Another meme

21 03 2007

From red dirt road

This originally had 200 items, so I deleted some that I thought were irrelevant to me. I crossed out the ones I’ve done, italicized are things I’d like to do, bold are things I really want to do. There are a few that I think I’ve done, but am not sure about. If in doubt I’ve not crossed them off my list.

  1. Bought everyone in the pub a drink
  2. Climbed a mountain
  3. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
  4. Been inside the Great Pyramid
  5. Taken a candlelit bath with someone
  6. Said ‘I love you’ and meant it
  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
  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
  16. Slept under the stars (I love star gaving, but I’ve never spent the night under them)
  17. Changed a baby’s diaper (all the time)
  18. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon (I really, really want to do this)
  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
  27. Had a snowball fight
  28. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
  29. Held a lamb
  30. Enacted a favorite fantasy
  31. Taken a midnight skinny dip (South China Sea!)
  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 (no, but I’m close for how young I am)
  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 (my brother is an instructor, so I should get him to teach me)
  52. Visited Ireland (almost went this year, but it’ll have to wait)
  53. Been heartbroken longer then you were actually in love (I didn’t think so at first, but, yes, yes I have)
  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 don’t regret it
  67. Visited the Great Wall of China (and hiked for like 8 hours on it)
  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 (Great Zimbabwe ruins)
  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”
  86. Got flowers for no reason (ahem, Michael…)
  87. Performed on stage
  88. Been to Las Vegas (I’m not going to count the airport)
  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 (I’m going to count ASL even thought I’d only say I was semi-fluent)
  97. Bounced a check
  98. Read – and understood – your credit report
  99. Raised children (I’m going to count this one. It doesn’t say “your 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
  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 (I helped pull out a stuck calf)
  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 (this will be hard to achieve, butit’s a worthy goal)
  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 (does it count that I took a year off between h.s. and college?)
  136. Parasailed
  137. Changed your name
  138. Read The Iliad (no but I read the Aeneid which is similar)
  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

There! Only 150.




One response

21 03 2007

You should talk to your brother about the skydiving. It sounds like an achievable dream. Nice list!

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