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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Borrowed from five Js

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars (while at camp on the last night of the week we always slept under the stars.)
3. Played in a band (played clarinet )
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower (while working as CNA on midnight shift)
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland/world
8. Climbed a mountain (gives real sense of accomplishment)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo (while in school went to several contest)
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (cooking and baking if considered art)
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (I’ve never even been to New York)
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
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (while working as nurses aide and extremly worn out)
24. Built a snow fort (with neighborhood friends in the 70s)
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse (when I was a young child stayed)
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (both)
31. Hit a home run (one of my best memories of being a child)
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community (I’m fascinated by the Amish. I visited both in Illinois and Kentucky have may friends that are either amish or menonite.)
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (living simply nearly always satisfied)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing (beatiful southern Illinois)
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant (homeless man who needed something to eat)
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 (snorkeling)
52. Kissed in the rain (most memoriable New years eve 1987)
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater (wish they still had these)
55. Been in a movie (home movies, church movies etcc... )
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business (antique consignment shop business)
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (loved this but mother gave all credit to sister)
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma )
65. Gone sky diving (no way!)
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check (not on purpose, of course)
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy (several toys saved by both me and my mom)
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial (several visits including with the girl scouts)
71. Eaten Caviar (I don’t do fish eggs.)
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square (Still haven’t been to New York)
74. Toured the Everglades (
75. Been fired from a job (argued with a nurse of care of patient)
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone (Not a single one. Never been hospitalized other than for childbirth. )
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle (and drove it too )
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person 80. Published a book (does an ebook count?)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car (Ummm. Not gonna happen.)
83. Walked in Jerusalem (
84. Had your picture in the newspaper (several different time from sports to life)
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 (my sons during asthma attack, patient at nursing home while choking)
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous —)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one — (mother in law, father, grandparents)
94. Had a baby — (4 births of my own)
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


  1. Very interesting and informative. Thanks for playing along!

    What mountain did you climb?? I can only claim to have conquered Mt. Laundry a time or two.

  2. Hi! I played along, too!

    Happy New Year!
    Deborah @ Comfort Joy Designs


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