my list adventure...

>> Sunday, February 14, 2010

i saw this on the gizmola's blog and thought it looked like fun. and just in time for my update coming soon on my first month of "65 in 365", which i'm afraid is going to be more nay's than yay's. so here's a list of things that i've done. i hope y'all will do this too. be sure to let me know in the comments so i can check your list. just copy and paste, then bold the things you've done! fun stuff!

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 (but only if disney world counts)

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 (no, but i have seen it in person)

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

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

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 inside 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

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 (well, participated in CPR that did bring the person back to life when the paramedics arrived. however, she didn't ultimately survive. and have gotten patients out of a nursing home and into the ambulance in time.)

90. Sat on a jury (did get called for jury duty, never had a chance to be picked, thankfully. a scary responsibility if you ask me.)

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 cell phone

99. Been stung by a bee

some random things i have done that are notable and not on the list...

1. have been at the bedside during the death of patients. some passed peacefully. some were failed efforts of CPR. all have greatly impacted me.

2. got married wearing "boyfriend jeans", actually my fiance or new husband's jeans.

3. had and beat a blood cancer, had a surgery of the heart lining in the process.

4. since i was little i have rescued atleast 25 cats/kittens, kept some, found homes for most, looking for homes for the last two of the most recent litter.

5. have seen a space shuttle launch from my yard and heard several "sonic booms" from the landings. they're scary if you don't know what it is, they shake the house!

6. been directly affected by hurricanes andrew, charley, frances, jeanne and wilma.

7. visited the historical home of a very distant relative, mark twain (samuel clemens), in connecticut.

8. visited lake mead and hoover dam, went to the bottom of the dam.

9. went parasailing.

10. saw a giant sea turtle laying eggs at the beach at night.

and what i have really missed out on...

more traveling, both in the US and in many other countries. i've not visited any country that is not in north america, unless you count the bahamas.


Kara Lee February 14, 2010 at 10:58 AM  

I cant find your email or where to write you, I couldnt find you on my facebook page.. lol THANK YOU SO MUCH for the valentine! Its probably the only one Ill get! lol = )

Chrissy February 16, 2010 at 10:26 PM  

Your list is awesome. Good luck hon! Making a list is on my list of things to do....

Stephanie February 18, 2010 at 10:52 AM  

That was fun to read! You definitely have done more things than I have.

Guess I need to get busy! : )

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