Tuesday, December 30, 2008

99 things

I was just reading Funny Magic and she has a great time-waster posted today.
Play along!
Copy the list into your own blog and bold the stuff you've done.
Leave me a comment if you do it too.

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars does it count in a tent?
3. Played in a band drums in 4th grade, french horn in 12th grade and college
4. Visited Hawaii.
5. Watched a meteor shower.
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 I was a voice major in college, my most memorable solo was singing with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra for the Concerto/Aria concert. The percussionist got to play the castanets.
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris -(does the airport count? I didn't think so)
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch -I taught myself to make a spoon from wood. Also (see #57) to weave palm fronds.
15. Adopted a child
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
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
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language (this one won't unbold)
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
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted (self?)
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 - in 5th grade we made a film about the circulation system and I was the plaque that got removed from an artery.
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business - when I was 12 I went to Puerto Rico and I found a fallen palm branch. I made and sold fans to my choir-mates for $5.00 each.
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies - just eat 'em
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 - it happens, right?
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy - how about every one?
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
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone arm 9 years old
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book if a knitting pattern counts.
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 - Just the outside. No tour or anything like that.
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


  1. Thanks for playing along - that was fun stuff!

  2. I did it too! Makes me realize how much I have left to do in this life...