Monday, October 27, 2014

Monday Meme-Day: 100 Things

Bold the ones you've done
* the ones you'd like to

1. Started your own blog -- Duh, you're soaking in it :-)
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii -- a bunch of times!
5. Watched a meteor shower -- often combined with #2
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland -- & DisneyWorld (first)
8. Climbed a mountain -- many mountains, not esp. high ones, but they count as mountains
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped -- was tempted!
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch -- what haven't I taught myself from scratch? I did learn to sew from my mom & grandmom, but that was just the basics, anything more specific (or historical), I had to figure out myself.
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 -- & was not impressed
20. Slept on an overnight train -- altho' "slept" is an overstatement
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 -- I've held a baby goat tho'
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a marathon -- I've run two 10ks, but I guess that doesn't add up :-(
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice -- so worth it!
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 -- he *is* all that & a bag of chips!
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 -- & it took years to pay off that damn bill
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 -- no, but I've eaten a ton of 'em :-)
62. Gone whale watching* -- but I've seen whales breach from the shore
63. Got/gave flowers for no reason -- done both
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 -- no, but I've been in a super-tiny prop plane a few times, which feels awfully close
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square -- well, breezed thru
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone -- my leg once, my ribs twice
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 -- fishing, heck yeah
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
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

What I'm wearing: Dark grey dot-patterned jacket, H&M | Black knit dress, Target | Black lace tights, unknown brand | Silver-grey wedge pumps, Anne Klein | Black & white branch-patterned scarf, bought on business trip | Silver medallion earrings, random accessory store

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