Thursday, January 1, 2009


Here's another borrowed post idea. I really do NOT want to get down to housework today (can you tell?)

This is from Julie. You are supposed to put in bold the things you've done, but I think comments are nice, too. Its fun. Try it.

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars my dad took me camping all the time as a child in Colorado
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity that is not saying much!
7. Been to Disneyland I went first as a grown-up; I highly recommend waiting
8. Climbed a mountain see #2
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo had to do this for a class in college, and also in my theatre days
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Gone rollerskating
15. Adopted a child Four - what a blessing!
16. Had food poisoning
7. 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 in Russia and the US
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 My real claim to fame; did this with Bill Hurt (and a few others way back when....)
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset over the Grand Canyon!
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise--we're planning one for our 15th anniversary
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors We went all around the homes my dad and his ancestors lived in in Iowa, and where my mom and hers lived in Southern Indiana
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language Well, I majored in Russian in college...didn't exactly teach myself
37. Acted in a play or performed on stage professionally for seven years
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo's 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--too many times, but I was never the patient.
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 an extra in The Shining
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment
59. Visited Russia five times and want to go more!
60. Served at a soup kitchen for years we did this every Saturday
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 - visited his boyhood home - thats where I held the lamb
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 - I had some essays in published in books (Catholic Homeschool Companion and Catholic Homeschool Treasury)
81.visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper most lately in Our Sunday Visitor
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Won money I won $200 and in the same minute a man had a heart attack. What a hideous thing to have happen. We donated it to his scholarship fund.
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous See #26, Ananias Nin, Sir Michael Redgrave, all of the Chieftains
92. Joined a book club
93. Had to put someone you love in Hospice Care
94. Had a baby Two!
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 Those were the days!


FaerieMama said...

I love this post idea Annie! I just did it myself and put a link to your page. Hope that's ok!

Rachael said...

I will have to try this too. I've been a little light on the blogging...too tired to work up the energy for creative posts, so this will hit the spot. interesting are you? Skinny dipping with Bill Hurt? Who knew. Did you tell your kids that one? :)

MamaPoRuski said...

Will steal it too...we aren't too far apart on our "been there done that". I think there are a few more I would add for shock value... :)