Saturday, February 14, 2009

99 Things...

Saw this on melissahead yabberings and since you know how much I love these you can stop emailing them to me and just refer to this blog entry... :)

1. Started your own blog- 3!
2. Slept under the stars- on a boat named Equinitimas in the Caribbean
3. Played in a band- grade school band? I played (faked is probably a better word) French horn.
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland - I've been to Disneyworld
8. Climbed a mountain- hiked a mountain?
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo- in 7th grade- Almost Paradise from Footloose. Well, it was a duet but I sang some of it solo.
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea- on a boat named Equinitimas in the Caribbean
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch- Maybe. I'm not sure.
15. Adopted a child- best thing that has ever happened to me!!!
16. Had food poisoning- on vacation in San Diego! :(
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight- did a perverse guy come up with this? ;)
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
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise- it depends on how you define cruise...
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors- besides my mom and grandparents (Chippewa Falls, WI), no.
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied - I'm satisfied with what I have now
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke- horribly
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant- it was easy at the restaurant we owned!
44. Visited Africa- would love to!
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted- caricatured?
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
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check- not intentionally!
68. Flown in a helicopter- see #4
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy. Oh, Butterbear!
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial- it is truly AMAZING!
71. Eaten Caviar
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
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book - not yet!
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve
86. Visited the White House- I stood ouside when we were there in '05, it wasn't open yet for tours since 9/11
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating- this comment sounds gruesome but does a fish count?
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous- how about before they became famous? Otherwise I think I have met some sports stars...
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

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