Blog Instructions

[En Español] 

Dear Missionary Families,

Here are some instructions that will help you to access our mission blog (like an online journal) and also some photo albums on the internet containing photos taken at the mission home and on our visits to the areas of our missions.  We have been asked to not make it look like an official blog from the church so we named it “Lovells in Argentina”.
Mission Blog: The mission blog is public (doesn’t require a password).  Just go to this address: http://lovellsinargentina.blogspot.com.
I will update the blog as often as I can.  I am excited to share some of some of the things that are happening here in our wonderful mission.
TOP MENU – In the horizontal menu at the top of the web page, you will find the “Home” button (Click here to return to the main page at any time), Blog Instructions, Letters/Packages, Missionary Photos, and Area Photos.
  • The Blog Instructions is a copy of this letter for future reference if necessary.
  • The Letters/Packages link contains instructions and important information for mailing letters and packages to you missionary.  Make sure you read this.
  • The Missionary Photos link will take you to a list of photo albums I have added to the website.  They contain pictures I have taken at the mission home or on our travels to visit our missionaries.  When you click on any of these albums, you can just look at the photos, download the entire album, or download individual pictures.  To download the entire album, click on More in the top-right corner and then select Download Album.  To download an individual photo at its original file size, click on the photo to open it.  Underneath the photo click on options, then click on Download Full Size.
  • The Area Photos link will take to you to a list of photo albums for each area of the mission.  Some of our missionaries wanted to share pictures of the areas they are serving in so that their families would know what it is like here.  Only a few areas are shown now, but the list will grow as missionaries share pictures they have taken.
 
SIDEBAR - In the vertical menu on the right side, you will find an Email Subscription field, a Translation tool, and some other helpful things like local weather and time for Neuquén, a map of the mission, and the Blog Archive of past posts.
  • In Email Subscription field, you can enter your email address if you would like to receive automatic emails whenever anything new is posted to the blog.  Next you click the submit button and a new screen will open asking you to type in some words that are a little hard to read.  Do that, and click the button that says “Complete Subscription Request”.  After you’ve done that, click on the link in the confirmation email that will be sent to you from Feedburner Email Subscriptions. (When you do receive an e-mail telling you there is a new blog post you can click on the title of the blog post and it will take you right to that blog post).
  • To use the Translation tool, just click on the downward-facing arrow and select the language. 
 
Warmest Regards,
 
President and Sister Paul R. Lovell
Argentina Neuquén Mission

12 comments:

  1. Sister Lovell,
    My daughter is not there yet, but I can't tell you how grateful I am to you for updating your blog! Thank you so much! I love, love, love it! Great job!!!

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  2. Dear President and Sister Lovell:
    We hope that you will be welcoming our daughter, Hermana Madeline Taylor shortly. Please give her our love when she arrives this week. We look forward to following the activities of the Argentina Neuquen Mission.

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  3. Dear President and Sister Lovell: Our daughter, Hermana Madeline Taylor will be arriving shortly. She has been anxiously awaiting her visa and after 6 months in the Everett Washington Mission is excited to be on her way to the Argentina Neuquen Mission. Please give her our love when she arrives. We are sure that she will make a great contribution to the mission. We look forwarded to following your mission blog. Sincerely, Elliott & Melissa Taylor, SLC, UT

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    1. She is here! We did give her a big hug!

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  4. President and Sister Lovell, Thank you very much for posting updates on the mission blog. It is a relief to see pictures of our daughter the day after she arrived and know she arrived in safety. Hermana Davis has been waiting anxiously for this day and it has finally arrived. We will be checking the blog often to see the wonderful work she will be doing there in Argentina. Please keep up the good work with this blog, it gives all parents of missionaries in your mission comfort knowing they are safe. Also, thank you for the wonderful pictures of each area, you take beautiful pictures!
    Steve and Betsy Davis, Charlotte NC.

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  5. Thank you for your kind words! We have had daughters serve missions also and we do know how much a photo can mean!

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  6. Elise: Please send me your e-mail address at my e-mail:
    brenda2lovell@gmail.com

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  7. My daughter is one of your sister missionaries. She has persciption medicine she takes every day. She was only able to bring with her three months worth. How do I get her her next three months?
    Thanks
    Julie

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    1. I will talk to the nurses and they can work with her to see if it is available here in Argentina. Really..many prescriptions are available here.

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  8. It was a relief to read your updates of the Chilean volcano eruption and how it impacted the mission on your blog. It is so comforting to know you will take all the precautions to make sure the missionaries are safe and cared for. We love and appreciate you.

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  9. I'm glad that you could see that everyone is doing well. Thank you for your prayers on our behalf!

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