Tuesday, December 23, 2008

(Not quite) tagged!

Stuff I've done in bold:
  1. Started your own blog (woohoo!)
  2. Slept under the stars
  3. Played in a band
  4. Visited Hawaii
  5. Watched a meteor shower (go Leonids!)
  6. Given more than you can afford to charity (sort-of)
  7. Been to Disneyland
  8. Climbed a mountain
  9. Held a praying mantis
  10. Sang a solo
  11. Bungee jumped
  12. Visited Paris
  13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
  14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
  15. Adopted a child (doesn't having 3 of my own count?!)
  16. Had food poisoning
  17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (been there, but the top was closed!)
  18. Grown your own vegetables
  19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
  20. Slept on an overnight train
  21. Had a pillow fight (now ask me if I won =)
  22. Hitchhiked (all the time in Ecuador)
  23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (does sick-of-school count as 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 (do my grandparents count as "ancestors"?)
  35. Seen an Amish community
  36. Taught yourself a new language (is this different from "being taught" a new language? or does perl count? =)
  37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (has anyone been "truly" satisfied ever? isn't that what heaven's for?)
  38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
  39. Gone rock climbing
  40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
  41. Sung karaoke
  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 (does a crayon drawing by your daughter count?)
  48. Gone deep sea fishing (how deep does it have to be? 300 yards offshore? Did that...)
  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 (a real movie?)
  56. Visited the Great Wall of China
  57. Started a business (sort-of, but no license so I'm not taking credit)
  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 (1/2 donation twice!)
  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 (laid-off...)
  76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
  77. Broken a bone
  78. Been on a speeding motorcycle (30 in a 25, seriously)
  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 Bible (ouch -- but who gets through Deuteronomy and Numbers?!)
  86. Visited the White House (not inside)
  87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
  88. Had chickenpox
  89. Saved someone's life (umm... drove responsibly?)
  90. Sat on a jury (told them I was a religious engineer, and I was the first one kicked out)
  91. Met someone famous (are astronauts famous? that's the best I've got.)
  92. Joined a book club
  93. Lost a loved one
  94. Had a baby (in a way)
  95. Seen the Alamo in person
  96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake (can you swim in it? didn't know that...)
  97. Been involved in a law suit (thank goodness)
  98. Owned a cell phone
  99. Been stung by a bee (I think -- or maybe that was Scott?)
That was kind-of fun, thanks Shells.

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