Sunday, 21 December 2008

Right this meme thing

I think it is called a meme anyway? Who knows, but a chance to learn some random facts about me.

Bold is for done, italics is for “Would like to do.”

1. Started my own blog - Clearly
2. Slept under the stars - I have slept in the back garden, but without a tent with several friends. Somehow it doesn't seem to count as the wilds, but nder the stars anyway. Oh and on a friends balcony once too I think.
3. Played in a band – Several church bands and a couple at school too.
4. Visited Hawaii - Nope, and although I'm sure it is nice, not top of my list of places to visit
5. Watched a meteor shower - No
6. Given more than I can afford to charity - It depends what you define as can afford, they definitely needed it more then me though.
7. Been to Disneyland/world - No, and no thank you
8. Climbed a mountain - This was how I often spent a sunday afternoon as a teenager, presuming you count Kinder as a mountain. It isn't exactly huge though.
9. Held a praying mantis - nope
10. Sung a solo – I have, but it isn't my greatest talent
11. Bungee jumped – no, although my Dad and Grandad have.
12. Visited Paris - No, and although I wouldn't mind, again it isn't high up my list.
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea - Not that I remember, but would love to take some pictures of one, as long as I wasn't on the sea at the time!
14. Taught myself an art from scratch - Yep, most things I just play and hope for the best
15. Adopted a child - Not yet, but hopefully will do one day
16. Had food poisoning - Not that I remember
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty - Never even been to America
18. Grown my own vegetables - I have, put the pesky slugs seem to get a lot of them, or the stupid cats from next door.
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France - Nope
20. Slept on an overnight train - I haven't, but would love to take DH on a steam strain holiday thing as he would absolutely love it.
21. Had a pillow fight - Probably
22. Hitchhiked - I have, but only once and only a short distance
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill - No
24. Built a snow fort - I remember trying at primary school once, but it got kicked down in the night, and it is very rare we get enough snow.
25. Held a lamb - I have, and also a piglet. The piglets were more memorable
26. Gone skinny dipping - I like the idea, not sure if I would though.
27. Run a marathon - I'm more of a sprinter
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice - No
29. Seen a total eclipse - I would lose my special abilities during a total eclipse. Seen a very near total, but not an actual total.
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset - All the time, I love them
31. Hit a home run - Does it count if done on the wii?
32. Been on a cruise - No
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person - No, I think I would be more tempted by Victoria
34. Visited the birthplace of my ancestors - Yes, not far away at all, a lot of family still live in that area.
35. Seen an Amish community - No
36. Taught myself a new language - No, I'd like to learn more, but not necessarily teach myself
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied – I have been satisfied with less money then I have now, it isn't the money that makes satisfaction
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person - would like to, but never made it that far when in that part of the world.
39. Gone rock climbing - Yes, indoor and outdoor
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David - I'll say yes, but it was actually the replica from the 1800s as couldn't be bothered with huge queues to see origional when there was so much else to cram in.
41. Sung karaoke – No and don't want to!
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt- no
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant - no
44. Visited Africa - Would love to, but would not want to come home afterwards
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight - I have, but not in a romantic way, just one of those thing we did as a child
46. Been transported in an ambulance - No
47. Had my portrait painted - Only at school
48. Gone deep sea fishing - No
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person - No, but I do love that sort of thing.
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris - No
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkelling - I'm a terible swimmer
52. Kissed in the rain - Little option in England
53. Played in the mud - Of course
54. Gone to a drive-in theatre - I don't know if there are any in England, the weather really isn't up to it.
55. Been in a movie - Not unless strange home videos with friends count.
56. Visited the Great Wall of China Would be interesting
57. Started a business - no
58. Taken a martial arts class - No
59. Visited Russia - No but would like to
60. Served at a soup kitchen - Yes
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies – No
62. Gone whale watching - No
63. Got flowers for no reason - My Dh doesn't even do flowers for a reason, never mind for no reason!
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma - I have done, but can't any more.
65. Gone sky diving - no
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp - Not sure I would want to.
67. Bounced a check - No
68. Flown in a helicopter - no
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy - I still have a few, although there is one I have considered getting rid of as not from the most happy time of my life.
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial - No
71. Eaten caviar - No
72. Pieced a quilt - No
73. Stood in Times Square - No
74. Toured the Everglades - No
75. Been fired from a job - No
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London - No
77. Broken a bone - My wrist, and possibly my toe
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle - no, I dislike speeding
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person - No
80. Published a book - No
81. Visited the Vatican - No
82. Bought a brand new car _ No
83. Walked in Jerusalem - I would love to do this
84. Had my picture in the newspaper - yes for varying bits at school
85. Read the entire Bible - Probably but not all in one go
86. Visited the White House - No
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating - No although I wouldn't mind too much if I had to.
88. Had chickenpox - Yes
89. Saved someone’s life - Not that I know of!
90. Sat on a jury - No and it really doesn't appeal
91. Met someone famous - Vaguely, plus it depends on your definition of famous.
92. Joined a book club - No
93. Lost a loved one - Yes
94. Had a baby - Not yet
95. Seen the Alamo in person - No
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake - No
97. Been involved in a law suit – No
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee - Not the most pleasant experience.

Right I think I'm supposed to tag a few people now, but I shall just leave it that if you want to join in then feel free.