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Thursday, December 13

Done

Via eMusings and Keeneye...
Things I’ve done are in bold, my comments are in italics. What have you done?

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink (But there were only a few of us left. Lucky me, small crowd!)
02. Swam with wild dolphins (But have been surrounded by them in boats)
03. Climbed a mountain
04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
05. Been inside the Great Pyramid
06. Held a tarantula (For extra credit in biology class.)
07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone (Not a highly recommended activity. It sounds like more fun than it actually is)
08. Said “I love you” and meant it
09. Hugged a tree
as of 9/16/08 ~ 10. Bungee jumped (see this post)
11. Visited Paris
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea
13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise
14. Seen the Northern Lights
15. Gone to a huge sports game (Does the Rose Bowl count?)
16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa (I stood at the base and looked up, but the Tower was still closed for renovations.)
17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables
18. Touched an iceberg
19. Slept under the stars (As often as possible.)
20. Changed a baby’s diaper
21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon (But I really want to!)
22. Watched a meteor shower
23. Gotten drunk on champagne
24. Given more than you can afford to charity (I suck at math.)
25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment
27. Had a food fight
28. Bet on a winning horse
29. Asked out a stranger
30. Had a snowball fight
as of 9/16/08 ~ 31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can (see #10)
32. Held a lamb
33. Seen a total eclipse
34. Ridden a roller coaster (As often as possible.)
35. Hit a home run
36. Danced like a fool and didn’t care who was looking
37. Adopted an accent for an entire day
38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment
39. Had two hard drives for your computer (Nerd alert!)
40. Visited all 50 states
41. Taken care of someone who was drunk (And in return, they have taken care of me.)
42. Had amazing friends (See #41.)
43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country
44. Watched whales
45. Stolen a sign (But there's one I really really WANT to steal...)
46. Backpacked in Europe (Many of the items in bold happened during that trip.)
47. Taken a road-trip
48. Gone rock climbing
49. Midnight walk on the beach
50. Gone sky diving
51. Visited Ireland
52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love
53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them
54. Visited Japan
55. Milked a cow
56. Alphabetized your CDs (Ummm... is there any other way to organize them?)
57. Pretended to be a superhero
58. Sung karaoke
59. Lounged around in bed all day
60. Played touch football
61. Gone scuba diving
62. Kissed in the rain
63. Played in the mud
64. Played in the rain
65. Gone to a drive-in theater
66. Visited the Great Wall of China
67. Started a business
68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
69. Toured ancient sites
70. Taken a martial arts class
71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight
72. Gotten married
73. Been in a movie
74. Crashed a party
75. Gotten divorced
76. Gone without food for 5 days
77. Made cookies from scratch
78. Won first prize in a costume contest
79. Ridden a gondola in Venice
80. Gotten a tattoo
81. Rafted the Snake River
82. Been on television news programs as an “expert” (I was 6. Does that count?)
83. Gotten flowers for no reason (I am sure they had a reason, but they never shared it...)
84. Performed on stage
85. Been to Las Vegas
86. Recorded music
87. Eaten shark
88. Kissed on the first date
89. Gone to Thailand
90. Bought a house
91. Been in a combat zone
92. Buried one/both of your parents (Love ya, Dad. And miss you every day.)
93. Been on a cruise ship
94. Spoken more than one language fluently
95. Performed in Rocky Horror (Sad, but true.)
96. Raised children (Still in progress.)
97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
98. Passed out cold
99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge (It's a long freakin' walk, too.)
102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking
103. Had plastic surgery
104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived
105. Wrote articles for a large publication
106. Lost over 100 pounds
107. Held someone while they were having a flashback
108. Piloted an airplane
109. Touched a stingray
110. Broken someone’s heart
111. Helped an animal give birth
112. Won money on a T.V. game show
113. Broken a bone
114. Gone on an African photo safari
115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears
116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol (Hopefully I will never have to again!)
117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
118. Ridden a horse
119. Had major surgery
120. Had a snake as a pet
121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
122. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours
123. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states
124. Visited all 7 continents
125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days (It's fun, but harder than it looks.)
126. Eaten kangaroo meat
127. Eaten sushi (As often as possible.)
128. Had your picture in the newspaper
as of 9/16/08 ~ 129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about (Scott finally registered to vote! But I think Missy had almost as much to do with it as I did...)
130. Gone back to school
131. Parasailed
132. Touched a cockroach
133. Eaten fried green tomatoes
134. Read The Iliad - and the Odyssey
135. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read
136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (Do fish count?)
137. Skipped all your school reunions
138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
139. Been elected to public office
140. Written your own computer language.
141. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream
142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
143. Built your own PC from parts.
as of 9/16/08 ~ 144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you (does a photo count?)
145. Had a booth at a street fair
146. Dyed your hair
147. Been a DJ
148. Shaved your head
149. Caused a car accident
150. Saved someone’s life

2 comments:

mizinformation said...

I'm pretty impressed you made it through Europe without doing #138: Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language

Jen said...

I was surprised... I made an effort to speak French/Italian/German or whatever, but everyone spoke English. I think they appreciated the effort though. :)