November 8, 2008

My Life, My Dreams

I found the following list on Amberly & Michael's blog and thought I would add this to my page. Everything in red are events I have done. Everything in blue are events I wish I could do and everything else are things I don't care to do.

1. Started your own blog (ta da)
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band (5th grade, clarinet)
4. Visited Hawaii (oh, I wish! )
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (3 times, Disneyworld once)
8. Climbed a mountain (1978, Bridgers, climbed to top, signed my name)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped (never will)
12. Visited Paris (1976, alto in American Youth Symphony & Chorus tour to Europe)
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (quilting)
15. Adopted a child (um, no one would give m
e any more!) 16. Had food poisoning (7-11 chicken sandwich)
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France (Very cool! Smaller than expected!)
20. Slept on an overnight train (about 1963)
21. Had a pillow fight (I lost)
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb (Pioneer Village)
26. Gone skinny dipping (1977, West Yellowstone hot pots)
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice (see #12)
29. Seen a total eclipse (1978, I think)
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset

31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person (1992)
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (Brownwood, Texas)

35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language (sign language)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (I am always truly satisfied)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person (see #12)

39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’
s David (see #12)
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt (too many times to count!!!)
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight (Cancun, 2008)
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person (see #12)
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris (see #12)

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 (1989)
58. Taken a martial arts class (judo)
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 (see #12)
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 (Eagles Store, 1977)
76. Seen the Changing of t
he Guards 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 (see #12)
82. Bought a brand new car (Honda Civic 1981)
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 (fish)
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life (does birthin' babies count?)
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous (or just ran into: Michael Keaton, James Arness, Hal Linden, Margot Kidder. Arness bought me a banana split when I was 11 in Woolworths)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby (had 11)
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit (see #57)
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee

1 comment:

  1. Lori, I love your quilty links and added two to my favorites. I wonder why my computer locks up every time I go to your Bird's Nest blog?? Does it do that to other people? I bought some autumn fabric today. I hope to quilt a table runner. Just have to get a pattern together.