The Vodka God (allah_sulu) wrote,
The Vodka God
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Things I've Done

  1. Started your own blog – Obviously; else, how would I be posting this?
  2. Slept under the stars – In a tent, in a parked car, in a drive-in theater, in a drunken stupor…
  3. Played in a band – I can't play any instruments.
  4. Visited Hawaii
  5. Watched a meteor shower
  6. Given more than you can afford to charity – No, but sometimes they've gotten my last dollar.
  7. Been to Disneyland/world – Both (WDW multiple times.)
  8. Climbed a mountain – Does hiking up into the Peaks District in the UK count?
  9. Held a praying mantis
  10. Sang a solo – Does it count if it was off-key karaoke?
  11. Bungee jumped – Aw yeah!
  12. (this item was missing from the list)
  13. Watched a lightning storm at sea – While we were out on a cruise ship on our honeymoon, we hit a storm with some serious turbulence (and Q got sick). I don't recall if there was any lightning, though.
  14. Taught yourself an art from scratch – I've taught myself a number of things from scratch.
  15. Adopted a child – It's pretty obvious that this little lunatic is the result of my and Q's DNA.
  16. Had food poisoning – Maybe. I've gotten sick after eating on a couple of occasions.
  17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
  18. Grown your own vegetables
  19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France – The one in France? As opposed to all of the other ones Da Vinci painted?
  20. Slept on an overnight train – It hasn't always been an overnight train I slept on either.
  21. Had a pillow fight
  22. Hitch hiked
  23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill – Many times. And recently, my sick days have more likely been the result of Richard or Q being sick than me being sick. If I'm going to be sick, it's usually on a Sunday.
  24. Built a snow fort
  25. Held a lamb – Not that I recall, but it could have happened at a petty zoo when I was a kid or something.
  26. Gone skinny dipping – On multiple occasions. I will now pause, while all of you scream and break out the brain bleach.
  27. Run a Marathon – I've done walkathons, and ran for part of that Idiotarod last year.
  28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice – Not even at the Venice in Las Vegas.
  29. Seen a total eclipse – I didn't look directly at it. Duh.
  30. Watched a sunrise or sunset – Both.
  31. Hit a home run
  32. Been on a cruise
  33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
  34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors – How specific are we being by "birthplace"? My ancestors are French Canadian, and I've been to Quebec…
  35. Seen an Amish community
  36. Taught yourself a new language – More than one, but they were computer languages.
  37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
  38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
  39. Gone rock climbing – Drunk. At midnight (carrying a small flashlight in my teeth). After a rainfall (when the rocks were all slippery). Good thing bumbles bounce.
  40. Seen Michelangelo's David
  41. Sung karaoke – Some may debate upon whether or not what I did qualifies as "singing".
  42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
  43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant – Does like a first/blind date count?
  44. Visited Africa
  45. Walked on a beach by moonlight – And left JohnBlarg behind when he passed out.
  46. Been transported in an ambulance
  47. Had your portrait painted – Karen used me as a model several times when she was in college. I was not always aware of it at the time.
  48. Gone deep sea fishing
  49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
  50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris – This time, they actually specify "in Paris", although I haven't been to the one in Las Vegas either.
  51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
  52. Kissed in the rain – Not just in the rain, but in a freaking hurricane.
  53. Played in the mud
  54. Gone to a drive-in theater
  55. Been in a movie – Nope. Been on TV, but not in a movie.
  56. Visited the Great Wall of China
  57. Started a business
  58. Taken a martial arts class – But I wanna beat people up right now! I have the pajamas!
  59. Visited Russia
  60. Served at a soup kitchen
  61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies – I've never been a girl scout, nor had to sell them for a daughter/niece/sister/whatever.
  62. Gone whale watching
  63. Gotten flowers for no reason – Received flowers for no reason? No. Gotten them for someone else for no reason? Yes.
  64. Donated blood, platelets, plasma – Several gallons' worth.
  65. Gone sky diving
  66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
  67. Bounced a check – A long time ago. Oops.
  68. Flown in a helicopter
  69. Saved a favorite childhood toy – All my childhood toys ended up lost, destroyed, and/or handed down to younger brothers.
  70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
  71. Eaten Caviar – Fish eggs, fish eggs, roly-poly fish eggs…
  72. Pieced a quilt
  73. Stood in Times Square – Not sure. I've been to NYC several times over the last few decades, and wasn't always sober.
  74. Toured the Everglades – Not sure if it was part of the Everglades, but I have taken a swamp tour in Florida to see the gators.
  75. Been fired from a job – Only my first one.
  76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
  77. Broken a bone – Amazingly, astoundingly, no.
  78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
  79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
  80. Published a book
  81. Visited the Vatican
  82. Bought a brand new car – The one I'm driving now is the first/only car I've bought new, and it's about to hit 200,000 miles.
  83. Walked in Jerusalem
  84. Had your picture in the newspaper
  85. Read the entire Bible – Not all at once, though.
  86. Visited the White House – Outside only.
  87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
  88. Had chickenpox – And how! *shudder*
  89. Saved someone's life
  90. Sat on a jury – Only called to jury duty once, didn't actually get to sit on one.
  91. Met someone famous – I've lost count.
  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 law suit – Only if you count being one of thousands of people in a class action suit, who each get a check for $1.63 when it's over.
  98. Owned a cell phone
  99. Been stung by a bee
  100. Read someone else's "Things I've Done" List – I got this from rougewench.
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