Sunday, February 01, 2009

100 Random Things

So I've seen this a bunch and had a second to do it, so here's a list of 100 random things (who generated it I don't know) and the ones that are highlighted are the ones I've done.  Enjoy!

1. started your own blog

2. slept under the stars
3. played in a band (it was a family band that my Grandma Austin wrote the music for in all the different keys for all our instruments)
4. visited Hawaii
5. watched a meteor shower
6. given more than you can afford to charity
7. been to Disneyland
8. climbed a mountain
9. held a praying mantis
10. sang a solo
11. bungee jumped
12. visited Paris
13. watched a lightning storm at sea
14. taught yourself an art from scratch (if scrapbooking is considered an art :D)
15. adopted a child
16. had food poisoning
17. seen in person 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're not ill
24. built a snow fort
25. held a lamb (if my little siblings count! :D)
26. gone skinny dipping (honeymoon, baby!)
27. run a marathon
28. ridden in a gondola in Venice (been there, but didn't actually take a ride in the gondola)
29. seen a total eclipse
30. watched a sunrise or a 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 (I learned Polish mostly in Poland because I sure didn't know much after the MTC!)
37. had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. gone rock climbing (up Provo Canyon)
40. seen Michaelangelo's David
41. sung karaoke (in a group, never alone)
42. seen the 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. received a prestigious award
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 (I think?)
53. played in the mud (one of the funnest things I've ever done is tug-a-war in the mud--I found mud in my ears weeks later--gross!)
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 (is Poland close enough?)
60. served at a soup kitchen
61. sold girl scout cookies
62. gone whale watching (I've seen a whale out in the ocean, but I wasn't in a boat)
63. got flowers for no reason (I love my husband!)
64. donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. gone sky diving
66. visited a nazi concentration camp (Auschwitz/Birkenau in Poland 3 different times)
67. bounced a check
68. flown in a helicopter
69. saved a favorite childhood toy (my blanket--I still have it and several stuffed animals)
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 (just my thumb, and it didn't even need a cast)
78. been on a speeding motorcycle
79. seen the Grand Canyon in person
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. 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
90. sat on a jury (I've never even been summoned!)
91. met someone famous
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
99. been stung by a bee
100. learned to play an instrument (piano and clarinet)

Now I want to hear yours!  It's fun to check out what people have both done and also not done in their lives.

5 comments:

Emily and Kyle said...

that was fun to read! thanks!

Emily and Kyle said...

oh and ADORABLE pics at the beach!

Alyssa said...

I will have to do this list-- how fun! Just doing this list should be on the list....

Jordan & Jandee said...

what you've never swam in the Great Salt Lake? Looks like you have something to look forward to on your next trip to good ole UT.

Carrie said...

I can't believe you've never called in a sick day when you weren't actually sick. What kind of an American are you? :-)