My 99 Things

This is just for fun and, as I’m new around here, I thought it might be a good way for you to get to know me a bit better. I stole the idea from A Mother’s Ramblings, who in turn stole it from American Mom in England, who possibly…….So feel free to do the same.

Here’s a list of 99 things. Bold the ones I’ve done.

1. Started your own blog

2. Slept under the stars

3. Played in a band

4. Visited Hawaii (Christmas Present from mum when I was 10)

5. Watched a meteor shower

6. Given more than you can afford to charity

7. Been to Disneyland (in California)

8. Climbed a mountain (Mount Kinabalu, 2nd Highest in Southeast Asia)

9. Held a praying mantis

10. Sang a solo

11. Bungee jumped

12. Visited Paris (several times)

13. Watched a lightening storm

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (knitting but I’m rubbish at it)

15. Adopted a child

16. Had food poisoning

17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (wasn’t worth it!)

18. Grown your own vegetables (had an allotment)

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France

20. Slept on an overnight train (from Cairo to Luxor, worst sleep ever)

21. Had a pillow fight

22. Hitch hiked (around Ireland)

23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (more than once!)

24. Built a snow fort (well, I am Canadian)

25. Held a lamb

26. Gone skinny dipping

27. Run a Marathon

28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice

29. Seen a total eclipse (Solar Eclipse, 2000, in Hungary)

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 (badly, Girls Just Want to Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper)

42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt

43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant

44. Visited Africa (went on Safari for my 30th)

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

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 (to mark the end of mates Chemo)

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 Guards in London (3 times)

77. Broken a bone (my little toe)

78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person (flew to the bottom in helicopter)

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. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve

86. Visited the White House

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (does fishing count)

88. Had chickenpox

89. Saved someone’s life

90. Sat on a jury

91. Met someone famous (served John Denver when I was a teen)

92. Joined a book club (started one and it’s been going 10 years)

93. Got a tattoo

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 (just this summer and forgot how much it hurts!)

I think I’ve done 62 but keeping losing track.  I’m fairly happy with that!

Author: mediocremum

A slightly older mum of one, who drinks far too much red wine and has an unhealthy obsession with her slow cooker. During the day she's an ICT Trainer, Social Media/Online Marketing consultant and does a bit of public speaking. Full Profile on Google+

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