Friday, July 18, 2008

200 Things (from ScienceTeacherMommy's blog)

(Things I've done indicated in bold lettering.)

1. Touched an iceberg
2. Slept under the stars
3. Been a part of a hockey fight
4. Changed a baby’s diaper
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 (all the time)
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Tokyo
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 professional sports game
17. Been to the top of the Sears Tower
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 (spewed red punch out my nose on my very first date)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Bet on a winning horse
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Taken an ice cold bath or shower (girl's camp)
28. Had a meaningful conversation with a beggar
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Ridden a roller coaster
31. Hit a home run
32. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking
33. Adopted an accent for fun (Drive my kids nuts with this one. But their friends are entertained.)
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
40. Gone on a midnight walk on the beach
41. Gone sky diving
42. Visited Ireland
43. Ever bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited India
45. Bench-pressed your own weight (I can't do a single chin-up.)
46. Milked a cow
47. Alphabetized your personal files (And DVD collections too.)
48. Ever worn a superhero costume (Nope. Unless Super Clown counts.)
49. Sung karaoke (Whip it good!)
50. Lounged around in bed all day
51. Gone snorkeling
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
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Sung on a CD
60. Gone without sugar for more than a week
61. Made cookies from scratch
62. Won first prize in a costume contest
63. Got flowers for no reason (Thanks, Safety Man.)
64. Been in a combat zone (Does laser-tag count?)
65. Spoken more than one language fluently (I'm counting Pig Latin.)
66. Gotten into a fist fight while attempting to defend someone
67. Bounced a check
68. Read and understood your credit report (Had it fixed.)
69. Recently bought and played with a favorite childhood toy
70. Found out something significant that your ancestors accomplished.
71. Called or written your Congress person
72. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
73. Seen the Golden Gate Bridge
74. Helped an animal give birth
75. Been fired or laid off from a job
76. Won money (A gift card to Dan's in Bountiful, UT)
77. Broken a bone
78. Ridden a motorcycle
79. Ridden in any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100 mph (210 kph in Japan -- 120 mph)
80. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
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 (Close, but not quite.)
86. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about
87. Gotten someone fired for their actions
88. Gone back to school
89. Changed your name (Was Eileen Dover)
90. Caught a fly in the air with your bare hands
91. Eaten fried green tomatoes
92. Read The Iliad (just parts)
93. Taught yourself an art from scratch html code -- and created a website once upon a time.
94. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
95. Apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt
96. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
97. Been elected to public office
98. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream
99. Had to see someone you love in 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'm not counting highlights.)
103. Been a DJ
104. Rocked a baby to sleep
105. Ever dropped a cat from a high place to see if it really lands on all fours
106. Raked your carpet
107. Brought out the best in people
108. Brought out the worst in people
109. Worn a mood ring
110. Ridden a horse (Grew up with horses.)
111. Carved an animal from a piece of wood or bar of soap (A slug from a bar of soap. Not hard.)
112. Cooked a dish where four people asked for the recipe (Cookie Salad)
113. Buried a child
114. Gone to a Broadway play on Broadway
115. Been inside the pyramids
116. Shot a basketball into a basket
117. Danced at a disco
118. Played in a band
119. Shot a bird (Won't do it again unless I'm starving.)
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 (Someday!)
128. Pieced a quilt
129. Lived in an historic place (Once I get #127 accomplished, everywhere I've lived could be historic.)
130. Acted in a play or performed on a stage
131. Asked for a raise (How about it honey?)
132. Made a hole-in-one
133. Gone deep sea fishing
134. Gone roller skating
135. Run a marathon
136. Learned to surf
137. Invented something (The word "spaddle" -- a mix of spank and paddle.)
138. Flown 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 (Wish Logan Cave were still accessible.)
144. Learned how to take a compliment
145. Written a love-story (But I'm living one.)
146. Seen Michelangelo’s David
147. Had your portrait painted
148. Written a fan letter (I saw Rick Schroder at LDS Gen. Conference. I swear it was him.)
149. Spent the night in something haunted
150. Owned a dog of your own
151. Ran away
152. Learned to juggle (Not well.)
153. Been a boss (Hello! I'm the mom.)
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 lunchbox
160. Gotten food poisoning (I've been building an intolerance to solmenella for 30 some years -- through raw cookie dough consumption.)
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 (From the person in #148 -- just a form letter with signed photo.)
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
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 life (They'd attempted suicide. Sad story.)
176. Eaten raw whale
177. Know how to sew
178. Laughed till your side hurt (And tears streamed down my face.)
179. Straddled the equator
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 bottle
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 campfire
189. Kept a blog (DUH...)
190. Had chicken pox
191. Worn custom made shoes or boots
192. Made a PowerPoint presentation (but I can made DVD photo movies.)
193. Taken a Hunter’s Safety Course
194. Served at a soup kitchen
195. Conquered the Rubik’s cube (My son is a PRO!)
196. Know CPR
197. Ridden in or owned a convertible
198. Found a long lost friend
199. Helped solve a crime
200. Received a professional massage (Best Christmas present of 2007)


Science Teacher Mommy said...


Christie said...

1 c. buttermilk mixed with 1 small pkg. instant vanilla pudding. Add 1 container of Cool-whip and drained cans of pineapple and mandarin oranges. Add crumbled package of fudge stripe cookies. Mix and eat! (Super Yummy!)