Elder Holm. He likes to cook, especially baking bread. I want to be a baker now, because of it.
A- How is your German coming along?
My German is coming along pretty well. I'm still having trouble with some things, but I can make myself understood, and I understand people usually if they're not speaking Schweizerdeutsch! (I can't even spell that the way that the Swiss spell it FYI!)
R- What is your FAVORITE thing from the mission so far?
My favorite thing is being so focused on the scriptures. And not having to worry about weird stuff like school... But it's also cool having to use my German ALL THE TIME!
R- What is your LEAST FAVORITE thing from the mission so far?
My least favorite is probably when I fall asleep trying to study. It sucks. You lose like half the study time if you do so once, and it's been before that I have only like 5 minutes to study out of the hour because I keep falling asleep or nodding off and loosing my place. The allergies are annoying too.
Dad: When and how often do you get to the temple?
The only temple in the mission is the Swiss temple. Luckily, that's in our zone, and maybe even our district. That means that we can go occasionally as determined by the President Kohler. The members in the area definitely go to Switzerland though, it is very close. We go there every Tuesday for district meeting!
That's something interesting, our zone (Freiburg zone) includes part of Switzerland, and part of Germany, but only Europeans are allowed to work in Switzerland, so we end up with Americans everywhere in Germany and Austria, and then you end up with Europeans throughout Switzerland. Our area, is part of a district that has three areas, Schwenningen, Schaffhausen, and Bad-Seckingen (not sure of the spelling on that last one). Schaffhausen is in Switzerland, and that's where the district leader is, so every Tuesday (tomorrow) we go into Switzerland. I'm very lucky, only a few Americans are in an area where they get to do that. My zone also encloses the Swiss temple, so we probably get to go there sometime this month.