About The Children (2007)

(As of July, 2007--we usually update this at the beginning of every year, but got behind this 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 (left) is at the T-Rex restaurant with Caleb (right), just down the road from the Great Wolf Lodge, where we spent two nights for Caleb's birthday.



Name:  Toby (Tobias David)

Birthday:  May 3

Age (at time of survey):  14

Favorite Color:  Black

Favorite Food:  Ramon Noodles*

Favorite 2 Games:  Risk 2210* & Knightmare Chess (4-player)

Favorite Song:  Elijah (by Rich Mullins)*

Favorite Animal:  Cat*

Thing I like the most about our home:
All of our family lives around here*

Instrument of choice (music lessons):  Piano

If you could do anything at all, it would be:
Digging for genies so I could wish for an infinite amount of wishes.*
When asked to make it something serious:
Go on a cruise with our friends.*

Favorite school subject:  Science*

Favorite hobby:  Solving riddles (real ones)*

Misc. thoughts:  "I said what I did about genies because it would solve the problem of not really knowing what I wanted to be doing." *



photo of Toby (large)

In this picture, Caleb is demonstrating a Christian computer game at the Midwest Parent Educators Conference where we ran a booth.



Name:  Caleb (Caleb Joshua)

Birthday:  July 10

Age (at time of survey):  12

Favorite Color:  Red

Favorite Food:  Chips & Salsa

Favorite 2 Games:  Chess* & Knightmare Chess*

Favorite Song:  Canon And Sonatina No.1 in C Major*

Favorite Animal:  Fox*

Thing I like the most about our home:
Not the goats*

Instrument of choice (music lessons):  Piano*

If you could do anything at all, it would be:
I would be a successful business manager at Caleb Industries (a computer programming center).*

Favorite school subject:  Computer Programming*

Favorite hobby:  Computer Programming*

Misc. thoughts:  "I can't wait until we fix the electric wire to keep the goats in." *



photo of Toby (large)

In this picture, Benji is holding a less-then-happy Providence at Grandma and Granddad's house.



Name:  Benji (Benjamin Joseph)

Birthday:  March 20

Age (at time of survey):  10

Favorite Color:  Gray*

Favorite Food:  Raw meat! - OK, just joking. It is steak.*

Favorite 2 Games:  Heroscape* & Redemption*

Favorite Song:  A Mighty Fortress Is Our God*

Favorite Animal:  Wolf

Thing I like the most about our home:
Playing outside*

Instrument of choice (music lessons):  Piano

If you could do anything at all, it would be:
Turn into a wolf.*
When asked to make it something serious:
Go to London again.*

Favorite school subject:  English

Favorite hobby:  Typing my book.*

Misc. thoughts:  "My favorite colors are gray, brown, and white because those are the colors of wolves." *



photo of Toby (large)

In this picture, Ezra is performing at a piano recital.



Name:  Ezra (Ezra Elijah)

Birthday:  September 3

Age (at time of survey):  8

Favorite Color:  Yellow

Favorite Food:  Pizza or Pasta*

Favorite 2 Games:  Battleship & Stratego*

Favorite Song:  This World Is Not My Home*

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:
Choose where we go out to eat.*

Favorite school subject:  History*

Favorite hobby:  Playing with the babies*

Misc. thoughts:  "I also like to play outside" *

 


*Answer differs from survey one year ago (2006 Survey)
**Question new to this year's survey

Past surveys available: