Saturday, February 28, 2009

List of 100

I saw this list of 100 things on another blog and thought it would be fun to do. It will interesting to see how many things I can add come this time next year. You just bold the things that you have already done.
1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Been to Mardi Gras in New Orleans
4. Visited Hawaii and danced on a lava cliff with the roar of the Pacific below
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disney World
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
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 illBold
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
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
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
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
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
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 (In college I was paid to be a stand in for a moving that never made it)
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
62. Gone whale watching (seen a whale on the Alaskan Cruise, but not whale watching)
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check (not proud of this one)
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 (not proud of this one either)
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone (only the ones in my foot like 230 times)
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book (really want this one)
81. Visited the Vatican (and this one)
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper (so many times in my youth with the pro life movement)
85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year's Eve (nothing passionate just casual)
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Ever been in the hospital

I liked this list when I first saw it because there are things that I have not done but might some day. I changed number 3. It was about singing, no one wants me to do that anyway. After having just done it I think every one should experience a Mardi Gras parade for them selves in New Orleans. I need to thank my husband for making so many of these happen!


  1. Hi Shannon,
    We would love to see you guys! Saturday breakfast will not work for us though. Our plans have actually changed. We will be there on Thursday at 2:50 and we our flight leaves at 9:05a.m. Saturday. We will have to be at the airport at 7:30a.m. or so. Can you guys do Thursday or Friday? Thanks for the offer of a ride and a place to stay but we have those things covered.

  2. 26. Skinny Dipping????

    That's not going on my list of 100!

    - Fr. Tom


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