Thursday, 1 April 2010

99 Things

I can't find out who started this, but I found it here and thought I'd play along. The ones with an asterisk are the ones I have done already.
Those in italics are the ones I'd love to do some day.
I have ticked off 36 - that's only 36%- but, in my own defence,
it's a little biased towards the USA and that's a whole as-yet-unachieved ambition - to visit the US
If you do this too, please leave a link.

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 DisneyWorld
8. Climbed a mountain * (actually a volcano - Etna)
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*

15. Adpoted a child
16 Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables* (well, fruit - strawberries!)
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
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 (of course!)
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 at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa*
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight*
46. Been transported in an ambulance*
47. Had your portrait painted*
48. Gone deep sea fishing
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 your own business* (just starting out)
58. Taken a martial arts class (watch my son do his!)
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*
78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Vatican*
82. Bought a brand new car
82. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper*
85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve
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*
92. Joined a book club
93. Got a tattoo
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swum in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a lawsuit
98. Owned a mobile phone
99. Been stung by a bee* (or wasp - not su


Carrie said...

Great idea adding the "want to's" the list! Have you seen the site Good Reads? Many book clubs to join there - online but still as fun! :)

Sian said...

Wow, you've held a praying mantis..don't know if I could do that! It's a great list, isn't it? Really gets you thinking.

Kirsty.a said...

No, I haven't. Just checked and a few ythings seemed to have come up in bold that I didn'y intend! Whoops. Better correct it!