23 December 2008

Things I've done

It's a bit Americo-centric, but an interesting list nonetheless.

Have Done Haven’t done

Started your own blog
Slept under the stars
Played in a band
Visited Hawaii
Watched a meteor shower
Given more than you can afford to charity
Been to Disneyland/Disney World
Climbed a mountain (sort of)
Held a praying mantis
Sang a solo
Bungee jumped
Visited Paris
Watched a lightning storm at sea
Taught yourself an art from scratch
Adopted a child
Had food poisoning
Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
Grown your own vegetables
Seen the Mona Lisa in France
Slept on an overnight train (in Thailand, no less!)
Had a pillow fight
Hitch hiked
Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (not in body, at least!)
Built a snow fort (what's that?)
Held a lamb (And a lion cub!)
Gone skinny dipping
Run a Marathon
Ridden in a gondola in Venice
Seen a total eclipse
Watched a sunrise or sunset
Hit a home run
Been on a cruise
Seen Niagara Falls in person
Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
Seen an Amish community
Taught yourself a new language
Had enough money to be truly satisfied
Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
Gone rock climbing/repelling
Seen Michelangelo’s David
Sung karaoke
Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt (no, but seen Pohutu!)
Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
Visited Africa
Walked on a beach by moonlight
Been transported in an ambulance
Had your portrait painted/sketched
Gone deep sea fishing
Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
Kissed in the rain
Played in the mud
Gone to a drive-in theater
Been in a movie
Visited the Great Wall of China
Started a business
Taken a martial arts class
Visited Russia
Served at a soup kitchen
Sold Girl Guide Cookies
Gone whale watching
Got flowers for no reason
Donated blood, platelets or plasma
Gone sky diving
Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
Bounced a check
Flown in a helicopter
Saved a favorite childhood toy
Visited the Lincoln Memorial
Eaten Caviar
Pieced a quilt
Stood in Times Square
Toured the Everglades (the where?)
Been fired from a job
Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
Broken a bone
Been on a speeding motorcycle
Seen the Grand Canyon in person
Published a book
Visited the Vatican
Bought a brand new car (yes, but it was a Matchbox car!)
Walked in Jerusalem
Had your picture in the newspaper
Read the entire Bible
Visited the White House (very nice restaurant in Wellington!)
Killed and prepared an animal for eating
Had chickenpox
Saved someone’s life
Sat on a jury
Met someone famous
Joined a book club
Lost a loved one
Had a baby
Seen the Alamo in person (who cares?!)
Swam in the Great Salt Lake
Been involved in a law suit
Owned a cell phone
Been stung by a bee
Read an entire book in one day (I'm a Harry Potter fan - of course I have!)
Fallen in Love
Lived next to a National monument
Met the founder of a non profit organization
Written a children’s book
Attended a Vatican recognized school
Know who Rosie the Riveter is
Seen the Atlantic & Pacific oceans
Crossed the Canadian boarder just to play in the snow
Gotten caught in a downpour and had fun doing it
Spent a holiday away from family
Seen a Broadway play
Believe Romeo & Juliet is not a story of true love


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