|A beautiful drink dispenser. All hand painted work!|
This is done at the doll factory as well.
|Our Christmas tree, about 4 feet tall. All white |
and silver decorations.
|Small 10 inch Christmas tree we purchased |
at the doll factory. The base comes off
and the center is hollow so could hold a small gift.
|A view of our large dining table and lights above the south facing window.|
|This is the west facing window with lights and greenery.|
|A tray full of little fat men that I really liked.|
|A close up of a worker smoothing up a swan figurine.|
|Factory floor, machinery and wood materials in back.|
|Starsheena Foutz standing in front of the massive amount of wood amased for the factory work.|
|Not only do they produce the dolls but this beautiful close up of metal work and the detailed painting|
The master painters receive recognition and good pay and an apartment for their work.
|Selection of the many dolls that are made. We saw that the artist will paint one|
part of the doll and then pass it on to another artist. Here she is painting
the blue clothing.
|Our dresser and bed.|
|Elder Foutz ironing in the living room. You see|
the pictures of members of our zone on the left
|Kitchen stove and cupboards. Fridge is on the right.|
Pink is the hand towel in front of oven.
|Kitchen from the other end. Table and drinking water with|
the cupboard on right for extra storage.
|I need to learn how to blog better. This picture was supposed to be added at the end of the dialog.|
It is a picture of our group on the first full day in Nizhniy. The mission president and his wife are seated by us.
Seated on the ends of the couch are the sisters we worked with until the one on the far right, departed for another assignment.
Sister Lovett is center in white shirt and her husband is 2nd from right on the back row. We replaced them here. Sister Gay is behind Jerry and me and her husband is 1st on the right, back row. The tallest elder 6'7" in back and his comp on his left are still here, and only one of the other elders are still here.
|Moscow Red Square Oct 11|
|MTC map showing Nizhniy|
|View from our apartment office window|
|Detail on building across from our apartment bedroom window.|
|Looking out apartment living room window.|
|Elder and Sister Foutz, Elder and Sister Lovett, Elder and Sister Gay|
along with Kenneth, Stanisloff and Fidel, university students from
Africa who joined the church while here. They had just hosted
an African culture night activity.
|On our way to Nizhniy we stopped by this Russian Orthodox|
church that was built around 1170 AD.
|President and Sister Woolley in front of another|
old Russian church built in 1170 AD. We
were on our way to Nizhniy.