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Things I’ve done.

January 20, 2009

Copied this from Paradoxology (Chautona’s blog) who borrowed it from Hindsfeet’s blog. The items that are in bold type I’ve done. — How many can you bold?

  1. Started your own blog
  2. Slept under the stars
  3. Played in a band
  4. Visited Hawaii
  5. Watched a meteor shower
  6. Given more than you can afford to charity.
  7. Been to Disneyland/world.
  8. Climbed a mountain.
  9. Held a praying mantis.
  10. Sang a solo.
  11. Bungee jumped.
  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.
  21. Had a pillow fight.
  22. Hitchhiked.
  23. Taken a sick day when you weren’t 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.
  31. Hit a home run.
  32. Been on a cruise.
  33. Seen Niagara Falls in person.
  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.
  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 in a restaurant.  (Almost, once when Mom & I took Nick to Baltimore a homeless guy came into the IHOP we were eating at and sat down and started eating someone’s leftovers.  Mom and I were getting ready to intervene and offer to pay for his meal (the manager was going to kick him out), when a business man paid for the man a meal. )
  44. Visited Africa.
  45. Walked on a beach by moonlight.
  46. Been transported in an ambulance.
  47. Had your 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 (no, but I’ve been to the top of the Eiffel Tower at King’s Island, Cincinnati, OH.)
  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. Gotten flowers for no reason.  (Jeff used to bring me flowers all the time.)
  64. Donated blood, platelets, or plasma.
  65. Gone sky diving.
  66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp.
  67. Bounced a check (certainly not knowingly!)
  68. Flown in a helicopter (Mitchell did when we was hours old.)
  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.
  77. Broken a bone (my collar bone — no cast and probably a toe or two).
  78. Been on a speeding motorcycle (not a speeding one, but on a 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 paper.
  85. Read the entire Bible.
  86. Visited the White House.
  87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating.
  88. Had chickenpox (twice).
  89. Saved someone’s life.
  90. Sat on a jury.
  91. Met someone famous (Crystal Gayle, a few WV Senators & Governors).
  92. Joined a book club.
  93. Lost a loved one (both my Grandfathers).
  94. Had a baby.
  95. Seen the Alamo in person.
  96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake.
  97. Been involved in a lawsuit.
  98. Owned a cell phone.
  99. Been stung by a bee.


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