Saturday, February 02, 2008

Just for fun

Angela tagged me for this survey, so I thought I'd go ahead and do it...and anyone reading this, consider yourself tagged too!

8 Things I'm Passionate About
--Caring for orphans
--Ethical international adoptions
--Raising up my children to love Jesus and to love others
--Providing healthful sit-down meals for our family
--Loving and meeting the needs of the marginalized in society
--Investing financially in helping to make Ethiopia a better place
--AHOPE for Children
--Living at peace with others

8 Things I Want to Do Before I Die
--Meet Yosef and Biniam's birthmom and sister
--Travel more
--Adopt from AHOPE
--Write a book (ha!)
--Finish my psychology degree (and maybe go to grad school)
--Run into someone famous (don't ask, I have no clue why)
--Have my hair straightened
--Spend extended time doing humanitarian work in Africa

8 Things I Say Often
--"That's a time-out."
--"I love you to bits."
--"You silly goose."
--"Kevin, will you change that diaper?"
--"Mommy loves you."
--"I do a lot of laundry."
--"Hey babe."

8 Artists I Never Tire of Listening To
--Sarah McLachlan
--Tom Petty
--Caedmon's Call
--Bebo Norman
--Tracy Chapman
--Matchbox 20/Rob Thomas
--Tim McGraw
--Rascal Flatts

8 Things I learned in 2007
--How much I could love my new little baby girl
--Four kids isn't much harder than three
--Having a sick baby is really hard
--Colorado is a really long drive from California
--Las Vegas is really hot in August
--Getting the stomach flu the same time as your husband and daughters is really inconvenient
(That's all the randomness I could think of. I like to think of myself as a lifelong learner but if that's all I learned last year, I think I need to step it up! :) )


The MSILF said...

Hmm, maybe I just missed this, but was there information about their birth mother and sister? That would be really interesting to people interested in adoption, especially in adoption when birth parents are still living. I'd like to hear more.

And I had a friend who had 6 kids in their family. His mother always used to say, once you go past two, it doesn't really matter how many there are. You are out of hands and eyes by then...

Angela said...

Great job, girly!! LOVED reading and learning more about you!! So fun! You ROCK, DUDE! (Can you tell we watched Nemo the other night?!)

The Hausams said...

What a fun list! I love learning more about my blogging buddies. :D


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