Monday, July 26, 2010

99 Things

I haven't blogged in a bit, and I figured this would be a nice way to ease back into it. I found it on my dear, dear friend's blog, Amelioration. Check her out! You'll love her, i promise :)

So this is a list of 99 things that someone, somewhere came up with that they'd like to do over the course of their life. I need the motivation, and it was a nice trip down memory lane, too. My accomplishments are crossed out.

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars

3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more to charity than you could afford to.
7. Been to Disney
8. climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis

10. Sung a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a thunder and lightning storm
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch I'm working on crochet :D Fuck off, it IS an art.
15. Adopted a child My dog is my baby.
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the statue of liberty life
18. Grown your own vegetables I'm a home-owner. . . i should be doing this now.
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train Chicago to Reno. Yeah!
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
Doing that today!
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 I learned German by playing with the neighborhood kids.
37. had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the leaning tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing We didn't set out with the specific intention of rock climbing, but it ended up happening anyhow.
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David in person
41. Sung karaoke =/
42. Seen old faithful 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
Mum did mine and my sister's when we were little.
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
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. Gotten flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasm
65. Been sky diving
66. Visited a 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
76. Seen the changing of the guard 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
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
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Gotten a tattoo
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

There're quite a few things on this list that i have absolutely no interest in doing (like having or adopting a kid, or whale watching), but it's an interesting inventory of some stuff I've done. What've you done? Feel free to take the list, or just talk about one thing.