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.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Do the Robot

You may have read about this on my blog.  Here's the real thing. :-)


Leslie said...

I hope to see this dance in person very soon! You go Elliot...you're an amazing little dancer!

Jason and Dana said...

AHH!!! I love it!!

notthecroshaws said...

it is way better in person, but it gives you a pretty good idea. grace can do the robot too.

Colin -N- Lori said...

I have a few questions -- did he learn it from Ray or Becky? (because I want to see it from whoever taught it to him) Where did he get those glasses? What song is that?

notthecroshaws said...

3 D glases from the movie Bolt. kind of bugged me because we had to pay $2 extra for the glasses, and THEN, they had a bin to put them in to recycle them after the movie. i thought, no way!! i was forced to pay $2 for these and i am not giving them back to you for free.

beckyV said...

He learned it from Ray, of course, and that song is Intergalactic Planetary by the Beastie Boys...

notthecroshaws said...

Elliot, you are the man!

Colin -N- Lori said...

saweeeeet!! I didn't realize it was Elliott at first until I saw Max walk by. I know, I am slow.

abbynormal said...

I actually added the song in later. When I filmed him, he was dancing to the music that surely was playing in his head.

Jason and Dana said...

Good Stuff. I would love to see an encore to "whose got the funk", like on Dana's favorite Mastercard commercial with the little kids.
Or maybe Elliot could be on some Music videos. Totally awesome.