Wednesday, 14 April 2010

99 things list

A number of people have done this so I thought I would join them. Clarissa’s answers are here, Bethwyn from A little Bit of Chaos who I have just started following answered hers here, Thea from Do I really Wanna Blog (another recent find for me) answered here and Lucy’s are here

Sorry to everyone else who has done this.  We am going interstate in the morning and I still need to pack (and check the kids packing aka completely redo the kids packing).

Here is a list of 99 things you could have done. Copy, paste, bold the ones you have done, and post.

1. Started your own blog

2. Slept under the stars

3. Played in a band - badly

4. Visited Hawaii

5. Watched a meteor shower

6. Given more than you can afford to charity

7. Been to DisneyWorld

8. Climbed a mountain

9. Held a praying mantis

10. Sang a solo

11. Bungee jumped

12. Visited Paris

13. Watched a lightning storm

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch

15. Adopted a child

16. Had food poisoning

17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty

18. Grown your own vegetables Both as a child and adult…it’s fun.

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

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 when I was at school

40. Seen Michelangelo’s David

41. Sung karaoke very badly maybe I should have been drunk it may have helped

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

47. Had your portrait painted as a child

48. Gone deep sea fishing

50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris

51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling Only snorkelling

52. Kissed in the rain

53. Played in the mud

54. Gone to a drive-in theatre

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 favourite childhood toy I still have my bear and a few others

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial

71. Eaten Caviar It’s salty.

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 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 I like that new car smell.

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 As an adult it sucks

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  Twice in fact!

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

So there you have it -  I have done 36 of these.

Good night all.  If you don’t see me for a while it because I have run away from home! Okay, I’m really just going away for a few days but as it’s school holidays, running away from home seems like a fine idea at the moment.


Lucy said...

So WHO did you meet that was famous?

Clarissa said...

I was going to ask the same thing as Lucy??!?!?

E. said...

Ummm...maybe met is taking it a little too far. I was once within a metre of Kevin Costner at the Rocks in Sydney one evening.

I'm sure he had have spoken to me if I'd been wearing my formfitting little black dress (when I still had a form that looked good with fitted clothing) that I had packed but it was a very cold night so I was wearing jeans.

Sorry to disappoint. :)

Joanie said...

Oh I'm going to have to do this tomorrow! I love little getting-to-know-you things like this!

PS: Your celebrity story is still cooler than mine. I saw Tracy Chapman about 30 feet away at an airport. That's it. My life so lacks in glamour.

Bethwyn said...

I've met John Williamson. Ooooh, that's totally cooler than Kevin Costner and Tracy Chapman :P Just kidding, it is of course totally embarrassing and I wouldn't expect anyone under 25 to know who the hell he is.


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