Sunday, November 16, 2008

And then I saw this ...

And realised I think at a glance I can mark a few off, there are 100 questions in total and I've marked the ones I have done in bold italics, and thrown some pics in if I could find any quickly.

1. Started your own blog (fairly easy start - you're reading it!)
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band and in orchestras and string quartets
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (woohoo! without a camera too!!!! but I have the magnet!)

8. Climbed a mountain (didn't specify a BIG mountain)
9. Held a praying mantis (don't think I wanted to)
10. Sang a solo (you should all thank me for this NOT being BOLD)
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea (From land) The storms over the sea here at Tairua Hill are amazing!
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child (unless you count Derek!???)
16. Had food poisoning (I'm sure I have.. at least thats what I've my boss before)
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 (Brisbane to Cairns)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked - NO!!!
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb shame- I have a pic from this year holding the neices wee lambie - the Picture is lost!
26. Gone skinny dipping (long LONG time ago, I shouldn't mention the words school pool should I?)
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
This is sunrise over my back fence last week
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors - the last 5 generations are all in the same place now anyway, makes for easy geneology lessons!
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (once upon a time it really did happen!)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo's David
41. Sung karaoke (that wont be happening again either...)
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 (stumbled more accurately)
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing (can't but help go all sorts of fishing when the other half is a fishernut)
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling (Great Barrier Reef)
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater (Australia still had them when I was a young teenager!)
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 (Auckland City Mission most recently)
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (Girl Guide Biscuits)
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason (Just once)
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp (SO proud of this one!)

67. Bounced a check (not so proud of this one!)
68. Flown in a helicopter (brother was a helicopter pilot)
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy (Smurfs)
70.Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades (does the louisiana bayou count?)
75. Been fired from a job (yeah it still annoys)
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle (Before helicopters my brother liked motorcross bikes..)
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 (I think so, but when I was little so don't remember it and don't have any copy of it)
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House (Well theres more than one White House..)
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (I can skin a possum well! but for eating I only do chooks)
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous umm without realising it? yeaaaa (I don't follow rugby, not really too aware of who they are..)
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 -oohh hang on, you talking civil or criminal?
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day - Heh, all the time, an hour might be pushing it, but a day?? I have been known to get through a few books in a day.


NanaBeth said...

I believe Derek does count as adoption. Man=child. You should have been here last night when I glanced over my shoulder and saw my 2 darling dogs disemboweling a rather large possum on my living room carpet. Want me to freeze it for when you come visit?

TracyP said...

mm I have done some of the things that you haven't blodd but you have still done alot more on the list than me!! Maybe after moving to America I can check of many more!!!

Axel....{Carol} said...

Hi Just letting you know i recived the book you sent,I havent had a good read yet,just the first few pages. Thanks so much

Nic said...

i know where you nicked that from ;) wondered if i might see 'fertilised garden with batshit' on the list LOL

Scuba Diver said...

Going scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef is one of the most fulfilling experience one can ever have :)