Sunday, December 20, 2009

June 2009

I brought home a friend from Italy for a few days. It was a highlight of the year I guess. Domenico was able to accomplish one of his dreams. A lot of people helped him out. My mom helped a ton and so did x missionaries. He had a huge checklist of things to do. In his words he wanted to 1. take a walk 2. get some gelato and 3. eat some pizza 4. stop by the White House and speak with Obama 5. See the statue of liberty and buy 50 statue of liberty figurines. We were able to check most of the things off of his list.

Fly for the first time...Check.

Listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir live...check.

Go see animals with Luc...check.

Eat at a Japanese Steak House where they cook right in front of you

(yep, that's him running away from the table)

Eating at this restaurant actually wasn't on the list but it's clear we were wise to add it

See the Statue of Liberty...CHECK.

I want to thank a lot of people for helping Domenico live his dream of coming to America. Especially my mom. Thanks mom.

My Christmas Card. 2009 in a nutshell.

Here is a summary of 2009 for Steven Shelley. Merry Christmas to all of my loved ones.

From January 7th until June 23rd, I lived in Palermo Italy. This was the happiest 6 months of my mission without question and arguably the happiest 6 months of my life. One of the families I grew to love was the Cricchio family. All three of them are recent converts to the LDS faith and they are so happy and beautiful.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

byu cougs

Here I am at college. Things are going pretty good. I have 3 classes with my brother Nick and so we see each other a lot, more than we ever have it seems. I've liked that.
Still transitioning from mission life to real life. I still dream, pray, and curse in Italian. Mizzica!

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

I went and got a blog. It was free.

I guess I'm going to start blogging now. I'll try to do cool stuff and blog about it.