Tuesday, May 8, 2012

"Have you ever..."

Well, since everyone else is doing this and I like to be a follower sometimes, I guess I join in...

99 things to cross out if you've done them:

1. Started your own blog - well you're reading it, aren't you?
2. Slept under the stars - on the beach at Lake Michigan, and I hated it...
3. Played in a band - unfortunately. I played the clarinet and I was awful
4. Visited Hawaii 
5. Watched a meteor shower 
6. Given more than you can afford to charity - this doesn't really count because it was in college and I could barely afford McDonalds
7. Been to Disneyland - Disneyworld...so much better
8. Climbed a mountain - technically it was a volcano in Guatemala
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped - I wish!
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightening storm - who hasn't?
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child - I would love to someday
16. Had food poisoning - twice...barf
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetable - I can't even keep a cactus alive
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France 
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight - Oh you haven't? You must have skipped elementary school...
22. Hitch hiked - have your parents taught you nothing??
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill - again, who hasn't?
24. Built a snow fort - I was the fort building queen
25. Held a lamb - I live in the country
26. Gone skinny dipping - nakey in the lakey
27. Run a Marathon 
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice 
29. Seen a total eclipse 
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset - once more, who hasn't?
31. Hit a home run - I'm not athletic...
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person 
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community - horse and buggy, baby
36. Taught yourself a new language - I took 3.5 years of Espanol 
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing - in New Mexico... I almost died
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David 
41. Sung karaoke - Spice Girls, obvi
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant - I am a Social Worker, people...
44. Visited Africa - someday!
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight - Mexico, Lake Michigan, who knows where else...
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing - does it count if I was knocked out? Dramamine. 
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling - in Mexico, twice. So much fun!
52. Kissed in the rain - overrated. I hate the rain...
53. Played in the mud - I was a child once...
54. Gone to a drive-in theater - It was a kids movie and homeboys next to us were getting high...appropriate.
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 - I didn't make it past Brownies
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason - my favorite thing ever (hint, hint)
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma - the last time was in highschool. I blacked out, ran into a metal door frame, and then passed out in the cafeteria during lunch...NEVER AGAIN
65. Gone sky diving - someday!!
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
 - oops! In my defensive, I was in college
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy - my Samantha American Girl Doll
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial - 8th grade DC trip
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 Guards in London
77. Broken a bone - my right arm and I still have a huge scar to prove it!
78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book - does it count if a poem I wrote in 4th grade was published in a book?
81. Visited the Vatican

82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
 - for basketball in high school...which I wasn't good at
85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve
86. Visited the White House - again 8th grade DC trip

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating - unfortunately, a chicken. It was part of a class I had to take Freshmen year of college. Worst. Thing. Ever.
88. Had chickenpox - too young to remember what it was like
89. Saved someone’s life - no, but I am CPR and First Aid certified just in case you need my help...
90. Sat on a jury - no, but I testified in court for a Termination of Parental Rights case for my internship
91. Met someone famous - Jeff Daniels lives in my hometown
92. Joined a book club - maybe when I'm 90
93. Got a tattoo - Greek word 'agape' on my left foot
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 - I'm sorry, I live in the Stone Age
99. Been stung by a bee - 23 years and going strong!

xoxo, J


Laura said...

This is such a good idea for a post! Lovely blog i'm your newest follower, looking forward to future posts xx

Jenna Simpson said...

Thank you so much :)

Ashton Belle said...

Love this post...held a lamb, gotta love the country. Love it!

Have a great week girl!

Jenna Simpson said...

Thank you :) you too!