Monday, 13 December 2010

One of those "meme" things

Subtitled: How the hell do you pronounce "meme" anyway?!

I wasn't tagged or anything, and I think this did the rounds ages ago, but I thought I'd put it on here.

Things I have done in bold

1. Started my own blog
2. Slept under the stars (although I suppose the tent might void it!)
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than I can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland/world (does Disneyland Paris count?)
8. Climbed a mountain

9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sung a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched lightening at sea (sounds awesome though)
14. Taught myself an art from scratch (that's the whole point of the blog!)
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown my own vegetables (well, tried anyway)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train (I slept on an overnight coach - but I don't think it's quite the same)
21. Had a pillow fight

22. Hitchhiked
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 (no way in hell)
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 
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person (no, but it's on my places to see list)
34. Visited the birthplace of my ancestors (I will, for my dad)
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught myself a new language (tried learning Japanese, but didn't get very far)
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 (I'd love to, I've heard it's breath-taking)
41. Sung karaoke (never again!)
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa (see 34)
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight

46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had my 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 (Got as far as the first platform as a child - we made the mistake of trying to climb it!)
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 (although I don't suppose a toe counts?!)
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person (another one on my list)
80. Published a book (I've written a kids' book, so maybe one day... *wistful look*)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had my 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

90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous (yep, quite a few actually *tries to avoid looking smug*)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one (too soon and too recently)
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. Rode an elephant (nope, but I have ridden a camel)

So, that's 29/100... Not many, but there are plenty on there I categorically do not want to do!

Updated to include the 3 that I didn't know I'd done - thanks mum for pointing those out! So that's 32/100...

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