Wednesday, September 29, 2004

200 things you didn't want to know...

I stole this from Jeremy at Ensight, who stole it from Big Pink Cookie

Realization: 200 Things

This is mucho fun. I have highlighted all the things I have done, in case you're bored and care about my past - and that's just scary. :-)

01. Bought everyone in the pub a drink
02. Swam with wild dolphins (NO! I am totally against this. It's stressful for the dolphins and just plain stupid.)
03. Climbed a mountain

04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
05. Been inside the Great Pyramid
06. Held a tarantula. (I lived in Arizona and happened to find two in my apartment.)
07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone (Although it has been a long while since I have done this - showers are where it's at.)
08. Said ‘I love you’ and meant it (every day)
09. Hugged a tree (I do this when I am camping - don't you?)
10. Done a striptease

11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris

13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Stayed up all night long, and watch the sun rise

15. Seen the Northern Lights (Although I plan to now that I'm in Canada.)
16. Gone to a huge sports game

17. Walked the stairs to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Doubtful)

18. Grown and eaten your own vegetables (I've had quite a few gardens.)
19. Touched an iceberg
20. Slept under the stars (This is the best feeling.)
21. Changed a baby’s diaper (Unfortunately, I'm the oldest of 7 kids!)
22. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon (NOT cool)

23. Watched a meteor shower
24. Gotten drunk on champagne (Bad news, that bubbly.)

25. Given more than you can afford to charity
26. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
27. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment

28. Had a food fight (I hate people who play with food)
29. Bet on a winning horse
30. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (Ahem)
31. Asked out a stranger (Sure, why not?)
32. Had a snowball fight (With brothers, this is unavoidable.)
33. Photocopied your bottom on the office photocopier (This gives me an idea....)
34. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
35. Held a lamb (I love lambs - and not eating them.)
36. Enacted a favorite fantasy

37. Taken a midnight skinny dip (Lots of them.)

38. Taken an ice cold bath
39. Had a meaningful conversation with a beggar (Just last summer.)
40. Seen a total eclipse
41. Ridden a roller coaster (Several)
42. Hit a home run
43. Fit three weeks miraculously into three days (New Orleans in three days.)
44. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking (All the time.)
45. Adopted an accent for an entire day (Does a Southern accent count?)

46. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors

47. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment (I'm happy most of the time. Life is good.)
48. Had two hard drives for your computer. (Of course!)

49. Visited all 50 states (Almost)
50. Loved your job for all accounts
51. Taken care of someone who was shit faced (Although it was usually me as the shit-faced person needing taken care of.)

52. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
53. Had amazing friends (still do)
54. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country (Viva Mexico!)
55. Watched wild whales (off the coast of Washinton state)

56. Stolen a sign
57. Backpacked in Europe
58. Taken a road-trip (I'm planning on seeing Canada next summer via car.)
59. Rock climbing
60. Lied to foreign government’s official in that country to avoid notice
61. Midnight walk on the beach
62. Sky diving
63. Visited Ireland
64. Been heartbroken longer then you were actually in love (God no)
65. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them (Reluctantly. As I assumed, it was an awful experience.)
66. Visited Japan (We will do this some day.)
67. Benchpressed your own weight
68. Milked a cow (Does a goat count?)
69. Alphabetized your records
70. Pretended to be a superhero
71. Sung karaoke
72. Lounged around in bed all day
73. Posed nude in front of strangers (Don't ask...)
74. Scuba diving
75. Got it on to “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye
76. Kissed in the rain
77. Played in the mud
78. Played in the rain (Just last summer - it was bloody hot!)

79. Gone to a drive-in theater
80. Done something you should regret, but don’t regret it. (Although I regret about 5 things total. I try not to hold on to things I cannot undo.)
81. Visited the Great Wall of China
82. Discovered that someone who’s not supposed to have known about your blog has discovered your blog
83. Dropped Windows in favor of something better
84. Started a business
85. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken (Here's hoping...)
86. Toured ancient sites
87. Taken a martial arts class
88. Swordfought for the honor of a woman
89. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight
90. Gotten married
91. Been in a movie (A stand-in for Hard Rain.)

92. Crashed a party
93. Loved someone you shouldn’t have (Oh, too many times to count.)
94. Kissed someone so passionately it made them dizzy (Huh????)
95. Gotten divorced
96. Had sex at the office (I'm expecting to)
97. Gone without food for 5 days
98. Made cookies from scratch
99. Won first prize in a costume contest
100. Ridden a gondola in Venice
101. Gotten a tattoo
102. Found that the texture of some materials can turn you on ( sexy-hah!)
103. Rafted the Snake River
104. Been on television news programs as an “expert”
105. Got flowers for no reason
106. Masturbated in a public place
107. Got so drunk you don’t remember anything (I don't remember.)
108. Been addicted to some form of illegal drug
109. Performed on stage (as a child)

110. Been to Las Vegas (lived there)
111. Recorded music
112. Eaten shark
113. Had a one-night stand (Who hasn't?!)
114. Gone to Thailand
115. Seen Siouxsie live
116. Bought a house
117. Been in a combat zone
118. Buried one/both of your parents
119. Shaved or waxed your pubic hair off (Does anyone really want to know this?)
120. Been on a cruise ship (Lots of gorgeous cruise ship employees and a bottle of wine. *wink*)
121. Spoken more than one language fluently
122. Gotten into a fight while attempting to defend someone
123. Bounced a check
124. Performed in Rocky Horror
125. Read - and understood - your credit report
126. Raised children
127. Recently bought and played with a favorite childhood toy
128. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour (I am not disclosing any info on this - too embarrassing.)
129. Created and named your own constellation of stars
130. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
131. Found out something significant that your ancestors did
132. Called or written your Congress person (MP)
133. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over (Lots of times. Do you want me to move to your town? Just dare me.)

134. …more than once? - More than thrice?

135. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
136. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking
137. Had an abortion or your female partner did
138. Had plastic surgery
139. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived.
140. Wrote articles for a large publication
141. Lost over 100 pounds
142. Held someone while they were having a flashback
143. Piloted an airplane
144. Petted a stingray
145. Broken someone’s heart (I'm a cold bitch.)
146. Helped an animal give birth
147. Been fired or laid off from a job

148. Won money on a T.V. game show
149. Broken a bone
150. Killed a human being
151. Gone on an African photo safari
152. Ridden a motorcycle (Miss it!)
153. Driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100 mph

154. Had a body part of yours below the neck pierced
155. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol (All three, I'm Amer-i-can.)
156. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild

157. Ridden a horse
158. Had major surgery
159. Had sex on a moving train
160. Had a snake as a pet
161. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
162. Slept through an entire flight: takeoff, flight, and landing
163. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours
164. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states
165. Visited all 7 continents
166. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
167. Eaten kangaroo meat
168. Fallen in love at an ancient Mayan burial ground
169. Been a sperm or egg donor
170. Eaten sushi
171. Had your picture in the newspaper
172. Had 2 (or more) healthy romantic relationships for over a year in your lifetime
173. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about

174. Gotten someone fired for their actions
175. Gone back to school
176. Parasailed
177. Changed your name
178. Petted a cockroach (Giant Madagascar hissing cockroach.)
179. Eaten fried green tomatoes
180. Read The Iliad

181. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read (Books are my life. No one ever had to force me to read, and I have the glasses to prove it.)

182. Dined in a restaurant and stolen silverware, plates, cups because your apartment needed them.

183. …and gotten 86′ed from the restaurant because you did it so many times, they figured out it was you
184. Taught yourself an art from scratch
185. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (Fish...but I won't do it now.)
186. Apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt
187. Skipped all your school reunions. (Jesus, I would never go to those.)
188. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
189. Been elected to public office
190. Written your own computer language
191. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream
192. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
193. Built your own PC from parts
194. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you (poems)
195. Had a booth at a street fair
196: Dyed your hair (Just last week.)
197: Been a DJ
198: Found out someone was going to dump you via LiveJournal (No, but that would be pretty pathetic.)
199: Written your own role playing game
200: Been arrested

Okay, that was fun. Now don't you feel so enlightened?



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