Things I’ve Done

December 9, 2008

blogging / life

Inspired by Julie and Mike:

  1. Started your own blog
  2. Slept under the stars
  3. Played in a band (I played trombone in middle/early high school.)
  4. Visited Hawaii
  5. Watched a meteor shower (They are lots of fun.)
  6. Given more than you can afford to charity
  7. Been to Disneyland
  8. Climbed a mountain
  9. Held a praying mantis
  10. Sang a solo
  11. Bungee jumped
  12. Visited Paris
  13. Watched a lightning storm
  14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (This is somewhat true, as many of my web design skills are self-taught, although I also have education in the field.)
  15. Adopted a child
  16. Had food poisoning
  17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (Although, as Magneto says, “There is no land of tolerance. There is no peace. Not here, or anywhere else.”)
  18. Grown your own vegetables (My parents grew tomatoes; does that count?)
  19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
  20. Slept on an overnight train
  21. Had a pillow fight (Some really brutal ones…)
  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
  27. Run a Marathon
  28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
  29. Seen a total eclipse
  30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (Both, for what it’s worth.)
  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 (Only if programming languages count. I am terrible at human languages.)
  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 at a restaurant (Usually they are not strangers anymore, after you do that.)
  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
  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 (Although I really love eating the peanut butter chocolate ones. I’d sell myself some of those…)
  62. Gone whale watching
  63. Got flowers for no reason
  64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma (Donating blood is a weird feeling. I like it, except for the one time I almost fainted.)
  65. Gone sky diving
  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
  72. Pieced a quilt
  73. Stood in Times Square
  74. Toured the Everglades
  75. Been fired from a job (I got laid off once in college.)
  76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
  77. Broken a bone. (Only fingers and toes.)
  78. Been on a speeding 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 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 (Suicide is a horrid thing to watch someone attempt.)
  90. Sat on a jury (I got out of it once, since I was moving. Ha ha. Really though, I couldn’t have afforded the unpaid time off. It would have broken me.)
  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 mobile phone
  99. Been stung by a bee (One of my earlier memories is getting stung by a hornet in preschool. I didn’t even do anything to it. I was just standing there…)
  100. Read an entire book in one day