Weekend Meme: The 99 Things Meme

>> Saturday, February 14, 2009

Today's Meme comes from Fair View Sue and Eric at Gambrinous with Griffonage.

The rules are simple: bold the items you’ve done; don’t bold items you haven’t done.

Here we go:

1. Started your own blog (Like Sue Said, "Duh!")
2. Slept under the stars (I've camped before)
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower (Spectacular)
6. Given more than you can afford to charity (My left kidney... not!)
7. Been to Disneyland/ World (Disneyworld, it's ok.)
8. Climbed a mountain (Hiked, not climbed)
9. Held a praying mantis (Evil looking creatures)
10. Sang a solo (I don't think karaoke counts)
11. Bungee jumped (Would love to)
12. Visited Paris (A seven year long visit)
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea (Yes, it was crazy)
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (I'm painting, paint by number style)
15. Adopted a child (Maybe one day)
16. Had food poisoning (Who hasn't?
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty (They closed the top section because the stairs are deteriorating now, but I've gone as high as I could)
18. Grown your own vegetables (Is toe fungus a vegetable?)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France (Yes, I was a really small kid and I kept running back and forth to see if her eyes would really follow me)
20. Slept on an overnight train (I've been on an 8-hour train ride but not overnight)
21. Had a pillow fight (It's always a fight)
22. Hitch hiked (My uncle got us lost in the woods once)
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill (Um... duh!)
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon (Why?)
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse (Curiously I notice strange things happening in my body when they happen)
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (Not since I've become a vampire... What kinda question is this?)
31. Hit a home run (Baseball is not big in China)
32. Been on a cruise (I hope to...)
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person (Passed by on the train, does it count?)
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors (What do you mean birthplace? Like the hospital? What if they were born at the same town, does that count?)
35. Seen an Amish community (Reading Terminal Market, there are 15~20 of them selling stuff, is that a community?)
36. Taught yourself a new language (Se hablo Espanol.)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (Maybe I'm like his mother...)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person (I think I had but then I'm Chinese; if I don't have a picture to prove it, I was never there.)
39. Gone rock climbing (Why?)
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke (Are you kidding me?)
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt (This is not a sexual innuendo, right?)
43. Bought a stranger a meal in a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight (Yes, I'm that cliche)
46. Been transported in an ambulance (The fuckers cut open my shirt!)
47. Had your portrait painted (Does caricature counts?)
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 (Um... I'm gay?)
54. Gone to a drive-in theater (I don't have a car, and I don't know where there's one.)
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China (It's a shame, really.)
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class (Tai Chi boxing from a Latino guy, for shame.)
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen (Might not be a bad thing, I'm interested.)
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (Eaten many though)
62. Gone whale watching (Does fat people count?)
63. Gotten flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma (I've donated blood, 5~6 times.)
65. Gone sky diving (Would love to!)
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check (Yes, I have my moments)
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial (Yes, but he didn't speak to me)
71. Eaten Caviar (It's fun and interesting)
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square (Pass by tons of times)
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job (Laid off, never fired)
76. Seen the Changing of the Guard in London (Yes, when I was a kid)
77. Broken a bone (What about the wish bone from the roast chicken, that count?)
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle (Yes)
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car (I don't know how to drive!)
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible (You mean the WHOLE thing?)
86. Visited the White House (Not inside though, Bush was still the president and I had no interest.)
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (Lobster, not proud of it)
88. Had chickenpox (I don't know, I might have)
89. Saved someone’s life (Done plenty mouth-to-mouth, but I don't think they needed saving in the first place)
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous (Met Adele, Robert Gant, Margaret Cho, Liam Sullivan and a few porn stars.)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby (Does a boyfriend count?)
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a lawsuit (I've threatened, but I guess it's not really my thing.)
98. Owned a cell phone (Who doesn't?)
99. Been stung by a bee

I got 43 out of 99, I guess I could visit a few more places.

Have a great weekend and a great Valentine's day!

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