Sunday, January 25, 2015

Two Temple Trips!

We went to the Temple twice this week, the first one was Wednesday when we worked a 6 hour shift and the second was Friday when we helped escort a group of missionaries on their semi-annual temple trip.

These are pictures of the Manhattan Temple, in the second one you can see the statue of the Angel Moroni if you look at the right hand corner of the front building then go about halfway up the tall building next to it, you'll see the angel!
On Wednesday it was our experimental trip, parking at the church building in Flushing, then taking the subway from there in to the Temple.  That evening we teach a class in Great Neck which is closer to Flushing so we would have less traffic to deal with.  The walk to the subway is a half mile or so ... not so bad unless the weather is sketchy.  It worked well but it gives us a couple of hours before we have to be at class, so we walked around Flushing a bit and went into an Asian Mall where we got these lovely meals of Teriyaki Chicken and Shrimp!  We found a place that sells our favorite CalRose rice, too!  Next time we think we'll spend our extra hours in Manhattan and look around there. 

This is where we teach on Wednesday evening.  It's the Mariner's Chapel at the US Merchant Marine Academy, it's a multi-denominational chapel that we use one room in for our class.  The light at the top blinks on and off and makes it a lighthouse, it's right at the shore.

This is the view from in front of Mariner's Chapel, looking over the water to Throg's Neck Bridge.
This is the traffic coming home from our Friday Temple trip.  It was pretty slow going, but we made it home in plenty of time to teach our Friday class in Plainview which is only 10 minutes from us.


  1. Looks fun! I keep telling people that you guys are on vacation for a year...with all this touring around!

  2. Sure love you guys and this post! Fun times!