Tuesday, December 23

I stole a meme...

....from Blackbird

Things you've already done: bold

Things you want to do: italicize

Things you haven't done and don't want to - leave in plain font

1. Started your own blog. Two in fact.

2.. Slept under the stars. Yes, but it's not one of my favourite things to do.

3. Played in a band - or musical. I use to play Celtic harp...but not in a band or musical.

4. Visited Hawaii. It's not on my list.

5. Watched a meteor shower. Yes.

Given more than you can afford to charity. All the time.

Been to Disneyland/world. Not my thing.

Climbed a mountain. Yes, well walked up a mountain actually...and not a very big one but still a mountain.

9. Held a praying mantis. Good God in heaven NOOOOOOO!!!

10. Sang a solo (in the shower). Probably.

11. Bungee jumped. That's a definite NO.

Visited Paris.

13. Watched a lightning storm at sea. From the shore? Does that count? If so, yes.

Taught yourself an art from scratch. I'm an impatient person, I can't wait to take the course so I teach myself just about everything.

15. Adopted a child. No

16. Had food poisoning. Yes, yucky.

Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty. No. I would like to get to the top but I don't want to WALK, isn't there a lift?

18. Grown your own vegetables. Yes, with varying success

Seen the Mona Lisa in France. Yes, several times.

20. Slept on an overnight train. Yes, a few times, never the Orient Express though.

21. Had a pillow fight.

22. Hitchhiked.

23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill. Well of course I have, it's called a 'mental health day'.

Built a snow fort. Snow MEN, snow ANIMALS even a snow WOMAN once...but never a snow FORT..why a fort...boring.

Held a lamb. Lots.

26. Gone skinny dipping. Getting a bit personal now.

27. Run a Marathon. Oh Puh-lease....

Ridden a Gondola in Venice.

29. Seen a total eclipse.

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset.

31. Hit a home run. What is that?

Been on a cruise.

Seen Niagara Falls in person.

Visited the birthplace of your ancestors. I was born in the birthplace of my ancestors.

35. Seen an Amish community. No, but sometimes during a power cut I pretend I'm Amish.

36. Taught yourself a new language. I have 'taught myself' a little of a couple of languages, never the whole thing (I went to University for that) so I have only put half of it in bold.

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied. I'm not sure what this means? Satisfied with what? I've been satisfied when having very little money and dissatisfied when having more money.

38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person.

39. Gone rock climbing. I use to regularly climb.

Seen Michelangelo’s David.

Sung karaoke. Um...no, I'm really not a Karaoke kind of girl.

Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt. No, but a colleague of mine regularly did a good impression of it.

43. Bought a stranger a meal in a restaurant. I've given a stranger money to buy a meal.

44. Visited Africa.

45. Walked on a beach by moonlight.

46. Been transported in an ambulance. I only had a broken collarbone for goodness sake, I didn't need 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. Quite a lot about Paris in this meme.

51. Gone scuba diving or
snorkeling. Snorkeling once with Tom and I was so terrified and freaked out it was a disaster.

52. Kissed in the rain.

53. Played in the mud. Does gardening count?

54. Gone to a drive-in theater. Yes, not a fan.

55. Been in a movie. I was in Gone with the Wind. (how honest do I need to be here?)

56. Visited the Great Wall of China.

57. Started a business. Alas, yes.

Taken a martial arts class. I'd quite like to learn a martial art.

59. Visited Russia. Oh yes please!.

Served at a soup kitchen. Not yet.

Sold Girl Scout Cookies.

62. Gone whale watching.

63. Gotten flowers for no reason.

64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma. No, they won't take mine.

Gone sky diving. I have absolutely no desire to do this. EVER. NOT EVER, do you hear me?

66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp. No. I won't be either.

Bounced a check. Oops, it was an accident...honest!

Flown in a helicopter. Loved it.

69. Saved a favorite childhood toy. Yes, I still my koala...Simon is his name.

Visited the Lincoln Memorial.

71. Eaten Caviar.

72. Pieced a quilt.

Stood in Times Square.

74. Toured the Everglades.

75. Been fired from a job. Not yet, but I'm thinking about firing myself from my business - I'm crap.

76. Seen the changing of the guard in London. Very nice.

77. Broken a bone. Wrist and collarbone.

78. Been on a speeding motorcycle. Once, that was enough.

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person.

80. Published a book. Only an e-book. I've had a couple of short stories and several articles published.

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. I've read lots of bits of it though.

86. Visited the White House.

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating.

88. Had chickenpox. Very badly when I was 15...I have the scars to prove it.

89. Saved someone’s life. I haven't, but it's not italicised because really, is that something you'd WANT to do? I'd rather not be in that situation but if I ever am I shall make every attempt to save the life in question.

90. Sat on a jury. I did get called for jury duty but didn't have to sit on the jury in the end. Yay!

91. Met someone famous.

92. Joined a book club. I don't like being told what to read.

93. Lost a loved one.

94. Had a baby. Two of them.

95. Seen the Alamo in person.

96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake. Not THE great salt lake, but A great salt lake.

97. Been involved in a law suit.

98. Owned a cell phone.

99. Been stung by a bee

I wonder why there are only 99? Why not just add another and make it a nice round 100?

I stole this meme so if you need something to blog feel free to steal it from me.

1 comment:

Dave said...

I've run two marathons (London and Boston).

And many of the other things.