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Tuesday, January 01, 2008

MeMe For The New Year...

Shoe Addict issued a meme challenge - and y'all know I'll accept (my brain is on strike). Here are the rules:

1. Bought everyone in the bar a drink (Are You Flippin' Serious - Everyone In The Bar? What Am I- J.R. Ewing or Ivana Trump. They can buy their own damn cocktails...)

2. Swam with dolphins

3. Climbed a mountain

4. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive (Nope - but I'd like to take a BMW for a testdrive)

5. Been inside the Great Pyramid (Egypt is definitely on my travel radar)

6. Held a tarantula (Do you see my heels - those say "death to spiders!")

*7. Taken a candlelit bath with someone

*8. Said "I love you" and meant it

9. Hugged a tree

10. Bungee jumped (Ummm. Nope, no way, no how!)

11. Visited Paris (perhaps one day)

12. Watched a lightning storm at sea (Not at sea - I'd be too afraid of it hitting the boat)

*13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise (too many to count)

14. Seen the Northern Lights (What are the Northern Lights? Stop laughing)

15. Gone to a huge sports game (Does hockey count?)

16. Walked the stairs to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa

*17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables (do the herbs in my AeroGarden count?)

18. Touched an iceberg (Titanic, people - titanic!)

19. Slept under the stars

20. Changed a baby's diaper

21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon

22. Watched a meteor shower

*23. Gotten drunk on champagne (straight to the head...)

*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 (where to begin, wedding, church, school, meetings, etc.)

27. Had a food fight

28. Bet on a winning horse

29. Asked out a stranger

30. Had a snowball fight

31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can

32. Held a lamb

33. Seen a total eclipse

34. Ridden a roller coaster

35. Hit a home run

*36. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking (Listen - there are videotapes and I don't care. I can move it on a dance floor - just try to keep up!)

37. Adopted an accent for an entire day

*38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for a moment

39. Had two hard drives for your computer

40. Visited all 50 states

*41. Taken care of someone who was drunk

*42. Had amazing friends (and it's HAVE. My friends are the best!)

43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country (Does it count that he was from Polk County but in the Bahamas? Or let's see - hockey coach guy in Toronto -eeks - hadn't thought about him in years!)

44. Watched wild whales

45. Stolen a sign

46. Backpacked in Europe

47. Taken a road trip

48. Gone rock climbing

*49. Midnight walk on the beach

50. Gone sky diving

51. Visited Ireland

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 (No comment!)

57. Pretended to be a superhero

58. Sung karaoke (there are laws against me and singing. Seriously - it's for the glass' safety!)

*59. Lounged around in bed all day

60. Played touch football

61. Gone scuba diving

*62. Kissed in the rain

63. Played in the mud

64. Played in the rain

65. Gone to a drive-in theater

66. Visited the Great Wall of China

67. Started a business

68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken

69. Toured ancient cities (My goal is for next year to visit Italy and/or Greece)

70. Taken a martial arts class

71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight

72. Gotten Married

73. Been in a movie (Nope but a couple friends of mine have...)

74. Crashed a party

75. Gotten divorced

76. Gone without food for 5 days

77. Made cookies from scratch

78. Won first prize in a costume contest

79. Ridden a gondola in Venice

80. Gotten a tattoo

81. Rafted the Snake River

82. Been on television news programs as an “expert"

*83. Got flowers for no reason

84. Performed on stage (let's not go there... thanks!)

*85. Been to Las Vegas (one of my fave cities! When I get married - it will be in Vegas, trust!)

86. Recorded music (No but I've been in the studio when my clients or friends have recorded)

87. Eaten shark

*88. Kissed on the first date

89. Gone to Thailand

90. Bought a house

91. Been in a combat zone (nope - but A. has, a couple times)

92. Buried one/both of your parents

93. Been on a cruise ship

94. Spoken more than one language fluently

95. Performed in Rocky Horror

96. Raised children

97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour (does working for said band count?)

99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country

100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over

101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge

*102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn't stop when you knew someone was looking

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 (70 lbs but not 100)

107. Held someone while they were having a flashback

108. Piloted an airplane

109. Touched a stingray

110. Broken someone’s heart

111. Helped an animal give birth

112. Won money on a tv game show

113. Broken a bone (my finger, cracked my skull when I was a child, had that @*#*#@* Kathy whap my sinus bone with a heineken bottle - doctors think it fractured and never healed right, grrrrr)

114. Gone on an African photo safari

115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears

116. Fired a rifle, shotgun or pistol

117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild

118. Ridden a horse

119. Had major surgery

120. Had a snake as a pet

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 U.S. states

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 about deeply

*130. Gone back to school (will be going back - possibly this year with some PR courses online)

131. Parasailed

132. Touched a cockroach (Palmetto bug but I had no choice - the cat wasn't going to kill it)

133. Eaten Fried Green Tomatoes

134. Read The Iliad - and the Odyssey

135. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read

136.Killed and prepared an animal for eating

137. Skipped all your school reunions (and won't be attending them. Didn't like my high school and the college - don't GET me started!)

138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language

139. Been elected to public office

140. Written your own computer language (I was a kid and wrote something for my parents Commedore 64 computer - eeks!)

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

144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you

145. Had a booth at a street fair

146. Dyed your hair (and won't ever do again if I can help it. The stripe incident of '03)

147. Been a DJ (it was college, 'k?)

148. Shaved your head

149. Caused a car accident (no but I was the object of a few fender benders... we'll call it a tie if the skidding on ice counts)

150. Saved someone’s life

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