Random

1. Started your own blog Yes
2. Slept under the starsYes, and woke up with my eye swollen shut from mosquito bites!
3. Played in a band — No
4. Visited Hawaii — No
5. Watched a meteor showerI can’t remember. I don’t think so. I’ve seen a couple eclipses, though.
6. Given more than you can afford to charityNo
7. Been to DisneylandYes, once. Summer of ’07, 8months pregnant!
8. Climbed a mountainYes
9. Held a praying mantisYes, I used to have a couple as pets. Now, for some reason I have an extreme phobia of them.
10. Sang a soloNo
11. Bungee jumped — Absolutely NOT, never will!
12. Visited Paris — Nope
13. Watched a lightning stormYes, although I don’t really like them.
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch — I guess crocheting counts?
15. Adopted a child — No
16. Had food poisoningYes, I’m sure I have
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty — No, when we were there ’03 you weren’t allowed to go inside.
18. Grown your own vegetablesYes
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France — No
20. Slept on an overnight train Yes, though not an experience I’d like to repeat. Of course, having a sleeper car may have been easier.
21. Had a pillow fightYes
22. HitchhikedYes, with my dad when our van broke down.
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not illNo
24. Built a snow fortYep! We had a lot of snow that year!
25. Held a lambDon’t think so
26. Gone skinny dipping — No way!
27. Run a Marathon — No. Running doesn’t appeal to me.
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice — No, never been there
29. Seen a total eclipseYes
30. Watched a sunrise or sunsetYes. More sunsets than sunrises.
31. Hit a home run — Nope. I’m awful at baseball. I’d be lucky to just hit the ball, period.
32. Been on a cruise — No
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person — No, but my hubby has!
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors — No. Strange question. Does that mean overseas in their country of origin?
35. Seen an Amish communityWell, technically we honeymooned for two nights in an Amish town, but it was Sunday and there wasn’t anyone around.
36. Taught yourself a new languageNo. I know a smidgen of Spanish.
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied– Well, no, but I don’t need money to be satisfied in general.
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person — No
39. Gone rock climbing No thank you! I’ve seen others doing it.
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David — No, but I saw many beautiful ancient things at the Natural History Museum in Pittsburgh.
41. Sung karaoke. — Never
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser eruptNo
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant — No, I’ve always thought it would be fun, though.
44. Visited Africa — No
45. Walked on a beach by moonlightYes, in NJ
46. Been transported in an ambulanceTechnically I was transported BY an ambulance, though I was in the front seat and not the patient.
47. Had your portrait painted — No
48. Gone deep sea fishing — No
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person — No
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris — No
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling — No, but my dad used to scuba dive. I don’t even know how to swim
53. Played in the mudYep… “Mommy, I’m making mud pies!” (Complete with sprinkled grass and dandelion toppings!)
54. Gone to a drive-in theater — No, but I’d like to!
55. Been in a movie — No, only home movies.
56. Visited the Great Wall of China — No
57. Started a business — Sort of. A SAHM sort of thing that I’m not doing anymore
58. Taken a martial arts class. — No, but I’ve attended many Kung Fu classes that others were taking.
59. Visited Russia — No
60. Served at a soup kitchen — No
61. Sold Girl Guide Cookies — No
62. Gone whale watching — No, but I think it would be cool! I think this is the season for it now!
63. Got flowers for no reasonYes, I’ve both received & given flowers for ‘no reason’ other than just because.
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma — No
65. Gone sky diving — No!!!!!
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp — No, but it would be interesting. I’ve watched lots of documentaries and movies & read many books about them.
67. Bounced a checkNo, we hardly even write any checks.
68. Flown in a helicopter — No, don’t want to, either!
69. Saved a favorite childhood toyYes, I had my teddy bear for many years. He may still be floating around at my parent’s house.
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial — No
71. Eaten caviar — No, thank you!
72. Pieced a quiltOne first attempt, so far
73. Stood in Times SquareYes!
74. Toured the Everglades — No
75. Been fired from a job. — No
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London — No, only on tv
77. Broken a bone. — No, thankfully!
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle — No. Only on an ATV that was going fast enough to make me scream.
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person — No, I’m afraid of heights, wouldn’t want to. Pictures are great!
80. Published a book — No
81. Visited the Vatican — No
82. Bought a brand new car — No
83. Walked in Jerusalem — No
84. Had your picture in the newspaperYes, a couple times
85. Read the entire Bible — Not sure, I don’t think so.
86. Visited the White House — No
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating. — Not by myself. We butchered our own turkeys one year when I was probably about 12
88. Had chickenpoxYes, just this year!
89. Saved someone’s life. — Not that I know of!
90. Sat on a jury — No. I got a jury duty summons once, but it was after we had moved from the state. (I would have been able to decline, anyways, with babies & such)
91. Met someone famous — I may have but nobody is springing to mind right now.
92. Joined a book clubNo
93. Lost a loved oneYes
94. Had a babyYes, three, soon to be four times!
95. Seen the Alamo in person — No
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake — No
97. Been involved in a law suit No
98. Owned a mobile phoneDoesn’t everyone?
99. Been stung by a beeYes, only once, when I was about 6 and stepped on a honey bee.
100. Read an entire book in one day Yes, more frequently back in my days before being a wife & mom!
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5 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    MaDiDi said,

    Seems like you could kill a few of these in one shot with a trip to France (or Italy). No caviar?! Guess what we’re having for lunch tomorrow! (I wish)

  2. 2

    YUCK! You’ll be permanently banned from my house if you ever try to bring caviar! 😉

  3. 3

    MaDiDi said,

    That seems harsh.

  4. 4

    Or liver. Leave the liver at home!

  5. 5

    MaDiDi said,

    You used to be sweet…


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