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Monday, July 17, 2006

Life experiences meme

I got this one off Mary P, and thought it didn't look too difficult:-) You just bold the ones you have done:


  • 01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink
  • 02. Swam with wild dolphins
  • 03. Climbed a mountain (only the easy ones in Wales though!)
  • 04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
  • 05. Been inside the Great Pyramid (no, much to my annoyance I've been there but couldn't afford to do more than look from a distance:-( )
  • 06. Held a tarantula
  • 07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone
  • 08. Said 'I love you' and meant it
  • 09. Hugged a tree (only while drunk, but that counts doesn't ut?)
  • 10. Bungee jumped (way up there on my list of things to do)
  • 11. Visited Paris (it's over-rated you know - full of french people!)
  • 12. Watched a lightning storm at sea (watched from the land, but the storm was out at sea)
  • 13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise
  • 14. Seen the Northern Lights
  • 15. Gone to a huge sports game
  • 16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
  • 17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables (does cress count? Oh, but i've done carrots too)
  • 18. Touched an iceberg
  • 19. Slept under the stars
  • 20. Changed a baby's diaper
  • 21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon (even higher up on my list of things to do)
  • 22. Watched a meteor shower
  • 23. Gotten drunk on champagne.
  • 24. Given more than you can afford to charity
  • 25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
  • 26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment
  • 27. Had a food fight (I may have done as a child - but I can't rememebr ny incidents. Food was pretty precious during my childhood)
  • 28. Bet on a winning horse(I have never even been inside a bookies, or to a race track)
  • 29. Asked out a stranger
  • 30. Had a snowball fight
  • 31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
  • 32. Held a lamb
  • 33. Seen a total eclipse
  • 34. Ridden a roller coaster
  • 35. Hit a home run (in rounders, as a child)
  • 36. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking
  • 37. Adopted an accent for an entire day (I can't do accents.)
  • 38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment
  • 39. Had two hard drives for your computer
  • 40. Visited all 50 states
  • 41. Taken care of someone who was shit faced
  • 42. Had amazing friends
  • 43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country
  • 44. Watched wild whales
  • 45. Stolen a sign
  • 46. Backpacked in Europe
  • 47. Taken a road-trip
  • 48. Gone rock climbing
  • 49. Midnight walk on the beach
  • 50. Gone sky diving (Above bungee jumping, below ballooning.)
  • 51. Visited Ireland
  • 52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love (I don't think so - I guess it depends on your definition of "heartbroken" & "in love" - I pined after lust-boy for longer than I went out with him)
  • 53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger's table and had a meal with them
  • 54. Visited Japan
  • 55. Milked a cow (Though like Mary, I've often expressed my own milk, and felt very much like a cow at the time...)
  • 56. Alphabetized your cds
  • 57. Pretended to be a superhero
  • 58. Sung karaoke
  • 59. Lounged around in bed all day
  • 60. Posed nude in front of strangers
  • 61. Gone scuba diving
  • 62. Kissed in the rain
  • 63. Played in the mud
  • 64. Played in the rain
  • 65. Gone to a drive-in theater
  • 66. Visited the Great Wall of China
  • 67. Started a business
  • 68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
  • 69. Toured ancient sites
  • 70. Taken a martial arts class
  • 71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight (once, and once only. God, that was boring!)
  • 72. Gotten married
  • 73. Been in a movie (unless home video counts?
  • 74. Crashed a party
  • 75. Gotten divorced
  • 76. Gone without food for 5 days (no, 3 days was my limit - I started to get all faint and had wobbly legs)
  • 77. Made cookies from scratch
  • 78. Won first prize in a costume contest (no, but I made the outfit Mstr A won with:-) )
  • 79. Ridden a gondola in Venice (been to venice, but no extortionate gondola ride)
  • 80. Gotten a tattoo
  • 81. Rafted the Snake River (where?)
  • 82. Been on television news programs as an "expert"
  • 83. Got flowers for no reason
  • 84. Performed on stage (in school)
  • 85. Been to Las Vegas
  • 86. Recorded music
  • 87. Eaten shark
  • 88. Had a one-night stand
  • 89. Gone to Thailand
  • 90. Bought a house
  • 91. Been in a combat zone
  • 92. Buried one/both of your parents
  • 93. Been on a cruise ship
  • 94. Spoken more than one language fluently
  • 95. Performed in Rocky Horror.
  • 96. Raised children (well, to the grand old age of 5 so far LOL)
  • .97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
  • 98. Created and named your own constellation of stars (I have a vague memory of maybe doing this as a child? Not sure tho)
  • 99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
  • 100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
  • 101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
  • 102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn't stop when you knew someone was looking (it's the only place I'm allowed to sing!)
  • 103. Had plastic surgery (for medical reasons)
  • 104. Survived an accident that you shouldn't have survived.
  • 105. Wrote articles for a large publication
  • 106. Lost over 100 pounds
  • 107. Held someone while they were having a flashback
  • 108. Piloted an airplane
  • 109. Petted a stingray
  • 110. Broken someone's heart ( don't think so, but I may have?)
  • 111. Helped an animal give birth
  • 112. Won money on a T.V. game show
  • 113. Broken a bone
  • 114. Gone on an African photo safari
  • 115. Had a body part of yours below the neck pierced
  • 116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol
  • 117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
  • 118. Ridden a horse
  • 119. Had major surgery
  • 120. Had a snake as a pet
  • 121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
  • 122. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours (not that I can think of - I'll check with Aggie:-) )
  • 123. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states
  • 124. Visited all 7 continents
  • 125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
  • 126. Eaten kangaroo meat
  • 127. Eaten sushi
  • 128. Had your picture in the newspaper (once or twice *wink*)
  • 129. Changed someone's mind about something you care deeply about
  • 130. Gone back to school
  • 131. Parasailed
  • 132. Petted a cockroach
  • 133. Eaten fried green tomatoes
  • 134. Read The Iliad - and the Odyssey
  • 135. Selected one "important" author who you missed in school, and read
  • 136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
  • 137. Skipped all your school reunions (my school hasn't had any, but I've not been to any college ones either)
  • 138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
  • 139. Been elected to public office (does student union count?)
  • 140. Written your own computer language
  • 141. Thought to yourself that you're living your dream (sad, innit?)
  • 142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
  • 143. Built your own PC from parts (that's what I have Aggie for)
  • 144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn't know you
  • 145. Had a booth at a street fair
  • 146: Dyed your hair
  • 147: Been a DJ
  • 148: Shaved your head
  • 149: Caused a car accident (not involving other cars)
  • 150: Saved someone's life (I was told the training I gave someone else saved someone later.........)

Not too bad, but still a lot of things to do:-)

As always, I won't tag anyone, but if you feel like doing it, let me know & I'll link to you here.

Other Life Experiences meme's:

Mary P Bill Nannyanya (Angela)

Louise

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