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another meme

March 22, 2007

I got this one from Steph
I crossed out the ones I’ve done and the bold ones are things I really want to do.

1. Bought everyone in the pub a drink
2. Climbed a mountain (Slieve Donard, Northern Ireland)
3. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
4. Been inside the Great Pyramid
5. Taken a candlelit bath with someone (Does it count if there were no candles and the someone was 3 of your college girlfriends and the bathtub was a jacuzzi?)
6. Said ‘I love you’ and meant it (Although I assume that the list writers mean this in the romantic way, I have told lots of friends and family that I love them and I have meant it everytime)
7. Hugged a tree
8. Done a striptease
9. Visited Paris
10. Watched a lightning storm at sea
11. Stayed up all night long, and watch the sun rise (Although I did pull several late nights in college, my one true all nighter was helping out backstage for a play and as I headed back to the dorms to get ready for class the sun was rising over the dorms)
12. Seen the Northern Lights
13. Gone to a huge sports game
14. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
15. Grown and eaten your own vegetables (Although I would have to say that a more accurate description would be helping my parents grow vegetables and then eating them.
16. Slept under the stars (During what I like to call “the best may term ever” our group piled all our sleeping bags on one big tarp under the dry desert night sky, seriously one of my best memories)
17. Changed a baby’s diaper
18. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon
19. Watched a meteor shower
20. Gotten drunk on champagne
21. Given more than you can afford to charity
22. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
23. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment
24. Had a food fight
25. Bet on a winning horse
26. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (I think I should probably plead the 5th on this one)
27. Had a snowball fight
28. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can (Actually I have been doing some pretty good screaming while watching tonight’s episode of Grey’s Anatomy)
29. Held a lamb
30. Enacted a favorite fantasy
31. Taken a midnight skinny dip Quick Question, um when does one actually go skinny dipping during the day, doesn’t that kinda defeat the point?
32. Had a meaningful conversation with a beggar
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. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
39. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment
40. Visited all 50 states
41. Loved your job for all accounts
42. Taken care of someone who was shit faced
43. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
44. Had amazing friends
45. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country
46. Watched wild whales
47. Backpacked in Europe
48. Taken a road-trip
49. Rock climbing
50. Midnight walk on the beach
51. Sky diving
52. Visited Ireland (I am ridiculously close to being able to cross this one out, however 53. Been heartbroken longer then you were actually in love
54. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them
55. Visited Japan
56. Milked a cow
57. Alphabetized your records
58. Sung karaoke
59. Lounged around in bed all day
60. Scuba diving
61. Got it on to “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye
62. Kissed in the rain
63. Played in the mud
64. Played in the rain
65. Gone to a drive-in theater
66. Done something you should regret, but didn’t regret it
67. Visited the Great Wall of China
68. Dropped Windows in favor of something better
69. Started a business
70. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
71. Toured ancient sites
72. Taken a martial arts class
73. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight
74. Gotten married
75. Been in a movie
76. Crashed a party
77. Loved someone you shouldn’t have
78. Kissed someone so passionately it made them dizzy
79. Made cookies from scratch
80. Won first prize in a costume contest
81. Ridden a gondola in Venice
82. Gotten a tattoo
83. Found that the texture of some materials can turn you on
84. Rafted the Snake River
85. Been on television news programs as an “expert” Oh this one is my favorite, because Meryl and I were actually “cooking” experts on our college’s news program. I think we made a raman cassarole in a hot pot or something. 86. Got flowers for no reason
87. Performed on stage
88. Been to Las Vegas
89. Recorded music
90. Gone to Thailand
91. Bought a house
92. Been in a combat zone
93. Buried one/both of your parents
94. Shaved or waxed your pubic hair off
95. Been on a cruise ship
96. Spoken more than one language fluently
97. Bounced a check
98. Read – and understood – your credit report
99. Raised children
100. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
101. Found out something significant that your ancestors did
102. Called or written your Congress
103. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over I guess I kinda did that with Chicago
104. …more than once?
105. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
106. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking
107. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived
108. Wrote articles for a large publication
109. Held someone while they were having a flashback
110. Piloted an airplane
111. Broken someone’s heart
112. Helped an animal give birth
113. Been fired or laid off from a job
114. Won money on a T.V. game show
115. Broken a bone
116. Gone on an African safari
117. Ridden a motorcycle
118. Driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100mph
119. Had a body part of yours below the neck pierced
120. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol
121. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
122. Ridden a horse
123. Had major surgery
124. Had sex on a moving train
125. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
126. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states
127. Visited all 7 continents
128. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
129. Been a sperm or egg donor
130. Eaten sushi
131. Had your picture in the newspaper
132. Had 2 (or more) healthy romantic relationships for over a year in your lifetime
133. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about
134. Gotten someone fired for their actions
135. Gone back to school
136. Parasailed
137. Changed your name
138. Read The Iliad
139. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read it
140. Taught yourself an art from scratch
141. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
142. Apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt
143. Skipped all your school reunions
144. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
145. Been elected to public office
146. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream
147. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
148. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you
149. Dyed your hair
150. Been arrested

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