Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Getting to Know You......

I saw this on Happy Catholic. I thought it would be fun for us cyberfriends to cut and paste it to get to know each other. You can post it on your own blog, in my comment section, or if you don't have time for any of it, just comment "Wow, what a coincidence! I have _____________, too!"

How to play: BOLD anything you have done (after you cut and paste, of course ;-)).

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii(Honeymoon)
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (DisneyWorld)
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo(8th grade play "The Sound of Music". I was the mother superior, so I go to sing Climb Every Mountain.
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (only if you count crochet)
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables(my parents did anyway. I helped!)
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
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset(Both on honeymoon in Hawaii. Now every year my husband and I take a picnic breakfast and watch the sun rise over Lake Michigan every Memorial Day. It is a little chilly, but we have our love to keep us warm....)
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors(I was four years old when I visited Hungary)
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (we are not rich by cultural standards, but if we look around we see we do have so much)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelos David
41. Sung karaoke(At a family Christmas party many years ago.)
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(Hawaiian honeymoon)
46. Been transported in an ambulance(I was a substitute teacher on a field trip with gas fumes from the bus causing all of us to go to the hospital.)
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
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(Hawaiian Honeymoon)
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy(Dolls)
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(not enough enrollment, so I was technically "rifted")
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 (over the course of years, not all at once)(The Illustrated Chidren's Picture Bible counts, right?)
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox(I was in High School)
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous(Santa Claus. I was just a little girl. You know, he is just as nice in person as they say he is!)
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 cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

11 comments:

Matt @ The Church of No People said...

*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 Disneyland
*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
*14. Taught yourself an art from scratch*
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*
25. Held a lamb
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 your ancestors
*35. Seen an Amish community*
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
*39. Gone rock climbing (rock rappelling, which is like the opposite - down instead of up)*
40. Seen Michelangelos David
41. Sung karaoke
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 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
*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
*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
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
*78. Been on a speeding motorcycle (scooter)*
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*
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
*88. Had chickenpox*
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
*91. Met someone famous (Muhammad Ali)*
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 cell phone*
*99. Been stung by a bee*
100. Read an entire book in one day

Annie K said...

I'm just putting the ones I've done..

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (DisneyWorld)
8. Climbed a mountain
10. Sang a solo(
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea(from the beach of Mexico)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (only if you count crochet)
16. Had food poisoning
18. Grown your own vegetables
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance(Just this past volleyball season with one of my players)
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
57. Started a business
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood
67. Bounced a check
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar
75. Been fired from a job(actually laid off because the company was bought out)
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
82. Bought a brand new car
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox91. Met someone famous(Bob Newhart and the guys from CHIPS - woohoo)
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

katdish said...

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (DisneyWorld)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo(quite a few at church, a few with a bar band)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables(I pulled weeds out of my parents garden, plus my brother once had a kidney bean sprout in his nose)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors(my dad's side of the family has been here since the 1600's, so I guess Virginia counts)
36. Taught yourself a new language (does pig latin count?)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
41. Sung karaoke("back in the day", I got drunk at my friend's wedding and sang "Stairway to Heaven" at the reception. My sister's friend asked, "Is that your sister up there?", "Yes" she said. "Wow. She's really BAD!" I'm sure he meant "bad" as in "good"...don't you?)
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant (does Jack in the Box count as a restaurant?)
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight)
47. Had your portrait painted (by my daughter with Sharpies on notebook paper)
48. Gone deep sea fishing (I didn't fish; I mostly just provided the "chum" off the side of the boat.)
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 (commercial)
57. Started a business (my current business, plus my long ago, unfortunate involvement in "Attack of the Mary Kay Ladies.")
58. Taken a martial arts class
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
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter(visited a few offshore production platforms when I worked in the "oil patch".)
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy(Madame Alexander Snow White Doll)
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar (disgusting)
73. Stood in Times Square (pre-clean up)
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job(Laid off with 6 months severence, so that was pretty sweet)
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
84. Had your picture in the newspaper (if you count the little Katy times)
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
88. Had chickenpox(me, my mom and both sisters and brother at the same time!)
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous(George and Barbara Bush, Neil and George W. Bush before W became governor of Texas, the guy who played Peter Brady, The Cars - very scary)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

Beth said...

Okay, I just did the whole thing and it didn't save my comment.

I'll do it again later. Boo.

Beth said...

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity(subjective, but probably)
7. Been to Disneyland
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo (quite a few. some good. Some bad)
12. Visited Paris
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (playing guitar)
16. Had food poisoning
18. Grown your own vegetables(We grew a pumpkin vine with the kids this summer. It yielded one pumpkin. Grew my own vegetable. Singular.)
20. Slept on an overnight train (Didn't sleep much)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked(not intentionally though)
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping (you want to know that story, don't you??)
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run (backyard wiffle ball!)
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
39. Gone rock climbing(fake rocks, but real gear)
41. Sung karaoke
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie (a not released in theaters one)
58. Taken a martial arts class
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
62. Gone whale watching
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
67. Bounced a check
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar
73. Stood in Times Square
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone (only a toe)
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (fish)
88. Had chickenpox
91. Met someone famous(Dustin Diamond. aka Screech Powers from Saved By the Bell)
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

Val, Mike and Brax said...

helen--thanks for your response to my santa/Jesus question over on SCL! that is a great idea.
i'll play your getting to know you game!

***1. Started your own blog
***2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii(Honeymoon)
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
***7. Been to Disneyland (DisneyWorld)
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo(8th grade play "The Sound of Music". I was the mother superior, so I go to sing Climb Every Mountain.
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (only if you count crochet)
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
***18. Grown your own vegetables(TOMATOES, BUT THEY DIDN'T TURN OUT TO BE EDIBLE!)
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
***29. Seen a total eclipse
***30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
***31. Hit a home run (WELL OK I'M MARRIED TO SOMEONE WHO HAS--HE PLAYED PRO BALL W/ THE ASTROS (AAA)
***32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors(I was four years old when I visited Hungary)
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
***37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (we are not rich by cultural standards, but if we look around we see we do have so much)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelos David
***41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant (GOOD IDEA!!!)
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
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 (I'VE ACTUALLY BEEN "MUDDIN," A SMALL TOWN PAST TIME)
***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 (THANK GOODNESS FOR OVERDRAFT PROTECTION)
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
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 (IN MY MODELING DAYS AS A TEEN)
85. Read the entire Bible (I WISH I COULD SAY YES)
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
***88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
***93. Lost a loved one (GRANDMA)
***94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
***97. Been involved in a law suit (AN EMPLOYEE AT A RESORT IN FLORIDA TRIED TO STEAL STUFF OUT OF OUR ROOM AND WE WALKED IN ON HIM. NEEDLESS TO SAY WE PRESSED CHARGES!)
***98. Owned a cell phone
***99. Been stung by a bee
***100. Read an entire book in one day

sherri said...

I just listed what I've done- I don't know how to make it bold in the cxomments.

I've also learned that I have not done much in comparison with others.

Just you wait- this time NEXT YEAR my list will be full!



1. Started your own blog-Best thing I ever did!

2. Slept under the stars

3. Played in a band

6. Given more than you can afford to charity

7. Been to Disneyland

9. Held a praying mantis -JUST JOKING-You guys KNOW I would NOT hold a praying mantis- Christian insects still don't entice me- I just handed him my prayer request and ran off.


13. Watched a lightning storm at sea- Saw a funnel cloud/tornado from sea, but I don't rememberr the lightening

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (counted cross stitch)

16. Had food poisoning-while pregnant-- Much fun!

21. Had a pillow fight

22. Hitch hiked-no, but my son picks up hitchhikers regularly, does that count?


25. Held a lamb- well, petted and loved on one- my brother raised lambs
26. Gone skinny dipping (In the pool in MY OWN back yard- with Big Al- hey, it's legal- we're married and the yard is fenced in AND we turned off the pool lights.)

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
(from the pool, naked-- JUST KIDDING!)


35. Seen an Amish community- Tuscola, Illinois

36. Taught yourself a new language- well, trying to learn spanish

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied yes- but only because we're not real materialistic

41. Sung karaoke

43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant- well, I was with Big AL when he did

45. Walked on a beach by moonlight

47. Had your portrait painted
(for our first anniversary, Big Al had our wedding portrait painted-oil painting)

52. Kissed in the rain

53. Played in the mud

54. Gone to a drive-in theater
(yeah, I'm that old!)

55. Been in a movie-YES! I have a bit part in "SEEDS FOR THE HARVEST", by Mike Adkins, who also was the writer of the movie "A MAN CALLED NORMAN" that was a huge hit for Focus on the Family in the nineties. Both were stories about Mike's outreach ministry that started here in West Frankfort, Illinois!

57. Started a business
(Owned "The Basket Case" -don't say it- for 4 years.



63. Got flowers for no reason
Well, mainly because my hubby thought a was a great lady!



67. Bounced a check- ashamed to say but very TRUE!


70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
(And was a chaperone for a school group of kids)

73. Stood in Times Square- well, rode through it in a taxi and hung out the window and took pictures!

75. Been fired from a job(I was an Teacher's Aide ( there were 26 of us) and the aides went on strike to get insurance like the janitors, cooks, secretaries, etc. all had, then they had to give it to us, then let go 13 of us at the end of the school year. I was lower on the totum pole so I cut the cut!


84. Had your picture in the newspaper- many times- then I worked there so, many more times (small town, not much going on)

88. Had chickenpox

(89. Saved someone’s life-Performed the Hymlic maneuver on my son Jonathan when he was two and had a button lodged in his throat! It worked, THANK GOD!

91. Met someone famous- A famous worlwide concert pianist that no one would probably know (Arthur Papazian)My son did artwork for his program.

92. Joined a book club- only the kind in the magazine where they send you books real cheap.

93. Lost a loved one (too many)

94. Had a baby

97. Been involved in a law suit

98. Owned a cell phone

99. Been stung by a bee- every summer as a child- I was a big fan of running barefoot!

100. Read an entire book in one day (Blue Like Jazz)

Jaime said...

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
6. Given more than you can afford to charity (hubby was not too happy! LOL)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
18. Grown your own vegetables
21. Had a pillow fight
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
63. Got flowers for no reason
67. Bounced a check
75. Been fired from a job
77. Broken a bone
82. Bought a brand new car
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
88. Had chickenpox
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

Cool, I thought perhaps I had not done enough either, but that list doesn't look too bad and it gives me more to look forward too! :-)

Ryan B said...

Hello. I've looked over your blog and it seems pretty interesting. I know you said this post wasn't your idea but it looks fun.

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band (Kind of)
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
7. Been to Disneyland (all the time)
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
15. Adopted a child (Does Compassion count?)
21. Had a pillow fight
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
26. Gone skinny (Everyday in the shower)
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
39. Gone rock climbing
41. Sung karaoke
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
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 (Well not a real one)
58. Taken a martial arts class
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (Never sold but I've eaten a lot)
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
73. Stood in Times Square
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
82. Bought a brand new car
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible (3X's going on 4)
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
91. Met someone famous
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

This post reminded me of a movie called "The Bucket List." Me and one of my friends back home plan on making a solid Bucket List over Christmas break.

pip said...

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
8. Climbed a mountain
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child (sponsored)
16. Had food poisoning
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
25. Held a lamb
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelos David
41. Sung karaoke
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
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
55. Been in a movie
59. Visited Russia
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
71. Eaten Caviar
73. Stood in Times Square
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
81. Visited the Vatican
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
89. Saved someone’s life
91. Met someone famous
93. Lost a loved one
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

Mare said...

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (DisneyWorld)
8. Climbed a mountain
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea (I am from the most gorgeous beach! p'cola beach!)
15. Adopted a child (does a world vision child count?)
16. Had food poisoning
21. Had a pillow fight
27. Run a Marathon (only half :)
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset31. Hit a home run
36. Taught yourself a new language (still working on it..but Igbo)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
41. Sung karaoke(at a local chinese restaraunt. no shame.)
44. Visited Africa (what if I live there?)
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
48. Gone deep sea fishing
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving ( i haven't but only because it got rained out on the day I was supposed to go. a week before i left for africa. I was so dissapointed!)
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy(cappage patch!)
71. Eaten Caviar
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle (i love guys with motorcycles...even if they are stupid enough to speed...it's a bad habit...on my part)
88. Had chickenpox
91. Met someone famous(Brandi Chastain (my favorite soccer player in high school) and Rachel Lampa spent the night at my house(but I didn't realize it was her at the time..hehe)
93. Lost a loved one...or a few
98. Owned a cell phone
100. Read an entire book in one day