Friday, February 12, 2010

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Family Goals (18)
Plant a tree
Host a gingerbread party for the kids
Take kids in bathing suits to Millennium Park
Take Hannah out on 5 dates
Take Maddie out on 5 dates
Take Charlie out 5 times
Go out in the country to look at stars
Get bikes for the girls
Go ice skating
Write Charlie a song
Take the kids out on the canoe
Make wood toys with the kids
Go to Navy Pier Children’s Museum
Catch fireflies
Get another seat added to the bike
Make annual family videos
Go bowling as a family
Go to a Cubs game as a family

Health/Physical Goals (18)
Run a mile under 6:07
Play golf at Edgebrook
Go on a 50 mile bike ride
Canoe the rest of the Fox River
½ marathon under 2 hours
Swim 1 mile
Beat my best 5K time (22:20)
Run a mile in under 6:07
Go snowshoeing
Finish P90X program
Race up the Hancock
Kick a 25 yard field goal
Run a 5K with friends
Do the Crane pose for 20 seconds
Ride 1500 miles on my bike
Ride from work to home in under 14 minutes 10 times
Do 20 pull-ups

Health Goals (4)
Donate blood using the Apheresis machine
Find a new doctor and get a physical
Drink no pop for 3 straight months
Drink a gallon of milk in an hour

Goals with friends (7)
Play tennis 10 times
Do a camping trip with friends
Hang out with 3 friends from college
Homerun derby
Do a music video with Matt
Host a movie night outside
Host a poker night

Educational Goals (8)
Read the Bible (0/66)
Read a book about another culture
Learn a scale on the clarinet
Read 10 of the top 100 novels
Read Plato’s republic
Learn CPR
Finish my dissertation
Get a perfect score in Place the State

Food Goals (4)
Make pasta from scratch
Make cheese
Make a meal with all main ingredients from a Farmer’s Market
Make canned applesauce for the winter

Entertainment Goals (9)
Get and solve a 6X6 Rubik’s cube
Watch all of the Harry Potter movies
Watch a movie outdoors
Watch all 6 Star Wars movies
Watch 10 of the top 100 movies
Go to Hollywood Palms
Watch 10 classic (loosely interpreted) movies that most people have seen
Get rid of Cable TV (at least try it out)
Watch 5 movies that I watched growing up

Things to make goals (7)
Make behind the garage usable space
Tuckpoint the front of the house where needed
Put lighting up in the garage
Make a planter for the front of the house
Make a baseball bat
Sew something
Build deck on upstairs porch

Places or Adventure Goals (26)
Go to a High School Play
Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity
Go to a Fair
Visit 10 stores/buildings in downtown Aurora
Go up in the Leland Tower to overlook Aurora
Milk a cow
Go to a State/National Park for a day
Go go-carting
Visit Conference Point
Go to Bears Training Camp
Go for a ride-along with the police
Take the bus somewhere in town
Tour Wrigley Field
Shoot a gun
Start a fire using magnesium and flint
Go to 2 new baseball parks
Volunteer for a race
Visit an ocean
Go to an ESPN radio show
Go to a new disc golfing course
Go fishing
Bike ride to Wrigley for a game
Drive a motorized boat
Pull a fire alarm
Learn how to whistle using my fingers

Monday, February 8, 2010

Memorized verses

Proverbs 23:13
Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die.

1 John 3:1
How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

Deuteronomy 6:5-7
Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.

Psalm 19:14
May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Oh Lord my Rock and my Redeemer.

Psalm 113:3
From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the LORD is to be praised.

Psalm 139:14
I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.

Proverbs 15:1
A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

Romans 3:23-24
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.

Colossians 3:17
And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father.

Ecclesiastes 5:5
It is better not to vow than to make a vow and not fulfill it.

Proverbs 22:6
Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.

Isaiah 53:6
We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.