Friday, November 28, 2008

Things I Have Done -- a meme while waiting for Friday Five

Want to play? Copy and paste. Pick a color for the things that you have done. Mine are in vermilion letters.

1. Started my own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than I can afford to charity

7. Been to Disneyland/world
8. Climbed a mountain (Fremont's Peak in California; Ehrenbreitstein in Germany. Big enough for me)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sung a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
3. Watched lightening at sea
14. Taught myself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown my own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train (Many times, see "B is for Berlin" in old posts)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitchhiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (at least not physically. When I was in school, my mother would write this excuse note: "Auntie Knickers was absent from school with my knowledge and consent.")
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 (just the short kind on rivers and lakes)
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of my ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught myself 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
46. Been transported in an ambulance

47. Had my 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
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
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 from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone - probably, in my foot, but didn't realize it at the time
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
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had my picture in the newspaper (see photo - at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Memorial Day, 1961)
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (just lobster)
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury (was empaneled, but challenged off)
91. Met someone famous (Ray Milland, Ali McGraw, and Ryan O'Neal at a student journalists' promo for Love Story!)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one

94. Had a baby (three!)
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. Ridden an elephant

I'm not going to tag, just do what Processing Counselor did and invite you to play on your own blog or in comments. (Though i don't think you can change colors in comments, you'll have to use an asterisk or something. Or get a blog. It's easy. Really.)

1 comment:

Processing Counselor said...

You reminded me about Lobsters. Yes I have indeed killed and eaten. Also fish caught, cleaned and eaten. Yum