Friday, August 15, 2008
A Top 5 (at least today)
Things under $5 that I couldn’t live without:
-A Starbucks coffee
-Dan in Real Life
-The Bourne Identity series
-Jane Austen films
-Four films I thought were really powerful but couldn't watch multiple times: Blood Diamond, Schindler's List, Hotel Rwanda, and Crash
-The National Treasure series
Songs I could listen to over and over again:
-"Yellow" by Coldplay
-"Sleeps with Butterflies" by Tori Amos
-"Landslide" by Stevie Nicks
-"Lead Me On" by Amy Grant
-"Prince of Peace" by Rich Mullins
Books I love:
-"The Road to Daybreak" by Henri Nouwen
-"The Signature of Jesus" by Brennan Manning
-Anne of Green Gables series
-I'm about to start "The Jesus I Never Knew" and I think I'm going to really, really dig it
People who have influenced me in a positive way:
-My dad and mom
-My girls from college
Things that are always in my purse:
Moments that changed my life forever:
-In 1994 when I left Alaska to move to Oregon and go to George Fox.
-In 1999 when I left Indiana to come back to Oregon--the direction of my life took a major change!
-When Ryan and I got married in 2003.
-When I accepted the position as area coordinator for HMS.
-When we had Quinn and the joy and challenges that presented.
Obsessions I currently have:
-finding a good deal...
-finding ways to be more efficient
Places I would like to go:
-Back to the Middle East (I'd love to take Quinn through Israel and Palestine)
Appliances or kitchen tools I couldn’t live without:
-ice cream scoop
-Swedish cheese slicer