Wednesday, January 21, 2009


In honor of my 99th post, I borrowed this list of 99 useless facts from Julie, and made it my own. It's fascinating reading, I'm sure!

Everything in aqua I have done.
Everything in orange I HOPE to do one day.
Everything in blue I hope to NEVER do.

1. Started your own blog.
2. Slept under the stars.
3. Played in a band.
4. Visited Hawaii. {visiting again soon!!!}
5. Watched a meteor shower.
6. Given more than you can afford to charity.
7. Been to Disneyland/world. {grew up in San Diego!}
8. Climbed a mountain.
9. Held a praying mantis.
10. Sang a solo. {four words: sixth grade, Paula Abdul}
11. Bungee jumped.
12. Visited Paris.
13. Watched a lightening storm at sea. {love the water, but not a fan of boating in the ocean}
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch.
15. Adopted a child.
16. Had food poisoning. {14 years ago, haven't thrown up since; just like the Seinfeld episode}
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.
23. Taken a sick day when you were not ill.
24. Built a snow fort. {Brr?}
25. Held a lamb.
26. Gone night swimming in the ocean.
27. Run a marathon. {does a 5K at age 5, mostly riding on my dad's back count?}
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice.
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset.
31. Hit a home run. {does cheering for Kevin hitting one count? how about coaching T-ball for 4-year-olds?}
32. Been on a cruise.
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person.
34. Visited the birthplace or 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. {my parents rented a karoke machine for every major event at our house growing up, with video footage as evidence}
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. {see #13}
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person.
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling. {for some odd reason, I like to be in complete control of my oxygen intake}
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. {does posting 2 items on Etsy count?}
58. Visited Russia.
59. Taken a Martial Arts class.
60. Served at a soup kitchen.
61. Sold Girl Scout cookies. {current order due 1/30; any takers?}
62. Gone Whale Watching.
63. Got flowers for no reason.
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma. {cord blood}
65. Gone sky diving.
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp.
67. Bounced a check. {HA! don't ask what happened at the Grocery store on Monday!}
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.
77. Broken a bone.
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle.
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person.
80. Published a book. {one day I'll transfer my blog to a book, and also write a family cookbook}
81. Visited the Vatican.
82. Bought a brand new car.
83. Walked in Jerusalem.
84. Had your picture in the newspaper.
85. Read the entire Bible.
86. Visited the White House.
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating. {fish?}
88. Had chickenpox.
89. Saved someone's life. {does being your infants' sole source of nourishment (aka nursing) for months on end count?}
90. Sat on a jury.
91. Met someone famous {Tiffany-Amber Thiesen (which was huge at the time), and INA GARTEN!}
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 law suit.
98. Owned a cell phone. {just not right now! I'm sure I'm pretty much the only one}
99. Been stung by a bee.


Tegan and Tage said...

I can't believe you didn't bring the Girl Scout Cookie order form to the shower... I bet you would've had all kinds of takers! Although it may have been difficult to make those deliveries...

Lindsey said...

Ok, I want to hear about you meeting Tiffani Amber Thiessen! I have loved her since Kelly Kapowski at Bayside High. Do tell.