Friday, February 13, 2009

My Exciting Life

Here is something completely fluffy and fun. I loved reading this on Mendy's blog and thought I'd give it a go:
The ones in red are the ones I've done.

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 at sea
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
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
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo's’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
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
54. Gone to a drive-in movie
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
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 on a speeding 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
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
94. Had a baby
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
99. Been stung by a bee

100. Talked your way out of a ticket

53 for me. That was fun to do! Here are a few caveats, not that this is a competition or anything, but I feel you should know that:
I have been to Walt Disney World. I know, not the original, but hey, that's why he built another one-not everyone can get to California.
I am going rock climbing in a few weeks for the very first time.
I have been in the caldera of a live volcano.
While I've never been in a movie, I have been on a local access cable show.
Like Mendy, I've been to the Great Salt Lake, but never swum in it.
I have assisted in the killing and preparation of an animal for cooking (chicken) but I did not do all the work.
Meeting someone famous is relative-I have met many knitting celebrities and several people who are famous to Mormons, but no one who is generally known.
I was outside watching the sky during a total eclipse (May, 1984) but it was cloudy so we couldn't actually see anything. It was a bummer because here on the east coast, we were in the best place possible and there had been MONTHS of news stories and preparation, etc.


  1. I'm glad to see that you have also been fired from a job. Everyone seemed outraged about that happening to me. I say you give yourself meeting someone famous, even if he/she is only "Mormon famous." I think it counts!

  2. Fun post. I agree with the famous mormons, and yeah, so who WOULD swim in the great salt lake? NOT ME!

  3. Woo! A majority! Good job. And I've never even BEEN to the Salt Lake.

  4. cami's never been to the great salt lake? ok, i'll have to comment on that on HER blog, but this is a fun list. you had your portrait painted? how does one go about doing that? i'd like to hear that story sometime.


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