About The Children (2006)

(As of January, 2006--we update this at the beginning of every year)

Following are the results of their annual survey, as well as the pictures they picked out for themselves.




photo of Toby (large)

In this picture, Toby is on the deck of our cruise ship as we sailed through the Tracy Arm on our cruise to Alaska.



Name:  Toby (Tobias David)

Birthday:  May 3

Age (at time of survey):  12

Favorite Color:  Black

Favorite Food:  Instant Lunches*

Favorite 2 Games:  Stratego & Knightmare Chess*

Favorite Song:  As The Deer

Favorite Animal:  Cat**

Thing I like the most about our home:
Having the chickens and the woods**

Instrument of choice (music lessons):  Piano

If you could do anything at all, it would be:
Get super powers.
When asked to make it something serious:
Go to Disney World.**

Favorite school subject:  Reading**

Favorite hobby:  Playing with the animals**

Misc. thoughts:  "I wasn't sure about all of my answers"*



photo of Toby (large)

In this picture, Caleb is in Mississippi for Sheryl's cousin's wedding. All the men went fishing at a catfish farm on one of the days before the wedding.



Name:  Caleb (Caleb Joshua)

Birthday:  July 10

Age (at time of survey):  10

Favorite Color:  Red

Favorite Food:  Chips & Salsa

Favorite 2 Games:  Dread Pirate, Master & Commander*

Favorite Song:  Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee

Favorite Animal:  Parrot**

Thing I like the most about our home:
The Animals**

Instrument of choice (music lessons):  Flute

If you could do anything at all, it would be:
Fly.

When asked to make it something serious:
Have a tea set.**

Favorite school subject:  Language**

Favorite hobby:  Bowling

Misc. thoughts:  --



photo of Toby (large)

In this picture, Benji is in Venice, Italy. The mask he is wearing was his favorite souvenir from this trip.



Name:  Benji (Benjamin Joseph)

Birthday:  March 20

Age (at time of survey):  9

Favorite Color:  Brown*

Favorite Food:  Bananas*

Favorite 2 Games:  Mille Bornes, Chess*

Favorite Song:  Oh Thou Fount Of Every Blessing*

Favorite Animal:  Wolf**

Thing I like the most about our home:
Playing with my brothers**

Instrument of choice (music lessons):  Piano

If you could do anything at all, it would be:
Play with Dad instead of him going to work.**

Favorite school subject:  Language**

Favorite hobby:  Skating**

Misc. thoughts:  "I like pineapple, too. I also like to look at stars through a telescope."*



photo of Toby (large)

In this picture, Ezra is dressed up as "Larry" in a play for home-schoolers -- he was an immigrant coming to the U.S.



Name:  Ezra (Ezra Elijah)

Birthday:  September 3

Age (at time of survey):  7

Favorite Color:  Yellow

Favorite Food:  Sausage

Favorite 2 Games:  Battleship*, Chess

Favorite Song:  10,000 Angels*

Favorite Animal:  Cat**

Thing I like the most about our home:
The animals**

Instrument of choice (music lessons):  Piano

If you could do anything at all, it would be:
Go to Heaven.
When asked to make it something serious:
Go to Chuck E Cheeses.**

Favorite school subject:  Math**

Favorite hobby:  Playing with the animals**

Misc. thoughts:  "I like Luchy Charms, too"*

 


*Answer differs from survey one year ago (2005 Survey)
**Question new to this year's survey

Past surveys available: