Thursday, May 17, 2012

99 Things

I saw this on Kristen’s blog a few days ago and it looked like a fun way to see what excited things I have done and what fun things are still to come.  If you decide to write a similar post, let me know so I can some check out your list :-)
99 things
Bold the things that you have done on the list
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 Disneyland
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightening storm
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
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
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (I call them "mental health days")
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
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
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
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 a passenger on a motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published something
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve
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
92. Joined a book club
93. Got a tattoo
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

Well this list really does help me to see that I have done a lot more than I thought.  Some of these things I’m pretty sure I never want to do (for example numbers 22 or 87) but that’s ok with me.  What have YOU done and what do YOU have left to do in this great life?

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xoxo Darby

8 comments :

Lindsay said...

What a great list! I would love to do lots of those things. Thanks for sharing this!

Mrs. Pancakes said...

I love this list...will have to do this soon!! You are one adventurous lady!!!

An Irish Italian Blessing said...

WOW that's a pretty amazing list! Skinny Dipping Darby??? ;)

Crystal said...

Oohhh what a great idea! It is amazing all of the things you have experienced, Darby! Wow! That;s awesome! I can't wait to sit down and figure out what all I've done! I may have to share a similar list on my blog! I love your reference to #87! LoL. I was thinking to myself, no I haven't done that, but then remembered learning to clean a fish in Aquaculture class in high school (yeah, we are way out in the country, lol), so I guess I have! haha Have a great daY, Darby!!!

Crystal said...

Haha, I just read Katherine's comment! I wondered the same thing! LOL! Skinny dipping, Darby? haha

Sarah said...

i did the list too!
http://sarahandkris.blogspot.com/2012/05/99-things.html
interesting to see what i've done

DaisyGirl said...

This is really neat!!! I liked seeing what all you had done!! I considered doing it myself...but then realized I would be extremely embarrassed...not much bold'n be go'n on on my list :)

Erin Reissig said...

That's an awesome list... I have to admit that I'm not too fond of #87 myself... I mean really? what year is it? lol

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