Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Kooba Staion Bush

We drove througth thousands of grasshoppers, poor little Camry needs a bath.
Elder and Sister McGrath. Elder McGrath is modeling his fly repellant idea. It seems to work. The rest of us were doing the Aussie wave and none of the flies were bothering him.
Sister Nielsen at the Murrambugee River, it is really low this time of the year.
Elder Nielsen out in the bush near Kooba Station.

Kooba Station Service Project

The museum is now spic and span. We had fun cleaning the museum for our service project.
Sister Solomon and Sister Nielsen clean up the museum.
Elder and Sister Racine working in the porch at the museum.
Dinner at the beautiful Kooba Station.

Senior Couples Conference

We visited the Hermit's cave in Griffith again. It is such a beautiful spot. We are constantly amazed that someone could live in a cave for thirty years.
Dinner in Echuca at Antonio's Italian Restaurant. Good company and good food, and a great evening.
Elder and Sister Nielsen on the EmmyLou on the Murray River
Paddle steamers at the Port of Echuca. The first boat and the EmmyLou were featured in the TV series, All the Rivers Run. We watched the movie and it was fun to see places we had just been that day.

Senior Couples Conference Camel Ride and River Boat

The Senior Couples getting ready to ride the paddle steamer, EmmyLou. Elder McGrath's left arm, Elder Nielsen, Sister Solomon, Sister Nielsen, Sister and Elder Racine.
Reji and Roman cooling down after their practice race. They are racing Camels. Reji has won 46 or her 49 races, Roman is just beginning his career.
The Senior Couples on our camels at the Cosgrove Camel Farm
The Racines, McGraths, Solomons and Nielsens
Shepparton, VIC
President and Sister Nielsen riding "Colorado."
We had a great time riding this beautiful "ship of the desert."

The Albury Chapel
We found this wonderful little Bookstore...Books on Dean
Terrie Klepiak was baptized on April 10, 2010.
We are so happy for her and her family.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Golden Horseshoe Days in Beechworth, VIC

April 3, 2010 Golden Horseshoe Days Parade in Beechworth. It was a beautiful and delightful event.
Ned Kelly himself showed up to ride on the Beechworth Bakery Truck

Beautiful butterflies in the parade.

Elder and Sister Nielsen in our Aussie Bush Hats! Beechworth Golden Horseshoe Days Parade. April 3, 2010
The missionaries and the members from Wangaratta and Benalla march in the Parade with a float about Family History.
Elders DeMann and Cook carry the banner for the float.