We drove to St. Petersburg to conduct two more apartment inspections. This inspection process is generating some challenges because some of the missionaries are not maintaining their apartments the way Pres. Cusick expects. It is mostly clutter, but in some cases they are just not very clean. Part of the challenge is that although Renee leaves a note explaining what to do, there is not follow-up process. So now we are working on a process of having the Zone Leaders and Sister Training Leaders follow up on the to-do items. However, the ZLs and STLs apartments have not been exemplary.
Rather than driving back immediately, we visited the Florida Botanical Garden in Largo. They have some of the garden decorated with Christmas lights. It was nice but pales in comparison to Temple Square in Salt Lake.