Monday, March 28, 2016

Week 27

Como estan? Not much going on here. We had our best day yesterday in this area! We had three lessons, and we got three new people to teach.

My Spanish is where I can talk with anyone, anytime, anywhere. Elder Elwood said I yelled in my sleep ´´todo día,´´ then went back to snoring. So I must have the language down if I can do it in my sleep, haha. This transfer I’ve been a really crazy sleeper. I’ve got lots of stories, and my comp has videos. haha.

Other than that, I don’t have much to say. Nothing really is happening in this area right now. There are a lot of problem people, and we contact a lot,,,,,, We also went and gave a lesson to this drunk dude. He asked us if we cared if he smoked weed during the lesson,,,,,Umm yesss, please don’t. Luckily he didn’t, so we didn’t end up getting high. So that was a good thing. haha.

I hope you are all safe at home.

Love [you] all -Elder Newman

The Hermanas had a baptism in Villa Regina.

That sign says ´´welcome to the area watch out for your wallets. It was a scary time to take a pic, but it was worth it haha.

He is a super cool missionary from Mexico. A lot of people do that. You think they are behind you smiling, but they make it look like they are trying to kiss you.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Week 26

Well this week was a little better than the weeks past. We have just about contacted every door that we can in our area. We got a text from a recent convert that said he didn’t want us to come back and visit him. That’s kind of sad. When we told the bishopric about that, he said, “Maybe we should have someone visit him.” That’s a great idea. Next time you should send someone to visit them before they make the decision that they want nothing to do with us. It would be a whole lot easier to keep them in church.

That’s cool Macy is playing tennis. I got a package from Grandma Jean that had Easter Reese’s and peanut butter and peanuts....the Reese’s she sent were the best because when they melt or spend so much time how they are when they ship, the wrappers are the worst. But these ones were normal when they got here, they were great!

Well that’s really all this week. We have done a lot of contacting because we have no one to teach. It helps me practice my Spanish a lot more when I’m talking to people that I don’t know. But a lot of them are drunk and can’t understand my accent and they themselves don’t speak very good. But that’s about it.

Love you all -Elder Nuevohombre

This is a picture from when Riley was in the Allen area. Their home flags are on their faces.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Week 25

Well not much happened this week. Me and Elder Elwood are having a ton of fun. It’s nice having someone I can quote movies with. We are also rapping in English and trying to translate into Spanish.

The members here don’t help too much, but we are working on that a lot. I’m still learning the area. Our pension was a mess. There were sooooo many spiders. The first day I killed like 20. And there are still spiders, but every time I see one I kill it. There are a few that look poisonous, but I’m not a spider expert. Rusty would have hated it here, but me and Elder Elwood have cleaned up the pension pretty good.

Elder Elwood is great. He is from Boise, Idaho, and he doesn’t like potatoes. It’s kind of funny. This week I’ve talked a lot about motorbikes and trucks lately, it’s kind of fun.

We also worked out with this recent convert. This was about a week ago, and my arms are still sore, but at least I can straighten them right now, haha.

Sounds like you guys are having a ton of fun. This area has like no one that’s super amazing and super ready to be baptized. Well one is, but he is deathly sick, soooo ya, can’t do much there. We are in the process right now of getting people to teach.

Love you all,
Elder Nuevohombre

Monday, March 7, 2016

Week 24

Well this week was good. I can’t remember much of what happened. I’m running on like 4 hours of sleep. I got transferred to Godoy. Elder Martinez is staying in Zapala and is going to baptize a ton this transfer. Next week we are going to have 3 baptisms, but now I’m here.

This town is probably as country as I’ll get. It’s so small we don’t even live in our area. We live in Villa Regina, it’s mas o menos cerca a Allen. [it’s more or less near Allen.] We are going to take a bus every morning to go to our area. But I’m excited to be here.

My new comp. name is Elder Elwood. He is from Boise, Idaho. I’m a little worried to have a gringo comp, but we are going to have a ton of fun. He wants me to teach him how to cook because he has like 4 months left on his mission, and he still doesn’t know how.

This pension is great, but there are still a ton of things broken. And the circuit board on the washing machine is like destroyed, but I’m going to try a few things to see if we can get it working.

That’s really all I have for this week..... Hope you guys have fun.

Love you all –Nuevohombre

This is an elder from Brazil called 2 saints (dos Santos), he is great. He loves muddy buddies. I was with him for intercambios [exchanges].

The family of Emi, the little girl that reminds me a lot of Kaylee's little sister.

A member that is super great.

The pictures with the taxi is Ezequiel. He came and visited us like at 11:30 at night when I was packing to come here.

Me and my new companion, Elder Elwood, from Boise.