Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Things I've done......

Found in Kate's blog, figured what the heck.....

  1. Started my own blog--which one??  I had so many :)

  2. Slept under the stars --several times, camping, beach, in Crete, Japan, Maryland

  3. Played in a band

  4. Visited Hawaii - yep, in 1994 for my birthday and ended up with a fever of 103 on my bday!

  5. Watched a meteor shower

  6. Given more than I can afford to charity

  7. Been to Disneyland/world -- Epcot

  8. Climbed a mountain

  9. Held a praying mantis -- many times, they are sooo cool

  10. Sung a solo -- yep in high school

  11. Bungee jumped -- and don't plan to

  12. Visited Paris

  13. Watched lightning at sea -- on a cruise this past year, incredible--and scary

  14. Taught myself an art from scratch ---yes, sewing, then quilting - though I have to reteach myself the proper techniques

  15. Adapted a child

  16. Had food poisoning

  17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty

  18. Grown my own vegetables --tomatoes & herbs, mostly

  19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France

  20. Slept on an overnight train

  21. Had a pillow fight

  22. Hitchhiked

  23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill--don't tell the boss, please :)

  24. Built a snow fort--lived in upstate New York...lots of snow.

  25. Held a lamb--petting zoos are a good thing

  26. Gone skinny dipping

  27. Run a Marathon (not an ambition, either!)

  28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice

  29. Seen a total eclipse

  30. Watched a sunrise or sunset ---yes and yes

  31. Hit a home run

  32. Been on a cruise - yep, 2 and plan another in the near future

  33. Seen Niagara Falls in person

  34. Visited the birthplace of my ancestors

  35. Seen an Amish community

  36. Taught myself a new language (does HTML & CSS count?)

  37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied

  38. Gone rock climbing - in Crete

  39. Seen Michelangelo’s David

  40. Sung karaoke --sadly, yes I have--I blame alcohol and Stacie :)

  41. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt

  42. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant

  43. Visited Africa

  44. Walked on a beach by moonlight

  45. Been transported in an ambulance

  46. Had my portrait painted

  47. Gone deep sea fishing - tried, but again on vacation and got sick with a fever

  48. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person

  49. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris

  50. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling

  51. Kissed in the rain

  52. Played in the mud

  53. Gone to a drive-in theater

  54. Been in a movie

  55. Visited the Great Wall of China

  56. Started a business - Tupperware, Partylite

  57. Taken a martial arts class

  58. Visited Russia

  59. Served at a soup kitchen

  60. Sold Girl Scout Cookies

  61. Gone whale watching

  62. Got flowers for no reason

  63. Donated blood, platelets or plasma --can't anymore due to my stay in Europe in the late 80's, but before that, yep

  64. Gone sky diving

  65. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp

  66. Bounced a check

  67. Flown in a helicopter

  68. Saved a favorite childhood toy

  69. Visited the Lincoln Memorial --I live 60 minutes from DC

  70. Eaten caviar

  71. Pieced a quilt --ummm...yah, done that a few times

  72. Stood in Times Square

  73. Toured the Everglades

  74. Been fired from a job

  75. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London

  76. Broken a bone --my left ankle at 30 and my right ring finger when I was 10

  77. Been on a speeding motorcycle

  78. Seen the Grand Canyon in person

  79. Published a book

  80. Visited the Vatican

  81. Bought a brand new car

  82. Walked in Jerusalem

  83. Had my picture in the newspaper - yeppers...check it out here! And when I was kid for winning a fire safety award

  84. Read the entire Bible

  85. Visited the White House - yep before 9/11

  86. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (I'm counting fish here)

  87. Had chickenpox

  88. Saved someone’s life

  89. Sat on a jury

  90. Met someone famous --most of the Backstreet Boys, Mark Lipinski, Alan Hunter (old MTV VJ), Lee Greenwood, Amy Grant, I know there are more, but those are the ones I can remember and obviously left positive memories

  91. Joined a book club --Crafter's Choice right now, but done the romance ones when I was younger

  92. Lost a loved one

  93. Had a baby --which one...I have 4

  94. Seen the Alamo in person - lived in San Antonio for 4.5 years in the 80/90's, but revisited it last June

  95. Swam in the Great Salt Lake

  96. Been involved in a lawsuit

  97. Owned a cell phone - since 1998

  98. Been stung by a bee  -- never or a wasp

  99. Ridden an elephant

1 comment:

  1. quiltingcindy12/23/2008 3:36 AM

    I learned all kinds of things about you. This was great!