happily ever after: Mememememememememe (UPDATED for my Mama)

Friday, January 16, 2009

Mememememememememe (UPDATED for my Mama)

I got this Meme from the lady over at 'wheat-free clan'..thought it sounded like fun. Copy and paste the following into your own blog and then blog face any that are true for you. I added commentary to make it a little bit more interesting. It's a slow blog week here.

1. Started your own blog (hello)

2. Slept under the stars

3. Played in a band Does playing the piano during worship time at church count?

4. Visited Hawaii

5. Watched a meteor shower

6. Given more than you can afford to charity Then had to confess to Sweetie..he didn't know how to get mad at me for that one.

7. Been to Disneyland/world

8. Climbed a mountain

9. Held a praying mantis

10. Sang a solo I think I did when I was a kid in the church Christmas Musical. I'm sure I could win an award.

11. Bungee jumped

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

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 okay, since my Mama wanted to know...college trip to Lake Mead, Jay & I were already married (whew), late at night, us girls thought we'd paddle on our rafts out to the middle of the cove and then we decided to take our suits off and be silly. Completely innocent and oh my goodness, so freeing! :o) Your welcome!

27. Run a Marathon

28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice

29 Seen a total eclipse

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset Both

31. Hit a home run

32. Been on a cruise

33. Seen Niagara Falls in person

34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors I think so.

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 Yes, but it was a rented rock wall the my sister-in-law got for her kids birthday party....doesn't that count???

40. Seen Michelangelo’s David

41 Sung karaoke Does singing along to High School Musical 'Sing-a-long version' count?

42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt

43. Bought a stranger a meal in a restaurantI bought it, but it was Calvin's idea and he delivered it.

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 No, but Sweetie has.

49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person

50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris

51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling Snorkeling, didn't like it.

52. Kissed in the rain

53. Played in the mud Boys were VERY young, rain storm, livin' in the country. Let 'em play in the mud, then strip 'em down, play in the warm bath and then give 'em hot chocolate. Too fun!

54. Gone to a drive-in theater Even watched some of the movie!

55. Been in a movie

56. Visited the Great Wall of China

57. Started a business Bought a business.

58. Taken a martial arts class Yes, but then dropped out after two weeks. There were scary ladies in there that could have killed me if they wanted to.

59. Visited Russia

60 Served at a soup kitchen

61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies

62. Gone whale watching

63. Gotten flowers for no reason Thanks, Sweetie.

64 Donated blood, platelets, or plasma no.

65. Gone sky diving

66 Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp No, but Sweetie did.

67 Bounced a check Get this, my tithing check at church. Yep, pretty much think I'm goin' to hell for that one.

68. Flown in a helicopter

69. Saved a favorite childhood toy

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial Moved me to tears, as my kids were reading the words aloud.

71. Eaten Caviar

72. Pieced a quilt Don't ask me if it's finished.

73. Stood in Times Square

74. Toured the Everglades

75. Been fired from a job Yes, after two weeks. Totally humiliating.

76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London

77. Broken a bone My left arm when I was eight.

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 First year we were married, Sweetie surprised me by taking me to the dealership and buying me a new car. It was for Christmas. I loved that 1991 white Ford Escort. Drove it till Calvin was born.

83. Walked in Jerusalem

84. Had your picture in the paper

85. Read the entire Bible.

86. Visited the White HouseNo, but I stood in front of it and waved to the President...he could have seen me and probably waved back.

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating

88. Had chickenpox

89. Saved someone’s life No, but Sister Vicki saved Dave's life when he was born by alerting the nurses that he still wasn't breathing and was turning blue. They had turned their attention to me and the little emergency that had developed in his birth. All turned out okay, but we are thankful for Sister Vicki.

90. Sat on a jury

91. Met someone famous

92. Joined a book club I think Sara and I were going to start our own little book club last year. Hey, Sara, did you ever read that book?

93. Lost a loved one Grandpa Clyde, Grandma Euna, Grandpa Davis

94. Had a baby Two; one c-section, one regular

95. Seen the Alamo in person

96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake but I have swam in A lake.

97. Been involved in a lawsuit

98. Owned a cell phone

99. Been stung by a bee

Dang, I pretty much see that I need to travel more, take more risks and not get grossed out by bugs and raw food.