Saturday, January 3, 2009

99 Things Meme

I found this on Terry Thornton’s Hill Country of Monroe County Mississippi.

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.
2. Slept under the stars.

3. Played in a band.
 (My high school band)
4. Visited Hawaii.

5. Watched a meteor shower.

6. Given more than you can afford to charity.
7. Been to Disneyland/world.
(Land, not World)
8. Climbed a mountain. (A small one.)

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.
(In Russia and D.C.-Chicago and back.)
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 a gondola in Venice.

29. Seen a total eclipse.

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset.

31. Hit a home run.
(The hit was nothing to brag about, but neither was the fielding…)
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.
(Don’t want to be rich, but being 100% debt-free would be nice.)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person. 

39. Gone rock climbing.

40. Seen Michelangelo's David in person.

41. Sung Karaoke.

42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt.

43. Bought a stranger a meal in 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 snorkelling.

52. Kissed in the rain.
53. Played in the mud.

54. Gone to a drive-in theatre.

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.
(Was a Cookie Mom for Four Years)
62. Gone whale watching.
63. Gotten flowers for no reason.

64. Donated blood.

65. Gone sky diving.

66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp.

67. Bounced a cheque.
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 Guard in London. (Accidentally left this one out.)
77. Broken a bone.

78. Been on a speeding motorcycle.
(Thanks to my Uncle Bill.)
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person.

80. Published a book.

81. Visited the Vatican.

82. Bought a brand new car.
(Not recently)
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.
(Report to jury duty, but no trial resulted.)
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. Swum in the Great Salt Lake.

97. Been involved in a law suit.

98. Owned a cell phone.

99. Been stung by a bee.


  1. Thanks for posting this. I thought it looked like easy fun so I posted it on my blog too. Gave you the credit. :-)

  2. Thanks Becky! It was fun. I tried to trace it from where Terry Thornton got it, but it just kept going....

    I'm going to go read your list now!