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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Bucket List.....of FUN!

I found this list over at my friend Ducky's blog at Batcrap Crazy  She found it at Secrets of a Sweet Southern Girl   I hate Bucket Lists normally but this one seemed kinda fun and sorta reasonable for me to achieve a few things.  Hey, I need a self esteem boost right now.....so sue me. 

So, here are the items that I've accomplished in my life so far in my 39 years.  Enjoy and no mocking!


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    (many many times)
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm 
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning   never did I want to die so much in my life!
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables (Really my dad did. But they were in my yard and I helped water them!)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Take a sick day when you're not ill  who the hell hasn't?
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  Does taking a couple of classes and then using the language itself to learn more count?  Hey I can curse you out in sign language so do NOT mess with me!
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 How do you think I reeled in my hubby?
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant   I bought a homeless guy a box of chicken, it totally counts!
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight    My fave thing to do at the beach
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   Does the video of a dance recital count?  I was the bomb!
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  (hell no, and I never will)
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 (laid off/fired same effect)
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 a book (I'm so working on this one!)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the paper
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   I tried to, but was unsuccessful, he died on us after CPR failed :(
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

I've done 51 out of 99!  Not too shabby!  I really thought my count would be lower than this.  I'm kinda proud of myself!  I'm rather weak in the travel section I see, I need to get out and see some stuff but that ain't gonna happen anytime soon so I'll just have to get my kicks right here. 

Take this list and you try it out!  Let me know how you do!