Wednesday, December 10, 2008

100 Things

Is it just me or has this blog gotten a bit boring lately, since I can't reveal my knitting and all? Well, keeping with that theme, another meme. It's been seen all over the blog-o-sphere. Bold are items that apply to me.

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band (I briefly played the trumpet in the jr. high band, does that count?)
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (Only Disneyworld, and I have no desire to ever go to either again.)
8. Climbed a mountain (Define Mountain.)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning (Though never diagnosed, it is why I still have an aversion to Mexican food)
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 (I was likely under 10, and it was in-the-park and a fluke)
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 (For brief periods of time)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelos David
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant (at a McDonalds)
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
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 (This is getting cheesy)
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 (Haven't we all at least once?)
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
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 your picture in the newspaper (I grew up in a smalltown, everyone had their picture in the paper at some point)
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House (But the damn Gulf Wars 1 and 2 kept me from going inside, but I'm counting it)
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (This is random, and it will never be bold on my list.)
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury (Oh how I would love to be on a jury. Seriously.)
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 (I don't think I'm interpreting "involved" in the same way as it was initially intended.)
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

50%. But some of things I have no desire to cross of this list.

3 comment(s). Tell me what you think!:

Emily said...

Ok- I just want to clear something up here... when have you sang a solo? Where was I? Why didn't I get to watch?

Bridget said...

I was wondering the same thing. I know I would have remembered that. Is there a video, kind of like the Spanish dancing in Guys and Dolls. ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. We need to find that VHS tape.

Lane said...

Hi Libby!!!

So glad you left a little comment! Yes, I too really appreciate Allison on Intervention. I know they are all terribly sad, but sometimes it makes me laugh a little bit in a wrong way. I have to admit, last night, Jan did make me laugh sometimes. But when there are little kids involved, that's when it especially gets to me!!!

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