Thursday, April 19, 2007

About Me

I spotted this on another blog and decided to filch it. I've made bold the things I've done and added comments in italics to some of them.

1. Bought everyone in the bar a drink.
2. Swam with dolphins.
3. Climbed a mountain.
4. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive.
5. Been inside the Great Pyramid.
6. Held a tarantula.
7. Taken a candlelit bath with .
8. Said "I love you" and meant it.
9. Hugged a tree again. When I was younger.
10. Bungee jumped.
11. Visited Paris. Late '90's with second husband. Left the kids at home and we also went to Eurodisney to pee them off. LOL.
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea.
13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise.
14. Seen the Northern Lights.
15. Gone to a huge sports game.
16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa.
17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables. Yep
18. Touched an iceberg.
19. Slept under the stars.
20. Changed a baby's diaper. Hell yes!
21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon.
22. Watched a meteor shower.
23. Gotten drunk on champagne.
24. Given more than you can afford to charity.
25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope.
26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment. At the dentist.
27. Had a food fight.
28. Bet on a winning horse. Gotta love the Grand National.
29. Asked out a stranger. Of course.
30. Had a snowball fight. When I was MUCH younger, hate the snow now.
31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can. Just for the hell of it.
32. Held a lamb. Lived in the country for a while.
33. Seen a total eclipse. About 5 years ago.
34. Ridden a roller coaster. Space Mountain at Eurodisney.
35. Hit a home run
36. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking.
37. Adopted an accent for an entire day
38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment. Every day I'm with Craig.
39. Had two hard drives for your computer. And the rest.
40. Visited all the counties in the UK.
41. Taken care of someone who was shit faced. New Year 1983 - 1st future hubby and his best friend.
42. Had amazing friends. Few and far between but yes...and still have a few.
43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country. Italy 1980 on a school trip.
44. Watched wild whales.
45. Stolen a sign.
46. Backpacked in Europe.
47. Taken a road-trip and have a story for every one. Last summer, alone, visiting stitchy friends down south.
48. Gone rock climbing. When I was younger, skinnier and a helluva lot fitter.
49. Midnight walk on the beach.
50. Gone sky diving.
51. Visited Ireland. Last year for our wedding anniversary we went to Belfast.
52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love.
53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger's table and had a meal with them.
54. Visited Japan.
55. Milked a cow.
56. Alphabetized your CDs. Doesn't everyone? DVD's too.
57. Pretended to be a superhero.
58. Sung karaoke.
59. Lounged around in bed all day.
60. Posed nude in front of strangers.
61. Gone scuba diving.
62. Kissed in the rain. Yup!
63. Played in the mud.
64. Played in the rain.

65. Gone to a drive-in theater. Don't have them in this country.
66. Visited the Great Wall of China.
67. Started a business.
68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken.
69. Toured ancient sites.
70. Taken a martial arts class. Judo when I was 11...broke my collar bone in first class.
71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight.
72. Gotten married. Three times...I like wedding cake, what can I say!
73. Been in a movie.
74. Crashed a party.
75. Gotten divorced. Twice.
76. Gone without food for 5 days.
77. Made cookies/biscuits from scratch.
78. Won first prize in a costume contest. Florence Nightingale.
79. Ridden a gondola in Venice.
80. Gotten a tattoo. I have two, a unicorn's head on one shoulder blade, Pegasus on the other one.
81. Rafted a river.
82. Been on television news programs as an expert.
83. Got flowers for no reason. Craig buys me flowers all the time.
84. Performed on stage. School plays.
85. Been to Las Vegas.
86. Recorded music.
87. Eaten shark.
88. Eaten fugu (pufferfish).
89. Had a one-night stand.
90. Gone to Thailand.
91. Bought a house. First husband and I bought a house when we got married but it was repossessed.
92. Been in a combat zone.
93. Buried one/both of your parents.
94. Been on a cruise ship.
95. Spoken more than one language fluently.
96. Performed in Rocky Horror Picture Show.
97. Raised children. Three - Dene is almost 21, Kate is 19, Ian is almost 18.
98. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour.
99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country.
100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over. 1999 from Northumberland to Nottingham. And back again in 2004!
101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge.
102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn't stop when you knew someone was looking. Embarrasses the hell out of my kids.
103. Had plastic surgery.
104. Survived an accident that you shouldn't have survived.
105. Wrote articles for a large publication.
106. Lost over 100 pounds. I WISH!
107. Held someone while they were having a flashback.
108. Piloted an airplane.
109. Petted a stingray.
110. Broken someone's heart. Second husband.
111.Ridden a bike. Did my paper round on my bike.
112. Won money on a T.V. game show.
113. Broken a bone. Collarbone while I was doing Judo.
114. Gone on an African photo safari.
115. Had a body part of yours below the neck pierced.
116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol.
117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild.
118. Ridden a horse. Does a donkey count?
119. Had surgery. Gallbladder, 3 Caesarian Sections, Mastectomy, Carpal Tunnel Release.
120. Had a snake as a pet. Just as a husband.
121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
122. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours.
123. Visited more foreign countries than UK counties.
124. Visited all 7 continents.
125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days.
126. Eaten kangaroo meat.
127. Eaten sushi.
128. Had your picture in the newspaper.
129. Changed someone's mind about something you care deeply about.
130. Gone back to school.
131. Parasailed.
132. Petted a cockroach.
133. Eaten fried green tomatoes.
134. Read The Iliad and The Odyssey.
135. Selected one important author who you missed in school, and read. Quite a few.
136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating.
137. Skipped all your school reunions. So far I've managed to miss them all.
138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language.
139. Been elected to public office.
140. Written your own computer language.
141. Thought to yourself that you're living your dream.
142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care.
143. Built your own PC from parts. Well I helped.
144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn't know you.
145. Had a market stall.
146. Dyed your hair. Can't remember what colour my hair SHOULD be.
147. Been a DJ.
148. Shaved your head. Was shaved before it all fell out from chemotherapy.
149. Caused a car accident. No road markings...that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it.
150. Saved someone's life.

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