99 things I may or may not have done on the wall, 99 things…

Stolen from Jen @ Stuff Jen Says, of course. I mayyy have done this before but um I don’t care?

Of the following 99 things, the ones I’ve done are bold. When you leave your list in a comment or on your own blog, you can use asterisks if you’re HTML-impaired.

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity (I’ve given to charity plenty, but the concept of spending more than I can afford anywhere is just foreign to me)
7. Been to Disney World
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo (assuming Wii Rockband counts)
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. Hitch hiked (in a manner of speaking…)
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 in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run (again, assuming Wii Sports counts)
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (most of my ancestors were Mayflower descendants – are you talking further back than that? if so, then no, not yet)
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 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
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie (not one in theaters, just some things in college with the film kids)
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
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
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 (only once)
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 (more times than I can count)
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 chicken pox
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 lawsuit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee

And the verdict is? I have done some cool things and seen some cool stuff but the sheer quantity of things I haven’t done… tell me I need to get out more. Honestly – I don’t think I’ve ever watched a sunrise OR sunset. There are countless landmarks I’ve never seen, some not even that far away. I’ve never played in the mud, built a snow fort, broken a bone or been on a cruise. That just feels sad to me. There are other things that I’m happy for – I’ve never had food poisoning or been stung by a bee, I’m calling that a success – and to have done ALL of that traveling by age 26 would, I think, be pretty miraculous. But man I want to do SOME of it!

So what have you done? What haven’t you done?

2 responses to “99 things I may or may not have done on the wall, 99 things…”

  1. Sues2u2 Avatar

    This one seems a little bit different than the last one. I might have to go & research to see. I’m w/ Vivienne on the two things only I have to make it three & add ridden in an ambulance. First of all they almost life flighted me out of there & second I was in lots of pain!


  2. vivienne Avatar

    The two things you don’t want I have definitely had. Really bad food poisoning last year and a bee sting when I was young. I am so lucky, huh! This list is fabulous though – I may have to write a seperate mini list of the ones I would really like to achieve.