Monday, November 25, 2013

Week 44 - Veszprém

Fresh Nővér completed her first whole week in Veszprém and here are some things she had to say about her new area.

The Veszprém Branch:
"There are like 50 people [in the branch] and a lot of them are older ladies or couples, and some families … just a few younger singles but mostly older people. I like it because they think I am cute even when I don’t feel like it. Haha! Most of them have been members for a while, but there are a lot of less actives we work with ... I like this branch, and I think it would have been a good place to be a greenie because no one speaks English with us."

Fresh Nővér with one of the younger
members of the branch who wants to
be a sister missionary!

The Investigators:
'We have a cool new guy ... that we found on Thursday, met with on Saturday, and then he came to church and stayed the whole time.... Getting people to come to church is the hardest and he just came!" Another investigator "is so sad and doesn't believe in God and is just really unhappy, but when we meet with him he is happier. So we met with him and then the next time we went back he was smiling a little and he had cleaned his house and just seemed better. It was cool to see the progression in such a short amount of time." One of the sisters they are teaching is deaf.  "We laugh all the time with her and it is the cutest thing because she can’t hear but just loves us! We are always yelling the lessons. Haha! ... The work is really good here in Veszprém! We teach a lot of people so that is cool :)"

The "we" is Fresh Nővér and 
Maxfield Nővér. It looks like they have 
been out in the rain and are trying to 
catch some on their tongues!

The Weather:
"It is snowing today and has been really cold this week. Oh … and rainy too! One day my boots get wet and they didn't dry in time to wear them the next day. ... And I am covering in bug bites that spread when you scratch them so that is crazy! I am really itchy and have bandaids all over my body. Hahaha! It’s kind of funny but I feel like a gross bug lady! We sprayed bug repellent all over our house so I feel like I am camping! It’s really funny!" [They got the bugs from the home of someone they visited, not from their apartment.]

This week looks like it will be a
lot better ... cold but no rain!

The Apartment:
"The coolest thing ever!!! We have a hot tub spa bath thing, a loft, a deck, and just really cool rooms and stuff. I love it :)"

Their apartment is on a very tiny, windy, 
one-way street. A craft store is on the left 
and their building on the right. 
This is the craft store Kézművesbolt. 
The cute kitchen ... small but colorful!
The view of Veszprém from the apartment balcony.

Thanksgiving in Hungary:
"We are having a District Meeting and Thanksgiving lunch on Thursday :) I’m so so excited … It is my favorite holiday and I’ll be back in Székes and with Broadhead and Butterfield :) plus I'll get to eat good food ... I think we might eat chicken instead [of turkey], but all I really care about is the mashed potatoes :)"

Happy Thanksgiving! ... Boldog hálaadás!

(Thanks to Elder and Sister Felsted for the photos of the outside of the apartment and the craft shop which I copied from their blog.)

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