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Sunday, February 1, 2009

Things I've Done

I don't know if this is truly a bucket list because there are some things on here that I will never ever do! But this list is going around bloggyland and thought I'd include it. The things I have done are in Red and those I have not are in plain color. Anything I should add? I dunno. You be the judge.

99 things:

1. Started your own blog

2. Slept under the stars (this used to be the only way to camp growing up)

3. Played in a band

4. Visited Hawaii

5. Watched a meteor shower (I've seen LOTS of falling stars tho' --beautiful and always feels like a gift)

6. Given more than you can afford to charity

7. Been to Disneyland/World both

8. Climbed a mountain

9. Held a praying mantis

10. Sang a solo

11. Bungee jumped (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 (um, not very well but I keep trying)

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France

20. Slept on an overnight train ( I was very very little and don't remember)

21. Had a pillow fight

22. Hitch hiked (shhhh don't tell my kids...it was in HS)

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

24. Built a snow fort

25. Held a lamb

26. Gone skinny dipping (again, shhhhh)

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 with my mother

35. Seen an Amish community

36. Taught yourself a new language

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied It's all about contentment

38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person

39. Gone rock climbing

40. Seen Michelangelo’s David (altho' there is a funny story)

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

46. Been transported in an ambulance

47. Had your portrait painted (does a caricature at Disneyland count hee hee)

48. Gone deep sea fishing

49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person

50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris it's beautiful!

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 (tv commercial yes, movie no)

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

64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma (to my daughter! as well as blood bank)

65. Gone sky diving (there's a theme here, no jumping off or out of things me love-a terra firma!)

66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp

67. Bounced a check (shhhh, I teach Personal Finance)

68. Flown in a helicopter

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 (I quit before I was fired)

76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London

77. Broken a bone (chipped a bone but not broken)

78. Been on a speeding motorcycle

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person

80. Published a book

81. Visited the Vatican

82. Bought a new car

83. Walked in Jerusalem

84. Had your picture in the newspaper

85. Read the entire Bible

86. Visited the White House

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating

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

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 ( in Rockport, Massachusetts 1976 and I was a wimp about it)

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1 comment:

Lisa said...

What a wonderful list. My you've lived quite a life. I must add, I'm green with envy abou seeing the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Mona Lisa. I'll gt over it though!!