Wednesday, January 14, 2009

99 Bottles of beer on the wall, 99 bottles of beeer!

I mean, 99 things! But if I have to be stuck with that song in my head for the rest of the day, then so do you... thanks Lydia!

This was a fun meme, so if you feel inspired, please copy/paste and play along:

What I’ve done: bold
What I’d like to do: italicized
What I haven’t done and don’t have any particular wish to do: plain text

1. Started your own blog.
2. Slept under the stars.
3. Played in a band. (only in school, but it was violin, so I actually had to work at it)
4. Visited Hawaii.
5. Watched a meteor shower.
6. Given more than you can afford to charity.
7. Been to Disneyland/world.
8. Climbed a mountain.
9. Held a praying mantis.
10. Sang a solo. (Star Spangled Banner)
11. Bungee jumped.
12. Visited Paris. (I've been to the airport and that was quite enough)
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea. (Well, in the Gulf of Mexico - but away from sight of land)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch.
15. Adopted a child. (Only as an Aunt, not a mom, but I am blessed to have my adopted nieces and nephew!)
16. Had food poisoning.
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty.
18. Grown your own vegetables.
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France.
20. Slept on an overnight train. (I dream of this more and more with each long airline trip we make)
21. Had a pillow fight.

22. Hitch hiked. (but I have accepted offered rides)
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill. (to care for others)
24. Built a snow fort.
25. Held a lamb.
26. Gone skinny dipping.
27. Run a marathon (or would 9 years in the Army count?)

28. Ridden 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. (but only as a child, I'd like to see it again)
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors.

35. Seen an Amish community.
36. Taught yourself a new language. (HTML? Otherwise I used teachers)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied.
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person.
39. Gone rock climbing. (Only enough to make me not want to experience the extreme stuff)
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David in person.
41. Sung Karaoke.
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt.
43. Bought a stranger a meal in a restaurant.
44. Visited Africa.
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight.

46. Been transported by 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.
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. Gotten flowers for no reason.
64. Donated blood. (never thought to do it - until I was no longer allowed)
65. Gone sky diving.
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp.
67. Bounced a check.
68. Flown in a helicopter. (Been knocked off the top of a truck by a helicopter!)
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy. (and gave it to my children)
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial.

71. Eaten Caviar.
72. Pieced a quilt.
73. Stood in Times Square.
74. Toured the Everglades (but only privately, out with friends on our own. I've never been on a 'touristy' tour and would like to do that.)
75. Been fired from a job.
76. Seen the Changing of the Guard in London.
77. Broken a bone. broke a finger falling off a teeter-totter, as an adult
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.
83. Walked in Jerusalem.
84. Had your picture in the newspaper.
85. Read the entire Bible.
86. Visited the White House.
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating. Do fish count?
88. Had chickenpox.
89. Saved someone’s life. I took a gun away from a would-be suicide
90. Sat on a jury. (I only get summoned AFTER we move overseas)
91. Met someone famous.

92. Joined a book club.
93. Lost a loved one.

94. Had a 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.
99. Been stung by a bee.


Simple Answer said...

I think if you've been to the Paris airport, you should get to count going to Paris. Cuz if you weren't in Paris, where were you?

Connie said...

Hell. It was absolute hell. Every time. I make reservations now with the caveat (fancy way of saying, I BEG) to by-pass Paris airport

Christine said...

Wow--- I didn't know all that! You live one exciting life Connie!

Christine said...

BTW, I love th enew pic of you. SO hip and chick!

Connie said...

Thanks! I cut my hair, so thought I ought to update. :-)