Alexander wrote today, with lots of advice (mostly, but not all, related to mission preparation) for his siblings.
Yesterday we got a nice meaty letter and a video call from Elder Boling!
The call came while Michele and most of the older kids were gone, but the little ones enjoyed eating dinner and talking to Elders Boling and Day at the same time.
From his letter:
The Church News ran an article describing some of the missionaries' Christmas activities.
Alexander sent a brief email Monday with a list of items he'd like us to send him, laughing at me for getting the car stuck a week ago, and asking about his aunt & uncle. Looks like he hasn't gotten his lost bag. Both he and Elder Day are looking forward to him again having "Real scriptures that I can use without my companion having to be able to see the screen all the time".
Alexander stayed overnight at the mission home. We got a note from him today: