Started your own blog – Obviously; else, how would I be posting this?
Slept under the stars – In a tent, in a parked car, in a drive-in theater, in a drunken stupor…
Played in a band – I can't play any instruments.
Watched a meteor shower
Given more than you can afford to charity – No, but sometimes they've gotten my last dollar.
Been to Disneyland/world – Both (WDW multiple times.)
Climbed a mountain – Does hiking up into the Peaks District in the UK count?
Held a praying mantis
Sang a solo – Does it count if it was off-key karaoke?
Bungee jumped – Aw yeah!
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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.
Taught yourself an art from scratch – I've taught myself a number of things from scratch.
Adopted a child – It's pretty obvious that this little lunatic is the result of my and Q's DNA.
Had food poisoning – Maybe. I've gotten sick after eating on a couple of occasions.
Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
Grown your own vegetables
Seen the Mona Lisa in France – The one in France? As opposed to all of the other ones Da Vinci painted?
Slept on an overnight train – It hasn't always been an overnight train I slept on either.
Had a pillow fight
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.
Built a snow fort
Held a lamb – Not that I recall, but it could have happened at a petty zoo when I was a kid or something.
Gone skinny dipping – On multiple occasions. I will now pause, while all of you scream and break out the brain bleach.
Run a Marathon – I've done walkathons, and ran for part of that Idiotarod last year.
Ridden in a gondola in Venice – Not even at the Venice in Las Vegas.
Seen a total eclipse – I didn't look directly at it. Duh.
Watched a sunrise or sunset – Both.
Hit a home run
Been on a cruise
Seen Niagara Falls in person
Visited the birthplace of your ancestors – How specific are we being by "birthplace"? My ancestors are French Canadian, and I've been to Quebec…
Seen an Amish community
Taught yourself a new language – More than one, but they were computer languages.
Had enough money to be truly satisfied
Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
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.
Seen Michelangelo's David
Sung karaoke – Some may debate upon whether or not what I did qualifies as "singing".
Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant – Does like a first/blind date count?
Walked on a beach by moonlight – And left JohnBlarg behind when he passed out.
Been transported in an ambulance
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.
Gone deep sea fishing
Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
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.
Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
Kissed in the rain – Not just in the rain, but in a freaking hurricane.
Played in the mud
Gone to a drive-in theater
Been in a movie – Nope. Been on TV, but not in a movie.
Visited the Great Wall of China
Started a business
Taken a martial arts class – But I wanna beat people up right now! I have the pajamas!
Served at a soup kitchen
Sold Girl Scout Cookies – I've never been a girl scout, nor had to sell them for a daughter/niece/sister/whatever.
Gone whale watching
Gotten flowers for no reason – Received flowers for no reason? No. Gotten them for someone else for no reason? Yes.
Donated blood, platelets, plasma – Several gallons' worth.
Gone sky diving
Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
Bounced a check – A long time ago. Oops.
Flown in a helicopter
Saved a favorite childhood toy – All my childhood toys ended up lost, destroyed, and/or handed down to younger brothers.
Visited the Lincoln Memorial
Eaten Caviar – Fish eggs, fish eggs, roly-poly fish eggs…
Pieced a quilt
Stood in Times Square – Not sure. I've been to NYC several times over the last few decades, and wasn't always sober.
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.
Been fired from a job – Only my first one.
Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
Broken a bone – Amazingly, astoundingly, no.
Been on a speeding motorcycle
Seen the Grand Canyon in person
Published a book
Visited the Vatican
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.
Walked in Jerusalem
Had your picture in the newspaper
Read the entire Bible – Not all at once, though.
Visited the White House – Outside only.
Killed and prepared an animal for eating
Had chickenpox – And how! *shudder*
Saved someone's life
Sat on a jury – Only called to jury duty once, didn't actually get to sit on one.
Met someone famous – I've lost count.
Joined a book club
Lost a loved one
Had a baby
Seen the Alamo in person
Swam in the Great Salt Lake
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.
Owned a cell phone
Been stung by a bee
Read someone else's "Things I've Done" List – I got this from rougewench.