Thursday, 10 May 2012

99 things...

One of the girls from my Good Morning Girls group, shared this on her blog, from ANOTHER girl on our GMG group!

You know how these things go around! :-D

So, the things on the list that I have done, are in italics.  41 of them...some are very American....I think they need to be changed to more British ones! :-D

99 Things (those I've done in italics)

1. Started your own blog 
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band

4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity

7. Been to Disneyland 

8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped (not on yer nelly)
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightening storm (this one I have many memories of - the best I have ever seen, was in Indiana, USA...seeing a storm in the distance, towards Chicago.  Am-a-zing.  Plus, the one I sat and watched with Robert, the year our eyes locked and our hearts connected....)

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child 

16. Had food poisoning (not nice)
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (I saw it from Battery Park, but we didn't go over to it)
18. Grown your own vegetables

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train (I was very young, and remember being very was in the days where you drove your CAR onto the train, and brought it with you...we were going to Cornwall!!)
21. Had a pillow fight

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

24. Built a snow fort 
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon (another "not on yer nelly" ones)
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (again, memories of early days in my courtship with Robert...*sighs*)

31. Hit a home run (in rounders though, not baseball)
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person

34Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (close to it...up near Nairn/Lossiemouth)
35. Seen an Amish community (fascinating...would love to go back)
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
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance (after writing my car off...wearing a neck collar, on a spinal board HURTS....)

47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
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 (don't have them over here)
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

62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason

64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma (erm, my body decided it needed it more than someone else....)
65. Gone sky diving (not on get the idea)
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp

67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial 
71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced 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

78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle (not to be repeated, thanks...and it was only up the side of the nursery my in-laws have...and I didn't even let Robert drive me...I trusted his brother more!....oops)
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book (I have had a paraphrase and a hymn tune published...does that count?)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car

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
88. Had chickenpox

89. Saved someone’s life (Joshua choked on the top of a lollipop when he was about 20 months...I had to do the Heimlich...I think that i am sure he would have died otherwise...he couldn't breathe! :-/ )
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club

93. Got a tattoo

94. Had a baby (just the 7.... :-D )
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

99. Been stung by a bee

(edited to italicise the things I have done - the bold wasn't showing up for some reason....)


  1. put them in italics instead....thanks Susanna! :-)

  2. Fun! I just copied and did it on my blog!