99 Things. (And they're not balloons.)

99 Things are below that I have done, want to do, or don’t want to do! This one is stolen from Mick, because I'm lazy and tired. And heck, it's the holidays!


Things you’ve already done: bold
Things you want to do: italicize
Things you haven’t done and don’t want to - leave in plain font

1. Started your own blog. (You're reading it!)

2. Slept under the stars. (Sounds dreamy.)

3. Played in a band.

4. Visited Hawaii. (I've been close, hopefully one day.)

5. Watched a meteor shower. (I'm having flashbacks to Armageddon...)

6. Given more than you can afford to charity.

7. Been to Disneyland/world. (I've been to both, and loved them.)

8. Climbed a mountain. (Ben Nevis in Scotland. In completely inappropriate footwear.)

9. Held a praying mantis.

10. Sang a solo. (Well, on Singstar. And in the shower.)

11. Bungee jumped. (And got dunked in the process.)

12. Visited Paris. (Twice now, and I love it.)

13. Watched a lightning storm at sea. (I've watched one over the sea, while on a plane. Does that count?)

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch. (I'm good with stick figures.)

15. Adopted a child.

16. Had food poisoning. (Blergh.)

17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty. (I went to Liberty Island but all the walking spaces had been sold out that day.) :(

18. Grown your own vegetables. (One day!)

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France. (And took a sneaky picture.)

20. Slept on an overnight train.

21. Had a pillow fight. (Love pillows.)

22. Hitch hiked.

23. Taken a sick day when you’re not (physically) ill. (Cough, Cough.)

24. Built a snow fort.

25. Held a lamb. (Love babies!)

26. Gone skinny dipping.

27. Run a marathon. (I need to un-bung my leg and start running again.)

28. Ridden a gondola in Venice. (Lovely!)

29. Seen a total eclipse.

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset. (Sunsetttttttttts over the beaches...)

31. Hit a home run. (Um, I can do this on the Wii.)

32. Been on a cruise. (No, but I'd really love to.)

33. Seen Niagara Falls in person. (I was so close, but yet so far.)

34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors. (Lots of different places. I'm in UK now though!)

35. Seen an Amish community.

36. Taught yourself a new language. (I can't speak French.)

37.Had enough money to be truly satisfied. (I don't want your money, honey.)

38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person. (Not actually that great.)

39. Gone rock climbing. (Sounds bone-breaking.)

40. Seen Michelangelo’s David in person. (And a couple imitations too.)

41. Sung Karaoke. (Hello, Singstar!)

42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt. (Where is that?

43. Bought a stranger a meal in a restaurant.

44. Visited Africa. (One day...)

45. Walked on a beach by moonlight. (A long, long time ago.)

46. Been transported in an ambulance.

47. Had your portrait painted.

48. Gone deep sea fishing. (I love fishing! Just hate fish!)

49. Seen the Sistine chapel in person. (And again with the sneaky pictures.)

50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. (Le sigh.)

51. Gone scuba diving or snorkelling. (I've snorkelled in New Zealand, and managed to step on a sea urchin in the process.)

52. Kissed in the rain. (Smooch.)

53. Played in the mud. (Love mud.)

54. Gone to a drive-in theatre. (Quite a bit, actually.)

55. Been in a movie.

56. Visited the Great Wall of China. (Oh, I'd love to do this one day.)

57. Started a business.

58. Taken a martial arts class.

59. Visited Russia. (On my to-do list.)

60. Served at a soup kitchen

61. Sold Girl Scout cookies.

62. Gone whale watching. (Would really like to do this.)

63. Gotten flowers for no reason.

64. Donated blood. (The last time I did it, I passed out. Sweet.)

65. Gone sky diving. (Hey, wasn't bungy jumping enough?)

66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp. (Did this in Austria, was a really bizarre experience. Very sad.)

67. Bounced a cheque.

68. Flown in a helicopter. (Over the Grand Canyon!)

69. Saved a favorite childhood toy. (There are boxes of these in the garage at home.)

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial. (In the pouring rain, and it was absolutely awesome. Except his eyes follow you around.)

71. Eaten Caviar. (Barf.)

72. Pieced a quilt.

73. Stood in Times Square. (Several times this trip. Love it.)

74. Toured the Everglades.

75. Been fired from a job.

76. Seen the Changing of the Guard in London. (At Buckingham Palace and in Windsor!)

77. Broken a bone. (Several in fact.)

78. Been on a speeding motorcycle.

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person. (Truly magical.)

80. Published a book.

81. Visited the Vatican.  (Gotta love European tours.)

82. Bought a brand new car. (My lovely Ford. I miss it.)

83. Walked in Jerusalem.

84. Had your picture in the newspaper. (In high school.)

85. Read the entire Bible.

86. Visited the White House. (I saw it. And took pictures of it.)

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating. (EWWWW.)

88. Had chickenpox. (I think I was 5.)

89. Saved someone’s life.

90. Sat on a jury. (Never done this!)

91. Met someone famous. (I'd like to.)

92. Joined a book club.

93. Lost a loved one.

94. Had a baby. (Not for a while yet. I'm happy with my fur baby.)

95. Seen the Alamo in person.

96. Swum in the Great Salt Lake.

97. Been involved in a law suit.

98. Owned a cell phone. (Er.)

99. Been stung by a bee. (It hurt.)

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kirby said...

isn't the geyser in yosemite national park? we could've seen it if we'd done the northern trip.

but pssh. we saw better stuff anyways :)

i might steal this later.

Emilie said...

The only time I've ever been in Times Square was with you lovely ladies xoxo

Jessica said...

Hey Alynda-- I stole the 99 things from you ;).

cady said...

i stole this from you. it was fun. :)

Lia said...

Old Faceful (whoops - I mean Old Faithful) is in YELLOWSTONE National Park, in the Wyoming part of the park.

What a great list. I think I might steal it too.

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