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Sunday, May 23, 2010

The One with the Redlands Temple

This morning we dropped Joey off at doggie daycare and then drove an hour east to Redlands, CA to do a session at the Redlands temple. I forgot to brush my teeth before leaving the apartment (ewww!) so once we got there we drove around searching for a gas station. I decided that this town should be called "Orange"lands instead of "Red"lands because of the copious amounts of orange trees. I didn't see no red trees.
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Oranges were everywhere!
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I'm never buying oranges again, I'll just drive over to Orangelands and pick up a lifetime supply from off the ground.
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The Redlands temple is beautiful inside and out.
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Next on our list - San Diego!

9 comments:

  1. Sounds like another fun day! Love the pics!

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  2. Way to go!! We need to just go to the temple!

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  3. Love the pics! That's funny because I drove past Redlands today to come home. I'm sorry I wasn't able to meet up with you. :( maybe next time. Don't be surprised that when you see the San Diego temple.... because it's under construction. It has scaffolding all around it. I was super bummed that I wasn't able to take any pictures of it.

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  4. These temples are so beautiful - the only one I've ever 'seen' in person is the one in the D.C. area. Are they as beautiful on the inside?

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  5. "Redlands?" More like "Orange-lands!" :) That was a good one!

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  6. ha! good one about orangelands. my parents live in the redlands temple district so we've been a bunch; i think i went to the open house 3 different times. haha. i received my endowments there so it's got a special place in my heart :)

    i love your quest to visit all the temples! yay san diego. [boo scaffolding.]

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  7. yeaa i went to school in "orangelands" lol
    actually right down the street from the temple.
    there was once an orange packing plant, can you believe that ;)

    When the two rival schools play football, they play for the "smudgepot" its a glorified version of these things that the farmers stick in the orange fields to make sure the oranges don't get frost bite during the summer.
    its a big deal :)
    i was so happy to see your post about this! Usually no one EVER knows what or where redlands is, but i love living in this little town :)

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  8. Pretty photos! What action did you use on the last one? (and maybe the 2nd photo of the temple too?) I love it! :-D

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  9. What, Paige! I didn't get a shout out for my hometown? Lame! These photos of the temple are even better than the ones I have hanging in my house (LDS Distribution Services all the way). You are too awesome!

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