Monday, May 31

just for fun.

over leigh ashley's blog she shared this fun idea (read it here) and i've decided to copy her! basically this is a list of 99 memorable experiences and i have gone and highlighted the ones that i've accomplished in my life... 



1. started your own blog
2. slept under the stars
3. played in a band
4. visited hawaii
5. watched a meteor shower
6. given more to charity than you could afford to
7. been to disney
8. climbed a mountain
9. held a praying mantis
10. sung a solo
11. bungee jumped
12. visited paris
13. watched a thunder and lightning storm
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
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
32. been on a cruise
33. seen niagara falls in person
34. visited the birthplace of your ancestors
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
40. seen michelangelo’s david in person
41. sung karaoke
42. seen old faithful 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
48. gone deep sea fishing
49. seen the sistine chapel in person
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 theater
55. been in a movie
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. gotten flowers for no reason
64. donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. been sky diving
66. visited a concentration camp
67. bounced a check
68. flown in a helicopter
69. saved a favorite childhood toy
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
76. seen the changing of the guard in london
77. broken a bone
78. been a passenger on a motorcycle
79. seen the grand canyon in person (see picture above)
80. published a book
81. visited the vatican
82. bought a brand new car
83. walked in jerusalem
84. had your picture in the newspaper
85. kissed a stranger at midnight on new year’s eve
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
91. met someone famous
92. joined a book club
93. gotten a tattoo
94. had a baby
95. seen the alamo in person
96. swam in the great salt lake
97. been involved in a law suit
98. owned a cell phone
99. been stung by a bee

what's your list like?  i would love to hear.  either copy this list or comment yours!

have a great holiday everyone!

xoxo, jamie 

3 comments:

Barry said...

Here's my checklist Jamie...

1. started your own blog
2. slept under the stars
3. played in a band
6. given more to charity than you could afford to
8. climbed a mountain
9. held a praying mantis
10. sung a solo
12. visited paris
13. watched a thunder and lightning storm
14. taught yourself an art from scratch
16. had food poisoning
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
28. ridden in a gondola in venice (we took a water taxi, does that count?)
29. seen a total eclipse
30. watched a sunrise or sunset
31. hit a home run
32. been on a cruise
33. seen niagara falls in person
34. visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. seen an amish community
39. gone rock climbing (hiked up a moountain in Switzerland, does that count?)
41. sung karaoke
43. bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
45. walked on a beach by moonlight
49. seen the sistine chapel in person
50. been to the top of the eiffel tower in paris
51. gone snorkeling
52. kissed in the rain
53. played in the mud
54. gone to a drive-in theater
55. been in a movie
57. started a business
58. taken a martial arts class
61. sold girl scout cookies
63. gotten flowers for no reason
64. donated blood, platelets or plasma
67. bounced a check
69. saved a favorite childhood toy
71. eaten caviar
75. been fired from a job
76. seen the changing of the guard in london
77. broken a bone
78. been a passenger on a motorcycle
81. visited the vatican
82. bought a brand new car
84. had your picture in the newspaper (article, no picture)
85. kissed a stranger at midnight on new year’s eve
88. had chickenpox
89. saved someone’s life (put out a potential house-fire next door)
91. met someone famous
98. owned a cell phone
99. been stung by a bee

leigh ashley said...

that's awesome jamie!! who have you met that's famous??

Caitlyn Jimyl Redmon said...

i love your blog :) thanks for the fun idea i am going to see what i've done!