Tuesday, December 16, 2008

99 Things About Me

(This brake part cleaner was the best ever emergency nail polish remover, the morning I was married. Tsx handy-guy Fidel)

Saw this latest post at Gunfighter & thought I would try it. The bits bolded are my positive responses.

Give it a go :D

Now I am off to bed... things to do tomorrow before I fly out to my lovin' arms.

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars

3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower (and froze my feet a couple of times in late nite or early morn to see a comet)

6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland/world
8. Climbed a mountain (define mountain)
9. Held a praying mantis (seen one, held a lot of other insects)
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris (does Nice & Provence count ?)

Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning ( in what ever version we call food poisoning..... C Jejuni ?)
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 (but the answer is "no" if being at sea on a naval vessel doesn't count) ( bare boating in the Windwards)
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (some of them) ( how far back ? Not been to the Hebrides, Finland or Polynesia yet)
35. Seen an Amish community (drove by many)
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (depends on the day)
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 in a restaurant (I've cooked meals for homeless)
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance (as a casualty simulation. Also been part of an ambulance crew)
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 (I tend to get captured in newspapers or radio)
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class ( fencing counts, right ?)
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
62. Gone whale watching
63. Gotten 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 (been 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 ( Not seen the changing in London, but been & seen the Guards. Seen the CoG on Ottawa, tho')
77. Broken a bone (maybe)
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 (not directly, but was intimately a part of issues after a new purchase)
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible (not all of it but a lot of it - for Confirmation classes)
86. Visited the White House (driven by it)
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one (my grand parents)
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


Gunfighter said...

Awesome Stuff, my dear!

Lala said...

Thanks GF - it was fun

Lone Grey Squirrel said...

Information overload! Wow, you've done lots. Inquisitive squirrels want to know where the skinny dipping was done though!

Olga, the Traveling Bra said...

WoW! I might give this a go sometime....in between travels! :) Merry Christmas!!!!

MedStudentWife said...

LGS - In the water

Olga - I'm looking forward to seeing 99 thinga a bra has or will do

Dr.John said...

Now that was interesting.