Saturday, January 24, 2009

Getting to Know Me

Okay, I was tagged by Julia at The Spotted Sparrow, so I'm going to take a few minutes to tell you a bit more about myself via her list. I've bolded the things I've done:

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disney World
8. Climbed a mountain - well, it was more like a big hill...
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo - auditioning for choirs
11. Bungee jumped - I will NEVER do this!
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child - almost; we went through the year-long process to get licensed, got the license, got the phone call, but had to turn the baby down because I'd just discovered I was pregnant
16. Had food poisoning
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 - oh yeah - the Liegewagen - best night's sleep EVER!
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill - aka known as a personal mental health day
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon - no, but I'd love to
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset - I do this just about every day
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
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
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 - no, but I've sold plenty of Boy Scout popcorn!
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving - no, but this is at the top of my list of things never to do!
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp - Dachau, and there were palpable feelings there
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter - another thing I never want to do
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 - not yet; have published articles, though
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
91. Met someone famous - I've met quite a few famous people; my favorite was Huey Lewis and his guitar player whose name escapes me at the moment.
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. Read an entire book in one day

Nice list. I'm tagging:

Handmade in Israel
Crafting with Cat Hair
Angela Caterina
Random Ramblings
Ad Libitum

You can do the same list as me (copy and unbold, then bold what you've done) or any other "meme" you'd prefer to use! Have fun and I can't wait to see your answers!

4 comments :

Latharia said...

I'm doing this on my blog, too! :D

Angela Catirina & Bonnie said...

Hi Laurie! Thanks! This was fun!

Angela Catirina

Linda Sue said...

These are great! I know you so well now...BFF! Your comment on my blogishness made me laugh- and yes there so seem to be a couple of phalluses there...must be my camera!
Cheers!

Handmade in Israel said...

Thanks for the tag, Laurie. I've done it! Please pop over to my blog to have a look.