Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Cousin Interview: Version 2.0

Four years ago I interviewed Ian, Emma, and Grace about marriage.  (Click here to see: Marriage Survey: June 2008 )

Here is version 2.0.

What are your plans for the future? Where do you want to live?

Ian: The beach.

Grace: Uhhhh...anywhere by ranches and beaches.

Emma: I want to live...like La Cresta or somewhere.

When do you think you will get married?

Ian: Uh...like, 21 or 22.

Grace: In the future. Um...25-ish.

Emma: Uh...I don't know. No...I don't know.

What are the things you need to look for in a boyfriend/girlfriend or a future spouse?

Ian: Ummm...what's the word....um...sense of humor. Uh....nice. They have a good sense of humor.

Grace: Ummmmmm...ummmm....ummmmmm...hold on, I'm thinking. Ooooh...somebody who likes my duct tape creations.

Emma: I don't know. Niceness.

How many children do you plan to have?

Ian: Two. One girl and one boy.

Grace: I'm planning to adopt three children.

Emma: Two adopted.

What is your future career?

Ian: A firefighter

Grace: Ummm...something with animals and something with duct tape.

Emma: An animal cop.

As you enter middle school/high school, what are you excited about? What are you nervous about?

Ian: Excited about water polo. Nervous about classes like math.

Grace: Excited about a day with no homework. Nervous about homework. Ian said they have really good chocolate chip cookies.

Emma: Excited about the teachers. Nervous about if anybody will like me.

Describe your perfect day.

Ian: ummmm...You wake up, you eat food, you go swim, and you hang out with anyone. (Danielle: "With your mom?" Ian: "Maybe.)

Grace: Ummmmm....I have a couple perfect days. Going to Disneyland and going around in an electric wheelchair or something. Riding dolphins in the ocean. Finding a time machine and going to different times. Oh yeah. uh huh....

Emma: A day at the beach or at the ranch.

What would you like to tell your future self about your self today?

Ian: Can I give them something...like..."Stay Golden" or "Never read Bradbury or whatever his name is again?"

Grace: Uhhhummmm....stay strong and keep working on duct tape stuff.

Emma: Uh...to..uh...ummmmmmmmmmmmmm....to always be kind to people.

Ohhhh....boy. :)

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