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January 13, 2008

01. Seen the Grand Canyon : (Was our last ‘pre-baby’ trip together, white water rafting and sleeping in a covered wagon… wow…)
02. Swam with wild dolphins: in Hawaii 1999
03. Climbed a mountain: (Many, mostly in Maine, but also did Grandfather Mountain in NC)
04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
05. Been inside the Great Pyramid
06. Held a tarantula

07. Taken a candlelit bath… (too many to count)
08. Said “I love you” and meant it
09. Hugged a tree
10. Bungee jumped
11. Visited Paris
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea : no, but I’ve seen fireworks from sea…
13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise
14. Seen the Northern Lights
15. Gone to a huge sports game : (Buffalo Bills Game, Celtics Game, Red Sox Games, Hurricane’s Games, That covers the majority of the sports I would care to see in person…)
16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables there’s nothing quite like walking outside to pick your dinner just before eating it.
18. Touched an iceberg
19. Slept under the stars literally. Same trip to see the Grand Canyon
20. Changed a baby’s diaper… (FINALLY DONE!)
21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon
22. Watched a meteor shower
23. Eaten alligator
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
27. Had a food fight
28. Bet on a winning horse
29. Asked out a stranger: Not really, but on my bachelorette party I asked several guys I didn’t know for a kiss!
30. Had a snowball fight
31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
32. Held a lamb: no but, have held baby goats (kids)… and real kids too 😉
33. Seen a total eclipse
34. Ridden a roller coaster
35. Hit a home run: does wiffleball count?
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
39. Had two hard drives for your computer (Married to a computer geek, of course I have two hard drives!)
40. Visited all 50 states missing more than I’d like…
41. Been to Austria
42. Had amazing friends
43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country (Ireland at the track awards banquet)
44. Watched whales
45. Stolen a sign (golf flags… do they count?)
46. Backpacked in Europe: Ireland, England, France, Italy, Czechoslovakia
47. Taken a road-trip
48. Gone rock climbing
49. Taken a midnight walk on the beach
50. Gone sky diving I’ve been hang gliding!
51. Visited Ireland  (1991-1992!!! one of the best years of my life!)
52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love … Matt…
53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table
54. Visited Japan
55. Milked a cow

56. Alphabetized your CDs (I’m too OCD sometimes)
57. Pretended to be a superhero
58. Sang karaoke top four favorite karaoke songs? Uh… NOPE
59. Lounged around in bed all day (not enough recently though!)
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 sites (Irish castle ruins, archaeological sites)
70. Taken a martial arts class
71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight: my first boyfriend was a huge D&D fan…
72. Gotten married (9 years and counting…)
73. Been in a movie ( just the Malach home videos!)
74. Crashed a party
75. Gotten divorced Not even an option
76. Gone without food for 5 days Me not eat… NEVER
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. Gotten flowers for no reason
84. Performed on stage
85. Been to Las Vegas
86. Recorded music
87. Eaten shark
88. Kissed on the first date
89. Gone to Thailand
90. Bought a house
91. Been in a combat zone
92. Been in a marching band
93. Been on a cruise ship
94. Spoken more than one language fluently (French, but not really fluently)
95. Performed in Rocky Horror
96. Raised children (doesn’t every really end does it?)
97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
98. Passed out cold
99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country… (Jamaica, down Blue Mountain)
100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over. (From Rochester, to DC and then DC to North Carolina, NC to PA!)
101. Driven on the Golden Gate Bridge
102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking (DAILY)
103. Had plastic surgery
104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived
105. Wrote articles for a large publication (IF I get accepted at Knitty)
106. Lost over 100 pounds (no, and I hope never to need to.. but I have lost nearly 40!)
107. Ridden on a boat down the Danube River
108. Piloted an airplane

109. Touched a stingray
110. Broken someone’s heart
111. Helped an animal give birth
112. Won money on a T.V. game show (Went to The Price is Right and we helped the guy next to us by screaming prices and he won $$ in the Showcase Showdown!)
113. Broken a bone (Ankle, soccer game, sophomore year in high school)
114. Dyed your hair, nope.. this color is REAL 😉
115. Shaved your head
116. Caused a car accident
117. Been elected to public office
118. Skipped all your school reunions

119. Built your own PC from parts
120. Gone back to school (got my Master’s in 2002)
121. Read the Iliad and the Odyssey (Just the Odyssey)
122. Ridden a horse
123. Eaten Kangaroo meat
124. Had stitches and staples Just stitches, no staples
125. Toured castles in Europe England and Scotland. (Just in Ireland, though I did drive by Windsor Castle in England..)
126. Had your picture in the newspaper
127. Eaten sushi
128. Sold your own artwork to someone you didn’t know
129. Published a book
130. Written poetry
131. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears
132. Fired a rifle, shot gun or pistol  (All of the above)
133. Had major surgery
134. Had a snake as a pet (Nope, The Big Guy owned Monty, a ball python)
135. Gone on an African safari
136. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
137. Visited more foreign countries than US states
138. Visited all 7 continents
139. Lived in a foreign country for more than a year Just shy of a year in Ireland
140. Been swimming in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and the British Channel and the North Sea not the BC or the NS
141. Been to Niagara Falls
142. Lived on both sides of the Mississippi river
143. Sang in a foreign language in front of an audience .
144. Been to the Berlin Wall
145. Taught a child to read
146. Been a DJ (Just in my own home 🙂 )

3 Comments leave one →
  1. January 14, 2008 4:29 pm

    Happy birthday! All the best people have a January birthday 😉

  2. January 14, 2008 11:09 am

    Happy Birthday! I’m stealing your list.

  3. January 14, 2008 9:13 am

    OOo Can I steal??

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