Saturday, January 17, 2009

100 Things

I first read this on Sasha's blog (
Looked like fun so thought I'd give it a shot. The list of 100 Things is floating around in Blogland. The things I've done, I've highlighted..... and let me tell you, there are several things I would never, EVER do!

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars

3. Played in a band - in Jr. High & High School
4. Visited Hawaii - Slept in the USO with my oldest daughter -- got 'bumped' off the plane
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland - California, Florida, and opening day of Tokyo Disneyland
8. Held a praying mantis
9. Climbed a mountain - Mt. Fuji in Japan
10. Sang a solo - does my shower count?
11. Bungee jumped -- heck no and never!!! will.
12. Visited Paris -- some day
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch - Cooking & Scrapbooking
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning -- Unfortunately
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty - took the elevator
18. Grown your own vegetables - Yes, every summer
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France - Not in France; saw it in a traveling exhibit in Tokyo when I was a child
20. Slept on an overnight train - Yes
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 - still have the ball
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors - As in Europe, not yet.
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language Japanese & Spanish. Now attempting French & Italian.
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
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 -- was there but it didn't erupt. Saw many geysers in Iceland 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
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. Walked 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
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published in 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 -- no but sure would like to.
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby (3)
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. Read an entire book in one day

This was fun. Now I am thinking I need to get my 'bucket' list going. Maybe I should scrap it.


Nicole said...

It was fun reading your list! My dh and I are teaching ourselves to speak Spanish! :)

Anonymous said...

well heck girl - it was great reading all you've done! what a great idea!

Elizabeth said...

I liked your list! We lived on base in Japan and could see Mt. Fugi straight out of our window it was always so pretty! But I never climbed it! LOL.

Laurence said...

I've had this list last year, fun to see if I completed more in the meanwhile !