90 things

I have shamelessly lifted this from Pippa at  A Mother’s Ramblings you copy the list into a blog post, put the ones you’ve done in bold. As I am approaching a big birthday I thought I’d see how much I’ve managed in my life so far…

1. Started your own blog (Well dur!)
2. Slept under the stars (guide camp albeit very very grudgingly)
3. Played in a band (if Band Hero counts…)
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower (we didn’t see much but we were drunken students)
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland
8. Climbed a mountain (umm… took the train up to the top of Snowdon?)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightening storm
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch  
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning (cryptospiridium – yuk!)
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France (I was left cold and much prefered the Wedding Feast at Cana hanging in the same room)
20. Slept on an overnight train (not overnight – I’ve fallen asleep on many trains tho!)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
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 (I live in the next village along to my grandad’s grandads birthplace if that counts?)
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (yes but then I either decide I want more or have another child lol!)
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
44. Visited Africa (and came home with number 16)
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight 
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing (I didn’t fish but it was our honeymoon so I went along to ‘sunbathe’/ try to find a tiny patch of shade while Chris fished and everyone puked).
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or 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. 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
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy (I saved my fave doll for years, until one day my Mum and sister pointed out that plastic dolls shouldn’t be sweating and turning blackish green, I also saved my old teddy for my sister by sewing him back up).
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar (nyeah – it was on top of smoked salmon and didn’t seem that amazing)
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
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
92. Joined a book club
93. Got 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 (disputed liability after a car accident – in the end I refused to go to court as my insurance had put in writing that they didn’t hold me liable so my no-claims wasn’t affected!)
98. Owned a cell phone

99. Been stung by a bee


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  1. Why the hell would you want to visit Hawaii!!!???

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