99 things

99 things:

 photo from Flickr

This has been on a number of blogs, and finally I am joining in. Why don’t you play along?

Just copy and paste these 99 things onto your blog and bold the things you HAVE done…

here are mine:

1. Started your own blog



2. Slept under the stars



3. Played in a band

 (junior wind band, 2nd clarinet – does that count?)

4. Visited Hawaii

5. Watched a meteor shower


6. Given more than you can afford to charity


7. Been to DisneyWorld



8. Climbed a mountain (we have small mountains in Ireland!)

9. Held a praying mantis 



10. Sang a solo


11. Bungee jumped

12. Visited Paris

13. Watched a lightning storm



14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (digital scrapbooking)

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

 (my husband did, I chose to shop instead!)

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

27. Run a Marathon

28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice 
- been to Venice as a teenager, water taxis don’t count?

29. Seen a total eclipse


30. Watched a sunrise or sunset



31. Hit a home run

(on a small field in T ball lol)

32. Been on a cruise
 – just day cruises

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

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

 (twice)

47. Had your portrait painted – a pencil sketch as a child

48. Gone deep sea fishing

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 theatre 

(hoping to this summer in Cape Cod)

55. Been in a movie

56. Visited the Great Wall of China

57. Started a business (www.janmarydesigns.com)

58. Taken a martial arts class

59. Visited Russia

60. Served at a soup kitchen

61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies

62. Gone 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 cheque (that was my job for a while – bouncing other people’s )

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



76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London



77. Broken a bone

78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle



79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person

80. Published a book

81. Visited the Vatican

82. Bought a brand new car



83. Walked in Jerusalem

84. Had your picture in the newspaper

85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve

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. Got a tattoo

94. Had a baby

 (3 sections!)

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

How many have you done out of the 99?  Care to play along? – be sure to let me know so I can check out your list.

7 thoughts on “99 things”

  1. SOUNDS like fun. I hope you don’t mind if I set on the sidelines… I’ll be the wallflower. YOU certainly have accomplished much. Any things on that list you have not done but plan to, wish to?

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