Thursday, December 04, 2008

Things I've Done

I'm kind of a lazy blogger lately. So here's a meme to keep you occupied while I try to come up with something with more zing!

Things I've Done (In Bold)

1. Started my own blog
2. Slept under the star
s (I'm not a camper. But this was on a beach in the Caribbean with a bunch of friends and a bonfire. How bad can that be?)
3. Played in a band (I was drum major but played the saxophone. I think those balance out in terms of coolness.)
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 (at least probably)
10. Sung a solo (no one wants to hear that!)
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris (Drove through on the way back to Frankfurt from Normandy. But I guess that counts.)
13. Watched lightning 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 (Herbs count, right?)
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 (I call them mental health days!)
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping

27. Run a marathon (just a 1/2)
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
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
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 (McDonald's Drive through counts, right?)
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had my portrait painted
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 (etsy)
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

65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check

68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy (I still sleep with my teddy bear.)
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
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
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 (High School sports)
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (Deer hunting with Dad.)
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life (maybe...)
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
(My friend from college has a famous mom)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one

94. Had a baby (Much to the dismay of my mother-in-law)
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a lawsuit (I witnessed a car accident in Ohio and they tracked me to California to testify.)
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Rode an elephant

I have to travel more!



Blogger knittinwolf said...

Very cool...I'll have to do this sometime! :)

4:02 PM  
Blogger Knitting Kris said...

Neat Meme - you've done a lot for your young life!
Some of those things will come with time (some I hope never come - like transport by ambulance).
I liked your drive-by post too!

6:23 PM  
Blogger IrishgirlieKnits said...

A meme post is better than no post. I may have to copy you on this one :)

7:35 PM  
Blogger Morticcia said...

I really like memes. I love learning about my favorite bloggers.

11:08 AM  
Blogger weezalana said...

I don't think running a 1/2 marathon should be prefaced with "just" - that's quite the accomplishment!

6:21 PM  
Blogger Marisol said...

Lots of good stuff here!

Yes travel, travel, travel! It does the sould good:)

10:13 AM  
Blogger tapmouse said...

Yeah, and I noticed you had not kissed a banana slug, either!-lol! Yeah, me and Lil' Emp weren't too keen on the idea, either...

And now to copy this to MY blog, cuz...why not?

9:56 PM  

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