My List of 99 Things

Not much to blog about these days since I’m holing up in the house, snarling at the cold and dark outside. This List of 99 Things has been floating around the internet, so I thought I’d take my turn here.

  • Things I’ve done in bold
  • Things I haven’t done but would like to do in italics
  • Things I haven’t done and never, ever want to do in plain text.

1. Started your own blog (obviously).
2. Slept under the stars.
3. Played in a band — or musical (if singing counts).
4. Visited Hawaii.
5. Watched a meteor shower (though I’ve seen a meteor drizzle).
6. Given more than you can afford to charity.
7. Been to Disneyland/Disneyworld.
8. Climbed a mountain.
9. Held a praying mantis.
10. Sang a solo.
11. Bungee jumped.
12. Visited Paris.
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea.
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch.
15. Adopted a child.
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.

21. Had a pillow fight.
22. Hitchhiked.
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 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.

35. Seen an Amish community.
36. Taught yourself a new language.
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied.
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 in a restaurant.
44. Visited Africa.
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight.
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 (Though I have stood under it and have the rocks to prove it!).
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 (Unless being in the audience of “The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh” counts).
56. Visited the Great Wall of China.
57. Started a business (does Etsy count?).
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, platelets or plasma (I can’t since I spent some time in England).
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.
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial.
71. Eaten Caviar.

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 Guard in London.
77. Broken a bone.
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.
88. Had chickenpox.
89. Saved someone’s life.
90. Sat on a jury.

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. Swam in the Great Salt Lake.
97. Been involved in a law suit.
98. Owned a cell phone.
99. Been stung by a bee.

2 responses to “My List of 99 Things

  1. Wow, what a list! So you’ve never sung karaoke? Hmmm, we’re going to have to do something about that! And I’d say Etsy does count as a business.

  2. Etsy does indeed count!

    And by the way, I’ve seen “The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh”. OMG, it was a hoot!

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