Prophet's ride: "On May 15, 1900, at 2:30 p.m., Lorenzo Snow stepped out of his South Temple office in Salt Lake City and stepped up to another buggy — but this one was not powered by flesh and blood horses. This carriage was of the horseless variety, one of the first automobiles brought to Utah. ... After walking around the vehicle two or three times to get some idea of what he was in for, President Snow climbed aboard, grasped his hat with one hand and the seat with another, and said, 'All ready!'" Click to read about President Snow's first ride in an automobile. He delightfully described it “As Wonderful as It Is Glorious!”
Congo adventures: What do you find for sale “At an Open Air Market” in the Congo? "Potatoes, garlic, onions, beans, cracked wheat, cassava, cassava powder, leeks, green onions, bananas, apples, sweet potatoes, bell peppers, spices, rocks that they put in their mouths and hold in their cheeks to get calcium." Oh, and termites and caterpillars. Check out this fascinating description (with photos) of a day in the life of a missionary couple in the Congo.
Convert child: Have a new child convert in your ward? Then you need to check out this “Welcome packet for convert child.” It includes activity pages, a "My Gospel Standards" print-out, several age-appropriate "Mormonad" poster cards, a picture of Christ with children and more. What an ingenious idea!
Internet streaming: Want to attend the FAIR Conference this Thursday and Friday but are nowhere near Utah? Then check out the 2010 FAIR Conference Internet Streaming that will be available for a $15 fee. Click to find out how to order.