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Sunday, December 10, 2006

Thanks Jess!

(I think) ;-)

I was visiting Blogworld for the first time in days (wireless connection isn't reliable at the moment), when while on Jessica's blog, I noticed my name at the end of a very long list. A list that had sounded interesting up until that point, before I realised how uninteresting it would make me sound!

It's a 'tag' doing the rounds and we have to put in bold all the things that are relevant to our experiences. So, here goes.... make yourselves comfortable because it's a long one!


1. Bought everyone in the bar a drink
2. Swam with wild dolphins
3. Climbed a mountain (- sort of. In Cyprus we drove up as far as we could and walked to where the 'golf ball' and security fence was).
4. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
5. Been inside the Great Pyramid
6. Held a tarantula
7. Taken a candlelit bath with someone
8. Said “I love you” and meant it
9. Hugged a tree -- for photo purposes only
10. Bungee jumped
11. Visited Paris
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea
13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise( – not intentionally).
14. Seen the Northern Lights
15. Gone to a huge sports game (Crystal Palace Athletics with the school when I was 9 yrs old – saw Steve Ovette & Sebastian Coe (sp?) )
16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables
18. Touched an iceberg (does a lettuce count?) ;-)
19. Slept under the stars
20. Changed a baby’s diaper
21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon
22. Watched a meteor shower
23. Gotten drunk on champagne
24. Given more than you can afford to charity
25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment
27. Had a food fight
28. Bet on a winning horse (Grand National Sweepstakes at work)
29. Asked out a stranger (sort of, and ended up marrying him!!)
30. Had a snowball fight
31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
32. Held a lamb
33. Seen a total eclipse
34. Ridden a roller coaster
35. Hit a home run
36. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking
37. Adopted an accent for an entire day
38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment
39. Had two hard drives for your computer
40. Visited all 50 states
41. Taken care of someone who was drunk
42. Had amazing friends
43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country
44. Watched wild whales
45. Stolen a sign
46. Backpacked in Europe
47. Taken a road-trip
48. Gone rock climbing
49. Midnight walk on the beach
50. Gone sky diving
51. Visited Ireland (On my ‘To-Do’ List)
52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love
53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them
54. Visited Japan
55. Milked a cow
56. Alphabetized your CDs
57. Pretended to be a superhero
58. Sung karaoke
59. Lounged around in bed all day
60. Played touch football
61. Gone scuba diving
62. Kissed in the rain
63. Played in the mud
64. Played in the rain
65. Gone to a drive-in theater
66. Visited the Great Wall of China
67. Started a business
68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
69. Toured ancient sites
70. Taken a martial arts class
71. Played Dungeons & Dragons for more than 6 hours straight
72. Gotten married
73. Been in a movie (my daughter’s (aspiring film director) ‘Not Haunted Live’ )
74. Crashed a party
75. Gotten divorced
76. Gone without food for 5 days
77. Made cookies from scratch
78. Won first prize in a costume contest
79.
Ridden a gondola in Venice (On my ‘To-Do’ List)
80. Gotten a tattoo
81. Rafted the Snake River
82. Been on television news programs as an “expert”

83. Got flowers for no reason
84. Performed on stage
85. Been to Las Vegas
86. Recorded music
87. Eaten shark

88. Kissed on the first date
89. Gone to Thailand
90. Bought a house
91. Been in a combat zone
92. Buried one/both of your parents

93.
Been on a cruise ship (On my ‘To-Do’ list)
94. Spoken more than one language fluently
95. Performed in Rocky Horror

96. Raised children

97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking
103. Had plastic surgery
104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived
105. Wrote articles for a large publication
106. Lost over 100 pounds

107. Held someone while they were having a flashback
108. Piloted an airplane
109. Touched a stingray
110. Broken someone’s heart
111. Helped an animal give birth
112. Won money on a TV game show
113. Broken a bone
114. Gone on an African photo safari
115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears
116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol (air rifle in back garden when a teen – note to DS – NO YOU CAN’T HAVE ONE!
117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
118. Ridden a horse (fallen off more times than I’ve ridden!)
119. Had major surgery (does a D&C count?)
120. Had a snake as a pet
121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
122. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours
123. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states
124. Visited all 7 continents
125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
126. Eaten kangaroo meat
127. Eaten sushi
128. Had your picture in the newspaper
129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about
130. Gone back to school (does the Open University count?)
131. Parasailed
132. Touched a cockroach
133. Eaten fried green tomatoes
134. Read The Iliad -- and the Odyssey
(On TBR shelf)
135. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read
136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
137.
Skipped all your school reunions
138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
139. Been elected to public office
140. Written your own computer language

141. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream
142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
143. Built your own PC from parts
144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you
145.
Had a booth at a street fair
146. Dyed your hair

147. Been a DJ

148. Shaved your head
149. Caused a car accident (sort of – a VERY LARGE spider was involved)
150. Saved someone’s life


I tag anybody reading this who'd like to share their list. Just copy and paste this list and replace the bold to show what events on the list you've experienced.

2 comments:

Jessica Raymond said...

LOL, sorry Sue! I think you managed to highlight more than me though :)

Jess x

Caroline said...

Omg! That is a difficult tag! You've done well my dearie ... what's next?

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