Friday, December 12, 2008

A To Do List?

Stolen from my pal Lisa at One-Hip-Mom.

Things you've already done: bold
Things you want to do: italicize
Things you haven't done and don't want to - leave in plain font

1. Started your own blog

2. Slept under the stars. Last time was when camping outside of Paris, Ontario. It was about 8 of us in a blue tarp we knicknamed "the blue burrito".

3. Played in a band

4. Visited Hawaii

5. Watched a meteor shower (I've seen the Northern Lights on many occasions though and in many colours. Does this count?)

6. Given more than you can afford to charity

7. Been to Disneyland/world

8. Climbed a mountain - a couple in Korea!

9. Held a praying mantis

10. Sang a solo - as a kid

11. Bungee jumped

12. Visited Paris - Okay, here is where I feel gypped. I've been to 11 European countries and lots of places in France. Just not Paris.

13. Watched a lightning storm at sea. - That would be interesting too. A better one is a lightning storm across the Prairies, from a roof. Awesome!

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch.

15. Adopted a child.

16. Had food poisoning. - This is one I wish I could say I had not had.

17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty

18. Grown your own vegetables.

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France - See #12

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. - Almost as awesome as the lightning storm!

26. Gone skinny dipping.

27. Run a Marathon - I've done a 1/2 marathon.

28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice

29. Seen a total eclipse

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset.

31. Hit a home run - never gonna happen.

32. Been on a cruise - I am not very found of boats, so I am not sure how to answer this one.

33. Seen Niagara Falls in person

34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors

35. Seen an Amish community

36. Taught yourself a new language - Korean and German, though just enough to get by on the streets.

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied. - I wasn't sure how to truly answer this one. It is more the flip side to me: having little enough debt to be satisfied.

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 in a restaurant.

44. Visited Africa

45. Walked on a beach by moonlight

46. Been transported in an ambulance

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 - see #12

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 - I would love to do the Great Wall Marathon!

57. Started a business

58. Taken a martial arts class

59. Visited Russia

60. Served at a soup kitchen - No, but I have volunteered in a nursing home.

61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies - we call them Girl Guides here, but same thing.

62. Gone whale watching

63. Gotten flowers for no reason - Ray gets points for this one. He brought them last week too.

64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma

65. Gone sky diving

66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp - Sadly, several. It's an experience you'd never forget.

67. Bounced a check - Not in a very long time!

68. Flown in a helicopter - I've been in a Herc though, which is something else.

69. Saved a favorite childhood toy

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial

71. Eaten Caviar

72. Pieced a quilt - I suck large at sewing. We'll leave it at that.

73. Stood in Times Square

74. Toured the Everglades

75. Been fired from a job

76. Seen the Changing of the Guard in London

77. Broken a bone - Um, yeah. Two. And it was nasty.

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 Bible.

86. Visited the White House - When we went it was almost impossible to get a tour. Bleach.

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating - Um, I have done the preparing part, though not the killing.

88. Had chickenpox

89. Saved someone’s life

90. Sat on a jury

91. Met someone famous

92. Joined a book club

93. Lost a loved one

94. Had a baby - Two!

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 - No desire, thanks.

1 comment:

Lisa said...

We are SO going to come visit one day!