About The Children (2008)

As of January, 2008--we update this at the beginning of every year.
At this time, Providence and SharenRose still do not have much to say!

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 standing on the deck of our cruise ship outside St. Thomas. Behind him is the mountain that we went to the top of.



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:  Valleys (by Eli)*

Favorite Animal:  Great White Shark*

Thing I like the most about our home:
It's ours*

Instrument of choice (music lessons):  Piano

If you could do anything at all, it would be: publish lots of books.*

Favorite school subject:  Math*

Favorite hobby:  Reading*

When I grow up I would like to be: a writer (write novels).**

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



photo of Toby (large)

In this picture, Caleb is performing at a homeschool showcase.



Name:  Caleb (Caleb Joshua)

Birthday:  July 10

Age (at time of survey):  12

Favorite Color:  Red

Favorite Food:  Chips & Salsa

Favorite 2 Games:  Heroscape* & Star Wars Miniatures*

Favorite Song:  Carol of the Bells*

Favorite Animal:  Fox

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

Instrument of choice (music lessons):  Piano

If you could do anything at all, it would be:
Own every single Star Wars miniature and Heroscape figure.*

Favorite school subject:  Math*

Favorite hobby:  Playing Star Wars Miniatures and Heroscape*

When I grow up I would like to be: the CEO of Caleb Industries (a computer programming company).**

Misc. thoughts:  "pizza"*



photo of Toby (large)

In this picture, Benji is wearing a gift bag from Ezra's birthday!



Name:  Benji (Benjamin Joseph)

Birthday:  March 20

Age (at time of survey):  10

Favorite Color:  Gray

Favorite Food:  Steak

Favorite 2 Games:  Knightmare Chess* & Rollercoaster Tycoon*

Favorite Song:  Peasant Dance*

Favorite Animal:  Wolf

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

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:
Make it so Dad had no work and the boys had no school*

Favorite school subject:  Math*

Favorite hobby:  Typing my book.

When I grow up I would like to be: be an author (writing books)**

Misc. thoughts:  "Wolves are great!"*



photo of Toby (large)

In this picture, Ezra (right) is "standing" with Benji in the opening to the Marvel Cave tour at Silver Dollar City. The tour tells you that this is the smallest opening that you will need to walk through.



Name:  Ezra (Ezra Elijah)

Birthday:  September 3

Age (at time of survey):  9

Favorite Color:  Yellow

Favorite Food:  Sausage*

Favorite 2 Games:  Feudal* & Taboo*

Favorite Song:  This World Is Not My Home

Favorite Animal:  Cat

Thing I like the most about our home:
Babies*

Instrument of choice (music lessons):  Piano

If you could do anything at all, it would be:
Go on another Carnival cruise*

Favorite school subject:  Science*

Favorite hobby:  Play with the babies*

When I grow up I would like to: work at a pet store.**

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

 


*Answer differs from survey one year ago (2007 Survey)
**Question new to this year's survey

Past surveys available: