Monday, August 14

Top F I V E, I mean F O U R, er, T H R E E

In light of the incredible blessing that God gives us to enjoy simple things in life, what are your top three (or any number you choose)....
1. bands/singers
2. tools (kitchen or garage, etc)
3. vacation spots
4. books (after the Bible) (lately, or all-time)
5. things that cheer you up

1. Sara Groves, U2, and Caedmon's Call (but instrumental movie soundtracks are right up there)
2. Chef's knife, camera, and a roller-ball pen for journaling (later revision: add my food processor)
3. Oregon, Grand Tetons (have yet to go), and Scotland
4. Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, and Redeeming Love
5. 75-degree weather with sun and a breeze, Asher & Micah, and reading Scripture


Sir Ryan said...

1. White Stripes, MUSE, and Cake
2. computer, ratchet, and knife
3. the Woods, big Cities, and N. Ireland
4. The Cheese Monkeys, Wheel of Time Series, and Chronicles of Narnia
5. Driving w/ music, Rush Limbaugh, and Laura(not necessarily in that order.)

Anonymous said...

1. Keith Getty, Stuart Townend, the Beatles.
2. Camera, computer, glass prep bowls (for cooking).
3. Colorado Springs, CO. The UK. Alaska (never been, but would like to go).
4. The Mark of the Lion series by Francine Rivers. Harry Potter. Desiring God by John Piper. And a million more - oh, to be limited to only 3! :)
5. Talking with Davy and Darren about God, the Bible, and Diet Coke from the fountain.


Tamara said...

1. Derek Webb, Rob Thomas, Damien Rice
2. toaster, electric massager, knife
3. Jerusalem, Italy, or Sweden.
4. God's Favorite House, The Chosen, Romeo and Juliet
5. My sister's kids, work, and IHOP (International House of Prayer)

Catherine said...

1. Caedmon's Call (before Derek Webb left them), Alison Krauss, and a tie between the Indigo Girls, Counting Crows, and Nickel Creek

2. nesting glass prep bowls, KitchenAid mixer, spatula

3. NC mountains, London, a lake somewhere (anywhere)

a) "Bird by Bird" by Annie Lamott
b) "Prince of Tides" by Pat Conroy
c) "Home Comforts" by Cheryl Mendelson

All Time:
a) "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte
b) Little House series, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
c) anything by Dostoevsky

5) Hannah laughing, Josh playing guitar, watching "When Harry Met Sally"

Josh said...

1. Derek Webb, Caedmon's (mostly before Derek left) REM, Sandra McCracken
2. Not much of a tool guy (any kind), but any that help my musical instruments sound better
3. Colorado, Scotland (would love to go sometime) and home...not much of a vacation person
4. Dante's Inferno, Animal Farm, Watership Down, Screwtape Letters, Imagine (by Steve Turner) anything by RC Sproul
5. My daughter Hannah, spending time with my family, playing my guitar

Josh said...

Sorry, I think I went a little overboard.

Alicia said...

Haha, no worries!

Doctor X said...
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Catherine said...

I now grasp that n3wjl meant "naval" not "navel," but seriously I just sat here for three minutes contemplating what belly-button literature would be like. Perhaps this is the great untapped genre that I am destined to begin...

Alicia said...

Nice job, Catherine. I didn't even try! haha. Sorry Phil :-)

Doctor X said...

Let's try that again..this time we will pay attention to what we are doing....

Karrin Allyson (Jazz vocal), Kim Mitchell (Canadian 80’s rock), SSG. Barry Sadler (S.O.G)

Corkscrew, Ipaq (PDA), Acheulean chopper

Niagara-on-the-lake (Ont. Canada), Las Vegas (for the food!), Thailand

The dictionary (it has all the other books in it), anything naval, Bondage of the will

The good news of the gospel, good wine, a cool fall afternoon.

lynardlynard said...

1. Jennifer Knapp, The Clarks, Genesis
2. 1960s Citrus juicer (from garage sale), light table, pen knife
3. Stratford, Ontario (Shakespeare Festival), Yellowstone National Park, Greece (future hope)
4. Mere Christianity by CS Lewis, Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, Taming of the Shrew by Shakespeare
5. Promises by the minor (and major) prophets, time alone with Drew, blue lights

Shannon Koons said...

1. U2 & Coldplay, Keren Ann, Miles Davis (can't the trumpet be a voice?)

2. Rasp grater, vacuum marinator, santoku knife

3. Door County, WI; Switzerland; any place with a view

4. "My Name is Asher Lev" by Chaim Potok, "Affliction" by Edith Schaeffer, "Gilead" by Marilynne Robinson

5. coffee, music, people

Catherine said...

Good call, Shannon, Asher Lev is such a great book...

Anonymous said...

1. Tim Janis, Enya

2. Microplan, metal measuring spoons, 2-sided tape, paper cutter

3. Oregon coast

4. Sheltie Talk, Tricks of the Trade, all time favorite:Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk
Mom of sheltie puppies, Asher and Micah,my kids, spending time with Tom, decorating my house, scrapbooking and rubberstamping