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The Have You Ever Meme

Rather than write about all the things I am stressing out over, I figured I'd jump late on this meme bandwagon.

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band - viola was more suited to orchestra and string quartet, though this does make me think of the scene in Take the Money and Run where Woody Allen plays the cello in a marching band.
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity - if I've given it, I can afford it (by definition)
7. Been to Disneyland
8. Climbed a mountain - but neither technical climbing nor serious mountains
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sung a solo - and, trust me, you don't want me to
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning - giardia, cryptosporosis, et. al. have had their way with me, alas
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train - two nights in a row, in fact
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitchhiked
23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice - I stuck to vaporetti, which are far cheaper
29. Seen a total eclipse - both lunar and solar
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
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language - a smattering of various languages, including Swahili
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo's David
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt - I saw so many other geysers at Yellowstone, that I headed off with some other folks to the bar for a G&T instead. What can I say? I was young.
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkelling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theatre
55. Been in a movie - but I've been on television a few times
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business - ran a tutoring business my senior year of high school
58. Taken a martial arts class - a general self-defense class, not a formal martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout / Girl Guide Cookies
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma - they won't take my blood, due to various travel-related things
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a cheque
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favourite childhood toy - meet Theodora D. Bear
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten caviar - and didn't much care for it
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
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
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 - working on this now
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating - assuming fish count
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone's life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swum 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 - frequently
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