Saturday, June 6, 2009

To do list meme

I am amazingly behind in posting again because I have been so busy--but I have cooked a lot, so keep your eyes peeled (possibly the most disgusting metaphor ever) for new posts (which will be backdated like always).

As most of you know, I almost never do meme's on this blog because it's a food blog and I figure you don't care. But I really adored this list and I would love to know what the rest of you have done. (I stole this from )

I've bolded the ones I've done.
1. Started your own blog--and here it is!
2. Slept under the stars--although it's difficult in Iowa, too many bugs in the summer.
3. Played in a band--sure! Oh, you mean a rock band? Well, I've been in concert band and marching band, close enough :)
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower --awesome but no
6. Given more than you can afford to charity--pretty much every Christmas.
7. Been to Disneyworld/Disneyland--when your grandparents live in FL, this is a given
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--I hate gardening but I love gardens
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train--I've even had a sleeper car :)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you were not ill--sorry high school!
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--and it was amazing! I would like to go to some of the other birthplaces
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--this is the least likely to happen on this whole list
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
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--second least likely to happen. I hate breathing when I'm underwater
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater--although I live about three blocks from one
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class--just one!
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--only once.
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar--I have several caviar stories :)
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been laid off from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book--this is one of my major life goals
81. Visited the Vatican--three items on this list ticked off from one visit to Rome!
82. Bought a brand new car--only ever had new-to-me
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. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake--seen it but never swam in it
97. Been involved in a lawsuit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee

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