September 24, 2008

Interesting Facts

I found this on another blog and thought it might be fun to think about. Everything that I've done is in green. Copy and paste it to share your answers. I can't wait to find out all about you! ;)

1. Touched an iceberg
2. Slept under the stars
3. Been a part of a hockey fight
4. Changed a baby's diaper (about 2 minutes ago, actually)
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Swam with wild dolphins
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a tarantula
10. Said "I love you" and meant it
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Stayed up all night long and watched the sun rise
15. Seen the Northern Lights
16. Gone to a huge sports game -Do the Ranger's count?
17. Walked the stairs to the top of the Statue of Liberty- It was being refinished when I saw it
18. Grown and eaten your own vegetables
19. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
20. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment
21. Had a pillow fight

22. Bet on a winning horse
23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill-bad idea to return to work with a nice tan...
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping-don't ask

27. Taken an ice cold bath
28. Had a meaningful conversation with a beggar
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Ridden a roller coaster
31. Hit a home run - Isn't the Wii fun?
32. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking - Always!
33. Adopted an accent for fun-Thelma and Louise days
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Felt very happy about your life, even for just a moment
36. Loved your job 90% of the time
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Watched wild whales
39. Gone rock climbing-well, it was a rocky area anyways!
40. Gone on a midnight walk on the beach-late, don't know if it was midnight

41. Gone sky diving
42. Visited Ireland
43. Ever bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited India-through my friend, Anita
45. Bench-pressed your own weight
46. Milked a cow
47. Alphabetized your personal files-movies, closet, etc. Psychotic, I know
48. Ever worn a superhero costume
49. Sung karaoke
50. Lounged around in bed all day- those were the days!!

51. Gone scuba diving
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Done something you should regret, but don't

56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business-if baby making counts
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Been in a movie
60. Gone without food for 3 days
61. Made cookies from scratch
62. Won first prize in a costume contest
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Been in a combat zone
65. Spoken more than one language fluently
66. Gotten into a fight while attempting to defend someone - verbal not physical
67. Bounced a check
68. Read - and understood - your credit report
69. Recently bought and played with a favorite childhood toy - PLAYDOUGH, YAY!!
70. Found out something significant that your ancestors did
71. Called or written your Congress person

72. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
73. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
74. Helped an animal give birth-was too young, but got to watch
75. Been fired or laid off from a job
76. Won money- $25 at a country dance hall in college. That fed me for a week!
77. Broken a bone
78. Ridden a motorcycle
79. Driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100 mph-don't ask about this one either.

80. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon-after seeing it, I have no desire to hike it!!
81. Slept through an entire flight: takeoff, flight, and landing
82. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
83. Eaten sushi
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read The Bible cover to cover
86. Changed someone's mind about something you care deeply about
87. Gotten someone fired for their actions-not fun
88. Gone back to school-to teach
89. Changed your name-when I got married
90. Caught a fly in the air with your bare hands- I prefer to use my open mouth...Yuck!
91. Eaten fried green tomatoes
92. Read The Iliad
93. Taught yourself an art from scratch
94. Killed and prepared an animal for eating-leave that one for Michael
95. Apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt
96. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language-do my kids count??
97. Been elected to public office
98. Thought to yourself that you're living your dream-and wondering what was I thinking??
99. Had to put someone you love into hospice care

100. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn't know you
101. Had a booth at a street fair
102. Dyed your hair- I'll never tell...
103. Been a DJ
104. Rocked a baby to sleep-it's the best
105. Ever dropped a cat from a high place to see if it really lands on all four
106. Raked your carpet-interesting idea...
107. Brought out the best in people
108. Brought out the worst in people...never...
109. Worn a mood ring-those were so fun!
110. Ridden a horse
111. Carved an animal from a piece of wood or bar of soap-soap
112. Cooked a dish where four people asked for the recipe.-I know you can't believe it..;)

113. Buried a child
114. Gone to a Broadway (or equivalent to your country) play
115. Been inside the pyramids
116. Shot a basketball into a basket
117. Danced at a disco
118. Played in a band-does middle school band count?
119. Shot a bird
120. Gone to an arboretum
121. Tutored someone
122. Ridden a train

123. Brought an old fad back into style
124. Eaten caviar
125. Let a salesman talk you into something you didn’t need
126. Ridden a giraffe or elephant
127. Published a book
128. Pieced a quilt
129. Lived in a historic place
130. Acted in a play or performed on a stage
131. Asked for a raise
132. Made a hole-in-one **just in mini-golf! :)
133. Gone deep sea fishing
134. Gone roller skating
135. Ran a marathon
136. Learned to surf
137. Invented my head, all the time
138. Flown in first class

139. Spent the night in a 5-star luxury suite
140. Flown in a helicopter
141. Visited Africa
142. Sang a solo
143. Gone spelunking - what??
144. Learned how to take a compliment
145. Written a love-story - The Honeymooner's Love Story
146. Seen Michelangelo’s David- in pictures
147. Had your portrait painted
148. Written a fan letter
149. Spent the night in something haunted- we had a ghost living with us for 2 years.

150. Owned a St. Bernard or Great Dane
151. Ran away- only to return
152. Learned to juggle
153. Been a boss-my dear friends tell me that I am one all the time!
154. Sat on a jury
155. Lied about your weight
156. Gone on a diet
157. Found an arrowhead or a gold nugget
158. Written a poem
159. Carried your lunch in a lunch box
160. Gotten food poisoning
161. Gone on a service, humanitarian or religious mission

162. Hiked the Grand Canyon
163. Sat on a park bench and fed the ducks
164. Gone to the opera
165. Gotten a letter from someone famous- Matt Hoffman and Ron Howard
166. Worn knickers
167. Ridden in a limousine
168. Attended the Olympics
169. Can hula or waltz
170. Read a half dozen Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys books..loved Nancy Drew!
171. Been stuck in an elevator
172. Had a revelatory dream
173. Thought you might crash in an airplane

174. Had a song dedicated to you on the radio or at a concert
175. Saved someone’s children's everyday :)
176. Eaten raw whale
177. Know how to tat, smock or do needlepoint
178. Laughed till your side hurt
179. Straddled the equator...might have to try this one
180. Taken a photograph of something other than people that is worth framing
181. Gone to a Shakespeare Festival

182. Sent a message in a, but a great movie
183. Spent the night in a hostel
184. Been a cashier
185. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
186. Joined a union
187. Donated blood or plasma
188. Built a camp fire
189. Kept a blog
190. Had hives
191. Worn custom made shoes or boots
192. Made a PowerPoint presentation
193. Taken a Hunter’s Safety Course
194. Served at a soup kitchen
195. Conquered the Rubik’s cube
196. Know CPR
197. Ridden in or owned a convertible
198. Found a long lost friend
199. Helped solve a crime
200. Responded to a NJP newsletter

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