Monday, 5 January 2009


The 99 things meme

Read CW's

Things you’ve already done: bold
Things you want to do: italicise
Things you haven’t done and don’t want to - leave in plain font

1. Started your own blog.
Started this one as I was running a workshop and thought I needed to know what I was talking about :) Also started one for the State Library of Victoria's 23 things program.

2. Slept under the stars.

3. Played in a band.

4. Visited Hawaii.

5. Watched a meteor shower.

6. Given more than you can afford to charity.

7. Been to Disneyland/world.
If I had to do the amusement park thing again would probably just go to the Gold Coast

8. Climbed a mountain.

9. Held a praying mantis.

10. Sang a solo.

11. Bungee jumped.
See 9 above!

12. Visited Paris.

13. Watched a lightning storm at sea.

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch.
Does scrapbooking count as an art?? or knitting? or am I thinking craft? What about cooking?

15. Adopted a child.
I'd like to help a disadvantaged child. Doubt it will happen.

16. Had food poisoning.

17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty.

18. Grown your own vegetables.
tomatoes, potatoes, beans, corn, zucchini, pumpkin, lettuce, cucumber.

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France.

20. Slept on an overnight train.

21. Had a pillow fight.

22. Hitch hiked.

23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill.

24. Built a snow fort.
Not been able to scrape enough snow together to make a snowball, much less a fort!

25. Held a lamb.

26. Gone skinny dipping.

27. Run a marathon.

28. Ridden a gondola in Venice.
Believe it is overrated.

29. Seen a total eclipse.
Define 'seen' - have not actually looked at one, afraid of dire warnings re the consequences!

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset.
Sunset (sunrise is probably a tad too early)

31. Hit a home run.

32. Been on a cruise.
Not likely. Ships sink

33. Seen Niagara Falls in person.

34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors.
Yes Malta

35. Seen an Amish community.

36. Taught yourself a new language.

37.Had enough money to be truly satisfied.

38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person.
May happen this year!

39. Gone rock climbing.

40. Seen Michelangelo’s David in person.

41. Sung Karaoke.

42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt.

43. Bought a stranger a meal in a restaurant.

44. Visited Africa.

45. Walked on a beach by moonlight.
Fiji 2008

46. Been transported in an ambulance.
Twice - ruptured appendix

47. Had your portrait painted.
Would prefer a photo

48. Gone deep sea fishing.
See 32 above

49. Seen the Sistene chapel in person.[sic]

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.

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. Gotten flowers for no reason.

64. Donated blood.

65. Gone sky diving.

66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp.
Don't think I could, given all the reading I have done about them.

67. Bounced a cheque.

68. Flown in a helicopter.

69. Saved a favorite childhood toy.
Several actually

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial.

71. Eaten Caviar.

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 Guard 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.

86. Visited the White House.

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating.

88. Had chickenpox.
Have been told I am immune to it

89. Saved someone’s life.
My dad, indirectly

90. Sat on a jury.

91. Met someone famous.

92. Joined a book club.

93. Lost a loved one.

94. Had a baby.
three actually

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.
4, about to change for 5th

99. Been stung by a bee.

Anyone else?

1 comment:

sheree said...

Hi Tania
Thanks for posting on my blog about the copic markers. Would you please be able to send me the info inregards to where you got yours from and the colours etc that would be a great help.
my email address is

Thanks heaps