Saturday, January 3, 2009


Directions: Put an asterisk next to the things you have done in your life, and then feel free to pass it on in your blog! Also feel free to add a couple at the end, if you like.
(Cathye's additions are ! ... and her comments are in ( ).
!*1. Started your own blog
!*2. Slept under the stars
*3. Played in a band (does an orchestra count?...or maybe the fact that I was a bandaid (band aide) my senior year in high school?)
!4. Visited Hawaii
!5. Watched a meteor shower
*6. Given more than you can afford to charity
*7. Been to Disneyland (or Disney World)
*8. Climbed a mountain (how about riding a snowmobile up a mountain?)
!9. Held a praying mantis
!*10. Sang a solo (sadly, yes)(cathye: it doesn't say "sang a solo well"...just sang one)
11. Bungee jumped (perhaps in my next lifetime)
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
!*14. Taught yourself an art from scratch(let's see...there was decoupage and macrame and pottery and ceramics and cross stitch and counted cross stitch and needlepoint and crewel and making rugs...don't remember the term for it...ackkkk...well, you get the idea)
*15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
!17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (and Sherry and I walked down from the top of the Washington monument)
!*18. Grown your own vegetables (the tomatoes grew until December in I've ever tasted)
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 (MENTAL health day!!!)
*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
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
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
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 (in Hawaii !!!)
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 (I was the neighborhood gourmet chef of mudpies!)
!*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 (self-defense class at the Police station...does that count?)
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
!*61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (and bought about a million boxes)
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
*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/laid off from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London (no, but saw the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London)(cathye: no comment)
77. Broken a bone
!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 (1972 (approx.) metallic blue Cutlas "S")
83. Walked in Jerusalem
!*84. Had your picture in the newspaper
*85. Read the entire Bible
!86. Visited the White House (outside only)(cathye: no comment)
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
!*88. Had chickenpox (sixth grade...right after Christmas break because we visited my cousin during Christmas and she had chicken pox)
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
100. Seen Mount Rushmore in person
!*101. Learned to play an instrument
102. Kissed the Blarney Stone
103. Ridden a camel
104. Walked on the Columbian Icefields in Canada
*105. Traveled the Oregon trail in an RV

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