We have been looking forward to a day off for Taylor for months! Unfortunately the weather was around 50 degrees and rainy, but if we've learned anything from living in Seattle, it's
DO IT ANYWAY.
Someone built a hobbit house in the Federation Forest, but the Orks must have attacked, because we wandered around for two hours and all we could find were little windows hidden here and there.
We missed being with our families and celebrating our heritage, but had a great time sharing family stories with each other on the long drive, and spend last night looking up our ancestors on the new FamilySearch. It's incredible! A member of our Stake Presidency called the new FamilySearch "Facebook for the Dead." People have uploaded and tagged pictures and stories of our ancestors - it really is remarkable (and addicting). Check it out!