Wednesday, March 3, 2010


99 Things I Ought to Have Done
I got this from Heather over at Heather Drive. Since I've been in somewhat of a anti blogging mood, I figured this would be a great way to hop back in. I have a few other posts making their way this week, so stay tuned!

Copy the list, bold the ones you've done (with explanations if needed), share with friends.

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars (Every single Birthday Party I had growing up, we slept in tents in my back yard)
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii (twice, once in 2002 for a graduation gift from my parents and once to help out a family and their kids in 2008)
5. Watched a meteor shower (The first time C and I told each other we loved one another was during a date to watch a meteor shower)
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (Once or twice a year!)
8. Climbed a mountain ( love hiking!)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo ( I was in Choir and Drama and did quite a few performances where I did solos)
11. Bungee jumped (Never have, Never will)
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a thunder and lightning storm ( I do live in Oregon after all. City of rain!)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (photography! and Painting)
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning ( worse experience of my life!)
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables ( I'm in the process of that as we speak!)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train ( My dad was a big train lover, So I've been on quite a few overnight trips)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (I'm sure everyone has done this at some point)
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a 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
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied ( although we always wish there was more, I'm truly happy with where we are financially)
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 ( my mom owned a restaurant, and we would get homeless people in there from time to time. I hated to see them hungry)
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
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
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling (snorkeling)
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud (We used to play tackle or flag football in the mud all the time!)
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business (Halloween company, Nanny Company &Photography)
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (I was never in girl scouts but I use to sell them for friends, so technically, yes!)
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma

65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check (happens to the best of us)
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy ( It's not really a toy, but a blanket my great, great grandmother made for me)

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten caviar ( it was on Sushi!)

72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job ( it happens, but it was mutual!)
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone (Wrist and Toe)
78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle (my dad used to have one)
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car (The only brand spanking new car I've owned was our Diesel truck bought in 2006)
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
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous ( Quite a few people!)
92. Joined a book club
93. Got a tattoo ( lower back)
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person (Spring 2009)
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit (related to the dog attack incident)
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee (it was bound to happen.Grew up having a pool and was a total fish in the water!)

It's quite interesting seeing some of the things I've done, some of the things I want to do and some of the things that will just never happen.


My Husband's Watching TV... said...

Wow! I'm lame...I don't think I could mark ANY off this list...maybe some but not a lot.

Meredith said...

Fun list! I might have to steal this one ;)