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Recently returned from serving the people of Honduras for 3 years

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Got a Minute or Two? . . .

Copy and paste this to your blog and BOLD the ones that you HAVE done.

1. Started your own blog (of course)
2. Slept under the stars (an occasional night on the tramp with the
kids when they were little, most recently every night at Lake Powell!)
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii (one of my three favorite places on earth)
5. Watched a meteor shower (this summer at 3:00 am from the tra
6. Given more than you can
afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (But not in a long long time)

8. Climbed a mountain (Timpanooke to the top of Timpanogus, a great hike and a new annual tradition)
9. Held a praying mantis (I ad
mire them from a distance though)
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris (another one of my three favorite places)

13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (knitting – I read a book and made a total of one wash cloth, but I'm still trying when I have time that I don't know what to do with)
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue
of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables (ahhhh! Summer time – I love the garden - sigh!)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France (and I wasn't all that impressed but it is interesting)
20. Slept on an overnight train (Venice to Bern, the conductor forgot to wake us up in the
morning and we almost missed our stop, had to throw all our backpacks out the window - ha!)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked (sadly I must admit to this one in my ski bum college days)
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (yep, guilty again)
24. Built a snow fort (at our cabin in the winter time when I was much younger and warmer)

25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice (it was so fun, the gondolier let my kids wear their hats and they looked so cute)
29. Seen a total eclipse

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (my favorite sunsets are in Hawaii)
31. Hit a home run (I wish!)
32. Been on a cruise (just a short 4 day one, and I'm longing for the Caribbean)
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (Vienna Austria)
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language (French actually)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (are you kidding me – but I'm really really really happy!)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David (I love Florence and the Accademia)

41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt (yep, waited around the park for that a couple of times in my life)
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
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
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person (an awesome experience, except we almost lost Karianne as they were closing the Vatican museum and she didn't quite make it in the door behind us – we had to dash back out and find her)
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris (I love Paris in springtime, I love Paris in the Fall . . .)
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling (Hawaii – my favorite place is the Cook Monument, Kealakekua Bay with a kayak)
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud (I remember many time, gleefully tromping arou
nd in the mud after big rainstorms with my brothers and sisters)
54. Gone to a drive-in theater (I once saw “The Deep” in pouring pouring rain at a drive in – it was way too realistic)
55. Been in a movie/commercial
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business (Not me personally, but I did support my husband in starting a business)
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (I really like the 'thin mints' the best)
62. Gone whale watching (Maui)
63. Got flowers for no reason (Everyone needs flowers frequently)
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma (as often as I can, like this Thursday)
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check (that was embarrassing)
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy (handmade cradle set made for my by my Grandpa Morey, I'm saving it for my grandbabies)
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial (1980, the summer before I got married)
71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square (it's an awesome feeling about 1:00 am)
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London (kinda boring actually)
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle (Norm once took me all the way to Logan on a motorcycle, I thought my parents were gonna die when they found out)
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person (fun family vacation)
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Vatican (the week before Easter, in 2000, it was awesome!)
82. Bought a brand new car (only twice, a little Mazda 626, and my little Subaru Outback, I felt sooo spoiled)
83. Walked in Jerusalem (no, but I really would love to do this one!)
84. Had your picture in the newspaper (wedding announcement)
85. Read the entire Bible (when I was a teenager)
86. Visited the White House (also, right before I got married)
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox (those ones in your hair are the worst)
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous (I worked for Orrin Hatch when I was in high school and once got to shake the hand of Governor Ronald Reagan, who later became President of the United States)
92. Joined a book club (reading Digging to America for next month, I love Book club!)
93. Lost a loved one (my grandparents on both sides)
94. Had a baby (4 times!)
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake (when I was really little)
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone (yep, we had one of those early brick style ones)
99. Been stung by a bee (my dad was a beekeeper – I used to hate it, but loved the honey)

1 comment:

mamasuisse said...

That was fun to read! I love your garden, too. It's always so fun to drive by and see how great it's doing.

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