Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Been There, Done That Meme

Saw this on Courtney's blog, and decided to give it a whirl. Not like I don't have a hundred other things to do right now. ha! (I have done what is in bold.)

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii (Ooh, on my bucket list)
5. Watched a meteor shower (It's how I became engaged!)
6. Given more than you can afford to charity (does it count when you're a poor college kid?)
7. Been to Disneyworld
8. Climbed a mountain (Magic Mountain? haha!)
9. Held a praying mantis (and she bit me!)
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped (bucket list!)
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea (on a cruise ship deck-breathtaking!)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child (when I was teaching I always had one student every year I "adopted.")
16. Had food poisoning (ugh...)
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (When pregnant! I was NUTS!)
18. Grown your own vegetables
(didn't last long after the first harvest, though.)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France (Bucket List)
20. Slept on an overnight train (I was one, and don't remember it)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked (my dad (the cop) would KILL me if I even considered it!)
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (heehehe)
24. Built a snow fort (in TEXAS? *snort!*)
25. Held a lamb (is petting a goat the same thing?)
26. Gone skinny dipping (*ahem*)
27. Run a Marathon (shyeah, right)
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse. (a total eclipse of the heaaaart!...j/k! I've seen both kinds.)
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run (mostly in kickball-hee...)
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (maybe not exact locations, but close.)
35. Seen an Amish community.
36. Taught yourself a new language (nope. really wish Dad would have taught us Nuevoyorican!)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (doesn't mean you can't strive, though)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing ( was a certified instructor!)
40. Seen Michelangelos David (bucket list)
41. Sung karaoke (unfortunately, yes.)
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt (bucket list)
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant (Blind date- I wanted OUTTA there!)
44. Visited Africa (On my bucket list!)
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance

47. Had your portrait painted (not voluntarily...and sorry to say it was a poor job!)
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person (bucket list)
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling (and was so nauseous afterwards)
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater (I wish we had these around nowadays)
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China (bucket list)
57. Started a business (I'm kinda doing that now...)
58. Taken a martial arts class (Thinking about it in the next three years)
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout cookies (It's how I went to G.Scout camp every summer!)
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma

65. Gone sky diving (bucket list)
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp (Holocaust museum...I don't know if I could take actually being there.)
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar (Yes and Yuck!)
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job (It was for purely political purposes. Boy did they regret it later, though!)
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
80. Published a book (DEFINITELY on my bucket list!)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car (My MINI!)
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (a fish)
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury (nope-being a teacher gets you knocked out of most lists)
91. Met someone famous (Just join SCBWI-haha!)
92. Joined a book club (ran one at my last school)
93. Lost a loved one (this summer)
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
(psh! That old thing? says the SA native.)
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a lawsuit (No, but I've served papers for a handful.)
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee (actually a hornet-on the neck!)
100. Read an entire book in one day (many, many times)

1 comment:

  1. Such a fun list! I might have try this one...


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