Thursday, November 20, 2008

99 things

I got this meme from Carrie's Reading to Know blog and thought I'd give it a try! Bold means I've done it. Stars (**) mean I would like to do it before I die!

1. Started my own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii**
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than I can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland/world
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sung a solo
11. Bungee jumped** (I know, I'm crazy)
12. Visited Paris**
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught myself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty**
18. Grown my own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitchhiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (not very ill.)
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (at the Grand Canyon, no less! Sunset one night, sunrise the next morning. SOOOO worth getting up at 4am.)
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise**
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person**
34. Visited the birthplace of my ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught myself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (That's an odd accomplishment.)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person**
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt**
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa**
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had my portrait painted (sketched, actually)
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person**!
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris**
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater**
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China**
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class**
59. Visited Russia**
60. Served at a soup kitchen**
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma** (I tend to be the passing-out type.)
65. Gone sky diving** (crazy again!)
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp**
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter**
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square**
74. Toured the Everglades**
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London** (But I did see a changing of the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery. That was pretty awesome.)
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle** (however, I would like to not be speeding.)
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem**
84. Had my picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible**
86. Visited the White House (I stood outside the gate and looked.)
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake**
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee (only once.)

35 out of 99? Man, I need to live a little! Carrie's right - it would help if I was a world traveler. :)


Carrie said...

I know, right?! Sheesh.

Anonymous said...

I stole this and did it on my blog. Very fun!