As Glorianna mentioned last week, I've decided to take the next year and a half to serve a mission for my church.

One of the crazy things about going on a mission is that you have no idea where you'll go until after you submit your application. Family members and friends usually try to guess where you'll end up, but no one really knows until the big, fat, white envelope with all of the official details arrives. Well, mine came today.

Out of the 75+ official guesses, no one guessed the location correctly. Crazy, huh?

^^^^^^^^Clearly I was pretty surprised!^^^^^^^^

I never expected I would be going to


I'll write a more thoughtful post about my motivations, my church, my reservations, etc., later, but for now I give you: