Here's a list if things I stole from Wolfie's blog. You're supposed to highlight the things on the list you've done. However, I'm a bloggy technophobe, and I can't figure out how to do that. Therefore, I'm simply going to indicate the things I've done by writing yes or no - hey, it's low tech, but it works!
Started your own blog - yep, you're reading it.
Slept under the stars - yep.
Played in a band - nope - not a speck of musical talent.
Visited Hawaii - yep - Melissa was stationed there, and we visited her.
Watched a meteor shower - yep, more than once.
Given more than you can afford to charity - yep, because I'm a softie.
Been to Disneyland/world - lived in Florida for a time, so yes.
Climbed a mountain - well, hiked a mountain. Does that count?
Held a praying mantis - yes.
Sang a solo - yes, but not by choice!
Bungee jumped - Nope - never, never, never.
Visited Paris - not yet, but someday.
Watched a lightning storm at sea - just off the coast, but yes.
Taught yourself an art from scratch - yes.
Adopted a child - no, but maybe someday.
Had food poisoning - yes, sadly!
Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty - no, but someday!
Seen the Mona Lisa in France - see Paris! Someday!
Slept on an overnight train - no, but wouldn't that be fun!
Had a pillow fight - yes.
Hitchhiked - yes.
Taken a sick day when you’re not ill - no, I'd feel too guilty over this one.
Built a snow fort - yes!
Held a lamb - yes. And a baby goat!
Gone skinny dipping - well, yes. And, no, I won't share the details! But I think I was eight...
Been to a Broadway show in NY - no, but someday!
Ran a Marathon - yes, with Melissa.
Been in three states at once - I'm not sure about this one.
Ridden in a gondola in Venice - nope, but wouldn't that be fun!
Seen a total eclipse - yes.
Watched a sunrise or sunset - yes!
Hit a home run - yes, but do family games count?
Been on a Cruise - no, but this one's also on the to-do list!
Seen Niagara Falls in Person - no, but see above.
Visited the birthplace of your Ancestors - no - they're such a motley lot, I wouldn't know where to start!
Seen an Amish community - no.
Taught yourself a new language - no.
Had enough money to be truly satisfied - yes, but it doesn't take much!
Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person - no, but it's definitely on the list!
Gone rock climbing - yes, but not very high!
Seen Michelangelo’s David - someday!
Sung karaoke - yes, and I'm awful at it.
Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt - yes, and it was cold.
Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant - no, but this one's a good idea.
Visited Africa - no, but someday.
Walked on a beach by moonlight - yes, and the beach is lovely any time of the day or night.
Been transported in an ambulance - yes, and this wasn't fun!
Had your portrait painted - no, and probably never will.
Gone deep sea fishing - yes, a couple of times. Great fun!
Seen the Sistine Chapel in person - nope.
Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris - nope. But both are on the list.
Gone scuba diving or snorkeling - yes, and it's lovely.
Kissed in the rain - yes.
Played in the mud - yes.
Been to Grace Kelley’s grave in Monaco - nope.
Gone to a drive-in - yes.
Been in a movie - nope.
Visited the Great Wall of China - nope.
Started a business - nope.
Taken a martial arts class - nope.
Swam in the Mediterranean Sea - nope.
Visited Russia - nope.
Served at a soup kitchen - yes.
Sold Girl Scout cookies - yes.
Gone whale watching - yes.
Gotten flowers for no reason - yes.
Donated blood, platelets or plasma - yes.
Gone sky diving - this is also on the NEVER list!
Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp - no.
Bounced a check - no.
Saved a favorite childhood toy - no.
Visited the Lincoln Memorial - yes.
Eaten Caviar - yes.
Pieced a quilt - yes.
Stood in Times Square - no.
Toured the Everglades - well, been to the Everglades, anyway!
Been fired from a job - no, but I'm in a job that's chronically short.
Seen the Changing of the Guards in London - no, but wouldn't that be fun!
Been on a speeding motorcycle - no.
Seen the Grand Canyon in person - no.
Published a book - no, but would love to someday.
Visited the Vatican - no.
Bought a brand new car - yes, and recently! :)
Walked in Jerusalem - no.
Had your picture in the newspaper - no.
Read the entire Bible - yes, when I was younger.
Visited the White House - no. When we were in DC they weren't doing tours.
Killed and prepared my own meat - yes. Naughty roosters become Sunday dinner around here.
Had chickenpox - yes.
Saved someone’s life - yes.
Sat on a jury - no.
Met someone famous - yes.
Joined a book club - yes.
Lost a loved one - yes.
Had a baby - yes.
Seen the Alamo in person - yes.
Swam in the Great Salt Lake - no.
Been involved in a law suit - no.
Owned a cell phone - yes.
Been stung by a bee - yes.
If you want to play along, copy the list for your own blog and highlight the ones that apply to you. :) And let me know, if you do, because I'd love to see your answers!
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