INTERVIEW WITH PEYTON AND SAVANNAH


Interviewed separately.


PEYTON

Why do you think that we gave you the name Peyton McKenna? Because you liked that name (true, no big story behind it, just loved the name. Makenna does mean "one who smiles" in Swahili though. fitting.)

How many brothers and sisters would you like to have? Savannah + 1 baby sister

What is your favorite color? pink

What is God like? Really (about 50 times) nice

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Hawaii, India, Egypt and Greece. It would be cool to go to the places we have learned about in school and your pictures from Hawaii with daddy are really pretty.

What do you want to be when you get bigger? a veterinarian or a horse back rider

What's your favorite thing to do in your free time? arts and crafts and outside play

What is one thing that Mommy has taught you? fruits of the spirit

What is one thing that Daddy has taught you? math

Who is one person you really admire? Mommy and Jesus (tears)

What is one thing that you wish you could do that only adults do? stay up really, really late

What is your favorite book? Spirit, The Stallion of the Cimmeron

What is something you could do to make the world more beautiful? carpool? (clearly not a green family)

If you could speak another language, what would you like to speak? Spanish or Latin (who speaks Latin?)

What is something you want to do when you are 10? get a phone (yikes)

What is something that you wish you wouldn't have done? made friends with Hannah (oh dear)

What is something you are glad that you have done? made friends with Lauren (her best friend in Dallas)

What do you think about Savannah? She is really nice but sometimes can be a bit bossy.

What is something that would make you cry? if Momma died.

What is something that would make you laugh really hard? if Daddy wore a dress again (uhhhhh)

SAVANNAH:

Why do you think that we gave you the name Savannah Elizabeth? because you liked that name (true but she is also named after my sister, Elizabeth)
How many brothers and sisters would you like to have? One older brother, one baby brother and Peyton

What is your favorite color? orange (UT orange)

What is God like? perfect (simple, to the point. thats so her.)

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? The African Savannah. To see lots of animals.
What do you want to be when you get bigger? a naturalist

What's your favorite thing to do in your free time? shoot hoops

What is one thing that Mommy has taught you? that you love me no matter what. (yes!!!)

What is one thing that Daddy has taught you? to look up while dribbling (he got a big kick out of this)

Who is one person you really admire? Daddy (so sweet)
What is one thing that you wish you could do that only adults do? be able to drive to different places and sit down for a little while then make friends there.
What is your favorite book? the Cay and Ghost Ship

What is something you could do to make the world more beautiful? share the word of God (yes!)

If you could speak another language, what would you like to speak? French or Spanish. French is pretty but more people speak Spanish - pretty much everyone speaks Spanish. Well, I kindof already speak Spanish I mean, I've taken it for 6 years. (to her credit, she did memorize all her bible verses in Spanish and English last year. I certainly cant do that.)

What is something you want to do when you are 12? pick off the adult menu instead of the kids

What is something that you wish you wouldn't have done? broken my arm because now it feels weird when I hit it
What is something you are glad that you have done? played basketball

What do you think about Peyton? sweet but sometimes a bit mean. mostly sweet, cuddly and cute. when she smiles she has a cute wrinkle on her nose.
What is something that would make you cry? losing any of my family members, especially sissy.

What is something that would make you laugh really hard? daddy - doing anything - he just makes me laugh. him wearing those girls clothes was pretty funny. (seriously???? - they saw a picture of him in 1996 wearing a dress at youth camp in a skit - apparently they REALLY remembered it)