Tuesday, January 13, 2009

99 Random Questions on My Blog, 99 Random Questions...

Here's my list of 99 Things, borrowed from my friends Meri and Tracy.

Bold--Things I have done
Italics--Things I want to do
Things I don't really care about are left plain

01. Started your own blog --well, yah...so glad I did! This is a great way for me to practice writing--haven't realized how much I missed it, even if I'm not analyzing Pope or Virgil's masterpieces

02. Slept under the stars--I don't sleep outside. ick

03. Played in a band

04. Visited Hawaii

05. Watched a meteor shower

06. Given more than you can afford to charity

07. Been to Disneyland/world-- done DW twice and LOVED it...I am a sap for that kind of stuff, their prime target-I mean client. I can't wait until we take our kids when they are old enough to enjoy it. I love Peter Pan's flight!

08. Climbed a mountain--I have been hiking, but I think I have blocked most of it from my memory...

09. Held a praying mantis-- see # 8

10. Sang a solo--only in the shower...I win Grammy's in there

11. Bungee jumped

12. Visited Paris--je 'taime Paris! beautiful city...I got to see it when I was 17. I think Parisians are, for the most part, fairly polite and welcoming. They are kinder if you attempt (however pitifully) to speak the language

13. Watched a lightening storm at sea--I don't remember...I was too busy drinking French martinis....

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch

15. Adopted a child--

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--yes, from behind 54 Japanese tourists, then I went shopping in the mall underneath the Louvre

20. Slept on an overnight train--

21. Had a pillow fight

22. Hitch hiked--No way!

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

24. Built a snow fort--built a snow castle once, our fattest cat got stuck in the door

25. Held a lamb

26. Gone skinny dipping

27. Run a marathon--

28. Ridden a gondola in Venice

29. Seen a total eclipse--

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset

31. Hit a home run--baseball is boring

32. Been on a cruise= baby #2

33. Seen Niagara Falls in person

34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors-does Nashville count if my grandmother was born there...hey, she's almost 98!

35. Seen an Amish community

36. Taught yourself a new language

37.Had enough money to be truly satisfied--sadly, no

38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person--on my list

39. Gone rock climbing--ew, why?

40. Seen Michelangelo's David in person

41. Sung Karaoke--

42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt

43. Bought a stranger a meal in a restaurant

44. Visited Africa

45. Walked on a beach by moonlight--I am scared of the crabs that come out at night

46. Been transported in an ambulance

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--Yep! rode the elevator though!

51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling--scuba diving in a pool once, wasn't a huge fan

52. Kissed in the rain--

53. Played in the mud--played soccer in the mud- HATED it!

54. Gone to a drive-in theater--

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--the bane of my existence in childhood, I was so painfully shy, but my mom made me do it

62. Gone whale watching--do they have French martinis there?

63. Gotten flowers for no reason-- T likes to do this

64. Donated blood--

65. Gone sky diving

66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp--saw Dachau outside of Munich when I was 15...a real eye-opening experience

67. Bounced a check

68. Flown in a helicopter

69. Saved a favorite childhood toy--yes, my Barbies and all their accessories are waiting for the girls...I am saving them until they are older...I think I will probably play with them too

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial

71. Eaten Caviar--

72. Pieced a quilt

73. Stood in Times Square-- so busy!

74. Toured the Everglades--

75. Been fired from a job--got demoted b/c there was no money to pay me in what was my current position

76. Seen the Changing of the Guard in London--

77. Broken a bone

78. Been on a speeding motorcycle--T used to own a speeding motorcyle

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person--

80. Published a book--does a photo book from Shutterfly count?

81. Visited the Vatican

82. Bought a brand new car

83. Walked in Jerusalem

84. Had your picture in the newspaper

85. Read the entire Bible

86. Visited the White House--been inside several times, been past it on foot many times

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating--dear God, no

88. Had chickenpox--it was my dream in 3rd grade to get them and stay home, my dream came true and turned into a nightmare

89. Saved someone's life.--

90. Sat on a jury

91. Met someone famous

92. Joined a book club--the short-lived MOPS book club--I think I am the only person to read both books

93. Lost a loved one

94. Had a baby--2 girls!

95. Seen the Alamo in person-- I "remember the Alamo!"

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

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