99 Things

or Shameless Pilferage from the Blogs of Others. Your choice of title entirely:)

Simple enough concept, just a list of 99 things and I've highlighted the ones I've done so far:)

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 than you can afford to charity



7. Been to DisneyWorld



8. Climbed a mountain (the Mourne Mountains count)

9. Held a praying mantis 



10. Sang a solo

 (singing in the shower probably doesn't)

11. Bungee jumped

 (Laganside for Cancer Research UK roughly two and a bit years ago and it was blowing a gale and I almost bottled out, but glad I didn't)

12. Visited Paris

13. Watched a lightning storm



14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (baking, sewing, knitting, jewellery)

15. Adopted a child



16. Had food poisoning



17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty

18. Grown your own vegetables



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 (a wall to hide behind like a big girl's blouse counts)

25. Held a lamb

26. Gone skinny dipping

 (pre-baby)

27. Run a Marathon

 (half marathon, half walked, half jogged, half dead on completion)

28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice (the Venetian doesn't count)

29. Seen a total eclipse



30. Watched a sunrise or sunset



31. Hit a home run



32. Been on a cruise
 (only for a day though, I don't do the captive audience thing for too long)

33. Seen Niagara Falls in person



34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (I might have done, couldn't honestly tell you)

35. Seen an Amish community



36. Taught yourself a new language

 (do you think garbled baby nonsense counts)

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied

38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person


40. Seen Michelangelo’s David


41. Sung karaoke

42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt



43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant

 (does it count that it was a chippy and I found him looking in the bin for food outside)

44. Visited Africa



45. Walked on a beach by moonlight



46. Been transported in an ambulance

47. Had your portrait painted

48. Gone deep sea fishing



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 theatre

55. Been in a movie


56. Visited the Great Wall of China



57. Started a business

58. Taken a martial arts class

 (once with my brother when we were kids, I called him Ginga Ninja and told him he could kill a man with his bare feet just by waving them under his nose. We both fell about laughing, me more so than him, and it was probably best that we never went back again)

59. Visited Russia



60. Served at a soup kitchen



61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies



62. Gone whale watching


63. Got flowers for no reason
 (only the once, don't kill flowers that are perfectly content in the ground for no reason, the hubs learns fast)

64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma


65. Gone sky diving



66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp



67. Bounced a cheque 



68. Flown in a helicopter

 (three times, but I prefer Cessna planes)

69. Saved a favorite childhood toy


70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial



71. Eaten caviar

 (definitely an acquired taste and I can't afford to acquire it)

72. Pieced a quilt

 (neeeearly)

73. Stood in Times Square



74. Toured the Everglades



75. Been fired from a job



76. Seen the Changing of the Guards 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

 (why would you)

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

 (no but somebody saved mine, very grateful I am too)

90. Sat on a jury

 (I was exempt for years, but now I'm not and Ta for bringing it up within earshot of Murphy)

91. Met someone famous


92. Joined a book club



93. Got a tattoo
 (two)

94. Had a baby

 (one, a tad more painful than tattoos)

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

 (that's like a mobile phone, right?)

99. Been stung by a bee (nope, just a hornet)

Feel free to pilfer this yourself.

4 comments:

  1. I pinched your list and put it on my blog :-)

    http://buddhistmusicianaccessories.blogspot.com/2010/04/99-things.html

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  2. I have only done 39, I better start living.

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  3. Fascinating, although as a VERY infrequent traveler, I don't think I'd have much to bold.

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  4. Great idea! Love seeing a creative mind work and gain success!!!!!! Hope it continues to grow!

    regards.
    http://www.cooperburns.co.uk

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