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. . . About Jamsco 

 (idea blatantly stolen from Steve – every blogger should do this)

1. For the first 35 years of my life I lived in 6 different towns, but always within a 6 mile square radius.

2. I’m not super proud of this.

3. I graduated in the top ten percent of my high school class.

4. I don’t know what to think about Evolutionism vs. Straight Creationism

5. Same thing with Global Warming

6. I’m a Baptist

7. I think my Primary Goal should be to Glorify God

8. I pray that God will make this more and more my primary desire.

9. Favorite book: Lord of the Rings

10. I try to read all of Clancy, Crichton, Beale and Grisham

11. Not proud of this either (mainly the Clancy part)

12. Of those four Crichton is best.

13. 3 books that made my heart pound while I was reading them: Clancy – Sum of All fears

14. . . . Beale – The World in Shadow 

15. . . . and Crichton – Disclosure

16. Last week, for the first time, I was able to see the bald spot on the back of my head in the mirror. Great!

17. Favorite Author – C.S. Lewis

18. Favorite C.S. Lewis Book: Screwtape

19. I’m not a sports guy.

20. During the school year I teach First Graders at our church’s Wed. Night Activities

21. I am writing a novel.

22. I don’t know if I will ever finish it.

23. Reading right now: Cryptonomicon by Stephenson

24. Coolest internet tool: Google Earth

25. I weigh five to ten pounds over my wedding weight

26. We (thanks to my wife’s work) eat a lot of natural foods

27. . . . Including Homemade Whole Wheat Bread

28. . . . And Raw (non homogenized, non pasteurized) milk

30. . . . And Only Maple Syrup (A gallon a month) or Honey for sweetener

31. . . . And forget Cold Cereal

32. I met my wife in a Christian College’s Choir.

33. It’s a good place to meet a spouse

34. I was a tenor, now I’m a baritone

35. She’s a soprano

36. Actually I was always a baritone, but they always need more tenors

37. We paid off our first home in less than seven years.

38. Not so our second home.

39. We just got a quarter cow and it is frozen in our freezer.

40. On Oct 21, 2007 the ages of our kids will be 4,5,6,7,8 and 9

41. My wife wants more

42. A family of 8 eats on average a dozen eggs a day.

43. On Oct 21, 2017 the ages of our kids will be 14,15,16,17,18 and 19

44. I fear how many eggs we’ll eat then.

45. I play the Piano, the Tuba and the Ukulele

46. Pretty much the only TV we watch is “The Office”

47. Kirk or Picard? Picard, of course. Less Swagger, More Subtlety

48. Star Wars or Star Trek: Don’t make me pick.

49. In high school I listened much to Supertramp and ELO

50. These days I buy every Weird Al CD

51. I considered it somewhat of a failing that I like secular music over Christian music

52. I am currently in a 40-Day No secular music (except classical) fast

53. I’ve been to two big name concerts: Supertramp and U2 (Joshua Tree)

54. My Dad died of cancer when I was in fifth grade

55. My mom remarried – now she and my New Dad have been married 26 years.

56. Our family likes picnicking – we’ve picnicked in 8 different states

57. Two Favorite Vacation Spots: Black Hills and North Shore of Superior

58. I like blizzards (both weather and DQ dessert).

59. Favorite Book of the Bible: Ephesians? James? Job?

60. I have a Masters Degree in Computer Science

61. If you’re in the Twin Cities and you see a blue suburban with 8 fish on the back, it’s us.

62. As far as I can remember, I’ve never told a flat out lie in my life.

63. My Birthday is Christmas Day

64. I like DQ cake better than regular cake

65. Current Favorite Verse: 1 Peter 2:9-10“But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation . . .”

66. Beatles, Rolling Stones or Led Zeppelin? Beatles

67. Although I might have gone with RS or LZ . . . if I liked a single one of their songs.

68. Although “Shattered” is halfway decent.

69. Your God (the way you think of him) is too small.

70. Your God (the way he really is) is infinitely good.

71. Any sin against him is infinitely bad.

72. Any infinitely good being is worthy of praise.

73. So praise him.

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June 2007