Monday, March 21, 2011

'100 Things: Life Stuff list - How Many Have You Done?'

by Mary Lou 'LuLu' Haynes

Howdy and Welcome,

'We're Not In Kansas Any More!'
an original zendoodle of mine from a previous blogpost

Check out this fun Life List by way of  Diane who found it on Dawn DeVries Sokol's blog, D'Blogala... You bold the ones you've done.

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band (actually it was my own pop/rock band - I was the fearless leader, lead vocalist and composed on keyboards)
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo (soloed in church, and in my band)
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris (can’t wait to go back, next time in warmer weather, preferably Springtime)
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (altered books and art journaling, yeah!)
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables (does watering and harvesting from our garden count?)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France (you’ll be surprised when you see her)
20. Slept on an overnight train (on 1st  US and Canadian trip with my grandaprents, the opera singers, at 10 years old)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked (not a wise thing for a young woman to do, but I was so lucky to arrive safely)
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
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (gorgeous!)
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise (a few on Lake Michigan)
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community (love their fabrics and quilts)
36. Taught yourself a new language (do smatterings of cunnieform and ancient greek count?)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelos David
41. Sung karaoke
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
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted (does being drawn numerous times by various people count)
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris (does halfway up the Eiffel tower to the restaurant count? it was the most delicious and most expensive meal I ever ate)
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling (does snorkeling in the local park district pool count?)
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater (we saw Michael Jackson in Willard a million years ago)
55. Been in a movie (does dancing in a music video count?)
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 (and was horrible at it)
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
67. Bounced a check (but not purposely)
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy 
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial (at 10 years old)
71. Eaten Caviar (delish - after the 1st time)
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 (two of my boyfriends had a bike and I had a bike - but not speeding. does speeding in a Camaro Z28 count?)
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book (my work has been published in a few books - but I'm still looking for a publisher for my poetry books)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car (the first car I bought was new - a VW bug for $1,500 in the 1970's)
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
90. Sat on a jury (for 20 minutes)
91. Met someone famous (a list is coming to my blog soon of famous people I’ve met!)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one (I've lost too many loved ones)
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake (it's more like floating than swimming)
97. Been involved in a law suit (happy to say the result was satisfactory)
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day (duh!  Isn't that what weekends are for?! one Harry Potter book, a Kahlil Gibran poetry book, Tsun Su's The Art of War (pocket book), computer manuals and several Michael Crichton books - especially Jurraisic Park III.) 

I've done 40 so it looks like I better get crackin' - got a lot more to do! What are the top 10 from this list that you most want to do?
Thanks for stopping by - would love for you to comment. Please stay posted - my 100th blog giveaway is coming soon!


Anonymous said...

What a great list. You have done a great many wonderful things in your life already and I hope you get to do the rest of the list and more! It's funny the ones I have done are some of the ones you haven't done and vise-versa. I need to get crackin' on doing this list, lol! Hugs, Connie :)

laurie said...

this was a fun list to go through! i posted it on my blog here:

thanks for sharing.

Kellys Art Journaling/ Sharing The Journey said...

Great list. I posted mine on my blog too!
Hugs and blessings

Ravenous Rae said...

Interesting list. Seems like you have a good amount done! Thanks for stopping by my blog last week! **Rachel

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