“Bulletin Board,” Friend, October 2016, 17
Blow up a balloon and try to keep it from touching the ground. But here’s the catch: you can only use your feet! Sit on the ground, lean back on your hands, and use your feet to keep the balloon off the floor. How long can you keep the balloon up?
These are gourds, which are popular in Turkmenistan, where Story lived (see page 14). Melons are one kind of gourd. In Turkmenistan, “Melon Day” is a national holiday! More than 500 types of melons grow there.
What was your favorite talk from general conference this month?
This is the Sapporo Japan Temple, which was dedicated in August. Are any of your ancestors from Japan, Turkmenistan, or another Asian country?
I will be a good online citizen and not do anything online that hurts people or is against the law.