Sunday, May 17, 2009

99 Things

I saw this here and thought I'd join in on the fun.
Here are the rules: Bold the things you’ve done and post on your blog!

1. Started your own blog

2. Slept under the stars

3. Played in a band (accordian band as a youngster)

4. Visited Hawaii

5. Watched a meteor shower

6. Given more than you can afford to charity

7. Been to Disneyland (been to Disney World)

8. Climbed a mountain (wasn't very high, but I did it)

9. Held a praying mantis

10. Sang a solo

11. Bungee jumped (never, never, never)

12. Visited Paris

13. Watched a lightning storm at sea.

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch

15. Adopted a child

16. Had food poisoning

17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty

18. Grown your own vegetables

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France

20. Slept on an overnight train (when a youngster)

21. Had a pillow fight

22. Hitch hiked (when a teenager)

23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill

24. Built a snow fort

25. Held a lamb

26. Gone skinny dipping (no way!!!)

27. Run a Marathon

28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice

29. Seen a total eclipse

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset

31. Hit a home run (lucky if I could even hit the ball)

32. Been on a cruise

33. Seen Niagara Falls in person (AWESOME!!!)

34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors

35. Seen an Amish community

36. Taught yourself a new language

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (I am satisfied with what I have now)

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 (have even camped out at the beach)

46. Been transported in an ambulance

47. Had your portrait painted (in New Orleans)

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 (sure do miss them)

55. Been in a movie

56. Visited the Great Wall of China

57. Started a business (sellilng handmade crafts years ago, but it failed)

58. Taken a martial arts class

59. Visited Russia

60. Served at a soup kitchen

61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (remember when box of thin mints were only 50 cents)

62. Gone whale watching

63. Got flowers for no reason (what a nice gesture this was)

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 (my younger 6 siblings destroyed everything)

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial

71. Eaten Caviar (tasted very salty - yuk)

72. Pieced a quilt (only for a small quilted pillow)

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 your picture in the newspaper (as a youngster & adult)

85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve

86. Visited the White House

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (no way, no how!!!)

88. Had chickenpox (when in 6th grade)

89. Saved someone’s life

90. Sat on a jury

91. Met someone famous (Sean Hayes - before he was famous on TV).  Worked with his mom & saw him perform in a musical.

92. Joined a book club

93. Lost a loved one

94. Had a baby (2 - son & daughter)

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 (OUCH!!!)

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