Friday, November 12, 2010

Happy Birthday Ryan

For Ryan's birthday this year, he took us all hiking.  We had so much fun.  The kids are great little hikers.  Even Seth hiked for a while.  When he got tired Ryan carried him in the baby back pack.  It was so nice to get away and enjoy the outdoors for the morning.

The kids at the start of the hike

Ryan's birthday breakfast

Cracking up over a few of his presents...egg nog (he loves it) and the current jar of peanut butter (you never know what the kiddos will find around the house to wrap up.)
In honor of Ryan's 34th birthday, here are 34 fun facts about Ryan...

1.  He sets goals, and works really hard to accomplish them.
2.  He is very patient.
3.  He loves canyoneering.
4.  He invented one of the parts in the guitar for guitar hero.
5.  For the past 12+ years, Monday thru Friday, he eats peanut butter sandwiches for lunch.
6.  He has camped overnight on the top of Weaver's needle.
7.  He likes to run...(well, I don't know if he really likes running or not, but he runs so he is in good enough shape for hikes etc)
8.  He is an excellent story teller.
9.  He likes the show The Office.
10.  At one time he was extremely OCD about germs and washing hands etc, but has worked really hard to relax about all that.
11.  He speaks Spanish.
12.  He loves milk shakes.
13.  He loves going on vacations.
14.  He climbed to the top of Half dome this year.
15.  He has been to Kuala Lumpur more times than I can remember.
16.  He likes Star Wars.
17.  He is a super husband.
18.  His favorite food is soft shell crab.
19.  His ankles crack when he walks up and down the stairs.
20.  He is an awesome dad.
21.  He likes to read.
22.  He fixes dinner for the family every Sunday.
23.  He is into saving money.
24.  He is into NOT  wasting money...(hee hee...this one is for the kids because we frequently talk about how to not waste money as part of FHE.)  :)
25.  He can do all sorts of weird hand tricks that keep the kiddos entertained during church.
26.  He is really really really strong.
27.  He can do back flips on the trampoline.
28.  He takes care of his family.
29.  He can sing really well--just doesn't do it that often.
30.  He is does not like shopping.
31.  He is good at hunting scorpions with his trusty black light and "death stick" (aka the old broom handle)
32.  He is compassionate
33.  He is happy
34.  He is HANDSOME!!!

Love you husband!  Happy Birthday.  :)

1 comment:

Dustin and Tara said...

What are you guys up to? Miss seeing what you guys are up to. I hope you are doing well!