Wednesday, December 31, 2008

A Meme I Can Live With

To close 2008, this meme came from It's Alive! via GrrlScientist. 100 unusual experiences - let's see how I do... * means I want to!

  1. Started my own blog

  2. Slept under the stars

  3. Played in a band

  4. Visited Hawaii- Hell, I lived there.

  5. Watched a meteor shower

  6. Given more than I can afford to charity

  7. Been to Disneyland/world - World.

  8. Climbed a mountain

  9. * Held a praying mantis

  10. Sung a solo

  11. * Bungee jumped

  12. * Visited Paris - Does anywhere in France Count?

  13. * Watched lightning at sea

  14. Taught myself an art from scratch

  15. Adopted a child

  16. Had food poisoning

  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

  21. Had a pillow fight

  22. Hitchhiked

  23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill

  24. Built a snow fort

  25. * Held a lamb - does a fawn count?

  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 my ancestors

  35. Seen an Amish community - They cover Barry's hometown area :)

  36. Taught myself a new language well... I'm trying to relearn French!

  37. * Had enough money to be truly satisfied - does anyone, ever?

  38. * Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person

  39. Gone rock climbing

  40. * Seen Michelangelo's David

  41. Sung karaoke ... probably more than I should have ;)

  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 my 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

  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. Got flowers for no reason

  64. * Donated blood, platelets or plasma - They won't take mine because my BP is too low (and usually my iron...)

  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 I've been a part of one...

  73. Stood in Times Square

  74. * Toured the Everglades - some of it, Ii guess... but I have no excuse, living in Sarasota

  75. Been fired from a job

  76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London

  77. Broken a bone - not high on a to do list, either

  78. Been on a speeding motorcycle

  79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person from a plane, yes... but I'd love to see it from the ground

  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

  85. Read the entire Bible

  86. Visited the White House

  87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating

  88. Had chickenpox

  89. Saved someone's life EC-SAR

  90. Sat on a jury

  91. Met someone famous I still want to meet Mike Rowe and Dave Salmoni, though

  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 does my parent's divorce count? That was a drawn out one...

  98. Owned a cell phone

  99. Been stung by a bee

  100. * Ridden an elephant - THAT SOUNDS LIKE SO MUCH FUN!!!