Friday, January 2, 2009

And now for something completely different

I usually don't get into memes, but I liked this one from Stephen's Lighthouse:


Things you’ve already done: bold
Things you want to do: italicize
Things you haven’t done and don’t want to - leave in plain font

1. Started your own blog. (obviously)
2. Slept under the stars. (back in the hippie days quite a bit)
3. Played in a band. (Colorado Skye pipes and drums!)
4. Visited Hawaii.
5. Watched a meteor shower. (see #2)
6. Given more than you can afford to charity.
7. Been to Disneyland/world. (I grew up in Florida and know Disney World like the back of my hand)
8. Climbed a mountain. (I live and hike in Colorado)
9. Held a praying mantis.
10. Sang a solo. (Thankfully it didn't specify how well, or this might have been a 'no')
11. Bungee jumped.
12. Visited Paris.
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea. (From a boat 'no', from shore 'yes')
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch.
15. Adopted a child.
16. Had food poisoning. (I'll spare you the details)
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. (who hasn't?)
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. (see #2)
27. Run a marathon.
28. Ridden 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 in person.
41. Sung Karaoke. (once again, if it had specified how well, this would be a 'no')
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt.
43. Bought a stranger a meal in a restaurant.
44. Visited Africa.
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight. (I'm from Florida)
46. Been transported in an ambulance.
47. Had your portrait painted.
48. Gone deep sea fishing. (see #45)
49. Seen the Sistine chapel in person.
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling. (see #45)
52. Kissed in the rain.
53. Played in the mud. (see #2)
54. Gone to a drive-in theater.
55. Been in a movie. (assuming short films count)
56. Visited the Great Wall of China.
57. Started a business.
58. Taken a martial arts class (assuming Tai Chi is a martial art)
59. Visited Russia.
60. Served at a soup kitchen.
61. Sold Girl Scout cookies.
62. Gone whale watching.
63. Gotten flowers for no reason.
64. Donated blood.
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. (once again, see #45)
75. Been fired from a job.
76. Seen the Changing of the Guard 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.
85. Read the entire Bible.
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. 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.

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