Okay, so I usually don’t do these things, and I never planned for this blog to get “personal,” but my sister Jill “tagged” me and I thought it was fun.  We got it from my friend Anne.

Everything in bold are things I have done/seen/etc.

1Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars (on Via Conciliazione in Rome… do I get extra points?)
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
7. Been to Disneyland/world
8. Climbed a mountain. (um, maybe.  If I can count going halfway up Camelback Mountain in Arizona or hiking part of Skyline?  probably not, though…)
9. Held a praying mantis
10Sang 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
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (um.. I’ve seen it?)
18. Grown your own vegetables 
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train (I’ve slept on a train… just not overnight…)
21. Had a pillow fight (I can’t remember, so it must not have been memorable if I have)
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 (I don’t think it was a total eclipse, but I remember making a little instrument with foil and cardboard at school so we didn’t lose our eyesight looking at it directly.)
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (I feel sorry for the people who don’t make this one bold…)
31. Hit a home run 
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagra Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (I wish, but no one would go to Slovenia with me this spring)
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
39. Gone rock climbing (maybe… if indoor counts?  Hmm…)
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David (argh!  I can’t believe I can’t make this bold.  I’ve never actually seen it…I’ve been right outside the building… I’ve seen the exact replica in Florence…embarrassing…)
41. Sung karaoke (not solo-ed, so I’m not going to count it)
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 (in England.. I’m telling you, I deserve extra points for these…)
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted  (um, Jill drew a little picture of me once… I still have it.)
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel 
50. 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 theatre
55. Been in a movie (If you count the movie that my parents and aunt and uncle and I walked through in Rome.  Oh, and I’ve been on a documentary about JPII.  At least my shoulder and ear was.)
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served in a soup kitchen 
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
62. Gone whale watching (Um, I’ve seen whales, but i didn’t go out of my way to go watch them…)
63. Gotten flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets, or plasma
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 (are you kidding?  I’ve saved my whole childhood!  Thanks, Mom…)
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar (it seems like I have, but again, I can’t remember, so it must not have been very memorable.)
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square (I’ve been in a car driving through it..)
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London (I’ve seen the guards… but not them changing)
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79 Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book (Can we count published in a book?  I think so!)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car 
83. Walked in Jerusalem (that’s on my to-do-soon-list… does anyone want to sponsor me?)
84. Had your picture in the newspaper. (Does the local Catholic newspaper count?)
85. Read the entire Bible (sigh, I hate that I can’t bold this.  Can I have half of it for the NT?)
86. Visited the White House.  ( It was so surreal to be standing inside! That’s when I learned the Oval Office was NOT where I thought it was… Um, can we say “west wing”?  Hahahaha.)
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chicken pox
89. Saved someone’s life (I pulled my brother back from a curb in Rome to keep him from getting hit by a car…a few times…)
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a lawsuit (can we count an arrest and prosecution of a criminal?  I think they’re different, though.)
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee

I think we need an #100.  Any suggestions?  (And I don’t know where #6 went.)

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