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Things I've Done

Since everyone else in the February Bloggers has done this, I guess I'll have to!

The things I've done are marked with an asterick.

*Started your own blog
*Slept under the stars
*Played in a band (trumpet)
Visited Hawaii
*Watched a meteor shower
Given more than you can afford to charity
*Been to Disneyland/world
*Climbed a mountain
*Held a praying mantis
Sang a solo (No, and for that you should be very grateful.)
Bungee jumped (no but does ziplining count?)
Visited Paris
Watched a lightning storm at sea
*Taught yourself an art from scratch
Adopted a child
Had food poisoning
Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
Seen the Mona Lisa in France
*Slept on an overnight train
*Had a pillow fight
Hitchhiked
*Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
*Built a snow fort
*Held a lamb
Gone skinny dipping
*Been to a Broadway show in NY
Ran a Marathon
Been in three states at once
Ridden in a gondola in Venice
*Seen a total eclipse
Hit a home run
Been on a Cruise (Not until I'm so feeble it is the only way I can travel)
*Seen Niagara Falls in Person
Visited the birthplace of your Ancestors (I'm such a "mutt" I can't figure out who my ancestors were, much less where they were born)
*Seen an Amish community
Taught yourself a new language
Had enough money to be truly satisfied
*Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
*Gone rock climbing
*Seen Michelangelo’s David
*Sung karaoke (Worse than bad)
*Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
*Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
Visited Africa
*Walked on a beach by moonlight
Been transported in an ambulance
Had your portrait painted
Gone deep sea fishing
*Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
*Gone scuba diving or snorkeling (Shark-Ray Alley in Belize. Wonderful)
*Kissed in the rain
*Played in the mud
Been to Grace Kelley’s grave in Monaco
*Gone to a drive-in
Been in a movie
Visited the Great Wall of China
*Started a business (two of them)
Taken a martial arts class
Swam in the Mediterranean Sea
Visited Russia
Served at a soup kitchen
*Sold Girl Scout cookies
*Gone whale watching
*Gotten flowers for no reason
*Donated blood, platelets or plasma
Gone sky diving
Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
*Bounced a check
Saved a favorite childhood toy
*Visited the Lincoln Memorial
*Eaten Caviar
*Pieced a quilt (my brothers panel for the AIDS quilt)
*Stood in Times Square
*Toured the Everglades
*Been fired from a job
Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
*Broken a bone
*Been on a speeding motorcycle
Seen the Grand Canyon in person
Published a book
*Visited the Vatican
*Bought a brand new car
Walked in Jerusalem (I only WISH. Someday!)
*Had your picture in the newspaper
*Read the entire Bible
*Visited the White House
Killed and prepared my own meat (does fish count?)
*Had chickenpox
*Saved someone’s life (she was going into a diabetic coma -- while she was driving a car)
Sat on a jury
*Met someone famous (oddly enough, given my own obscurity, I've met quit a few)
*Joined a book club (currently in 3)
*Lost a loved one (many more than one)
*Had a baby (twice)
*Seen the Alamo in person
Swam in the Great Salt Lake
*Been involved in a law suit (only as a professional witness, however)
*Been stung by a bee

Comments (6)

Fun to read. I think zip-lining definitely counts!

Brad'll Do It:

Wow! The trumpet.. me too (and self-taught trombone, for about a year). How long did you play it? Do you subscribe to the theory that trumpet players are better kissers?

Haven't been to Hawaii? That's a surprise as it's a very beautiful place (or, more accurately, "places"), and pretty accessible from the U.S.

Which of what you haven't done would you really like to do?

Deborah responds: LOL, Brad! Actually, it was Jr. Hi band. I hated it. And I quite BECAUSE of that ugly red ring the mouthpiece left on my lips!
I can't pick just one. But I would say ALL of the ones that involve travel. ;-)

Cool list. Where did you zip-line?

Deborah responds: In the Santa Elana Cloud Forest near Monteverde in Costa Rica. A picture of me ziplinning used to be my header picture on this blog. Maybe I should change it back.

Eden:

Great list, Deborah! What do you mean you have not done skinny dipping? You hooch making diva and zip lining risk taker you? LOL.

Anne:

wow, you have done a lot of these of things! I love your header photo, by the way. Very cool.

Deborah responds: Thanks, Anne. That is the top of Mt. Lovcen in Montenegro. It is at the sight of the tomb of Montenegro's national hero.

Great list! You have done a lot. I am impressed. You haven't missed anything watching a lightening storm by sea. It is pretty scary.

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