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Saturday, March 6, 2010

Playdate With Margaret

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So I am not that Witty this Morning and didn't know what to Blog about. Then I went over to my Bloggy Buddy Margaret's Blog and decided to play-along with her list of 98 things she's done. So here goes my list. The ones in White I haven't done yet. The ones in Black I've already done.

    • Started your own Blog
    • Slept under the stars (summer camp as a kid)
    • Played in A Band (got kicked out for being Class Clown)
    • Visited Hawaii
    • Watched a meteor shower
    • Given more than you can afford to charity (always)
    • Been to Disneyland (live 20min. away)
    • Climbed a mountain 
    • Held a Praying Mantis (no way Scurrrred)
    • Sang a Solo (tone deaf)
    • Bunjee Jumped (at Lollapalooza in early 90's)
    • Visited Paris 
    • Watched a thunder and lightning storm
    • Taught yourself an art from scratch 
    • Adopted a Child
    • Had food Poisoning (worst feeling ever!)
    • Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
    • Grown Your Own Vegetables (used to work at a non profit Garden in San Francisco on Divisidero  in the late 90's growing food for the community)
    • Seen the Mona Lisa in France
    • Slept on an overnight train
    • Had a pillow fight
    • Hitch hiked 
    • Taken a sick day when you’re not ill 
    • Built a Snow Fort (at Grandparents Cabin in Big Bear when I was little)
    • Held a lamb (at zoo trip when i was a kid)
    • Run A Marathon
    • Ridden in a gondola in Venice
    • Seen a total eclipse
    • Watched a sunrise or sunset (mostly in the summers)
    • Hit a home run 
    • Been on a cruise 
    • Seen Niagara Falls in person
    • Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (hoping to this year!)
    • Seen an Amish community 
    • Taught yourself a new language 
    • Had enough money to be truly satisfied (Earned Income Credit on Tax Return makes me happy, I am not a greedy person)
    • Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person 
    • Gone rock climbing (made it up 3 Rocks... LOL)
    • Seen Michelangelo’s David
    • Sung karaoke (got the Mike yanked out of my hand)
    • Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt (yes I was a kid and unimpressed)
    • Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant (yes always buy something extra if their is a Homeless person in the vicinity)
    • Visited Africa (born there)
    • Walked on a beach by moonlight (but of course)
    • Been transported in an ambulance
    • Had your portrait painted (my friend Marcus drew a beautiful pic of me before he past away, i had someone paint it)
    • Gone Deep Sea Fishing
    • Seen the Sistine Chapel in person (is that suppose to be Sixteen?)
    • Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris 
    • Gone scuba diving or snorkeling 
    • Kissed in the rain 
    • Played in the mud 
    • Gone to a drive-in theater
    • Been in a movie
    • Visited the Great Wall of China
    • Started a business
    • Taken a martial arts class
    • Visited Russia
    • Served at a soup kitchen (but of course, even took my eldest son along when he was a kid to help)
    • Sold Girl Scout Cookies
    • Gone whale watching
    • Got flowers for no reason 
    • Donated blood, platelets or plasma 
    • Gone sky diving (hellz naw!!)
    • Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
    • Bounced a check (and knew i was doing it... gimme a break I was a young parent with no diapers)
    • Flown in a helicopter
    • Saved a favorite childhood toy 
    • Visited the Lincoln Memorial
    • Eaten caviar (nasty)
    • Pieced a quilt 
    • Stood in Times Square
    •  Toured the Everglades-
    • Been fired from a job (you mean you cant tell your boss F you? Whats wrong with this Country??)
    • Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
    • Broken a bone (Collar Bone... Mom always said don't walk the dog in Roller Skates)
    • Been a passenger on a motorcycle 
    • Seen the Grand Canyon in person
    • Published a book
    • Visited the Vatican
    • Bought a brand new car (late 80's drove a VW Candy Apple Red Black Top Convertible right off the showroom floor)
    • Walked in Jerusalem
    • Had your picture in the newspaper 
    • Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve
    • Visited the White House
    • Killed and prepared an animal for eating
    • Had chickenpox 
    • Saved someone’s life (just last year... was walking down the street, this guy was in full Seizure Mode gagging on his tongue, and everyone was just staring at him.. held his head told my friend to get the gloves out of her first aid kit... risked being bitten to death, unblocked his airway, and had my 12 year old call 911 on my cell in the process... everyone else just watched and when some dumb beeotch started filming I cursed her out.
    • Sat on a jury
    • Met someone famous (i grew up in LA Nightclubs.. my fav person meeting was Nina Hagen)
    • Joined a book club
    • Got a tattoo 
    • Had a baby 
    • Seen the Alamo in person
    • Swam in the Great Salt Lake
    • Been involved in a law suit
    • Owned a cell phone 
    • Been stung by a bee 
          (Not just any Bee... 
          one of those big black MoFo's 
          that everyone calls HorseFlies 
          and say they don't hurt... 
          that thing effed my Face up!!!!)


          Margaret said...

          Wow you have done a lot of them! It was fun to read someone else's answers!

          Lisa said...

          Horseflies do hurt! I hate them things! They use to dive bomb us kids when we would play in the pool.
          ...they are demons.

          I miss earned income. :(

          Oka said...

          I think I will follow in your foot steps and do this.

          You have more done than I think I do ...

          injaynesworld said...

          Wow, you've done a lot of stuff! My problem is I'm so damn old I don't remember half the stuff I've done. ;)

          Linda @ My Trendy Tykes said...

          OUCH! Flippin' horseflies give me the creeps.

          I want to go to Hawaii!

          Just Breathe said...

          What a cool post. Thanks for sharing it with us.

          Alexis AKA MOM said...

          I think the people that heard me sing would be just as scared as I would be if I held a Praying Mantis ... LOL

          Love the list you've done more than me :)

          DJ Kirkby said...

          I'm a bit confused about where I should leave a comment on your blog. But, I wanted to say 'hi'. So, hi there!

          gina said...

          Horseflies have gotten my back like four times in my life- the S&^%!

          I couldn't do this- most of my list would be white. :(

          Lluvia said...

          wow, you have done a lot. I bumgee jumped and peed a little! ...ok, more than a little!

          I'd love to go to Africa one day!!