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IT’S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!!!!!!

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Sorry about last week y’all I got really busy and ran out of time! Which I’m running out of time again!! I have had a lot of people to email and getting ready for the end! Like my subject says: ‘ it’s the final countdown’ y’all!

Next week you will have many pictures! I PROMISE!!!

I love y’all so much. I’m doing well and just letting y’all know I’m alive. (:

Love forever,

Sister Jesselyn Drummond

Here’s at least 1 picture for y’all to enjoy and a sneak peak of what is coming next week! 😉 Ha.

Sister Nelson and Sister Drummond at the Alabama Birmingham Temple
Sister Nelson and Sister Drummond at the Alabama Birmingham Temple

*Picture below added by Jesselyn’s Mom.

April Cook and Sister Drummond saying goodbye
April Cook and Sister Drummond saying goodbye

Quick Email!

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This week was good!!

Don’t have very much time..
We had zone training and I was very proud of how we did! Sister Nelson and I, I think, nailed our trainings and I’m really happy with what I said. (:
I went on an exchange with Sister Charlesworth!! Do y’all remember her?? She is so great. (:
Anyways, that’s about it. I love y’all so much and I hope y’all have the best week ever!!
Also some good news, IT’S FINALLY WARMING UP!!!! It went from freezing cold one week, to the next week hitting the 80’s like today! (: YAY!!!
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Love,
Sister Jesselyn Drummond
The Huntsville North zone! (: Great missionaries!
The Huntsville North zone! (: Great missionaries!
Random tin people we found while tracting! (:
Random tin people we found while tracting! (:

Got TP Anyone?

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So I totally don’t have very many pictures this week because I switched SD cards from my camera…oops? Oh well they are good pictures. (:
So this week, we obviously had transfers! I was sad to loose Sister Crandall but she went to one of the best places ever!!! Which is Tupelo Mississippi!! How fun! I love that place! She is going to rock it. (:
My new companion is Sister Nelson! She is from Elwood, Utah. When I asked her where that was she said Tremonton…I think that is how that is spelled??? I don’t even know. But she is wonderful! She was trained by Sister Brunner so we have that companion in common! I can’t remember if there is anymore haha. Oh well.
So the fun stuff that happened this week! The first day we were together! An ice storm hit and let me tell y’all, EVERYTHING iced over. Also, the funny thing, we ran out of toilet paper that day.. /: So we decided to walk to Krogers which is only right across the street from our apartment complex and guess what!? IT WAS CLOSED!!!! So we went all day without any toilet paper, we had to use paper towels, let me just say, those aren’t the softest things… (: But we decided to go ice skating in the parking lot because there was a big layer of ice over almost the entire thing! It was so fun and poor Sister Nelson totally biffed it!! It was HILARIOUS!!!! We had fun. (:
We went tracting a lot this week and got a good amount of potentials to start teaching. We just have to go back! Also, church was so fun!!! I think it was the most interesting Relief Society I have ever attended. We had someone say that she thinks she is as close to perfect as she can get without being resurrected. IT was interesting. But other than that. We had an excellent week!
I look forward to seeing what this week will hold! Not sure about the weather yet, but that won’t stop us right!? (:
I love y’all so much! Have the best week ever!! If you are struggling, remember to breathe, pray and rely on the Lord! (:
Love,
Sister Jesselyn Drummond
This cool door mat we saw while tracting! o:
This cool door mat we saw while tracting! o:
Our new investigator! His name is Ape!
Our new investigator! His name is Ape!
APE! :D
APE! 😀

The weather outside is frightful! Transfers??

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Howdy y’all!!

Well, there is so much to say! So I will try to be as short as possible because I will be making up pictures from 2 weeks!
First, the only pair of jeans I came out with…ripped. Yikes!!!!! I had a giant hole in the butt and I didn’t know!! Super sad! ):
Does the second picture look like a hamburger?? well guess what it’s not!! I guess it’s like a view of a landscape haha. From far away it looks like a hamburger!
The first week where it snowed!!
This next picture, Sister Crandall and I went walking in the bitter cold and it was so cold I had to cover my face!!! We felt like arabian knights!! (:
Sister Crandall and I when we went tracting at night when it was 17 degrees outside!! We found this awesome note someone had power washed into their driveway! *ROLL TIDE!!!*
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Look into our eyes. Do you wanna be baptized?
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This is when it snowed last week and it turned all icy, when we were on exchanges, it doesn’t look that bad, but there is a layer of ice underneath that snow!!

Then it was raining and Sister Crandall were contacting for like an hour and we got soaked!! I know it’s a horrible picture ha but hey, looked how wet I got!!
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Alright! Now I can start from last week! So last Monday we went to the Space and Rocket center with April!! (: It was really cool! I plan on going again with my parents! 😀 So there will be lots of pictures from there!
#4 picture is a giant room that has lots of screens and shows like the same thing….ALL AROUND YOU! You literally are surrounded ha.
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The Space and Rocket museum had a lot of stuff you could sit in! It was fun! (:
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Do these suits make Sister Crandall and Sister Drummond look fat?

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Sister Drummond is just hanging around y’all.
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After the space and rocket museum, April then came out with us on a team up! It was fun! (:
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There are two Sister Drummonds in this picture. Two is better than one.

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Blast off!

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Sister Drummond, April Cook, Sister Crandall
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Alrighty! Here is all of our crazy pictures from our snow experience! 😀
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 This is when it first started to snow! Headed on out!
This is when it first started to snow! Headed on out!

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Here we go! :D
Here we go! 😀

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Just pondering in the snow! (:
Just pondering in the snow! (:

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I’m so happy!

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It’s gettin deeper!

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It’s so beautiful! (: A nice quiet place to think

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No one is on the roads!! We walked up and down this road…it took us 45 minutes to contact 2 people!! Because the right side of the road is not our area, the left side is. (:

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The field is white already to harvest!!!! Not always in the way we expect!!

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Look how deep it is! o: This is on our way back home haha!

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I was doing heel clicks!

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There it is!

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Look at all that snow!!

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We made snow angels! (:

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Sister Crandall making a snow angel!

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So we stopped to help make this snowman…sorry it’s blurry, hopefully we will be getting another better picture, but we stopped to help these Indian men build a snowman because they never had before! It was quite fun! To be honest, I think this was my first legit snowman I built too! (:

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This was at about 8 at night, it was still snowing! We were told to stay in for the rest of the night.

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We made snow cream!! (: It was SO GOOD! (:

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We had made a mini snowman and we melted him with Hot water… it was funny. (:

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This is my district!! (: leave it to Sister Crandall to be the only non professional one! (:

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We are so funny!

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We went to Tennessee for district meeting! (:

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Coming back to Alabama! I’ve been to all 3 states our mission covers! (:

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This magnet was on a members fridge…isn’t it hilarious!? I almost peed myself because I was laughing so hard! Plus, this member is old enough to be my grandmother. (:

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Look how cute and matchy matchy we are!! (: We even sound alike it's kinda weird!
Look how cute and matchy matchy we are!! (: We even sound alike it’s kinda weird!

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 I think everyone should have this on their mailbox. (:
I think everyone should have this on their mailbox. (:

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Well that. is it y’all! I hope that y’all have a great week and remember to smile and make the most of the moment!!

Oh I almost forgot, Transfers are this week. Sister Crandall will be leaving me. ): So sad, I will also be over 2 areas now. Crazy right!!?

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I love y’all so much!! Have the best week ever!

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Love,

Sister Jesselyn Drummond

Walkin in a Winter Wonderland!!

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Alrighty! I don’t have a lot time today because we are going to the Space and Rocket Museum with a member today so yea! But I wanted to share of our winter wonderland experience!

Okay, all week we had been hearing about the bad weather that was going to hit Friday in the afternoon. We asked random people on the streets about it, we talked to members, and we even checked our weather radio! It was to be cold ALL week. And yes, it was. Sister Crandall and I went walking and tracting in 17 degrees and lower because of the windchill…and let me just say, when it’s that cold outside with humidity….I felt like I was going to literally become Frozen….just like Ana. 😉
It’s a type of cold that just doesn’t sit outside of you, it literally will eat through all your layers and sting to your bones. It’s insane! But not even that can stop the work of the Lord! We had a lot of people tell us we were crazy!
There was one morning we turned on our weather radio to hear what it had to say for the day and it told us that: ‘The windchill could cause frostbite, hypothermia, and DEATH.’ Sister Crandall and I looked at each other with wide eyes and stunned faces. It was really funny. (:
I was also able to go on exchanges with Sister Conant this week! We were actually on exchanges when the snow hit so we were stuck inside most of our exchange. It was fun cause we got to sit and talk a lot about who knows what! (:
This week has been good! I have really enjoyed it. I can’t wait to see what this week holds! More snow I hear! o:
I love y’all! Have a great week!
Love,
Sister Jesselyn Drummond
ps. I will have to send pictures next week!

Happy <3 Day! *lock your heart*

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Hey y’all! I don’t have much time this week so it’s going to be INCREDIBLY short.
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This week was wonderful we got a lot done and guess what! We set a baptism for the 21st! Nothing is going to stop another baptism is the box! (:
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I just want y’all to know that I am alive and doing well. (: Hope y’all have a very happy Valentines Day and remember to share the love with those who may not have as much. (:
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Love y’all! Pictures will come next week! (: Have a superb week! 😀
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Love,
Sister Jesselyn Drummond

BAPTISM!!!?

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Alrighty y’all! The interesting thing that happened this week was we had a baptism in our little box! (: Y’all are probably really confused right now! I was at first too, don’t worry haha.
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We got a call from our ward mission leader on Tuesday, remember I haven’t been here very long at this point. Almost a week. But he told us that the Bishop’s granddaughter is getting baptized on Sunday and she is 9 years old…that means her baptism needs to go through the mission y’all. We were flabbergasted! This just does not happen!! Well we were able to teach sweet little Madeline, and her younger sister, Isabelle, who is 8, in 3 days! Yes, 3 days so they could be baptized together. (: It was the cutest little thing! Seeing the young girls make promises with God was a wonderful experience! (:
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Also some numbers for y’all. I don’t remember if I explained ever before but our mission is doing this thing called the ‘hour of power.’ Where for 1 hour we just go crazy nutso bold and invite EVERYONE to be baptized. Or if we are focusing on a different key indicator it will be that. But this last week we were focusing on baptismal invitations. Now our goal as a mission was to get 2 thousand invites within 6 hours throughout the week. That is a lot. We as a zone decided to really push ourselves! Can I just say, I have not been more proud in my entire life!!! The Huntsville North zone started out on Tuesday with only 58 baptismal invites in 1 hour. We kept increasing and last night, a SUNDAY of all days…our goal was 200 baptismal invites in 1 hour. Y’all our zone, the Huntsville North zone in 1 hour got 318 baptismal invites!! SAY WHAT!?!?! We got a total of 872 invites for our zone in 6 hours! I’m just braggin on these missionaries now. (: THEY ARE SO AWESOME!! As a mission total, within 1 week in 6 hours we got a total of over 3 thousand. WE BLEW OUR GOAL OUT OF THE WATER!!!! Best mission ever!! I’m so excited to see how the Lord is going to bless us because of our hard work and boldness. (: SO COOL!!!! 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀
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Sister Crandall and I are just partyin here in our small box. (: We love it and can’t wait to see how else the Lord is going to bless us! (: Love y’all so much!! Keep on keepin on! Have a great week!
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Love,
Sister Jesselyn Drummond
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Found this 'anointing' oil in a Christian shop! o:
Found this ‘anointing’ oil in a Christian shop! o:
Awesome mural of Jesus! (:
Awesome mural of Jesus! (:
EXCHANGES! (: Love these sisters!
EXCHANGES! (: Love these sisters!
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Madeline’s baptism!! (: