A bold meme

Have You Ever….

A blogger I read posted this and I thought it looked like fun. 

How to play: BOLD anything you have done

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band (It was called Cold Shot.)
4. Visited Hawaii (Got married there)
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland (In-Laws live in Orlando, so we get to go a lot!)
8. Climbed a mountain (In Alaska!)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo (At my friend’s wedding. Scary stuff).
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris (Twice!)
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child (And one more is on the way!)
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables (Just maters.)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France (Not a big deal, really.)
20. Slept on an overnight train (Now, that was a big deal.)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (You were thinking I was a saint, weren’t you?)
24. Built a snow fort (I lived in Alaska.  There’s not much else to do!)
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (Ja wohl!)
35. Seen an Amish community (I live right next to PA, after all).
36. Taught yourself a new language (A few, da, ja, si, oui).
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person (Man, that thing is going to fall one day. I swear.)
39. Gone rock climbing (Well, sort of. Nothing impressive.)
40. Seen Michelangelos David (Amazing.)
41. Sung karaoke (who hasn’t?)
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 (A few, I think.)
46. Been transported in an ambulance (Yeah, but it wasn’t for what you think.)
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person (Amazing.)
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris (Too High for someone who is afraid of heights, by the way).
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling (Didn’t like it.)
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
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
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp (Awful. Dachau.)
67. Bounced a check (more than one, actually. I’m not very detail oriented.)
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial (Often. But now that I know that he had a high, whiney voice? He kind of creeps me out.)
71. Eaten Caviar (Wish I could afford to eat more.)
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone (Knee cap, actually. Ouch. It didn’t get a cast until a week later. Ouch.)
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle (Going around a tight curve with a guy who claimed to know what he was doing. The bike slid into oncoming traffic when it hit some water. Lucky to be here. That was the last time for me. The first time was with my uncle on Germany’s winding, cobblestone streets. Now that was fun.)
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person (Loved it, too.)
80. Published a book (working on it!)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper 
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House  
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life (Yeah, my sister’s, and she still hates me. Go figure.)
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous (I worked for Tommy Lee Jones once.)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person (Yes, but only after I lived in San Antonio for several years).
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day

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