Tuesday, January 30, 2007

A little bit o' fun

I copied this from Lis's blog. She's one of the bloggers doing Emily's Deck of Me challenge. It's kind of long, but I had fun answering the questions and I hope you will too! Let me know if you do this on your blog. I'd love to read see your answers.

From the list below, highlight all the things you have done in your life.
1. Bought everyone in the bar a drink {there were only four of us!}
2. Swam with dolphins
3. Climbed a mountain
4. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive {it was actually a friends}
5. Been inside the Great Pyramid
6. Held a tarantula
7. Taken a candlelit bath with someone
8. Said "I love you" and meant it
9. Hugged a tree {I used to climb the tree in our front yard all the time as a teen. I loved that tree and would wait for my boyfriend/future hubby to come visit from there}
10. Bungee jumped
11. Visited Paris {does Venice count?}
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
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
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
40. Visited all 50 states
41. Taken care of someone who was shit faced
42. Had amazing friend
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 {does Italy count?}
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 {does Korea count?}
55. Milked a cow
56. Alphabetized your CDs
57. Pretended to be a superhero
58. Sung karaoke
59. Lounged around in bed all day
60. Posed nude in front of strangers
61. Gone scuba diving {does snorkeling count?}
62. Kissed in the rain
63. Played in the mud
64. Played in the rain
65. Gone to a drive-in theater {all the time when I was growing up}
66. Visited the Great Wall of China {does the Grand Canyon count?}
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
74. Crashed a party
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
83. Got flowers for no reason
84. Performed on stage
85. Been to Las Vegas
86. Recorded music
87. Eaten shark
88. Eaten fugu (puffer fish)
89. Had a one-night stand
90. Gone to Thailand {does Guatemala count?}
91. Bought a house
92. Been in a combat zone
93. Buried one/both of your parents
94. Been on a cruise ship {this is really stretching it: the docked Queen Mary in California}
95. Spoken more than one language fluently
96. Performed in Rocky Horror Picture Show
97. Raised children
98. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country {does a Metric Century bike tour in farm country count? No? waaa}
100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
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 over 100 pounds
107. Held someone while they were having a flashback
108. Piloted an airplane
109. Petted a stingray {OK, this doesn't count, but I touched a wild sea turtle with my finger tip before I found out that's a no-no}
110. Broken some one's heart
111. Ridden a bike
112. Won money on a T.V. game show
113. Broken a bone
114. Gone on an African photo safari {I confess: it was just a photo shoot at Wildlife Safari in Winston, Oregon}
115. Had a body part of yours below the neck pierced
116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol
117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
118. Ridden a horse
119. Had surgery
120. Had a snake as a pet {technically this was my daughter's, but I let her have it!}
121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
122. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours {after my surgery and when I had Grave's disease}
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
128. Had your picture in the newspaper
129. Changed some one's mind about something you care deeply about
130. Gone back to school
131. Para sailed
132. Petted a cockroach ICK!
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 {and am now a Hospice volunteer}
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 {craft fairs count, right?}
146. Dyed your hair
147. Been a DJ
148. Shaved your head
149. Caused a car accident {I hope not!}
150. Saved some one's life {I wish!}

3 comments:

Rachel Whetzel said...

Love the list, but the Deck of Me challenge is EMILY not elsie.

rachel

queendebbee said...

Oops! Thanks, I fixed it.

Lis said...

Some awesome answers, especially love the ones about the different countries :)