Tuesday, March 23, 2010

99 Random Things...

99 Random Things

Karen, at Loved and Engraved posted this on Saturday, and it looked fun, so I thought I'd play along...

The post is a list of 99 random things. Bold the ones that you yourself have done.

1. Started your own blog (um, yeah)

2. Slept under the stars (tent with a screen roof count?)

3. Played in a band

4. Visited Hawaii

5. Watched a meteor shower (layed on the roof during one, but saw nothing interesting)

6. Given more than you can afford to charity

7. Been to DisneyWorld (more times than I can count)

8. Climbed a mountain (a few, but you didn't say how big and important)

9. Held a praying mantis

10. Sang a solo

11. Bungee jumped (Fun!  But I wouldn't do it again)

12. Visited Paris

13. Watched a lightning storm (LOVE them!)

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (cake decorating)

15. Adopted a child

16. Had food poisoning (Worst feeling I've EVER had)

17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty

18. Grown your own vegetables (still do)

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France

20. Slept on an overnight train

21. Had a pillow fight (of course!)

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 (BC days ya'll)

27. Run a marathon

28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice

29. Seen a total eclipse (twice)

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (MANY)

31. Hit a home run

32. Been on a cruise

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 (Always)

38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person

39. Gone rock climbing

40. Seen Michelangelo’s David

41. Sung karaoke (with my sister, so funny!)

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 (sweet, I love to do this!)

46. Been transported in an ambulance

47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing

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

51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling (Snorkeling)

52. Kissed in the rain (Yes, in Key West with my sweet hubby!)

53. Played in the mud (LOL, yes!)

54. Gone to a drive-in theater (can you believe this?  In High School..wow, I'm old)

55. Been in a movie (A home-movie counts if you were actually playing characters, right? LOL)

56. Visited the Great Wall of China

57. Started your own business (sort of)

58. Taken a martial arts class

59. Visited Russia

60. Served at a soup kitchen (it wasn't soup)

61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies(LOTS!!!!)

62. Gone whale watching

63. Got flowers for no reason (yes, still don't know who gave them to me!)

64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma (even though it makes me sick to have blood taken, ewwww)

65. Gone sky diving

66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp

67. Bounced a check (can I plead the 5th if an ex-boyfriend cleaned out my bank account?)

68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy (still have ZIP the Monkey on my bed after 33 years!)

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial

71. Eaten Caviar

72. Pieced a quilt (A few)

73. Stood in Times Square

74. Toured the Everglades

75. Been fired from a job (young and stupid)

76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London

77. Broken a bone

78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle (grew up on the back of my Dad's)

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person

80. Published a book

81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car (young and stupid!)

83. Walked in Jerusalem

84. Had your picture in the newspaper (roller blading in the park with my son!)

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 (6 yrs old!)

89. Saved someone’s life

90. Sat on a jury

91. Met someone famous (Christopher Atkins and John Stamos!  Got their autographs too, lol)

92. Joined a book club

93. Got a tattoo

94. Had a baby (just one precious young man)

95. Seen the Alamo in person (I even have a relative, with his name on the wall, who fought there)96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake

97. Been involved in a lawsuit

98. Owned a cell phone

99. Been stung by a bee  (several)


  1. Well, that was fun! Now I think I'll play along.

  2. OH! This is fun!! Isn't it funny how I was amazed at how many times you have been to Disneyworld? But it was *yawn* when they said " Stood in Times Square" lol.

    I guess it's a location,location,location thing. :)

    I may do this pater. It looks like fun!

  3. I would be so freaked out to go scuba diving!! You did alot of great things, Kathy. You sound so adventurous!