11 11 2008

Taken from DMB Does Not Stand for Dave Matthews Band

“Just bold the ones you’ve done. Add comments too, because it makes it funny. Or something. Maybe pathetic. I added lots of comments.”  I loved her comments so I added my own as I went through the list.  Try it!

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink (there were only 10ish of us left)
02. Swam with dolphins
03. Climbed a mountain 
04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
05. Been inside the Great Pyramid
06. Held a tarantula
07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone
08. Said “I love you” and meant it
09. Hugged a tree (might’ve been drunk)
10. Bungee jumped
11. Visited Paris
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea (my sea = great lakes)
13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise
14. Seen the Northern Lights

15. Gone to a huge sports game
16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables
18. Touched an iceberg
19. Slept under the stars
20. Changed a baby’s diaper
21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon
22. Watched a meteor shower
23. Gotten drunk on champagne
24. Given more than you can afford to charity
25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope

26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment
27. Had a food fight

28. Bet on a winning horse
29. Asked out a stranger
30. Had a snowball fight (It’s the Midwest! What else is there to do?)
31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
32. Held a lamb
33. Seen a total eclipse
34. Ridden a roller coaster
35. Hit a home run
36. Danced like a fool and didn’t care who was looking
37. Adopted an accent for an entire day

38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment
39. Had two hard drives for your computer
40. Visited all 50 states
41. Taken care of someone who was drunk
42. Had amazing friends
43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country (London in a nutshell)

44. Watched whales (In Hawaii – my older sister and I went on a whale watching and snorkeling trip)
45. Stolen a sign
46. Backpacked in Europe
47. Taken a road-trip
48. Gone rock climbing (ugh. They made us at camp. My hands bled ridic from it)
49. Taken a midnight walk on the beach (not with the ‘someone special… was that implied?)
50. Gone sky diving (HELLS YES!!! Right after graduating college!)

51. Visited Ireland (2x Dublin for St. Patty’s Day, 1x Killarney for Christmas)
52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love
53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them
54. Visited Japan
55. Milked a cow
56. Alphabetized your CDs (why is this novel? both my cds & books are)
57. Pretended to be a superhero
58. Sung karaoke (waaaay back in high school. never again.)
59. Lounged around in bed all day (Staying in too long makes me tired.)
60. Played touch football
61. Gone scuba diving
62. Kissed in the rain
63. Played in the mud (Powder Puff Football! Oh high school)
64. Played in the rain
65. Gone to a drive-in theatre (I’ve always wanted to)
66. Visited the Great Wall of China
67. Started a business
68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
69. Toured ancient sites (Ruins in Italy)
70. Taken a martial arts class
71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight
72. Gotten married
73. Been in a movie
74. Crashed a party (do house parties count?)
75. Gotten divorced
76. Gone without food for 5 days
77. Made cookies from scratch (burned. Like everything I cook)
78. Won first prize in a costume contest
79. Ridden a gondola in Venice
80. Gotten a tattoo
81. Rafted the Snake River
82. Been on a television news program as an “expert”
83. Gotten flowers for no reason
84. Performed on stage (dance, theatre, flute, speeches)
85. Been to Las Vegas

86. Recorded music
87. Eaten shark 
88. Kissed on the first date
89. Gone to Thailand
90. Bought a house
91. Been in a combat zone
92. Buried one/both of your parents
93. Been on a cruise ship (I was 14. We met some of the coolest people ever, and strangely enough, we still stay in touch.)
94. Spoken more than one language fluently
95. Performed in Rocky Horror
96. Raised children
97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
98. Passed out cold (See: London & Drinking)
99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over (That was pretty much why I moved here.  Next stop: New York, Chicago, or LA)
101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge (only drove over it)
102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking with the windows open (Everyday on the commute!)
103. Had plastic surgery
104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived
105. Wrote articles for a large publication
106. Lost over 100 pounds
107. Held someone while they were having a flashback
108. Piloted an airplane
109. Touched a stingray
110. Broken someone’s heart (But it was high school… surely that doesnt count?)
111. Helped an animal give birth
112. Won money on a TV game show
113. Broken a bone
114. Gone on an African photo safari (‘photo safari’? I did the Disney one. That was pretty cool)
115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears (Eyebrow)
116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol (bb gun & rifle)
117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
118. Ridden a horse
119. Had major surgery
120. Had a snake as a pet
121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
122. Slept for 30 hours in a 48 hour period
123. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. States
124. Visited all 7 continents
125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
126. Eaten kangaroo meat
127. Eaten sushi (YUM)
128. Had your picture in the newspaper (for theatre & giving the commencement address)

129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about (Idk)
130. Gone back to school (I’m going back so I’m counting it. Grad school here I come!)
131. Parasailed
132. Touched a cockroach (it was horrible)
133. Eaten fried green tomatoes (umm… i thought that was a movie?)
134. Read The Iliad and The Odyssey
135. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read
136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (fish – caught, cleaned & deboned, & fried)
137. Skipped all your school reunions (Have any happened yet?)
138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
139. Been elected to public office
140. Written your own computer language
141. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream (this life was my dream… more or less. Now I just need to expand on it)
142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care (several)
143. Built your own PC from parts
144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you
145. Had a booth at a street fair
146. Dyed your hair (more times than I can count)
147. Been a DJ
148. Shaved your head
149. Caused a car accident
150. Saved someone’s life by not hitting them with my car.




One response

13 11 2008

you’ve done a lot!

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