Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Things I've Done
via Julie

The bold ones are things that I've done. My commentary in parenthesis. Feel free to do this meme too if you'd like and link back to me so I can read them too.

1. Started your own blog (uh....)
2. Slept under the stars (I grew up at camp)
3. Played in a band (nope - I have no musical abilities whatsoever)
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower (every summer in northern Michigan)
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo (see #3)

11. Bungee jumped (I have a fear of crippling injuries)
12. Visited Paris (twice, for a day each time)
13. Watched a lightning storm (who hasn't?)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (no artistic ability either)
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning (probably, but with my iron gut how would I know?)
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (never been to NYC)
18. Grown your own vegetables (they're not real tomatoes unless they come from your garden, seriously)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
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
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice (seen them, didn’t ride)
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset

31. Hit a home run (no athletic ability either - I'm a singularly untalented individual)
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (I have ancestors?)
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language (not well)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied.
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David

41. Sung karaoke. (not well)
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa (I’d like to…)
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted (do the cheezy caricature artists in Europe count?)
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris (I've been to the bottom)

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 (mom would never let me)
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen (no, but I've stayed overnight at a homeless shelter)

61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (I’ve eaten a lot though)
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason (for some reason guys don't tend to get flowers...)
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma (I know I should, but I'm not a big fan of needles)
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 (I got resigned, that's close enough)
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

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 (does walking by the outside count?)
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating.
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life (used to be a lifeguard)
90. Sat on a jury

91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one (oddly enough no one exceptionally close to me has died, though I suppose Julie's grandfathers count)
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake (I've seen it, didn't feel compelled to get in)
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a mobile phone (Is there anyone that doesn't have one by now?)
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

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posted by Mike Clawson at 10:38 AM | Permalink |


At 12/09/2008 01:34:00 PM, Blogger gerbmom

well that took up another three minutes of my boring, loooooooooong afternoon!


At 12/09/2008 01:59:00 PM, Blogger Julie

looks like someone is studying hard for finals...


At 12/09/2008 02:30:00 PM, Blogger DJ Word

1. used the word meme in a blog.