Saturday, January 24, 2009

The Bucket List

The idea is to highlight or change the color of the things on the list you've completed. I think you're supposed to tag people, but I say if you wanna do it.... do it!! But Delana.... you are tagged! :)

1. Started your own blog. - check!
2. Slept under the stars. - I've been camping.
3. Played in a band. - Does junior high count??
4. Visited Hawaii. - One day... one day
6. Given more than you can afford to charity. - I'm a teacher and I've taught in a pretty needy neighborhood. I say thats giving to charity.
7. Been to Disneyworld. - Twice! Once with my Senior Class and once with the boy.
8. Climbed a mountain. - At my Nannie and Papa's house in Washington. It wasn't a big one, but its still a mountain.
9. Held a praying mantis. - I don't do bugs.
10. Sang a solo. - All the time in my car, but I would guess that doesn't count.
12. Visited Paris. - One day, one day.
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea.- Everytime I have been by the sea/ocean the weather has been wonderful.
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch.
15. Adopted a child.
16. Had food poisoning. - Catfish parlor in Austin. It sucked.
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty.
18. Grown your own vegetables. - I did as a kid with my Papa Bear
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France.
20. Slept in an overnight train.
21. Had a pillow fight.
22. Hitchhiked.
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill. - Who hasn't played hooky??
24. Built a snow fort. - Snow in south Texas???

25. Held a lamb. - I may be from the country, but I'm not country.
26. Gone skinny dipping.
27. Run a marathon.
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice.
29. Seen a total eclipse.- I think I saw one as a child.
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset.
31. Hit a home run.
32. Been on a cruise. - Our honeymoon
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. - Is that possible??
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person.
39. Gone rock climbing.
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David. -
41. Sung karaoke. - It was in a big group though.
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt. - The summer we drove to Washington.
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant.
44. Visited Africa.
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight. - In Cancun, it was great.
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 in Grand Caymans and in Cancun
52. Kissed in the rain.
53. Played in the mud. - I grew up in the country, mud was a way of life.
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. - Ah, those were the days.
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp.
67. Bounced a check.
68. Flown in a helicopter. -
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy.- I think my old Cabbage Patch Doll is in a box in my parents attic.
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial.
71. Eaten caviar.
72. Pieced a quilt.- Third grade. Every class did it and then one person got it when the class graduated.
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. - Middle knuckled on my right hand.
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle.

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person.

80. Published a book.
81. Visited the Vatican.
82. Bought a brand new car. - It had seven miles on it when I drive it off the lot. Loved her then, now I just wish she was paid off.
83. Walked in Jerusalem.
84. Had your picture in the newspaper. - I grew up in a small town, you were always in the paper.
85. Read the entire Bible.
86. Visited the White House.
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating.
88. Had chicken pox. - Have the scars to prove it.
89. Saved someone’s life.
90. Sat on a jury.
91. Met someone famous.
92. Joined a book club.
93. Lost a loved one. - Many family members and my baby Gizmo.
94. Had a baby - Does being pregnant with one count??
95. Seen the Alamo in person.
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake.
97. Been involved in a lawsuit.
98. Owned a cell phone.
99. Been stung by a bee.
100. Read an entire book in one day.