Monday, 24 November 2008

I have done ... 27/100

The things I have done are in BOLD!
1. Started my own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than I can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland/world
8. Climbed a mountain (Flinders Peak - in the rain)
9. Held a praying mantis (no, but I have taken a photo of one - called it Bob, because as it walked up the door it bobbed)
10. Sung a solo
11. Bungee jumped (no way that's never going to happen)
12. Visited Paris (only through books)
13. Watched lightening at sea
14. Taught myself an art from scratch (if you count crochet)
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning (not something I want to repeat)
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown my own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train (the Indian Pacific - 2 nights)
21. Had a pillow fight (several in fact)
22. Hitchhiked (wouldn't even consider it)
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (it's called a mental health day)
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb (at least I think I have)
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon (cross country races sure seemed like that in primary school)
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (the best sunsets are over the ocean)
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of my ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught myself 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 (got to love that Christian Union event - they had to pull the plug to get me to stop)
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 (my 18th birthday party)
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had my portrait painted (only drawn)
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
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business (only as a childhood game)
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
62. Gone whale watching (Warnambool 2003)
63. Got flowers for no reason (Grandpa would do that eveytime we visited)
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 (in the process)
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job (not technically - more like a mutual agreement not to continue employment)
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone (my leg 2 days before Christmas in 1992 - the worst summer of my life so far)
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 my picture in the newspaper (more than once)
85. Read the entire Bible (at least twice through 'Read your Bible in a Year' programs)
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 (a West Indies cricketer back in the 1990's)
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
100. Rode an elephant (no, but I have ridden a camel)
What about YOU?

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