Monday, April 19, 2010

99 random things about me...

I've seen this list floating around on a few of my cyber-friend's blogs and thought I'd play along. The things I've done or experienced are bolded...if you are interested read on...

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1. Started your own blog (check)
2. Slept under the stars (does in a tent count?)
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii (I was 8 weeks pregnant with Carrie and sick the whole time!)
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity (ashamed I'm not bolding this one...)
7. Been to Disneyland (original one in Anaheim, California...a few times...I grew up in California)
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped (no thanks...ever...)
12. Visited Paris (not yet...)
13. Watched a lightning storm (we have some pretty crazy ones in Arizona during the summer!)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child (no, but my sister has - twice! :o} )
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (and made a scrapbook page about it...)
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 :o}
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping :o}
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
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (this is relative, I'm sure...)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David (probably the most amazing thing I've ever seen)
41. Sung karaoke (not pretty...tequila was involved...)
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
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 your own business (does Etsy count?)
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 (I suppose...but there's usually some reason involved...)
64. Donated blood
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check (accidentally!)
68. Flown in a helicopter (Carrie made me do it)
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy (Barbie dolls)
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar (it was disgusting)
72. Pieced a quilt (a few of them...)
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person (a few times and I must say, it's just a great big hole in the ground and you have to drive to the middle of freakin' no where to get to it!)
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 (God, no.)
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life (well, I helped a drunk old man out of an irrigation ditch when we were kids and my siblings still say that I "saved his life")
90. Sat on a jury (the guy was SO guilty!)
91. Met someone famous (Jesse Jackson and Jason Mraz - not together, but yeah...)
92. Joined a book club
93. Got a tattoo (twice)
94. Had a baby (once)
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

Hope you are having a fabulous Monday!


Stephanie @ La Dolce Vita said...

Love it Deb! I love these lists - you should see my Facebook page - lol! I will have to do this one of these days!

Sian said...

This is a great list, isn't it? I had so much fun with it that I've started compiling a new version..I'm about half way there! I'm definitely with you on the no bungee jumping :)

Emilie Lynne said...

Aww you don't want to go bungee jumping? It's so fun! I promise :)

Margaret said...

But did you make a scrapbook about the tatooes?

PS: Thought of you while skimming through Martha Stewart Living: Go to to see why.

Ruth said...

Tattoos? Two of them?

Deb said...

Hey, thanks, Margaret. I'm all over that.

And yes, Ruth. I have an om (yoga chant)symbol on my backside and a turtle on my foot. :o) I'm good more tats for me.

Amy said...

This is a great list Deb - you've done a lot of wonderful things in life so far :-)

traci said...

those are so cool. come visit me. i'll help you build a snow fort.

humel said...

Really interesting :-) Thanks for sharing xx PS I think Etsy counts!

Mom said...

You're almost there, Sweetie! I'm wagering you'll hit all 99 in your lifetime! Except bungy jumping! Your mother forbids it!! xo

Clair said...

Might I ask - exactly why did you hold a praying mantis?

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