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Thursday, February 5, 2009

100 Things To Do

Do you think you’ve really lived so far?

*This is a list of 100 activities–some I have experienced (RED), some I have not (regular). See how your list matches up to mine.

  1. Started your own blog
  2. Slept under the stars
  3. Played in a band
  4. Visited Hawaii
  5. Watched a meteor shower
  6. Bathed in a river
  7. Been to the Taj Mahal
  8. Walked on a glacier in Alaska
  9. Caught and held a snake
  10. Spoke in front of a big crowd
  11. Bungee jumped
  12. Had a whirlwind love affair that broke your heart
  13. Found an arrowhead or fossil
  14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
  15. Rescued an animal
  16. Ate sweet breads, glands or tripe
  17. Seen Mount Rushmore in person
  18. Grown your own vegetables
  19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
  20. Slept on an overnight train
  21. Had a pillow fight
  22. Hiked to base camp on Mt. Everest
  23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
  24. Built a snow fort
  25. Watched an animal being born
  26. Gone skinny dipping
  27. Learned a foreign language
  28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
  29. Seen a total eclipse
  30. Stayed up for more than 24 hours
  31. Trained a dog to do cool tricks
  32. Been on a cruise
  33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
  34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
  35. Seen an Amish community
  36. Can drive a stick shift car
  37. Won over $1000 in a raffle or lottery
  38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
  39. Gone rock climbing
  40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
  41. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
  42. Been serenaded
  43. Visited Africa
  44. Walked on a beach by moonlight
  45. Broken a bone
  46. Started your own business
  47. Quit a job because you were totally unhappy
  48. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
  49. Been to the Eiffel Tower
  50. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
  51. Kissed in the rain passionately
  52. Played in the mud
  53. Gone to a drive-in
  54. Been in a movie
  55. Visited the Great Wall of China
  56. Joined a prayer group
  57. Taken a martial arts class
  58. Visited Russia
  59. Served at a soup kitchen
  60. Gone whale watching
  61. Received flowers for no reason
  62. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
  63. Gone sky diving
  64. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
  65. Bounced a check
  66. Flown in a helicopter
  67. Saved a favorite childhood toy
  68. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
  69. Eaten caviar
  70. Pieced a quilt
  71. Stood in Times Square
  72. Toured the Everglades
  73. Been fired from a job
  74. Seen the changing of the guards in London
  75. Broken something extremely expensive
  76. Been on a speeding motorcycle
  77. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
  78. Published a book
  79. Visited the Vatican
  80. Got a tattoo
  81. Been to a coffee shop in Amsterdam
  82. Seen the aurora borealis in person
  83. Read the entire Bible
  84. Visited the White House
  85. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
  86. Had chickenpox
  87. Saved someone’s life
  88. Sat on a jury
  89. Met someone famous
  90. Joined a book club
  91. Lost a loved one
  92. Toured the UN
  93. Hiked to Machu Picchu
  94. Swam in the Indian Ocean
  95. Conversed with someone when neither of you spoke each others language
  96. Dirty danced
  97. Been stung by a bee
  98. Acted in a play
  99. Had more than 5 surgeries
  100. Threw a surprise party for someone

Okay, a couple of these I fudged a bit on. While I can't really drive a stick shift, I have attempted to learn. I'm just not very good at it. I haven't actually ridden in a gondola, but have been in a water taxi. Not quite as romantic.

I guess 47 isn't bad. Some of these things I never want to do--no matter what! Others I was intrigued by and would like to attempt. How's your list compare? Oh, and thanks, Tamara, for the idea!


Tamara said... cheater you!!!! Maybe when I get as YOUNG as you, I will out-number your list, girl! ha ha ha. This was such a fun post to do, I'm glad you enjoyed it, too!

Tamara said...

oh ya...I hope the whirlwind love affair was what brought you and Darrell together :)

Carolina Chocolate said...

That is so funny that we have the same thing on our blogs, but a few have been changed. Very funny. I thought it was fun to do and it brought back a lot of fun memories.

queenbee4 said...

I agree with you... some of these things to dont sound even the least bit fun...

It was fun to read it though!

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lagirl said...

What a GREAT list!
Love, Love, Love, it!!

Thanks for sharing your Slacker Cook recipe for Vegetable Soup. You're one of "my kind". I'm always looking for a better, easier, slacker way to do things - that leaves more time to play!!
Thanks for your comments on my Blog...I wanted to sign on as a Follower of your Blog but couldn't find the place on your page to do that. ???

erikab said...

so, I tried it and I've done fudging! :-) Now I feel like I've got a lot to do! By the way, in case you were looking, I changed by blog to

Rebekah said...

OF COURSE I remember you guys! Although you were not blond when I knew you:-). Thanks for looking us up. It is fun to follow people this way since I am not good any other way.
5 Grandbabies, uh? You look awesome!
Are you still in NC?
Keep in touch!

Sharon said...

wow I've only done 25, kind of sad. I would love to talk to you about some of the things on your list.
Dirty Dancing?!? I'm impressed.

SuburbanCorrespondent said...

I love your profile picture! You look great!

Bee and Rose said...

I am totally impressed by your list!!! (and the aluminum cans idea is a great one! hee hee hee!)

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