Thursday, January 8, 2009

Things I've Done Meme

Some kind of friend I am... I visit the blog of my dear friend Akelamalu after being absent for a very long time, and what do I do to tell her I missed her? I steal a meme from her. Luckily, she's a kind soul and will forgive me (I hope hehe).

1. Started your own blog - Three of them :-)
2. Slept under the stars- Lot's of times and plan to many more times.
3. Played in a band - I played clarinet until I got to High School - then sports were more important
4. Visited Hawaii - Yeah, I wish!
5. Watched a meteor shower - I've seen shooting stars, but no meteors
6. Given more than you can afford to charity - no but I do give some.
7. Been to Disneyland (Disney World) - No *pout pout*
8. Climbed a mountain - I've climbed some mountainous hills!
9. Held a praying mantis - Duh! Remember who you're talking to.
10. Sang a solo - All the time! (in the car hehe)
11. Bungee jumped - No
12. Visited Paris - No
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea - I've only been to the ocean once
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch - Pretty much any art I participate in was self-taught. Except for photography, which I have friends who help me out.
15. Adopted a child - Yep! Three of them (they have fur, but who cares?)
16. Had food poisoning - Oh please do NOT remind me of that!
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty- Nope
18. Grown your own vegetables - Yep and can't wait until we have another garden!
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France - Hard to do when you haven't been to France
20. Slept on an overnight train - I slept on a train, but not overnight
21. Had a pillow fight - Yup and it was fun!
22. Hitch hiked - Nope
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill - Yeah, and made myself sick with guilt (I have issues).
24. Built a snow fort - Lots of times
25. Held a lamb - We raised sheep for about 5 years... I've held lambs, had orphan lambs in my bathtub, bottle fed lambs, tagged lamb's ears... etc, etc, etc.
26. Gone skinny dipping - Oh yeah, this past summer actually.
27. Run a Marathon - NO, but my 70-year-old boss (Ohio boss) does all the time!
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice - Nope, never been to Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset - And took pictures too!
31. Hit a home run - NO. I played softball, but didn't hit a homerun.
32. Been on a cruise - I wish!
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person - It's beautiful
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community - many, many times
36. Taught yourself a new language - Took three years of French in high school, but didn't learn much
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (in general) - At one point I was, but right now, I'll feel MUCH better when I get the bills caught up... but, I could be much worse off too.
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person - Nope
39. Gone rock climbing - No, but I think it would be fun
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David - In books!
41. Sung karaoke - Yup, and it was totally embarrassing
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt - Nope
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant - Nope
44. Visited Africa - Nope
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight - See #13
46. Been transported in an ambulance - No, thank GOD!
47. Had your portrait painted - Nope
48. Gone deep sea fishing - See #13 (besides, I'm afraid of sharks)
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person - Nope
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris - Nope, never been to Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling - Nope
52. Kissed in the rain - Yup :-)
53. Played in the mud - on a regular basis!!!
54. Gone to a drive-in theater - a few times
55. Been in a movie - Only home movies
56. Visited the Great Wall of China - Nope
7. Started a business - Yup, a home business.
58. Taken a martial arts class - Only lessons from my dad
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies - No, but I've bought and consumed plenty ;-)
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason - My daddy always picks me flowers :-)
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma - they would never let me, cuz I wasn't over 100 pounds
65. Gone sky diving - NO, but I think it would be a blast!
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check - Not intentionally, it's a long story
68. Flown in a helicopter - No, but I want to
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 - Just fingers & toes
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle - a "speeding" motorcycle? I've been on a motorcycle many times
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person - I want to though
80. Published a book - Written some, but none published
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper - Yes, AND had photos I've taken in the paper (see, those are 'literally' MY pictures too hehe)
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating - sorry, but several times, especially if you count fish!
88. Had chickenpox - My SENIOR YEAR in high school... I almost missed graduation
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous - Depends on what you consider famous ;-)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one - too many times
94. Had a baby - Let's not talk about it, next question please
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit - Divorce count?
98. Owned a cell phone - own one right now
99. Been stung by a bee - Stepped on a Yellow Jackets' nest when I was young... now I'm working with myself to overcome my fear of bees.
100. Read an entire book in one day - Yup, and would do that now, if I could.



Oh well done - you've done a lot! The bounced cheque would make a good post - do tell! :)


Thanks for reminding me! I stole this off of someone's blog...wonder whose? ...Anyway, saved it on a Word document & forgot all about it!
You crack me up, girl. Sounds like even more we have in common. I'm going to do mine today...or at least start it. Stay tuned! :)


Hello there my friend! I found your blog very interesting so I have added your link in my Blogroll. I hope you'll link me back. Have a nice day!

Finding Pam

Very good answers, and I love the photo of your daddy's place. Looks really cold.


I played awhile back….


I had my tonsils out my senior year of high school.


Fun! and very informative!

Poopsie aka Blue

Am stealing this meme to do later!


Too funny! I played this, too. :)

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