Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Been There Done That

I saw this on another persons blog and I thought it would be fun to go down the list and see all the things I have/have not done so far in life. You should do this too! Copy and paste this onto your blog and then bold all the things that you HAVE done.
1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars (sleeping out on the trampoline will always be a fond memory)
3. Played in a band (clairnet baby!)
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (more than once...I love it there!)
8. Climbed a mountain (i grew up in an outdoorsy family...climbing mountains was a requirement)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child/Placed a child (amazing and heartbreaking experiance)
16. Had food poisoning (bacon bits from the school cafeteria...need I say more?)
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. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (love these days)
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb (one of my best friends was a farm girl)
26. Gone skinny dipping (girls camp, hidden lakes,'s very liberating)
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (one of my most depressing and memorable valintines day ever)
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
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke (and not well)
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
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
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 (I grew up with all brothers...I usually had to play like a boy)
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie/commercial
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 (also the first time I ever recieved roses...he was just that kind of guy)
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 on a speeding motorcycle (on the way down to see the fireworks one July 4th....Holly remembers this)
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 (Jr. Miss
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
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one (grandma and are both loved and missed)
94. Had a baby (the most amazing experience in the world)
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 (holly was so glad when I finally got one of my own)
99. Been stung by a bee


Chelsi and Trevor said...

What a fun list - I will have to do it if I ever finish grading my end-of-the-semester English papers....blah, why did I become an English teacher?

Holly said...

A LOT of those include me- and YES I was glad when you FINALLY got your own cell phone. So Levi would stop calling mine to talk to you. We have a lot of great memories!