Friday, March 23, 2007

"Have you ever..." a meme

I was tagged by the lovely Madre Adoptiva. If you make it through reading this whole meme, you are a rock star! Really, you don't want to know this much about me. It makes me so less mysterious... ; ) The things I have done are bold. That statement makes me laugh, anyway, here goes...

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink (well, I can’t really remember…but probably)
02. Swam with wild 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
10. Bungee jumped
11. Visited Paris
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea
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 (but Hubby changed ALL of them for the 1st two weeks of Kidlet’s life)
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 (I won a trifecta, it was awesome. But I only bet 2 bux so I only got $75 out of the deal)
29. Asked out a stranger.
30. Had a snowball fight
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 not cared 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 (I’ve got two computers on my desk at home, does that count?)
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
44. Watched wild whales
45. Stolen a sign
46. Backpacked in Europe
47. Taken a road-trip
48. Gone rock climbing
49. Midnight walk on the beach
50. Gone sky diving
51. Visited Ireland
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 (do Basque restaurants count?)
54. Visited Japan
55. Milked a cow
56. Alphabetized your CDs
57. Pretended to be a superhero (No, but I always wished that I could do that cartoon maneuver where if you smelled a yummy smell, you’d float along through the air, chasing the yummy smell)
58. Sang karaoke
59. Lounged around in bed all day
60. Played touch football
61. Gone scuba diving
62. Kissed in the rain
63. Played in the mud
64. Played in the rain
65. Gone to a drive-in theater
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
70. Taken a martial arts class
71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight
72. Gotten married
73. Been in a movie (Oh, it's a brilliant one...Blind Fury. But mercifully, I ended up on the cutting room floor.)
74. Crashed a party (not that I remember, but I’ve had a party crashed)
75. Gotten divorced
76. Gone without food for 5 days
77. Made cookies from scratch
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 television news programs as an “expert” (If you call a "cooking assistant" an expert)
83. Got flowers for no reason
84. Performed on stage
85. Been to Las Vegas
86. Recorded music
87. Eaten shark (and snake, and gator...)
88. Kissed on the first date
89. Gone to Thailand
90. Bought a house
91. Been in a combat zone
92. “Buried” one of your parents
93. Been on a cruise ship
94. Spoken more than one language fluently
95. Performed in Rocky Horror (Well, I participated…throwing toast, TP, you know the drill)
96. Raised children/currently raising child
97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
98. Hmmm, 98 was missing on my list.
99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over (New Orleans, baby)
101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking
103. Had plastic surgery
104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived
105. Wrote articles for a large publication
106. Lost 100 pounds (Collectively over the years.)
107. Held someone while they were having a flashback
108. Piloted an airplane
109. Touched a stingray
110. Broken someone’s heart
111. Helped an animal give birth
112. Won money on a T.V. game show
113. Broken a bone
114. Gone on an African photo safari
115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears
116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol
117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
118. Ridden a horse (do pony rides as a kid count?)
119. Had major surgery
120. Had a snake as a pet
121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon (and rafted the Colorado River, so awesome)
122. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours
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 (as often as possible, which ends up being not often enough)
128. Had your picture in the newspaper
129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about
130. Gone back to school (Helloooooo...that's my nightlife. Am I not exciting?)
131. Parasailed
132. Touched a cockroach
133. Eaten fried green tomatoes
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
137. Skipped all your school reunions
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
142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
143. Built your own PC from parts (Well, does putting together a PC from all the crappy dead PC's at work count?)
144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you
145. Had a booth at a street fair
146. Dyed your hair (A billion times. Black with blue was my fave...or maybe the white blonde with pink)
147. Been a DJ
148. Shaved your head (Well, pretty damn close. She said she should have just used a #10 attachment instead of the scissors)
149. Caused a car accident
150. Saved someone’s life.

If you made it this far...consider yourself tagged! Muwah ha ha ha...!


justin said...

I noticed that "sang karaoke" isn't in bold. What's up with that? Also, this is a long list.

Ani said...

Frighteningly long list. Waaaaay too long. But hey, I gotta play the game. I'm a play-uh (not a playa).

Yes, I have never had the opportunity? mericifully missed out on? karaoke.