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.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

HI everyone

I found the follow photos on my camara and I want to share

The Handsome Boy

The delgadillos In Monterrey

The Croshaw In Monterrey

My Honey after we got my green card in Ciudad Juarez

My beautyfull wife Waiting for me after church

Suegra And Abby

Suegro and Les


Crystal said...

Excellent photos! My favorite of Leslie peace-ing-out after the Green Card ;-)

Colin -N- Lori said...

Does anyone else think in the pic with Leslie and Mom and Dad that Dad looks kind of like Mike Meyers from the Halloween movies?

David and Debby said...

Alex, I love these photos. Thanks for letting us all see them. I am looking forward to seeing you and Leslie next month.

abbynormal said...

Is Leslie sticking her tongue out at you in the after-church pic?

David and Debby said...

Mike Meyers?? I'm not sayin it's not true, but find me a photo of him for a side-by-side comparison.

Love the photo of Colby - he really is a handsome boy.

I'm guessing that last photo was at a rest-stop between Pocatello and SLC. I recognize that generic terrain. Am I right?

David Chipman said...

I'm trying to decide if Abby is posing, or if a clump of snow fell off a branch and down her neck. Either way, I like this pic!

Alex Esparza said...

It is David C. between poky and SLC was the last time we were to Pocatello.

Devid Ch. Is Abby posing, she was walking, I have more like this one, for you are on sale! you want to see it? :)


abbynormal said...

Always the businessman. That's why I like you, Alex. Well, that's one of the reasons, anyway. :)