Wednesday, March 3, 2010

99 Things

I've been enjoying reading everyone else's 99 Things this week.
Instructions: The post is a list of 99 things you could have done, and you are supposed to bold the ones that you yourself have done.

1. Started your own blog Really happy that I did.

2. Slept under the stars

3. Played in a band- Does RockBand count? How about middle school band? haha

4. Visited Hawaii- I would love to.

5. Watched a meteor shower

6. Given more than you can afford to charity- Well, I guess I could afford it if I gave it. Although even when I was in college and had no money, I gave to the gorilla foundation as often as I could.

7. Been to DisneyWorld

8. Climbed a mountain- More hiked than climbed.

9. Held a praying mantis

10. Sang a solo- Only on RockBand and even that is terrifying.

11. Bungee jumped

12. Visited Paris

13. Watched a lightning storm

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch - I taught myself cake decorating. Not sure if that really counts.

15. Adopted a child- I AM TRYING!!! haha

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

21. Had a pillow fight

22. Hitch hiked- Not really hitch hiked, but in high school my friend and I got in a car with a stranger. I know, it's bad. She was a mom though and had a car seat in the car. One of our parents brought us to the wrong school for a meeting and we had no cell phone or any way of calling our parents, so we asked one of the moms if she would take us to the school we were supposed to be at. After she took us, she gave us a long lecture about never getting in the car with a stranger again.

23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill

24. Built a snow fort- We used to build the best snow forts!!

25. Held a lamb- that's random

26. Gone skinny dipping- It's fun :)

27. Run a Marathon

28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice

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

35. Seen an Amish community

36. Taught yourself a new language

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied

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- I would love to go on an African safari

45. Walked on a beach by moonlight

46. Been transported in an ambulance

47. Had your portrait painted

48. Gone deep sea fishing

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 - Adam and I LOVE to go to the drive-in. That and swimming are the only things I like about summer.

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- When I was out selling girl scout cookies as a kid, I told myself that when I was an adult, I would always say yes if someone came to my house selling them. And I do. :)

62. Gone whale watching- I went for the first time this past summer and it was so much fun. I loved it!

63. Got flowers for no reason- A couple months ago one of the parents gave me flowers for no reason :)

64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma- They don't let me because I had problems with anemia in the past.

65. Gone sky diving

66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp - No, but I did visit the Anne Frank house in Amsterdam and that was a powerful experience.

67. Bounced a check

68. Flown in a helicopter

69. Saved a favorite childhood toy

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial

71. Eaten Caviar- It does not sound good to me.

72. Pieced a quilt- I wish I knew how to make 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- I broke my wrist in 6th grade (My sister and I are still not in agreement as to how it happened), I broke one foot in high school gym class when I jumped in the pool (They wanted to take me across the school in a wheel chair in my bathing suit..could you imagine?!?! I refused!), I broke the other foot in college when I was sleep walking, and I broke a toe when I kicked my brother when I was about 21 or 22 (He deserved it!)

78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person

80. Published a book

81. Visited the Vatican

82. Bought a brand new car- We only buy used.

83. Walked in Jerusalem

84. Had your picture in the newspaper

85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve

86. Visited the White House

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating- Gross. If everyone had to do this in order to eat meat, a lot less people would be eating meat.

88. Had chickenpox

89. Saved someone’s life

90. Sat on a jury

91. Met someone famous – Poe, Mandy Patinkin, and some people from RENT who I consider to be famous.
92. Joined a book club

93. Got a tattoo

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- I got my very first cell phone just this past summer!! Adam still has never owned one.

99. Been stung by a bee


  1. wow! You have broken a lot of bones!! Who are the people from RENT that you have met? I met Anthony Rapp last year :)

    I love that you posted this! I also love any post that lets me get to you you better! ;)

  2. haha, your 98 made me think of Seth. Seth actually DOES own a cellphone, but the only reason he does it because I bought it for him and paid for the service for him for a year because I wanted to be able to get in touch with him!!

  3. So what is the special childhood toy? Inquiring minds want to know! Also, you don't give yourself enough credit - mountain climbing is simply ascending a mountain in whatever fashion required for that particular mountain, usually with reaching the peak as your goal. On some mountains, it doesn't require rock climbing, or even much special equipment. =)

  4. It's true, the snow forts were the best!!! :)