Tuesday, December 16, 2008

A Different Kind of Bucket List

Found this list on I Smell Books, and three other blogs and thought it was interesting. The ones in red I can check off. My score - 42/100. Hmmm. But I'm not sure having 100% would be a good thing:
  1. Slept under the stars
  2. Visited Hawaii

  3. Watched a meteor shower

  4. Given more than I can afford to charity

  5. Been to Disneyland/world

  6. Climbed a mountain

  7. Held a praying mantis

  8. Sung a solo

  9. Bungee jumped

  10. Visited Paris

  11. Watched lightening at sea

  12. Taught myself an art from scratch

  13. Adopted a child

  14. Had food poisoning

  15. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (I've been half-way)

  16. Grown my own vegetables

  17. Seen the Mona Lisa in France

  18. Slept on an overnight train
  19. Had a pillow fight

  20. Hitchhiked

  21. Taken a sick day when you're not ill

  22. Built a snow fort

  23. Held a lamb

  24. Gone skinny dipping

  25. Run a Marathon

  26. Redden in a gondola in Venice
  27. Seen a total eclipse

  28. Watched a sunrise or sunset

  29. Hit a home run

  30. Been on a cruise

  31. Seen Niagara Falls in person

  32. Visited the birthplace of my ancestors

  33. Seen an Amish community

  34. Taught myself a new language

  35. Had enough money to be truly satisfied

  36. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person

  37. Gone rock climbing

  38. Seen Michelangelo's David

  39. Sung karaoke (I worked for a karaoke company for 2 weeks)

  40. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt

  41. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant

  42. Visited Africa

  43. Walked on a beach by moonlight

  44. Been transported in an ambulance

  45. Had my portrait painted (Had mine drawn)

  46. Gone deep sea fishing (caught nothing)

  47. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person

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

  49. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling

  50. Kissed in the rain

  51. Played in the mud

  52. Gone to a drive-in theater

  53. Been in a movie

  54. Visited the Great Wall of China

  55. Started a business (3 of them)

  56. Taken a martial arts class

  57. Visited Russia

  58. Served at a soup kitchen

  59. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (have bought them many times)

  60. Gone whale watching

  61. Got flowers for no reason

  62. Donated blood, platelets or plasma

  63. Gone sky diving

  64. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp

  65. Bounced a check

  66. Flown in a helicopter
  67. Saved a favorite childhood toy

  68. Visited the Lincoln Memorial

  69. Eaten Caviar

  70. Pieced a quilt

  71. Stood in Times Square

  72. Toured the Everglades

  73. Been fired from a job

  74. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London

  75. Broke a bone (broke all the bones in both wrists at the same time)

  76. Been on a speeding motorcycle

  77. Seen the Grand Canyon in person

  78. Published a book

  79. Visited the Vatican

  80. Bought a brand new car (my first one was a Toyota 4x4 Truck)

  81. Walked in Jerusalem

  82. Had my picture in the newspaper (way too much!)

  83. Read the entire Bible

  84. Visited the White House

  85. Killed and prepared an animal for eating

  86. Had chickenpox (when I was 14)

  87. Saved someone's life

  88. Sat on a jury

  89. Met someone famous

  90. Joined a book club

  91. Lost a loved one

  92. Had a baby (3 daughters)

  93. Seen the Alamo in person

  94. Swam in the Great Salt Lake

  95. Been involved in a law suit

  96. Owned a cell phone

  97. Been stung by a bee

  98. Rode an elephant

  99. Played in a band

  100. Started my own blog

What's your score?

2 comments:

chambergirl said...

I can't believe I've done more than you - 48! Tomorrow when it's raining you need to kiss Jay and then play in the mud!

ChamberFan said...

WOW I finally counted and I have completed 47 of them. More than I thought.