Have you ever?

25 11 2008

What the hell…

1. Started your own blogRes ipsa loquitur.
2. Slept under the stars – on a boat, no less
3. Played in a bandhigh school and college, jazz, pep, concert and orchestra
4. Visited HawaiiHoneymoon.  Was lovely.  I recommend the big island.
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity – Hard to answer that one.
7. Been to Disneyland/worldOnce is enough.
8. Climbed a mountainPhilmont Scout ranch – a once in a lifetime experience.
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo*shudder*
11. Bungee jumped – not a freakin’ chance
12. Visited Paris – not yet
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea – nope.
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch does stagecraft/lighting count?
15. Adopted a childone of the two best decisions I ever made.
16. Had food poisoning – surprisingly, no
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty – have we met?
18. Grown your own vegetablesnot currently, as I have a brown thumb.
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France – See 12 above.
20. Slept on an overnight train8th grade DC trip.
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked – hell no
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not illremind me to tell you about that Scruples game sometime
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb – only cooked.
26. Gone skinny dipping – no one wants that…
27. Run a Marathon – see 17 above
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice – See 12 above.
29. Seen a total eclipsegrade school, IIRC.
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset – more than I can count, but not enough yet
31. Hit a home run – only on Wii
32. Been on a cruise – its on the list
33. Seen Niagara Falls in personvery coolThere’s also an War of 1812 battlefield and museum.  Like the war, a rather desultory affair.
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors – I’d have to find them, first.
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfiedNot yet
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person – See 12 above.
39. Gone rock climbing – Don’t like falling.
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David – nope.
41. Sung karaoke (badly) – that would be a felony
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser eruptone of my favorite vacations
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa .
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight Oh, yeah.  Virginia Beach.
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing – Never saw the point.
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person – eventually…
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris  – see above
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkelingboth
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 – not successfully (yet)
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookiesno, but does Boy Scout popcorn count?
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma – needles *shiver*
65. Gone sky diving – Why leave a perfectly good airplane?
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp – Holocaust Museum
67. Bounced a checknot recently, though
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorialmany times.  Best with the Young Master
71. Eaten Caviarick. didn’t like it
72. Pieced a quilt – Huh?
73. Stood in Times SquareL-U-V it!
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a jobTwice.
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bonewrist
78. Been on a speeding motorcycleOn the Indianapolis Motor Speedway track – how cool is that?
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 newspaperonly once I can think of
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 famousMostly political types.
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a babySee 15 above
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suitWaaaay too many
98. Owned a cell phoneI remember my first – the size, shape and weight of a brick
99. Been stung by a bee

A slap on the back to Robbo.




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