Wednesday, December 21

My Wife Made Me Do It

My wife put this up on her blog, and it seems she'd like me to do it as well, so here goes...

7 Things I Hope To do Before God Calls Me Home

  1. Visit Europe
  2. Sit in the audience for a recording of BBC4's "Just a Minute"
  3. Figure out what career God has in store for me
  4. Become fluent in German
  5. Learn a programming language other than BASIC
  6. Own a home
  7. Figure out the Question for the Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything

7 Things I cannot Do
  1. Touch my nose with my tongue
  2. Push-ups from my toes
  3. Drive a stick-shift automobile
  4. Watch my wife be upset without trying to help
  5. Drink a gallon of milk in one sitting
  6. Tolerate injustice
  7. Satisfy my quest for knowledge

7 Things that Attracted Me to My Wife (and still do!)
  1. Beautiful smile
  2. Infectious laugh (and how I can bring it out of her fairly easily)
  3. Thirst for knowledge
  4. Passion for the Truth
  5. Godly lifestyle
  6. Ability to share herself and her thoughts through writing
  7. Knowing just what I need, when I need it

7 Things I say Most Often
  1. No problem.
  2. <tone="sarcastic">Riiight...</tone>
  3. You got it.
  4. Yes, Dear.
  5. (to Lauren) Slow down; get some rest.
  6. (to Lauren) I love you.
  7. (When asked what I want for dinner) Food.

7 Books or Series That I Like Most
  1. C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia (I want to read them again after I read Mere Christianity)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkein, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  3. Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Trilogy
  4. Terry Pratchett, The Color of Magic
  5. Isaac Asimov, Robot Novels (incl. Robots & Empire)
  6. Peter Kreeft, A Refutation of Moral Relativism
  7. John Grisham, The Firm

7 Movies I Watch Repeatedly
  1. The Saint
  2. The Shawshank Redemption
  3. Sneakers
  4. 10 Things I Hate About You
  5. That Thing You Do
  6. The Matrix
  7. The Thomas Crown Affair

7 People I'd Like to See Make Similar Lists
  1. Lauren (but I already did)
  2. Jeff
  3. Christian
  4. Simon
  5. Vincent
  6. Ryan
  7. Ivan

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