Some Things I’ve Done

These lists are easier to do than using my brain.  Those items highlighted are things that I’ve done before:

1. STARTED YOUR OWN BLOG – here and other places
2.
SLEPT UNDER THE STARS
3. PLAYED IN A BAND
4. Visited Hawaii – in 2001
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. GIVEN MORE THAN YOU COULD AFFORD TO CHARITY
7. BEEN TO DISNEYLAND – first time when I was 20, last time when I was 35
8.
CLIMBED A MOUNTAIN
9. HELD A PRAYING MANTIS
10. Sang a solo
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 – back in the late 80’s was the worst
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. SEEN THE MONA LISA IN FRANCE
20. SLEPT IN AN OVERNIGHT TRAIN
21. HAD A PILLOW FIGHT
22. Hitchhiked
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 (solar)
30. WATCHED A SUNRISE OR SUNSET – Sunset in Stone Mountain, Georgia; Sunrise when I would hold Caitlin as a crying infant from night to morning
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise – 5 times
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors – 1979 and 1993
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
41. SUNG KARAOKE – in the mid 90’s – I hate singing in public, so it was memorable
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt – in the early 90’s
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 – in Hong Kong one stormy night in 1979
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
53. PLAYED IN THE MUD
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. STARTED A BUSINESS – my Creative Memories business is the closest
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen – 2004 with Caitlin
61. SOLD GIRL SCOUT COOKIES
62. Gone whale watching
63.
GOT FLOWERS FOR NO REASON
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67.
BOUNCED A CHECK – many times over the years by accident
68. FLOWN IN A HELICOPTER
69. SAVED A FAVORITE CHILDHOOD TOY
70.
Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. EATEN CAVIER – from time to time but rarely
72.
Pieced a quilt
73. STOOD IN TIMES SQUARE
74. Toured the Everglades – January 2008
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 – 1990
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Vatican
82. BOUGHT A BRAND NEW CAR – 1983, 1986, and 2001
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. HAD YOUR PICTURE IN THE NEWSPAPER – December 2007
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88.
Had chicken pox – 1972
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. MET SOMEONE FAMOUS
92. Joined a book club
93. LOST A LOVED ONE – Mom in 1993; dad in 2007
94. HAD A BABY – May 1997
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a lawsuit – in the mid 80’s when I had to sue someone in small claims court for a hit and run
98.
OWNED A CELL PHONE – periodically since the mid-90’s but hardly in the past 10 years
99. BEEN STUNG BY A BEE – in junior high school
100. READ AN ENTIRE BOOK IN ONE DAY – I do this all the time!

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