Thursday, January 29, 2009

99 Things.

Note:  Laura at Cooper Creek Cardigans gave this challenge on her blog, so I thought I would take her up on it...  OC's Mom, Linda.

Other bloggers have done this, so thought I would give it a try....why don't you, too?? It's interesting to see just how much our friends have accomplished! :)

Copy and paste, then bold the things you’ve done and unbold the things you haven’t done. You can add comments in parenthesis if you want. Have fun with it!

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band (Does a kazoo band count?)
4. Visited Hawaii (SOMEDAY !!!!)
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity (Between me and God...)
7. Been to Disneyland/world
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo

11. Bungee jumped (no and NEVER intend to!!!)
12. Visited Paris (no, and never been interested)
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea . ( Sort of anyway... mostly was being sick under a blanket on deck!! I no longer do cruises !!!)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child (2 and fostered several others)
16. Had food poisoning (yes, and wouldn't recommend it!!)
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (Never been near it... )
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France (no, see #12)
20. Slept on an overnight train (Hubby wants to go on a train trip but with my motion sickness problems and after that cruise....)

21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked (not actually, but have walked and been picked up by someone I know.)
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (my dog was sick)
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping (many years ago... by myself)
27. Run a Marathon (are you kidding?)
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice (see 20)
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise (see above... 8 hours to the Bahamas for our 20th anniversory)
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person. (Maybe someday)
34. Visited the birthplace of yBoldour ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself another language (not fluently)
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 (Maybe someday)
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant (If a fast food place counts...)
44. Visited Africa (no, but my aunt was a missionary there for 37 years.)
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted (actually pencil drawn)
48. Gone deep sea fishing (Don't do boats !!!!)
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 (all the time when I was younger)
55. Been in a movie (Does 8mm count?)
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 (didn't see any whales, just dolphins and otters)
63. Gotten flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving (no, but my son did... almost the worst 60 minutes of my life...)
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp (No, but I did visit Manzanar here in California)
67. Bounced a check (Bad me, but it wasn't on purpose)
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial

71. Eaten Caviar (Yummm!!!)
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 (It was going way to fast for ME!)
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book (Son has and I helped edit and illustrate it)

81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem (Not yet, but I will someday)
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible (Several times... Best book ever written!)
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life (Used the Heimlich maneuver on a choking student)
90. Sat on a jury

91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one (Several)
94. Had a baby (One was 10 lbs. 10 oz.)
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 (Several I'm allergic to them)

Now it's your turn....


a corgi said...

I like reading these to see what people have done; I too hope to go to Jerusalem some day


Marissa said...

That is an awesome list, I hope mine compares some day.