Monday, October 25, 2010

99 Things (I stole from another blog)

Here is 99 things that someone somewhere thinks people should do... Let's see how many I have done (they will be bold).

1. Started your own blog -
Oh yeah, you are on it right now.  LOVE YOU!

2. Slept under the stars - I grew up in WA how do you NOT live there and never have slept under the stars.  I think we deport people to CA for that.

3. Played in a band - School Band, I am counting it... I rocked that Bass Clarinet.

4. Visited Hawaii

5. Watched a meteor shower
- why do you think we were sleeping under the stars?

6. Given more than you can afford to charity

7. Been to Disney World

8. Climbed a mountain - Uh, grew up in WA... I think a Washingtonian came up with this.

9. Held a praying mantis

10. Sang a solo


11. Bungee jumped

12. Visited Paris

13. Watched a lightning storm - Are there really people who have never done this? I want to meet these people and see if they have lived any part of their life in a hole.

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch - Yep, this is how I learned to knit!
15. Adopted a child - this is something everyone should do? Not sure if it is for everyone and there for isn't something everyone should do.

16. Had food poisoning


17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty

18. Grown your own vegetables
- Not very good at it but we have grown peppers, and other stuff.

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France

20. Slept on an overnight train

21. Had a pillow fight

22. Hitch hiked - this isn't safe

23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill

24. Built a snow fort


25. Held a lamb

26. Gone skinny dipping - One of the perks of having my own pool in my backyard.  Miss my pool. :'(

27. Run a Marathon - Oh heck no! I hate running.

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 - Rosetta Stone and I are slowly working on Korean.

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
- I am truly satisfied with any amount of money as long as I have my friends and family.

38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person

39. Gone rock climbing

40. Seen Michelangelo’s David

41. Sung karaoke
- "Shot through the heart and you're to blame. You give love a bad name..."

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
- Not to the hospital, though, my friend in HS's dad was a volunteer fireman and he took the First Aid car to the football games on Friday nights.

47. Had your portrait painted

48. Gone deep sea fishing

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 - I take back the Washingtonian thing there are a lot of East Coast things on here.

75. Been fired from a job

76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London

77. Broken a bone - Still convinced to this day I broke my thumb on the slide when I was little.

78. Been a passenger on a 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 your picture in the newspaper


85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve

86. Visited the White House

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. Got a tattoo

94. Had a baby

95. Seen the Alamo in person - Don't blink or you will miss it.  San Antonio is a pretty fun town.

96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake

97. Been involved in a law suit
- A couple class action suits.

98. Owned a cell phone


99. Been stung by a bee


I got 43/99 but I have never been to Europe and really haven't spent time on the East Coast otherwise I would have totally dominated this list.

What is your score?

3 comments:

Sespi said...

I hadn't seen a *real* lightning storm until I moved to the South. Sadly, they just don't really happen in So Cal :(

Poekitten said...

I've done 42...ask me again in a few months and my # should be higher:)

Bella N Chief said...

Love that you did this! :)