Thursday, February 25, 2010

99 Things I Ought to Have Done

99 Things I Ought to Have Done


Copy the list, bold the ones you've done (with explanations if needed), share with friends.

1. Started your own blog

2. Slept under the stars

3. Played in a band

4. Visited Hawaii (Maui a few times and Kaui twice)

5. Watched a meteor shower (not a shower but saw a meteor fall thru the atmosphere. Way cool!

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 thunder and lightning storm

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch

15. Adopted a child

16. Had food poisoning

17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty

18. Grown your own vegetables (Love growing my own veggies)

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 (It's called a Mental Health day  :0) )

24. Built a snow fort

25. Held a lamb (Gotta luv petting farms)

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 (Maui has the BEST of both. Watched the sunrise from their volcano)

31. Hit a home run

32. Been on a cruise (Does a bay cruise around the San Fran Bay count?)

33. Seen Niagara Falls in person

34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (Visited where my mom was born)

35. Seen an Amish community

36. Taught yourself a new language

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied

38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person

39. Gone rock climbing (indoor only)

40. Seen Michelangelo’s David

41. Sung karaoke

42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt

43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant (Todd and I met a girl alone in our hotel on Kaui and invited her to a nice dinner. She couldn’t believe it)

44. Visited Africa

45. Walked on a beach by moonlight

46. Been transported in an ambulance (not for me, but accompanied my friend while in Cabo last October)

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 (snorkeling)

52. Kissed in the rain

53. Played in the mud

54. Gone to a drive-in theater (It sucks there aren't many more around)

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 (Served Thanksgiving in college)

61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (Doing it right now in fact!)

62. Gone whale watching (Again, Maui)

63. Got flowers for no reason

64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma (I faint. They don’t want me)

65. Gone sky diving (I went hang gliding)

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 (12 years ago)

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

83. Walked in Jerusalem

84. Had your picture in the newspaper (Charity event for Family Giving Tree)

85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve

86. Visited the White House (with my friend Jennifer 12 years ago)

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (Does a fish count?)

88. had chickenpox (14 years old. Ugh!)

89. Saved someone’s life

90. Sat on a jury (2001 burglary case)

91. Met someone famous (a few professional athletes)

92. Joined a book club

93. Got a tattoo

94. Had a baby (times 2)

95. Seen the Alamo in person

96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake

97. Been involved in a law suit (small claims against previous homeowner)

98. Owned a cell phone (hello?!)

99. Been stung by a bee (A few times)

45 completed at the age of 41. I’d have to say that’s not too bad.