Things I’ve Done

9 Dec

This is a fun meme I found over at Julie’s blog H/T Cuppa Java With Friends. The things I’ve done are in bold. Consider yourself tagged if you want to!

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars (does in a tent count! It’s too cold here for no tent!)

3. Played in a band (no chance!)
4. Visited Hawaii

5. Watched a meteor shower
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 (you really don’t want to hear me sing!)

11. Bungee jumped (no way!)
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch

15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning (which resulted in pregnancy!!)
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
25. Held a lamb (fed one, not held one!)
26. Gone skinny dipping (not for me I’m afraid!)
27. Run a Marathon (I’ve run a 5k)
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset

31. Hit a home run (in the British version – rounders!))
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your 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. (terribly … I was drunk of course!)
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant (I’ve brought a homeless guy I didn’t know McDonald’s before – does that count?
44. Visited Africa (hopefully one day)
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance

47. Had your 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 (I couldn’t make it all the way up – too high!)

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
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 (my niece got hold of it and destroyed it a few years back though)
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial

71. Eaten caviar (yuck!)
72. Pieced a quilt
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 on a speeding motorcycle (and hated every moment!)
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book (I’ve got a few pages in one though!)

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 (I think I have)
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating.
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life. (I worked in intensive care as an RN so was part of a team regularly saving lives

90. Sat on a jury (not allowed to in this country as I’m an RN)

91. Met someone famous
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
98. Owned a mobile phone
99. Been stung by a bee (ouch, and it hurt!)
100. Read an entire book in one day

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2 Responses to “Things I’ve Done”

  1. Jim December 9, 2008 at 20:22 #

    OK, I have to ask – what does being an RN have to do with not being able to sit on a jury?

  2. lynhallewell December 9, 2008 at 21:17 #

    You know I’m not really sure why. Maybe it’s because they’d rather have RN’s at work as they are short of them in the UK anyway? Doctors and Dentists are exempt too.

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