"Where there is great love, there are always miracles" - Willa Cather

Doug/Jessica Trivia

My favorite holiday is:
Doug: Christmas
Jessica: Christmas!  Its so special to be with family and celebrate the birth of our Savior.

A book I highly recommend is:
Doug: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Jessica: Harry Potter - pretty much the whole series

My favorite flower is:
Doug: I don't have a favorite flower.
Jessica:  Roses - preferably red but any color is beautiful

A game I like to play is:
Doug: Ticket to Ride
Jessica: Ticket to Ride

The music I listen to most is:
Doug: Classical
Jessica:  Oldies

The movie I watch over and over is:
Doug: Nacho Libre
Jessica:  You've Got Mail (I'm a hopeless romantic)

A TV show I watch regularly is:
Doug:  The Office
Jessica:  The foodnetwork - anything thats on it.

My favorite quote is:
Doug: 'Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right.'

My favorite thing to buy is:
Doug: Camping stuff or rock climbing stuff
Jessica: Fabric!!

I drive a:
Doug:  Subaru Outback, and my wife drives a white geo prism a flat tire : ).
Jessica: Subaru Outback, my husband drives the geo.

I love to collect:
Doug: Books
Jessica: Puzzles

If I could afford anything at this moment I would buy:
Doug:  A house.
Jessica:  Probably more fabric....Or a grand piano

If my house was burning down and I could only rescue three things, they would be:
Doug: My violin, my scriptures, and my dog
Jessica:  Burley (our dog), pictures, and a quilt my grandma made me

A smell that makes me pause is:
Doug: Pine needles, like a christmas tree smells.
Jessica: Roasting candied almonds

My favorite sport to watch is:
Doug: Basketball
Jessica: Basketball

The city I would most like to visit is:
Doug: Vienna, Austria
Jessica:  How about any city in Europe

My favorite restaurant is:
Doug: TGIFridays or Olive Garden
Jessica: Cheesecake Factory

A moment when I achieved absolute happiness was:
Doug:  When I got married and lots of times since then.
Jessica:  Often....Hiking with Doug and Burley last weekend.

My favorite meal is:
Doug:  Lasagna
Jessica:  Chicken enchiladas (mom's style), spanish rice, salad.

Someone or something that made me laugh this week was:
Doug:  Burley doing whatever.
Jessica: Burley getting on the table to steal a cupcake! (I still can't believe he got on the table.

My earliest memory is:
Jessica: Riding the Matterhorn in Disneyland with my dad and hiding under his coat.

My first paying job was:
Doug: Mowing lawns.
Jessica: steady babysitting for a neighbor.

The memory that still makes me laugh is:
Jessica:When Doug danced around for about 10 minutes trying to get a horsefly to leave him around.  It was pretty hilarious.

My best birthday was:
Jessica: Just barely!  My husband got me roses, took me to dinner, and then we played Mario Kart till 11:00 at night.  It was just us and so much fun.

A smell that reminds me of my childhood is:
Doug: Cookies baking and peanut butter
Jessica: Caramel corn, snickerdoodles, peppermint, I could go on and on.  Anything Christmas related.

The story behind my name is:
Doug: There isn't one.
Jessica: My dad wanted to name me Jessie but my mom said it wasn't feminine enough.  So they settled on Jessica.  Now they both call me Jessie : ).

My favorite color to wear is:
Doug: Blue
Jessica: Green or brown

My strangest possession is:
Jessica: A little toy mini cooper.  My friend gave it to me a long time ago and I don't know why I still have it.

My favorite dessert is:
Doug: I don't have a favorite dessert.....Lima beans....:)
Jessica: Mom's Lemon Sour Cream Pie!!

When I exercise, I like to:
Doug:  hike or ride my bike.
Jessica: Hike or ride my bike.  I don't like to run so much.

My favorite thing to do on a date:
Doug: Dinner and a movie.
Jessica: EAT! I love food!

The best thing about being married is:
Doug: My wife laughs at my sweet jokes like.....Lima beans... :)
Jessica: Not having to say goodnight on the doorstep!

The thing I am most passionate about is:
Jessica:  Teaching piano.  I have a great love for it and strong desire to become a better teacher every day.

My favorite family tradition is:
Jessica: Camping on memorial weekend!