We made our way down to Utah this last weekend. One of our stops was a visit to the new Draper Temple. Because the volume of visitors has been so high at this temple we were instructed to park at nearby stake centers in Wyoming. OK. I'm exaggerating. The stake centers were only a couple of miles away.
Once at the stake center we watched a nice video and then boarded buses to the temple. In our bus we loaded 90 people into a 30 seat bus. (A great condition for missionary work).
Once out of the bus, we waited 10 minutes or so until we could begin our long journey of waiting in line in the tents leading to the temple. Here's our family with Ruth's brother's family, the Mitchells. Oh, and Kathy!
Within about 10 minutes we were waiting in line in tents. The tent waiting line was about 2 miles long and took about an hour and a half to get through. OK, OK it wasn't 2 miles long but the wait was every bit 90 minutes. Lots of folks wanting to see this beautiful temple.
Picture of Brent, Jake and Ben Mitchell waiting in line.
3 hours later our tour was complete. The temple was as beautiful inside as we had anticipated.
Once outside Brent III asked me to take a picture of the heroic whisker growth on his chin (why now and here I'm not sure, but I obliged).
If you look very closely you can make out the Draper temple through Brent's beard.