Monday, December 22, 2008

100 Things

I saw this list on Jeanette Jobson's blog.
I also followed links to a couple other sites to read their list.

Out of the 100 things on the list, the ones I have done are in Bold type.

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 (many times and it's one of my favorite places)
8. Climbed a mountain (yes if a sand dune counts - in Oregon and a big one)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo (never)
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 (tomatoes)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping (never)
27. Run a Marathon (lol - I don't even walk if I can ride)
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 (took Spanish and French in classes)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (sure would like to try it)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing (never - afraid of heights)
40. Seen Michelangelo's David
41. Sung karoke (never)
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 (Oh Yeah)
47. Had your portrait painted (just recently)
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling (used to snorkel with friends on Loch Leven)
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 (not a happy experience)
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. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma (scared to death of needles)
65. Gone sky diving (never)
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar (never)
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 little toe and later - see # 78 - left leg just above the ankle)
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle (See #46 & #77)
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 newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (cut up a deer for freezing - terrible experience and never again)
88. Had chickenpox (4th grade on every square inch of me)
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 lawsuit (class action lawsuit over unemployment - we won)
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee (many times and a wasp once - ouch)
100. Read an entire book in one day (more than one)

Well that is a look into my life.


Joan said...

Great idea for a list!!! I'm going to try to do my highlighted version.

Jo Castillo said...

You got me! Had to go do it! Should have been sketching!