One of the things I would like to do this year is be a little more active with my blogging. Tombstone Tuesday and all my other posts are languishing! So to ease myself back into the blogosphere, I’m doing the 99 Things About Me meme. (Thanks, Julie at GenBlog, for getting this started!)


Things you’ve already done: bold
Things you want to do: italicize
Things you haven’t done and don’t want to – leave in plain font

1. Started your own blog. (Two and counting!)
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/world.
8. Climbed a mountain. 
9. Held a praying mantis.
10. Sang a solo.
11. Bungee jumped. (That’s not just a “no,” that’s a “there’s-not-enough-money-in-the-world-to-get-me-to-do-that no”!)
12. Visited Paris.
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea.
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. (I’d like to see it, but I don’t know that I necessarily want to walk to the top!)
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.
24. Built a snow fort.
25. Held a lamb.
26. Gone skinny dipping.
27. Run a marathon.
28. Ridden 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. (Not all of them, though <g>)
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. (Does climbing a rock wall count? If so, I’d like to try that. Safety harnesses and soft landing spots are good things!)
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David in person.
41. Sung Karaoke.
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt.
43. Bought a stranger a meal in 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. (I won’t count the Eiffel Tower at Kings Island <g>)
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkelling.
52. Kissed in the rain. (A lady never kisses and tells and tells, nor does she not kiss and tell, so I’m leaving this one alone. You don’t know the answer one way or the other <g>)
53. Played in the mud. 
54. Gone to a drive-in theatre.
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. Gotten flowers for no reason.
64. Donated blood. 
65. Gone sky diving. (See my comment to #11)
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp.
67. Bounced a cheque. (But it wasn’t my fault!)
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 Guard in London.
77. Broken a bone.
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle.
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person.
80. Published a book.
81. Visited the Vatican.
82. Bought a brand new car.
83. Walked in Jerusalem.
84. Had your picture in the newspaper.
85. Read the entire Bible.
86. Visited the White House.
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating.
88. Had chickenpox. (I was 27 and have never been so sick in my life. I think childbirth was easier than having the chicken pox.)
89. Saved someone’s life.
90. Sat on a jury.
91. Met someone famous.
92. Joined a book club.
93. Lost a loved one.
94. Had a baby.
95. Seen the Alamo in person.
96. Swum in the Great Salt Lake.
97. Been involved in a law suit.
98. Owned a cell phone.
99. Been stung by a bee.