99 things meme

November 19, 2008

in Silly stuff and bluster

I saw this at Evolving Thoughts and thought it would be a fun waste of time. Rather than bolding things I've done (or not), I'll just divvy them up into two lists.

Things I've done:
1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars  (in a tent)
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
8. Climbed a mountain (on trails, not with climbing gear!)
9. Held a praying mantis (although I find it a little creepy)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
16. Had food poisoning
18. Grown your own vegetables
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
26. Gone skinny dipping
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run
35. Seen an Amish community
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
57. Started a business
63. Got flowers for no reason
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
74. Toured the Everglades
80. Published a book
82. Bought a brand new car
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (do fish count?)
88. Had chickenpox
91. Met someone famous
93. Lost a loved one
95. Seen the Alamo in person
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee

Things I haven't done:
3. Played in a band (I presume air bands don't count)
4. Visited Hawaii
7. Been to Disneyland/world
10. Sang a solo (certainly not in public)
11. Bungee jumped (and I never will)
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
15. Adopted a child
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
25. Held a lamb
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (not past a few generations)
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (I wonder how many Americans actually say yet to this?)
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 at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
46. Been transported in an ambulance
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
55. Been in a movie

56. Visited the Great Wall of China
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (eaten a lot)
62. Gone whale watching
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten caviar (not unless various sushi made with fish roe counts)
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square (I've stood in a more interesting one, though)
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
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
81. Visited the Vatican
83. Walked in Jerusalem
86. Visited the White House
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
92. Joined a book club
94. Had a baby
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit


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