Wednesday, April 3, 2013

100 things I love

Got this idea from a friend's blog and thought I'd give it a try.
  1. Jesus
  2. The Bible
  3. Missions
  4. My family
  5. Witnessing and seeing someone come to Christ
  6. The color orange
  7. Homemade chai tea
  8. Playing Liebestraum on the piano
  9. The book of Hebrews
  10. Hiking Roan Mountain at sunrise
  11. The medina in Fez, Morocco
  12. Tinkering in Photoshop
  13. Hymn singing
  14. Long road trips
  15. Downtown Malaga, Spain
  16. Knitting hats
  17. Baking cinnamon raisin bread
  18. "Cities and Knights" scenario of Settlers of Catan
  19. The Sacred Harp
  20. Learning other languages
  21. Thanksgiving dinner
  22. Skiing fast enough for the tears to stream out of my eyes
  23. Teaching anything to anyone
  24. Green & Black's Espresso Dark Chocolate
  25. Crocheting doilies
  26. Drawing horses
  27. Virginia (the state)
  28. Card games with my grandma
  29. Reading biology textbooks
  30. Being alone
  31. Kayaking to the rope swing, and swinging on it
  32. Tatting yards of lace 
  33. Doing my hair in old-fashioned styles
  34. Eating Granno's apple pie
  35. Reading Les Miserables 
  36. Travel
  37. Diving off a high rock into a lake
  38. The Elroy-Sparta bike trail
  39. My Kindle
  40. The city of Oxford, England
  41. Embroidery
  42. The Kentucky Derby
  43. Long, handwritten letters
  44. The third movement of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata
  45. Swinging in a hammock
  46. Gothic lettering
  47. Painting
  48. The Appalachian Trail
  49. Spanish Flamenco dresses
  50. Cashews
  51. Sitting in a lawn chair under a palm tree
  52. Deep conversations with friends
  53. Holding baby chicks
  54. Running as fast as I can down a hill
  55. Modeling play-doh into animal shapes
  56. The Sodium-Potassium pump
  57. White sandals
  58. Lots of heavy blankets on my bed on a cold night 
  59. Daffodils
  60. Making homemade black raspberry jelly
  61. Cockatiels
  62. 100% Deet bug spray
  63. Sharpie Markers
  64. Giving piano lessons
  65. Aunt Elaine's cheesecake
  66. French Toast with strawberries, blueberries, and whipped cream
  67. Lush green hills under blue skies
  68. Building a snowman
  69. Climbing to the thinnest branches at the top of a tall tree and swaying in the breeze
  70. Eating with chopsticks
  71. Hot weather
  72. Door County Cherries
  73. Ice hockey with friends on a frozen pond
  74. Making gingerbread houses at Christmas
  75. Jumping off a diving board
  76. Making handmade cards
  77. Cutting paper snowflakes
  78. Eric Ludy's sermons
  79. Carrot-Beet-Spinach juice
  80. Tackling an intellectual puzzle
  81. Bonfires
  82. Hudson Taylor's 2-volume biography
  83. Developing PowerPoint presentations
  84. Folding Origami flowers out of Hershey's kiss wrappers
  85. Public speaking
  86. Chess
  87. Reading aloud
  88. String quartets
  89. The organization Betel
  90. Finale software
  91. Looking at the stars
  92. Going to a wedding
  93. Giving gifts
  94. Horseback riding
  95. Fall colors
  96. Butter on frozen bread
  97. Mississippi Mud Cake
  98. Cold showers
  99. Peppermint Lattes
  100. Thinking about heaven


  1. This made my day! You've given me some new ideas. :)

  2. I really love the picture of everyone on Brown Deer pond. Could you send it to me?
    Love your list too! :)

  3. This is one of the greatest lists ever!!!

  4. This was so fun to read! I laughed so hard at 56...and then I laughed even harder at 85!! lol

  5. Awesome. Defining. What a beautiful spirit you have.

  6. Loved reading this. May I ask are you riding bare-back?

    1. Yes, actually, that would have been bareback. But only to ride the horses from the field where we caught them over to the barn, where we tacked up.


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