Monday, January 12, 2009

I Love Lists

Because I love lists, and because it's a crazy busy Monday, and because I wanted to offer a little something and don't have time to really write... here is a list that's been circulating the blogsphere. I thought I'd join in. It's interesting to see what I've done.

Here's the rule: Bold the things you've done & post on your blog!
1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band (it was middle school... I played flute)
4. Visited Hawaii (Oh I will someday!)
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (DisneyWorld like 5 times, but never 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 (I don't think it's the original for numerous reasons)
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (so that I could interview for a new job!)
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice (do the ones in The Venetian in Las Vegas count?)
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 (Scotland!)
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language (I did minor in French, but I can hardly speak it)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (I think I am blessed.. no complaints)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’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 theater
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 (never in a million years)
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 (kind of... got a stress fracture)
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 (oh goodness, you have no idea)
85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year's Eve
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life (I've been told I have)
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

I'm not sure what all this says about me aside from the fact that I like to travel. :)

5 comments:

Love to Run said...

Melanie,

I did one of these once but this looks half different. Tonight I will copy yours and change the answers to mine. Should be fun.

Running and living said...

I can't believe you've never had food poisoning! What DO you eat?
Ana-Maria

Jackie said...

You are so worldly!

J said...

Cool post! I liked how many things you had done, and how many things you have to look forward to doing!!

Sarah said...

Ha, I was also a French minor who can't speak a word these days...