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99 Things

Thursday, July 23, 2015

I came across this idea on another blog and thought it would be fun to look at all the things I have done in my life. The bolded are things I have done. Of course, I couldn’t resist adding comments to come of these!

  1. Started your own blog
  2. Slept under the stars
  3. Played in a band – in elementary and middle school!
  4. Visited Hawaii
  5. Watched a meteor shower
  6. Given more than you could afford to charity
  7. Been to Disney


  8. Climbed a mountain
  9. Held a praying mantis
  10. Sung a solo
  11. Bungee jumped
  12. Visited Paris
  13. Watched a thunder and lightning storm
  14. Taught yourself art from scratch – I taught myself to knit.
  15. Adopted a child
  16. Had food poisoning – I’m not sure. It was either a serious stomach bug or food poisoning!
  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
  21. Had a pillow fight
  22. Hitchhiked
  23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
  24. Built a snow fort
  25. Held a lamb
  26. Gone skinny dipping (in a private pool)
  27. Run a marathon – just a half marathon!
  28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
  29. Seen a total eclipse
  30. Watched a sunrise or sunset


  31. Hit a home run
  32. Been on a cruise
  33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
  34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
  35. Seen an Amish community
  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 in person
  41. Sung karaoke
  42. Seen Old Faithful erupt
  43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
  44. Visited Africa – Well, Egypt anyway.
  45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
  46. Been transported by ambulance – I once snuck into the town fair in the back of an ambulance driven by my father…
  47. Had your portrait painted – I have myself drawn, but not 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 – snorkeling
  52. Kissed in the rain
  53. Played in the mud
  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
  62. Gone whale watching
  63. Gotten flowers for no reason
  64. Donated blood, platelets, or plasma
  65. Gone skydiving
  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
  79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
  80. Published a book
  81. Visited the Vatican
  82. Bought a brand new car – together with Dave
  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 – I think so, when I was a kid.
  87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
  88. Had chicken pox – when I was 14!
  89. Saved someone’s life
  90. Sat on a jury
  91. Met someone famous – maybe only famous to me…
  92. Joined a book club
  93. Gotten a tattoo
  94. Had a baby
  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 – I was once stung by something, but I don’t know what!

I’ve done 38 of these things. How about you?