February 02, 2009

Tagged...well not really

I was reading Artmind's blog and came across that long list of "have you done" things. I need to change my mind, because I have been doing boring repetitive tasks all day so far...so here's my list (in blue what i have done):
1. Started your own blog Obviously
2. Slept under the stars Got lost at night with a group of friends, not my best night, we woke up in bewteen 2 factories
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii, no but would love too
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity , I am a sucker
7. Been to Disney World , would love to go back
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo , 4 years of solfeggio...it was bound to happen
11. Bungee jumped , never, ever, ever
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch , well if you call that art ;)
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning , I am good at that sort of things
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty , no but would have loved to
18. Grown your own vegetables , zucchini and pumpkins
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France , more time I care to count...
20. Slept on an overnight train , quite overrated...but then again, it was not the Orient Express
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 , I held an alligator, it doesn't count, does it? It was quite cute too...
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon , bwah ha ha ha ha
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice , at 70 EUR the ride, I passed
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run , yeah...like I Ran a marathon....
32. Been on a cruise, does a Channel crossing in a ferry count?
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors , I am not from a travelling family
35. Seen an Amish community , I was an exchange student in Pennsylvania
36. Taught yourself a new language , Japanese and German...I speak neither though...
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing , not my idea though
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
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance, but I was not the injured one
47. Had your portrait painted , hopefully the result has been destroyed
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person , worth the 2 km walk and 2 zillion stairs
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris , and actually walked down 2 floors. Why? Why? oh Why?
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 , was in film school for a while
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business , not striving so far
58. Taken a martial arts class , yeah...Hong Kong Fooey me
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies , no but I ate some (cookies not Girl Scouts)
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma , I can't, would have otherwise
65. Gone sky diving , right after bungee jumping and the marathon
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp , no, not planning too. My former neighbour Louba still had a "nice" tattoo and "lovely" stories" that went with it. Enough horrors for me.
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter , not but I'd like too
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy , more than one actually
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar , I once got upgraded to business class on a flight
72. Pieced a quilt , I'd rather do the bungee jump methinks
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades , loved the mosquitoes...
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London , well I am short but I swear I saw black fur hats moving.
77. Broken a bone , a little toe
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person , well it was from a plane...very high above, I still saw it though.
80. Published a book, I wrote one
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem , bungee jumping is safer, right?
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible , no but I have almost read all Asimov's works (atheist here)
86. Visited the White House , no but stood in front
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating , I ate a lot of mosquitoes and flies but I didn't quite prepare them (was quite unprepared myself)
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous , Jean-Claude Van Damme being the most famous, he is very cool too.
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one, make that very plural (I see thesthrals all right, thank you)
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit , how fun
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee , no but I run fast-still won't run a marathon though and I have been stung and bitten by countless other creepy crawlies
100. Read an entire book in one day, more than once


Star of the East said...

Fun facts, I'm still busy with mine :)

ingermaaike said...

Wow what a cool list, maybe one day I will do one too..

renovia said...

Oh I love your blog! That list is a fun one to do!

ArtMind said...

I love the comments that you put behind all these! Thanks for playing, Dina! :)

Swiedebie said...

Dina, these are all so pretty! Oh my... the Art Nouveau one is gorgeous too.