Thursday, January 08, 2009

My 100 Things

1. Started your own blog You're on it, aren't ya?

2. Slept under the stars In a tent

3. Played in a band

4. Visited Hawaii

5. Watched a meteor shower

6. Given more than you can afford to charity

7. Been to Disneyland I've been to the Disney in California and Florida.

8. Climbed a mountain

9. Held a praying mantis

10. Sang a solo

11. Bungee jumping

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 Yep, nasty one when I was pregnant.

17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty Nope but I saw it from the back when I was in NJ

18. Grown your own vegetables We're going to try a garden this year

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France

20. Slept on an overnight train

21. Had a pillow fight All the time with my kids

22. Hitch hiked

23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill You looking at me? Gulp

24. Built a snow fort No, but my kids do all the time.

25. Held a lamb

26. Gone skinny dipping

27. Run a Marathon

28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice

29. Seen a total eclipse Several, the last one I saw in Amman, Jordan

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset Both, but mostly sunsets

31. Hit a home run

32. Been on a cruise

33. Seen Niagara Falls in person Yes, I went there in 1993

34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors

35. Seen an Amish community

36. Taught yourself a new language I know a smidgen of Arabic

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 You don't want to hear me sing!

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 I rode in the front when my son was sick in the back

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 snorkelling

52. Kissed in the rain

53. Played in the mud All the time when I was a kid. I used to have a picture of it

54. Gone to a drive-in theater When I was a teenager

55. Been in a movie

56. Visited the Great Wall of China

57. Started a businessmore

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 My sister did that when I was in NJ, it was nice!

64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma

65. Gone sky diving

66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp

67. Bounced a check Yes but it's been many years

68. Flown in a helicopter

69. Saved a favourite 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 Unfortunately yes

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

85. Read the entire Qur’an/Bible/Torah

86. Visited the White House

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating

88. Had chickenpox When I was 6 or 7

89. Saved someone’s life

90. Sat on a jury No yet, but I'm on Jury duty in 2 weeks!

91. Met someone famous

92. Joined a book club

93. Lost a loved one All my grandparents

94. Had a baby More than one

95. Seen the Alamo in person

96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake

97. Been involved in a law suit Only small claims court

98. Owned a cell phone Doesn't everyone?

99. Been stung by a bee Not since I was a kid

100. Read an entire book in one day Most of the Harry Potter books I read in one day!



Blogger Grégoire said...

Swam in the Great Salt Lake

I don't know that this is something you want to talk about, really. It's less a lake than a giant bowl of toxic chemicals. :) Kennecott, Hercules, Litton, they all just dump their waste in there -- some of which is radioactive -- and it wasn't too safe before they came along either.

My first serious girlfriend used to have this thing for the Great Salt Lake. I guess she imagined it'd be a romantic place to take me. It smelled bad and there wasn't much to look at. I never swam in it. Maybe I missed out. :)

6:09 PM  
Blogger Anisah said...

I've never been there. I did see the dead sea, but didn't go in it.

7:32 AM  

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