Saturday, August 19, 2006

Time to start again!

Ok, this has been going around my friend's blogs, so I'll start mine up again by reproducing it. It's kind of a random list, probably specific to some forgotten original blogger, but I'm too lazy to make my own.

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink if post QE beer counts, then I've done this.
02. Swam with wild dolphins
03. Climbed a mountain
04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive - soon!
05. Been inside the Great Pyramid
06. Held a tarantula
07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone
08. Said 'I love you' and meant it - does my dog count?
09. Hugged a tree - you must try this if you haven't
10. Bungee jumped - Never!
11. Visited Paris
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 - can you believe I haven't done this?
16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables
18. Touched an iceberg - I think a glacier counts
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 - Not too hard if you're a grad student, but I probably didn't really miss it so I'm not going to count this one.
25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment - I'm not really a giggly person
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 - Maybe, but probably not
36. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking
37. Adopted an accent for an entire day - I'm not an idiot
38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment
39. Had two hard drives for your computer - uh, it's called a backup
40. Visited all 50 states
41. Taken care of someone who was drunk - I guess I'm not that nice.
42. Had amazing friends - of course!
43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country
44. Watched wild whales
45. Stolen a sign
46. Backpacked in Europe - really depends on your definition of backpack... I stayed in youth hostels but there was a car involved.
47. Taken a road-trip - see above
48. Gone rock climbing
49. Midnight walk on the beach - I went to college in LA
50. Gone sky diving
51. Visited Ireland
52. Been heartbroken longer then you were actually in love
53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger's table and had a meal with them - Actually it was the other way around because he didn't speak any Russian, so my sister ordered for him.
54. Visited Japan
55. Milked a cow
56. Alphabetized your cd's - God no!
57. Pretended to be a superhero - When I was seven I had a towel with a hood and it made a great cape
58. Sung karaoke
59. Lounged around in bed all day - Yes, I went to college
60. Posed nude in front of strangers
61. Gone scuba diving
62. Kissed in the rain
63. Played in the mud
64. Played in the rain
65. Gone to a drive-in theater
66. Visited the Great Wall of China
67. Started a business
68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
69. Toured ancient sites - This ones pretty vague, don't you think?
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 - No, but I did 3 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 - It's nice to know someone who likes giving flowers for no reason
84. Performed on stage
85. Been to Las Vegas
86. Recorded music - There is recording of me playing music
87. Eaten shark
88. Had a one-night stand
89. Gone to Thailand
90. Bought a house
91. Been in a combat zone
92. Buried one of your parents - depends on your definition of buried
93. Been on a cruise ship
94. Spoken more than one language fluently - Why is this in the past tense?
95. Performed in Rocky Horror.
96. Raised children
97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
98. Created and named your own constellation of stars
99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge - only half way
102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn't stop when you knew someone was looking
103. Had plastic surgery
104. Survived an illness that you shouldn't have survived
105. Wrote articles for a large publication - is Geophysical Research Letters 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 - I petted a manta ray at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
110. Broken someone's heart - probably...
111. Helped an animal give birth
112. Won money on a T.V. game show
113. Broken a bone - your nose isn't really a bone, but its all I've broken (knock on wood)
114. Gone on an African photo safari
115. Had a body part of yours below the neck pierced
116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol - yeah baby!
117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
118. Ridden a horse
119. Had major surgery
120. Had a snake as a pet
121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
122. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours - hmm.. I've probably come close
123. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states - I'm not really sure what this means, but I think the answer is yes.
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 - not photogenic
129. Changed someone's mind about something you care deeply about
130. Gone back to school
131. Parasailed
132. Petted a cockroach - no!
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 - So far so good
138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
139. Been elected to public office
140. Written your own computer language - Who does this?
141. Thought to yourself that you're living your dream - I think my younger self would be happy about where I am
142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
143. Built your own PC from parts - PC?
144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn't know you
145. Had a booth at a street fair
146: Dyed your hair
147: Been a DJ
148: Shaved your head
149: Caused a car accident
150: Saved someone's life