Crazy Eights

My Crazy Eights
8 things I’m passionate about
1. Life
2. Religion
3. Family and People
4. Business Ideas
5. Thinking
6. Agency
7. Fun
8. Friends

8 things I want to do before I die
1. Start a Family

2. Run a Marathon
3. Visit all the temples
4. Serve more missions
5. Invent and Market something that will better everybody’s life
6. Speak 5 Languages
7. Par game at Golf
8. Achieve all my other goals

8 things I say often
1. Why?
2. WoW
3. Very Interesting
4. Explain
5. Really?
6. That’s Funny
7. Hi or Hello
8. Keep it real!!

8 books I’ve recently read or currently reading
1. Book of Mormon
2. Basics of Buddhism
3. Harry Potter- the first one
4. Good to Great
5. Never Eat Alone
6. The Bible
7. The Shadow Children
8. Enders Game

8 songs I could listen to over and over
1. Life is Wonderful- Jason Mraz
2. Down to the River to Pray- Alison Krauss
3. Wunderkind- Alanis Morrissette
4. Bubbly- Colbie Caillat
5. Into the Fire- Scarlet Pimpernel
6. Life is a Highway- Rascal Flatts
7. A Lifetime- better than Ezra
8. Drive Away- All American Rejects

8 things I’ve learned this past year
1. I need to write down the things I learn
2. The Lord comes through in clutch situations

3. The bad things we say and think about others reflects our own weaknesses

4. Women need to talk as much as men need to play sports
5. For reasons I don’t understand, flowers and jewelry make women feel young and beautiful
6. Most people respect and admire good people, but they may not LIKE them.
7. You can cover a lot of distance by walking

8. I keep learning the same things over and over again

8 people I think should do ‘8’
1. Scott
2. Sadie
3. Jeff
4. Josh
5. Heidi
6. Melissa
7. Michelle
8. Jill

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4 Responses to Crazy Eights

  1. balega says:

    It has taken a long time, better late than never as they say.

  2. mamabear says:

    Mike, we probably don’t understand why we like flowers and jewelery either. But keep trying to understand. It’s nice to know you care.

  3. alisa says:

    I think you’ve learned enough about women to marry one.

  4. Shalise says:

    Michael-
    Hey there, I saw your blog from Daijia’s How are you doing? I liked your crazy eights list. Your still as always such a great guy- Your sure going to be a great catch, I think Jeremy will to: You guys need to find some awesome women.
    Hey, I know Ryan Nichols (?) he lives across the street, way back when I think when you were at the same singles ward as him you would go to his house for activities! I yelled at you a Long time ago but you never heard me, I have seen you jogging on 7th and did not want to honk and freak you out:)

    Take care,
    Shalise (Veenendaal) Benjamin