Sunday, January 25, 2009

New to me...maybe old to you...

99 things meme
I’ve seen this meme in a few places in the last couple of days, and have decided to join in the fun.

Things you’ve already done: bold

Things you want to do: italicise

Things you haven’t done and don’t want to: leave in plain font

1.Started your own blog (I have a few)
2.Slept under the stars (many times...looking forward to it again this year)
3.Played in a band (yes...ROCKBAND)
4.Visited Hawaii
5.Watched a meteor shower
6.Given more than you can afford to charity
7.Been to Disneyland(and hope to go again next year with our two girls)
8.Climbed a mountain
9.Held a praying mantis
10.Sang a solo
11.Bungee jumped
12.Visited Paris
13.Watched a lightning storm at sea (west coast of Thailand from a Long Boat...amazing)
14.Taught yourself an art from scratch (sewing, calligraphy)

15.Adopted a child
16.Had food poisoning (had it really badly after eating smoked fish...I looked like a Hampster with a month's supply of food in it's cheeks)
17.Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18.Seen the Mona Lisa in France
19.Slept on an overnight train (Thailand again...did not sleep a wink...very scary!)
20.Had a pillow fight
21.Hitch hiked
22.Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
23.Built a snow fort
24.Held a lamb
25.Gone skinny dipping
26.Run a Marathon (10km is my max)
27.Ridden in a gondola in Venice
28.Seen a total eclipse (of the Moon and Sun-AWESOME)
29.Watched a sunrise or sunset
30.Been on a cruise
31.Seen Niagara Falls in person
32.Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (Yes and hope to show our daughters where they were from too…)
Seen an Amish community
34.Taught yourself a new language (Spanish and Italian-both enough to see movies,read books and live in both countries)
Had enough money to be truly satisfied
36.Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person

37.Gone rock climbing (in Spain…I was terrified)
38.Seen Michelangelo’s David.
39.Sung karaoke (though not very well)
40.Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
41.Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
42.Visited Africa (south Afric and Zimbabwe over 10 years ago...what an experience)
43.Walked on a beach by moonlight (yes, and seen Moon shadows...the strangest things)
44.Been transported in an ambulance
45.Had your portrait painted (By Joachim Torrents Llado.)
46.Gone deep sea fishing
47.Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
48.Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
49.Gone scuba diving or snorkelling
50.Kissed in the rain
51.Played in the mud
52.Gone to a drive-in theatre
53.Been in a movie (Music Video)
54.Visited the Great Wall of China
55.Started a business (
56.Taken a martial arts class
57.Visited Russia
58.Served at a soup kitchen
59.Sold Girl Scout Cookies
60.Gone whale watching
61.Donated blood, platelets or plasma (because I'm British and there was that whole Mad Cow scare...we can't donate over here in Canada.)
62.Gone sky diving
63.Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
64.Bounced a check
65.Flown in a helicopter
66.Saved a favourite childhood toy (have saved lots and have given them to my girls)
67.Visited the Lincoln Memorial
68.Eaten Caviar
69.Pieced a quilt
70.Stood in Times Square
71.Toured the Everglades
72.Been fired from a job
Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
74.Broken a bone.
75.Been on a speeding motorcycle
76.Seen the Grand Canyon in person
77.Published a book
78.Visited the Vatican
79.Bought a brand new car
80.Walked in Jerusalem
81.Had your picture in the newspaper
82.Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve
83.Visited the White House
84.Killed and prepared an animal for eating (lots of fish....does that count?.)
85.Had chickenpox
86.Saved someone’s life
87.Sat on a jury
88.Met someone famous
89.Joined a book club
90.Lost a loved one (both my Granparents...and I miss Farmore and Farfar dearly)
91.Had a baby (had most precious treasures)
92.Seen the Alamo in person
93.Swam in the Great Salt Lake
94.Been involved in a law suit
95.Owned a cell phone
96.Been stung by a bee (Twice in one hand blew up like a balloon)
97.Hit a home run
Got flowers for no reason
99.Grown your own vegetables


1 comment:

Evie's Tool Emporium said...

Oh! You have done some of the things I want to do! Like visiting the Vatican! Very, very cool! Enjoy as you continue your journey!


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