Saturday, December 27, 2008

99 things

I saw this meme on Simple Sparrow today. I've done a lot of things so far!

Things you've already done: bold
Things you want to do: italicize
Things you haven't done and don't want to: leave in plain font

1. started your own blog
2. slept under the stars
3. played in a band - school band (I played the flute)
4. visited hawaii - times 2!
5. watched a meteor shower
6. given more than you can afford to charity
7. been to disneyland/world - more than I wanted to
8. climbed a mountain - it was a little mountain, but still
9. held a praying mantis
10. sang a solo - my school music teacher never let me sing a solo, something about me not singing well?
11. bungee jumped- hmmm, maybe
12. visited paris
13. watched a lightning storm at sea - lightning sort of scares me
14. taught yourself an art from scratch
15. adopted a child - I would love to adopt but hubbie will never agree
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 - very small
20. slept on an overnight train - from Nice to Paris (and I was very sick with a cold.)
21. had a pillow fight
22. hitch hiked - not the best of decisions in my life, but it was an experience
23. taken a sick day when you’re not ill - I NEEDED to finish my Diana Gibaldan book
24. built a snow fort - heck yeah
25. held a lamb
26. gone skinny dipping
27. run a marathon
28. ridden a gondola in venice
29. seen a total eclipse
30. watched a sunrise or sunset
31. hit a home run - yeah this is not ever going to happen for me, I'm lucky if I can hit the ball
32. been on a cruise
33. seen niagara falls in person
34. visited the birthplace of your ancestors - does England count? my grandma was a war bride
35. seen an amish community
36. taught yourself a new language - my attempts at learning Spanish this year haven't worked out
37. had enough money to be truly satisfied - I always find we never have enough money, but I'm pretty satisfied with life
38. seen the leaning tower of pisa in person
39. gone rock climbing - just a little bit, I want to do more
40. seen michelangelo's david in person
41. sung karaoke - there were a few Long Island Iced Teas involved
42. seen old faithful geyser erupt
43. bought a stranger a meal in a restaurant
44. visited africa
45. walked on a beach by moonlight
46. been transported in an ambulance - and I hope I never do
47. had your portrait painted
48. gone deep sea fishing
49. seen the sistene chapel in person
50. been to the top of the eiffel tower in paris
51. gone scuba diving or snorkelling - snorkelling
52. kissed in the rain - why have I never done this?
53. played in the mud - must do more of this
54. gone to a drive-in theatre - with my mom & dad in my pjs when I was little
55. been in a movie - I was an extra in a Dutch movie, it was on tv one day, but I think my scene got cut
56. visited the great wall of china
57. started a business - I was self-employed as a business consultant for six (boring) months
58. taken a martial arts class - I might
59. visited russia
60. served at a soup kitchen - or some other volunteer thing
61. sold girl scout cookies - we don't have Girl Scouts here, only Brownies & Girl Guides and yes, I sold the cookies and ate them too
62. gone whale watching
63. gotten flowers for no reason
64. donated blood - I tried once but they accidently hit a nerve when they inserted the needle and I've been afraid ever since
65. gone sky diving
66. visited a nazi concentration camp
67. bounced a cheque - unfortunately
68. flown in a helicopter - from Vancouver to Victoria and back, it was fun
69. saved a favorite childhood toy - I have my favourite doll from when I was little, minus a foot
70. visited the lincoln memorial
71. eaten caviar - yeah I like all that stuff
72. pieced a quilt
73. stood in times square
74. toured the everglades
75. been fired from a job - I was leaving anyway, but still!
76. seen the changing of the guard in london
77. broken a bone - touch wood
78. been on a speeding motorcycle
79. seen the grand canyon in person
80. published a book - I have an idea in my head but I'm not sure if I have the courage to write it
81. visited the vatican
82. bought a brand new car
83. walked in jerusalem
84. had your picture in the newspaper  - I'm pretty sure I was in my hometown local paper for something, maybe a colouring contest
85. read the entire bible
86. visited the white house
87. killed and prepared an animal for eating - no
88. had chickenpox
89. saved someone’s life - I guess my nursing work contributes to this on every shift
90. sat on a jury - never had the opportunity
91. met someone famous - I met this lady in a video that I saw in one of my nursing classes
92. joined a book club - some day, maybe now that I'm done school
93. lost a loved one - my grandparents
94. had a baby 
95. seen the alamo in person 
96. swum in the great salt lake
97. been involved in a law suit
98. owned a cell phone
99. been stung by a bee

Toni added a disclaimer on her blog after this meme which I thought was a really good idea. I would enjoy visiting a lot of the places mentioned, but they are not on my own "To Do" list. That's my disclaimer!

1 comment:

3rdEyeMuse said...

did you notice that you've done nearly half the list? yes, I actually counted.

fun stuff. :)