Monday, January 19, 2009


I was very busy sitting on my ass playing Wii and Nintendo DS with the kids on Saturday. Sunday the family dragged me outside to play. Then they forced me to make chocolate chip cookies and search for Disney Vacations Online. I didn't have any time to write something meaningful, but here is a Meme I got from Shelly. It's a little long.
I was supposed to highlight everything on this list that I have done. Instead I made them red and added a little extra in parenthesis.

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars(at the ocean)
3. Played in a band(Dated a lot of band members)
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity(and less sometimes)
7. Been to Disneyland/world(both)
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child(I'm adopted)
16. Had food poisoning
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
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
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
31. Hit a home run(on my Wii)
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors(don't know where that might be)
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language(recently learned how to use the interpreter phone at work)
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(the mini replica in my living room)
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant(I have dined and dashed before)
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance(gone on patient transports in an ambulance)
47. Had your portrait painted/drawn
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie(extra in a horror movie, can't remember the name)
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. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma(would love to as soon as they have it at a time I can get there)
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy(teddy bear and Lego's)
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(quit even more)
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(short story in 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(Old Testament)
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox(when I was 38 years old)
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous(the band Poison, Bob Geldof, Brooke Shields, lead singer of The Cult,Adam Ant, Bob Dillon)
92. Joined a book club(Shelfari online)
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby(two)
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a lawsuit
98. Owned a cell phone(Trac phone)
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Read an entire book in one day


MereCat said...

That's impressive! You've done a lot of stuff, my friend. And about the Wii. You can blame your kids for your personal enjoyment, but I have no one to blame but myself. I love the Wii!

WillThink4Wine said...

They forced you to make chocolate chip cookies? Where's mine?