rain on Saturday and got soaking wet, but it was awesome! Such a good memory! We got to watch the Women's meeting and yes a few tears were present :). It was so cool to be sitting next to Lisa during her first ever women's meeting. I hope everyone gets to watch it!

Poor Sister Larrabee is still not feeling well, but we are taking her to the doctor tomorrow. We think it might be her gall bladder. (Mike, any advice?) Poor girl! Sister Searle and I do our best to nurse her to health, and she is a trooper, so no worries, we are still working our hardest! 

Well, we are off! But I hope you are all happy, healthy, and loving life! Enjoy the small moments! They are the most memorable! Life is too short to get discouraged, down, or angry! Learn to laugh at yourself heehee That is another thing that helps! Trust in God and have Faith that He will be there throughout it all! I love this gospel and I love being a missionary! My favorite song is now "Have I Done Any Good?" Ask yourself that question whenever you might be having a hard day! There is a really good version on MormonChannel.org by Alex Boye and Carmen Rasmusen. It is my favorite version! Enjoy! 

I love you all so much! Remember the church is true! We are so blessed to be a part of it! Heavenly Father loves you and knows what you are experiencing! Ask Him for help and He will answer your prayers! The Book of Mormon is true and has answers for each and every one of life's questions. Turn to it for revelation and guidance. I promise there is a peace within that can't be found anywhere else! Get excited for General Conference! I know I am!

Love you!

Love, 
Sister Herring

Picture 1 - Here are my cute companions as we were walking down the Holler to Daniel's house
Picture 2 - Yes, that is a crock pot in the stream...




Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Anna Herring

9:14 AM (2 hours ago)
to meErin
Hello family!!!
I'm not sure how much time I have, so this might be short, but here's the information for you! I'm staying in South Hills for another transfer with Sister Larrabee!!! Wahoo! I'm so excited! She will be getting her visa this transfer which means I could also be staying here until June! What a huge blessing! I love this area and the people in it. Even though that would mean I would be here for 7.5 months, I'm okay with that! I love being in the center of the mission and getting to learn from the leadership of the mission. They are great elders and I love serving around them! We are to make our areas the examples for the mission (no pressure). :) Also, just like Rex, I'm hitting my halfway point...crazy! Missions should not go by this fast! I still have a lot to do and so little time!

Oh and we are getting an extra sister for a couple weeks named Sister Searle. She was called to the Nauvoo Temple mission and for 6 months during that mission they send them to another mission to give them a typical mission experience, similar to the Salt Lake City sisters. She is heading back to her mission on the 10th of April, so we get her until then. It will be fun!
The other big news is....Chandon!!! You are going to Washington, D.C.!!! What areas does your mission cover? Crystal City? Arlington? Mount Vernon? I taught at an inner-city school in Northeast Washington, D.C. I'm going to need all the details! I have some referrals for you! Man, I've never been so excited! You are going to absolutely love it! And it will love you! :) Does your mission include, Anacostia? I'll have some stories for you if that is the case. haha  But again, congrats!
Other than that, this week has been pretty low key. Sister Larrabee got sick again for a day, my camera broke (so we're going today to get it fixed), and we met some great people! We also got to help Lisa move in some new beds which was fun and she is doing well. There are miracles happening each and every day!
Daniel, the one we met last week is also doing amazing! We taught him this week about Alma the Younger and in Alma 36 where he is relating his conversion story. We read a few verses to Daniel and by the end of it, he was in tears and said, "That's me!" It was such a powerful lesson and we are excited to see what the gospel will do for him.
Another fun story was when Sister Larrabee accidentally left my scriptures in Parkersburg. We went on exchanges this week with those sisters and as we were unloading their things from our car, she took my scriptures (trying to be helpful) and left them there. (Parkersburg is about 1.5 hours away.) When we got back I was looking for my scripture case which has my life in it, and Sister Larrabee realized it had been left. I tried to make lemonade from lemons and prayed for the ability to find scriptures without my scriptures. Heavenly Father definitely has answered that promise. All week I've been able to teach and use the scriptures more than I ever have! I never thought that I'd have a companion that called me a scriptorian. Wow! It has been an amazing gift that I'm so grateful for! It has also showed me that my months of prayers to be able to memorize scriptures and their references has been answered. When I came on my mission that was one of my biggest weaknesses. I didn't know the scriptures well enough to flip to a verse to share! I've been working hard to develop this gift and praying for it daily, and now I'm seeing the fruits of my labors. It is truly a humbling experience to know that I could not do this without my Heavenly Father. The spirit is the one doing the teaching, and I'm simply an instrument, but I need to do all I can to know the doctrine.
Let's see, I've been healthy, I've been happy, and I've been loving my life! I love being a missionary and getting to talk about the gospel to the people in the GoMart next door, to the people walking their dog, and to each person I meet. It is the scariest and most exciting thing I've ever done! I will never regret serving a mission (just like Mike and so many others told me). I suggest it for everyone! It has changed my life, and I know it will help improve each person that makes the decision to go.
Mom and Dad! I hope you too will get to go when the time is right. I'm so excited for Aunt Madge and Uncle John! How exciting! Sorry this is so mixed up and not organized, but I'm just waiting for the elders to say it is time to go. Our car is in the shop today getting inspected, so the zone leaders (Elder Stout from Las Vegas, and Elder Fehlberg from somewhere in Idaho) are driving us around. We are then meeting up with other missionaries to go to the museum. Oh and it is snowing outside! Spring will someday be here, I hope!
I hope you have the most wonderful day ever! I love you all more than I can say in words! Have the most beautiful day, may it be warm and happy where you are!
I'll try to send pictures next week.
Love,
Sister Herring

Monday, March 17, 2014

Anna Herring

 
Picture 1 - Fun Mission Picture before the snow
Picture 2 - Not so fun mission picture after the snow (on the way to Daniel's house)
Picture 3 - Our board! We made our goals!!!
 


 

March 17, 2014

Hello my dear family!

Can I just express how much I love being a missionary?! Nope...It's not possible! (There's a lot of love). haha This week has been one of the best of my mission! I've never worked so hard, and felt so good! Sister Larrabee is helping me to reach even higher than I've reached before! She may be 4'11" but she is full of faith and exactly what I needed this transfer. President Pitt is truly inspired. :)

We started off kind of slow on Monday, but Monday night we got a text from the Assistants telling us that we as leaders needed to set the example for the mission. The text had gone out to all the zone leaders and sister training leaders across the mission. With the new goals the mission has set and the new standard of excellence, the missionaries were a bit overwhelmed/discouraged that they weren't going to be able to reach such high goals, but we were there to inspire them and to show that it was possible. It required diligence, faith, and exact obedience to accomplish it! One of the goals of the mission is now to invite 5 people to learn each day. A sweet member in the ward took us out to eat at Los Agaves and we invited the waiter to learn, we then stopped at a gas station and invited a woman and the man sitting in the back of her truck to learn (they wanted to make sure the baby could sit in the truck cab with the mom, so the dad rode in the back :)). We then were still short 2 people, but as we walked up to our apartment, Heavenly Father placed 2 people in our path! Truly His hand is in this work. We got to work and found 5 people to invite to learn about the gospel and that was how it all started!

Tuesday, we went to our district meeting, out to lunch with the Bishop's wife (she made us soup), then went and checked on the Bays' Family. They told us that their daughter was in the hospital and mentioned that she wanted to paint her room purple when she got back, so Thursday, we painted it for her! It was an amazing experience, and her family's hearts are being softened. Sidney, is the only member in her family. She is 16 and was baptized last June. Her home life is not the best, but we are hoping to help her family become united in the gospel.

Wednesday, we went on exchanges with the Teays Valley sisters, Sister Kitto and Combs, and Sister Combs came to South Charleston with me! We were able to get 2 members to come to lessons with us to see a man named Rick and a woman named Peggy. Rick is a man that works with recovering alcoholics. And Peggy is this cute little old lady that lives alone with her cat. They are both somewhat interested in learning, but we are trying to help them progress. We also met with one very rude man, but we loved him anyway! We giggled as we left because of how grumpy he was...there's no reason for that! The way to get past the rude people is to find something funny that they say or do and then laugh at it! Not really, but it is also good to laugh at something you do in response! I always seem to make the best faces at those times...why hasn't anyone ever told me that my face makes funny faces all the time?! Although I can't see them, I can feel them! My companions get good laughs from them as well. By the end of the day we are all smiles. :)

Thursday, we got to do some weekly planning, painted Sidney's room, ate dinner with Thorpe's, visited some cute people, and ended the day at Lawrence's house. He was formerly Jewish and is now looking for answers to life's questions. We brought Sister Dorsey with us and the first thing she said was, "So you're Jewish? I don't know about that!" hahaha We were able to recover the lesson, but we giggled so hard at that first question. Sister Dorsey is one of the funniest people you will ever meet! I love her!

Friday, we made the mistake of driving about 40 minutes away (still in our area) to visit a less-active lady. She wasn't home, but her neighbor was outside, so we went to meet him. While we were talking to him, an old man came out of the house with his one tooth and said, "I saw some pretty ladies standing out here and needed a hug! Can I have a hug?!" For those of you who don't know, Sister missionaries are not supposed to hug men and this old man was no exception! He started coming toward us and we saved it by doing an awkward side pat. haha Good times! We then went on an adventure to see why we were in this area (there is a reason for everything!) and we were able to meet with another less-active lady and began teaching her caretaker! Again, tender mercy! We also had a fantastic lesson with Keith! He prayed for us! Woohoo!

Saturday, we went to the Family History Fair and two of our investigators came, with friends! Woohoo! It was a success and a great event. We then went to work and as we were walking out of our apartment, we saw a group of people across the street. They waved to us, so we walked over to invite them to learn. As we walked up, we saw that all of them had a can of beer in their hand (even the 87 year old woman) except for one man named Daniel. There was something in his eyes that stood out to us and it wasn't until Sister Larrabee started talking to the group that he turned to me and said, "Can you save me right now?" He had some desperation in his voice and you could tell that his eyes were screaming for help. I told him that we could come teach him what we believe and invite him to learn the truth for himself. I quickly got his address and then we were on our way. We got to see Mandy as well, and she asked us if she could come to church and we put her on date to be baptized on Easter! Exciting! All she needs to do is move out!

Sunday, we had another miracle happen. We hadn't been able to meet with Frankie this week because of her medication making her sick, but she called us Sunday morning and wanted to come to church! We found her, Mandy, and Lisa a ride then headed to church. As we got there, we found out that her ride wasn't able to contact her. They weren't able to pick her up, but as we sat down in Sacrament meeting, we saw her sitting on the front row! Frankie had found her own ride! She is such a funny lady! Lisa also got some new outfits so as she would say she was "styling and profiling" haha I love her! You would love her! I love each person we work with. They are just adorable! We then got to go to a double baptism after church for our mission leader's daughter and the assistant's investigator. It was great! We ended the night by driving in the snow up a back road to try and find Daniel. We asked for directions and finally were able to find his house! We found him! We taught him! He wants to be baptized on April 27th! Another miracle! We were driving home when we realized that all we needed was 4 more ITL's to hit the standard that the mission set for all the missionaries! We knew that Heavenly Father would place people in our path. We found 3 more people while driving back home and decided to quickly visit Lisa when we saw one more person walking in the snow down the hill. I pulled over and we invited him to learn and he said we could come back and teach him!!! Holy cow! We did it! It was a miracle week and we felt so tired but happy! Lisa then gave us some strawberry shortcake and we went home to scream and shout!

It was a glorious week and we are now excited for this coming week. This could possibly be our last week together, so we are working on making it the best! :) We have a few meetings and one more exchange, but other than that, we are ready to work hard! Transfers are next week on Wednesday, so P-Day will be on Tuesday. I will let you know then what we find out about what is happening. Who knows?! Anything is possible!

I just want you to know that I love this work! I love being a missionary right now! I love the people of West Virginia and every single snowflake. Okay, that last one might be a lie, but I truly do love it here. I'm praying for spring to get here, and I'm so excited to think of the coming months of warm weather. ;) Being a missionary is 10x's better when you aren't causing people to shiver on their doorsteps. :) This gospel is true! The Book of Mormon is true! We have a prophet today, ooh and conference is almost here! Get excited!

Happy Birthday Seth!!! Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Congratulations Mike on graduating, One Master's degree was not enough! Congratulations Matt and Tammy she looks beautiful!!! Good luck Chandon! Don't worry, your call will come!!! I'm so excited to hear what happen's this week!

Have the best day ever!

Love,
Sister Herring

Picture 1 - Last P-Day we got to use our coupon for one free doughnut! Woohoo!
Picture 2 - We love our cereal here. :)
Picture 3 - Here's a picture we took on our phone. (They call shopping carts, buggies out here.)


Monday, March 10, 2014

March 10, 2014

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Anna Herring

9:52 AM (9 hours ago)
to meErin
Hello! Hello!

Oh what a beautiful morning! Oh what a beautiful day! These words perfectly express how I'm feeling 
today! The sun is shining, the snow is melting, and this week is full of possibilities! Could I ask for more?! 
I think not...maybe just all of West Virginia asking to be baptized. ;) We'll work on that.

This week we gave it our all! Boy did we! We started on Monday by having Family Home Evening with 
Lisa and Kit. Kit, her daughter, was pretty excited about the lesson and the spirit was so strong! We also 
got to invite at least 5 people to learn! Let me explain what that is! We are working as a mission to talk to 
every person possible and to invite each person we talk to learn about the gospel. It was bit intimidating at 
first, but now it is an exciting adventure each time we do it! It is bringing great miracles across the mission 
and is making us excited as missionaries. I don't know about Kortlynn and Rex, but sometimes we would 
spend time talking to someone then they would end up not being interested and at times I'd feel like 
maybe that was a waste of time. Now I see that every time we make an invitation for someone to learn, 
every time we talk to someone, every time we get out and work with all our might, something good comes 
from it! Whether that is we find someone new to teach, or we are strengthened in our confidence as 
missionaries. It is definitely inspiring! Oh and it is especially fun when the person is grumpy. Hopefully our 
kindness will brighten their day. Sometimes we just giggle as we walk away thinking about how fun that 
story will be to tell our kids. :) 

Tuesday we went to the Mission Leader Council where we learned basic leadership skills and skills to 
apply the new goals of the mission. The mission president recently created new goals for this year and we 
are all working our hardest to accomplish these. They are creating an increase of faith across the mission! 
We then went to contact some former investigators and were able to meet a Muslim man named Dr. 
Abdeen (not sure how to spell those). The missionaries met with him about 4 years ago. He is more 
interested in the intellectual aspect of learning rather than for conversion, but he asks great questions and 
it is neat when the spirit takes over. I know I wouldn't have been able to do this before the mission or 
without the help of the Holy Ghost. We will see what happens there.

Wednesday, we were able to meet with another former investigator named Francis. She has got to be one 
of my favorite people I've met so far. Here's her story. The missionaries taught her once last year and she 
was so excited about the gospel that they put her on date for June 2nd! The next week she had called 
them and dropped them saying that she didn't agree with the church. Well, on Sunday last week, this little 
old lady in our ward who lives in Francis's building told us that Francis was wanting to meet with us. We 
decided to try calling her. Sunday night we called her and she said, "Oh honey! I've been trying to contact 
you for weeks! I want to go to your church!" This is every missionaries dream! We set up an appointment 
to meet with her on Wednesday and as we were driving to that appointment, we realized that she was in 
the Zone Leader's area...uh oh. Well, we met with her and she said that after she had first met with the 
missionaries, some people in her building had told her that we didn't believe in God, we didn't believe in 
Jesus, and a bunch of other crazy untrue things. She decided to finally ask us what the truth was and as 
we taught her she said, "Now, I want to pay tithing, how can I do that?" haha She asked a bunch of great 
questions all the while not having any teeth. I seriously love her! She is in her 70s and makes me laugh! 
Sunday morning we called her to tell her that we had gotten her a ride to church and she said, "Thank ya 
babies! Praise God and the apostles!" haha How can you help but laugh?! Well, she came to church on 
Sunday and whispered to me, "I was going to wear a dress, but I forgot to change my clock and so I was 
scrambling to pull my breeches up when my ride came! Oh and my teeth are getting fixed right now, or I 
would have worn those!" haha Can I just say, I love my mission! She is only worried about having to give 
up coffee and tea, but we are pretty sure she will be baptized within the next month. We are working on 
her trusting men so that we can hand her over to the elders to teach her, after all, she is not in our area. 
We have special permission to teach her until she trusts men more. :) Keep Francis in your prayers!

Thursday we had a zone meeting where Sister Larrabee and I made cute decorations and taught about 
becoming the 4th missionary. (A great talk to look up). We then went on an exchange with the Beckley 
sisters, so Sister Long came to South Hills with me. We got to work and taught Keith, Mandy, and Jesse 
(or Old Man Jesse as they call him :)). We then ended the night visiting Lisa. She had a really rough week. 
Keith Mandy and Jesse are struggling to progress, so we might not be teaching them for much longer.

Friday, we exchanged back, then drove to Ripley to do an exchange with those sisters. Sister Curtis came 
to South Hills. We were able to see Nancy F., and Kay (a less-active lady in the ward). They were both 
great exchanges and we learned a bunch! We were also able to do a bunch of tracting up a holla' ;) and 
met a 97 year old man who is the coolest man ever! His name is Dewey and he acts like he is 19. He 
bounced around the house showing us his paintings and pictures of him from the Navy. So cute! We will 
definitely make good friends with him. :) Great guy! Not all there, but great guy! 

Saturday was a fun day! We finished our exchange and then went to see a referral. This referral was for a 
Baptist preacher. Wow! It was intense! We simply testified and he tried to argue, but we wouldn't. It is 
amazing to see the spirit work on people. He wasn't interested, but it definitely strengthened my testimony 
of the truthfulness of the gospel. It just makes sense! I'm so grateful for all I learn each day about how the 
spirit works, and how to better share what I know to be true.

Oh and now I'm 25! I'm a quarter of a century old! haha I'm pumped! Good times! Thank you for the 
packages, letters, emails, and support! I love you all!

Sunday, of course Francis (Frankie) came to church, then after church we took the bishop's daughter with 
us to teach some lessons. We went to see Nancy J. and the Wagoners who are a Presbyterian couple 
who are mainly interested in the intellectual aspect of learning as well. They are all great people, but not 
really looking to get baptized. That is one of our goals this week to find new "progressing" investigators. It 
will be exciting! We are excited to not have any major meetings, only one exchange, and a lot of beautiful 
weather to get out and work!

I love being a missionary! I know time is slipping by quickly, but I'm praying to use every minute the best I 
can. I can't wait for all the exciting news which will be coming in the next couple weeks. A new niece, a 
mission call, and so much more! Keep me informed! I love hearing anything and everything! Remember 
this church is true! The gospel has been restored! We are part of the hastening of the work! We are so 
blessed to live in this time!

Happy Anniversary Adam and Stephanie! Happy Birthday Kortney!!! Love you!

I love you all again! Have the best day ever!

Love,
Sister Herring 

P.S. I'm sorry to hear about Grandpa Dodge. Rex, now you have extra help from the other side of the veil. 
You are definitely not alone in your efforts. I love you! Keep up the good work!

Picture 1 - Our cute decorations at the zone meeting (the theme was olympics)
Picture 2 - We made these for our sisters. These are some of the new goals of the mission.
Picture 3 - This made me happy. They are wonderful! (Rindy, I got your text through them) heehee jk




Monday, March 3, 2014


March 3,2014

Anna Herring

2:38 PM (2 hours ago)

Hello!

We don't have much time to write this week due to the weather. Gotta love freezing temperatures, ice storms, and snow all day! Wow! Good times! Luckily, not much happened for me this week. Although it seems that a bunch has happened in Arizona. I was praying that everything went well this weekend and it looks like it did! 

This week poor Sister Larrabee got a stomach virus which took out a few of our work days. Luckily our wonderful elders brought her bananas and they brought me the copy of "Ephraim's Rescue". If you haven't seen it yet, it's a good one! Our mission president approved it and everything! Woohoo! But the cool news this week was Lisa was called to be the Relief Society Secretary! Wow! We were in shock, but know she can handle it. She is so excited to get involved and knows the Lord will help her.

This week we also got to help out in the musical part of the Elder's baptism. A girl named Jessica was baptized and I got to play the piano and Sister Larrabee lead the music. It was a great experience. I love being a missionary!

It has snowed a bunch over the past 24 hours and they say it should be getting below 7 tonight, but all is well! They keep us safe and I've become an excellent driver ;). haha

I'm so proud of all my family! What a great weekend. Congrats Alysia and Stephanie on the run, and great job with singing Mason and Brigham in the play. Also, great job to all who helped with the Cultural Celebration and the Temple Dedication.

During Sister Larrabee's sick days I decided to watch some Mormon Messages and one of them was the Ukraine temple dedication and I burst into tears thinking that Rex is in Russia helping serve those people and that we now have another beautiful temple in Arizona! We are so blessed to have this gospel in our lives! Share it with everyone! 

I love this work. I love each of you! Have the best day ever!

Love,
Sister Herring

Picture 1 - Sister Larrabee drew this cartoon about our experience. (The curly hair missionary is me.) hahaha Good times! Yes, this actually happened.

Picture 2 - Picture from this morning. It was taken at about 3 and it was 21 degrees outside. So cold!

Picture 3 - That blue blanket on the ground is my poor sick companion. So sad! She's all better now!

Love you!