Wednesday, January 7, 2009

99 Things You Should Know About Me Before You Die

I was reading livinglearningandlovingsimply when I ran across this. Thought it was a fun get to know you. Feel free to play along. The items in the list in bold are some of the exciting and not-so-exciting things I have done.
  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 ( that was actually how I got over my fear of heights)
  9. Held a praying mantis
  10. Sang a solo ( shocking, I know - lots of times as a child in church)
  11. Bungee jumped
  12. Visited Paris (oh how my heart longs to go)
  13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
  14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (art is subjective right?)
  15. Adopted a child (Compassion International, but I'd love to add to the fam in residence)
  16. Had food poisoning (Gag, more than once)
  17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
  18. Grown your own vegetables (every year)
  19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France (again, I wish!)
  20. Slept on an overnight train (This is a family dream...maybe to Portland one day?)
  21. Had a pillow fight
  22. Hitch hiked
  23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (in a former life)
  24. Built a snow fort (my kids love this!)
  25. Held a lamb
  26. Gone skinny dipping (college)
  27. Run a Marathon
  28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice (can we squeeze that in with the France thing?)
  29. Seen a total eclipse
  30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
  31. Hit a home run (I've hit the ball, just never that far)
  32. Been on a cruise
  33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
  34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (kelly is taking me on that trip)
  35. Seen an Amish community
  36. Taught yourself a new language (un petite peu)
  37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
  38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
  39. Gone rock climbing (I've repelled down rocks)
  40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
  41. Sung karaoke (God help us all)
  42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
  43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
  44. Visited Africa (one day)
  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 (rub it in already!)
  51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
  52. Kissed in the rain
  53. Played in the mud
  54. Gone to a drive-in theater (another family favorite)
  55. Been in a movie
  56. Visited the Great Wall of China (Yes, please)
  57. Started a business
  58. Taken a martial arts class
  59. Visited Russia
  60. Served at a soup kitchen
  61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (not cookies, but I've sold the heck out of cubscout popcorn!)
  62. Gone whale watching
  63. Gotten flowers for no reason (I have the best hubby)
  64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
  65. Gone sky diving
  66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
  67. Bounced a check (it was a sad, sad day)
  68. Flown in a helicopter (and two seater plan with my Grand Daddy)
  69. Saved a favorite childhood toy (the dolls my Grandmother made me)
  70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
  71. Eaten Caviar
  72. Pieced a quilt (I have dillusions- one day)
  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 (my father would kill me)
  79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person (another life long dream)
  80. Published a book
  81. Visited the Vatican
  82. Bought a brand new car (HAHAHAHAHA)
  83. Walked in Jerusalem
  84. Had your picture in the newspaper (Keep America Beautiful Baby!)
  85. Read the entire Bible
  86. Visited the White House (I've tapped at the White House...ok I tapped danced on the tour!)
  87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (I grew up in the rural South)
  88. Had chickenpox
  89. Saved someone’s life
  90. Sat on a jury
  91. Met someone famous
  92. Joined a book club
  93. Lost a loved one
  94. Had a baby (natural childbirth Baby, hear me roar!)
  95. Seen the Alamo in person (Pee Wee's big adventure doesn't count..."This is Pablo!")
  96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
  97. Been involved in a law suit
  98. Owned a cell phone (progress is forced upon me;)
  99. Been stung by a bee (so many red wasps, I ran a fever and was in bed for a day or so)

1 comment:

ajnabi said...

That's a pretty good amount of bold you've got going on there; I don't think I'd manage half as many.