Saturday, June 23, 2012


I've done roughly one-third of these.  Apparently I have a whole heck of a lot more life to live... :)

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
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (I say teaching myself to apply rainbow eyeshadow counts!)
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
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Take a sick day when you're not ill (shh... don't tell! :))
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
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 (this is true for most Americans, even if we don't realize it)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo's David
41. Sung karaoke (oh, geez, did I ever...)
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant (I REALLY want to do this!)
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance (I sat in one when I totaled my car, but it didn't go anywhere)
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 (went snorkeling in St. Thomas)
52. Kissed in the rain (seriously... best thing ever)
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 (when I was little, I started a lemonade stand and sold friendship bracelets/painted rocks door-to-door... we may or may not have also sold "autographed" baseball cards...)
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 (I've always wanted to, but with my luck, my parachute would break)
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check (how have I never done this?!)
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial (I didn't have enough time to see it when I went to D.C. last month)
71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades (I say my plane ride over the Everglades totally counts!)
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London (can you believe that I missed this when I went to London?!)
77. Broken a bone (knock on wood...)
78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book (ha - does my 3rd grade novel, The Three Other Boys count?  I may have been slightly boy-crazy as a child)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car (never have and likely never will...)
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the paper (see 57 above.  Our lemonade stand made The Wylie News.)
85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year's Eve
86. Visited the White House (I've seen it through the gates....)
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone's life
90. Sat on a jury (I would kill to be on a jury!)
91. Met someone famous (never ever.  lame.)
92. Joined a book club
93. Got a tattoo
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit (ha! every day. :))
98. Owned a cell phone (is this list from 1999?)
99. Been stung by a bee


Taylor said...

Love this 99 things! I did my own version a couple of weeks ago and was surprised that I need to do a whole lot more! :)

Established: 2008 said...

I borrowed this because I thought it was so fun...hope you don't mind!

Kristin said...

When I totaled my car, I got to unload my possessions and stick them in the back of a police car.
These lists make me feel so inadequate! Like I should be doing more :)

Candice said...

I copied this too. Hope you don't mind!

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