A Little History:
Our story begins in Pocatello, Idaho, circa 1972, when the lovely Debby Christensen agreed to a first, though fateful date with admirer, David Croshaw. Long story-short, he bade her follow him, and they went arm-in-arm to the Logan, Utah temple for establishment of an eternal family unit, Generation 1, on May 23 1973.

From their first blissful summer in Salt Lake City, educational pursuits took them to Provo/Orem, Utah, birthplace of Leslie and Rebecca, and to San Francisco/Oakland California, birthplace of Colin and Matt. Then, for establishment of livelihood, expansion of the tribe with Abby and Dana, and for raising/unifying of Generation 2, it was back to the roots in Pocatello for a rewarding sojourn.

In time, driven by a raging, but commonly shared sense of adventure and independence, one-by-one, Generation 2 escaped the homeland to distant regions of the country and the world, each ultimately developing their own tribal expansions by pairing with worthy mates and initiating Generation 3.

Now sensing fulfillment of their purpose in Pocatello, Generation 1 has also left those roots and transplanted to Cascade Idaho, from which base, they anticipate more abundant contact with The Posterity, Generations 2 and 3, in the future. That contact however, awaits fulfillment of a call to LDS missionary service in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, wherein they hope to help the state of the world by sharing the love of Jesus Christ.

So now, including Generation 0 (Grandma and Grandpa Christensen) home base includes Yuma, Arizona, Pocatello, Idaho, Cascade, Idaho, Vancouver, BC, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Spokane, Washington, Boise, Idaho, Los Angeles, California, back to Boise, Idaho, and on and on (Generation 3+) to infinity.

Our Mission Statement:
This is the blog of our eternal family unit. Initiated years ago, it served well as a journal, but even more so, as an archive of our personal interaction. It was a gathering place, a confabulation instrument, a unifying force for four generations of widely dispersed and progressively prolific posterity, and their valued associates. Though it served these purposes well for many years, it eventually took a back seat to new-kids-on-the-block, Facebook, and Instagram, and was sadly forgotten.

We now move to resurrect this blog with an added functional purpose of archiving the missionary experiences of Generation 1, of their movements and activities as they participate with The Gathering of Israel in the land northward. In so doing, we hope that via their own comments and posts, this blog will again serve to gather and unify the posterity and their friends.

As in the past, that the young and vibrant may know the old and tired, that enduring bonds may be fostered and maintained, that experience and encouragement may be openly shared, that posterity may embrace truth, and that hearts may be knit together, we must resist detachment despite our geographic divergence. We shall do so here.

Sunday, August 17, 2008

How much is gas where you are?

Don't you wish you were in Texas?


Alex said...

$ 2.54 in Mexico


Colin -N- Lori said...

I think the cheapest I have seen in Cleveland is $3.63. I'm holding out for under $3 before I'm a little satisfied.

notthecroshaws said...

quit complaining all of you. it's 3.95 in poky

abbynormal said...

Last time I got gas here it was $3.89. I was really excited to see it so low. :o)

Colin -N- Lori said...

It that CostCo? How much is it at other gas stations?

beckyV said...

It is $3.93 at costco in Spokane...I think it is ridiculous that we are celebrating gas being under $4 a gallon...their evil plan has worked :) (just kidding, kindof)

Crystal said...

It is 3.49 here at regular gas stations, 10 cents off if you spend 100$ or more at Martins (grocery store). i am glad it is less, but still, whodathunk $3.49 was a good deal!? I start going back to work this week, so better gas prices are very, very good for us.

Jason and Dana said...

I know, I'm so excited about $3.46,so sad. I think I saw it at a regular gas station for $3.48-which is great because Costco has probably gone down more too.

Leslie said...

come to Mexico everyone and it is full service



notthecroshaws said...

I'm drilling in my back yard in case anyone is interested

Jason and Dana said...

I'm down on the border US/Mexico border today and saw it for 3.37.
How low can you go. Come on Baby. David, let me know how that drilling for oil goes in the back yard. Watch out for the neighboors. They might call the cops on you.