A Mothers Ramblings: A Mothers Ramblings take on 99 Things!

Thursday, 4 February 2010

A Mothers Ramblings take on 99 Things!

I stole this from American Mom in England its just for fun. Here's a list of 99 things. Bold the ones you have done and post on your blog!

1. Started your own blog (Your reading it!)
2. Slept under the stars (Camping counts right?)
3. Played in a band (I was lead Vocals)
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower (Twice!)
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (Paris counts right?!)
8. Climbed a mountain (Snowden twice and two others in the Alps but technically it was by cable car.)

9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo (See number 3. And lots more times too)
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris (With the Lovely Daddy)
13. Watched a lightening storm (My favourite thing to do!)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (Knitting and I am sure I did something else)
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning (Re-cooked Rice Valentines Day 2008)
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (In 1995)
18. Grown your own vegetables (Potatoes and Tomatoes which are technically a fruit but...)

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France (Its bigger than they say)
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight (With girls and a camera...)
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (Sssh)
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb (a real live one, not one that's frozen!)
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice (Well a Vaporetto and Traghetto which is the same thing IMHO!)

29. Seen a total eclipse (Yes to the Sun and the Moon!)
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (And had to sneak back in the house because of one!)
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (A small village in Scotland)
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language (Italian, but I need to improve)

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (Always satisfied with my wonderful life)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing (On the Telly and everything!)
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke (And won at least twice)
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant (It was so sweet!)
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight (Lots and lots and lots of times)
46. Been transported in an ambulance (After this!)

47. Had your portrait painted (Very well although I don't have it now as it was a GCSE piece)
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris (Technically)
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater (Last year!)

55. Been in a movie (Do home movies count?)
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business (Working for myself counts right?)
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 (A very nice man brought them for me)
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check (Ssssh)
68. Flown in a helicopter (Yay!)

69. Saved a favorite childhood toy (Bambi and my Sindy House!)
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial (Although he didn't talk to me)
71. Eaten Caviar (It was alright, nothing special)
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square (But no photo)
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job (Hurumph)
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London

77. Broken a bone (Does crushed count?)
78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle (Do Mopeds count?)
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 (Lots and lots of times!)
85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve
86. Visited the White House (Yes and got lost)
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox (Yes)
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous (Who do you want to know about?)
92. Joined a book club (You can join here)
93. Got a tattoo (Temporary ones from Bubble Gum counts right?)
94. Had a baby (Last time I checked I had two can you guess which is which?)

95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit (After the image in #46)
98. Owned a cell phone (I still do)
99. Been stung by a bee
And I've done 58 of them which is more than half!  Oh and there are some really cool stories (well I think cool) behind some of them so look out for them in future blog posts!)