Thursday, January 15

A Little About Me

I saw this list on Bethany’s blog and I was surprised how many things I had done. I thought I was such a boring person, but maybe I am not as boring as I thought. It does look like I need to travel more.

The items in bold are things I've done in my life

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii – no, but plan to
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland/world
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo -- god no, people would run and hide
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch – does stamping count?
15. Adopted a child – not officially, but might as well have
16. Had food poisoning
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
22. Hitch hiked -- NO WAY
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping – in my young thinner days.
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
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person -- no but plan to
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
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-unfortunately
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 – with little one too.
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 – on honeymoon
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater – I want to, but there aren’t anymore of them
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 – who hasn’t
62. Gone whale watching
63. Gotten flowers for no reason – the best kind – Just ‘Cuz
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check – yes because of DH, I was mortified, good things it was the pizza delivery guy.
68. Flown in a helicopter -- plan to when we go to Niagara Falls
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial – many times since it is 5 miles from work
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 -- on the back
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, see answer 70
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
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 law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee

Please feel free to play along and let me know. I'd love to see your list.

2 Comments:

Bethany Paull said...

This is fun!

Michelle said...

It is amazing how little of these I have done. I feel like a loser now.