Sunday, December 9, 2007

List Mania

I stole this from Kris

Everything bolded - I have done:
01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink Many many times


02. Swam with wild dolphins


03. Climbed a mountain: Several California, Texas and Germany


04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive: And A Pantera


05. Been inside the Great Pyramid: not yet but it is on my to do list


06. Held a tarantula:Cool


07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone: If hot tubs count,Sure


08. Said “I love you” and meant it


09. Hugged a tree: and have climbed several hundred.


10. Bungee jumped: don't care to


11. Visited Paris: many times


12. Watched a lightning storm.Just last week.


13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise. Almost every day.


14. Seen the Northern Lights


15. Gone to a huge sports game. NBA Finals


16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa


17. Grown and eaten your vegetables: And fruit, and Canned them all


18. Touched an iceberg


19. Slept under the stars. More times than I can count


20. Changed a baby’s diaper. Not my favorite task, but several hundred times


21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon


22. Watched a meteor shower. Look for them nightly, the Geminids are going on now


23. Gotten drunk on champagne


24. Given more than you can afford to charity


25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope


26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment: Boot camp in the Navy, Very Important Personel Inspection, and a seagull dropped a load on the edge of the inspecting Officer's hat that ran down his face and on to his uniform. Kind'a broke the decorum of the occasion, and I got into a lot of trouble.



27. Had a food fight.


28 Bet on a winning horse. Retama Downs is just 6 miles from my house in San Antonio, bet on a lot of losers too!


29. Asked out a stranger


30. Had a snowball fight


31.Screamed as loudly as you possibly can: looking for lost children


32. Held a lamb: Rack of lamb


33. Seen a total eclipse


34. Ridden a roller coaster


35. Hit a home run: 5 Lifetime, normally blooper singles, but a hit is a hit!


36. Danced like a fool and didn’t care who was looking: Every. Single. Time.


37. Adopted an accent for an entire day (German, Aussie)


38 Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment: Most of the time


39. Had two hard drives for your computer


40. Visited all 50 states: Just 49 so far, need to get up to Maine


41. Taken care of someone who was drunk.far too often


42. Had amazing friends:I find if you are an amazing friend you will have them


43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country : Germany, Belgium,Holland, England, Mexico,Canada, France, Kenya,The Philipines,Hong Kong,Thailand,Japan,UAE. California


44. Watched whales: While under weigh and listened to them on Sonar


45. Stolen a sign Not a street sign though, that's stupid and dangerous


46. Backpacked in Europe Rucksack anyone?


47. Taken a road-trip


48. Gone rock climbing


49. Midnight walk on the beach


50. Gone sky diving Many times

51. Visited Ireland Not yet


52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love Still


53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them Every day


54. Visited Japan 7 times in the Navy


55. Milked a cow


56. Alphabetized your CDs And cassettes and albums and Books


57. Pretended to be a superhero


58. Sung karaoke: Love it!


59. Lounged around in bed all day


60. Played touch football


61. Gone scuba diving Plenty of snorkeling though


62. Kissed in the rain

63. Played in the mud

64. Played in the rain

65. Gone to a drive-in theater

66. Visited the Great Wall of China

67. Started a business Several

68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken

69. Toured ancient sites the last one was the ziggurat of UR

70. Taken a martial arts class Does Basic combat training count?

71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight 48 hours straight 1980 in Germany, in the Army

72. Gotten married

73. Been in a movie

74. Crashed a party

75. Gotten divorced

76. Gone without food for 5 days: 19 days, post appendectomy.

77. Made cookies from scratch

78. Won first prize in a costume contest

79. Ridden a gondola in Venice

80. Gotten a tattoo

81. Rafted the Snake River Have done other rivers

82. Been on television news programs as an “expert”

83. Gotten flowers for no reason

84. Performed on stage

85. Been to Las Vegas

86. Recorded music

87. Eaten shark

88. Kissed on the first date

89. Gone to Thailand

90. Bought a house

91. Been in a combat zone

92. Buried one/both of your parents

93. Been on a cruise ship

94. Spoken more than one language fluently

95. Performed in Rocky Horror

96. Raised children

97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour

98. Passed out cold

99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country

100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over

101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge

102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking

103. Had plastic surgery

104. Survived an accident that you shouldn't have survived Swimming Pool accident knocked unconscious, my brother saved me

105. Wrote articles for a large publication

106. Lost over 100 pounds

107. Held someone while they were having a flashback

108. Piloted an airplane

109. Touched a stingray

110. Broken someone’s heart

111. Helped an animal give birth

112. Won money on a T.V. game show Tried out for Jeopardy, didn't make it past the second round. Was nervous as hell

113. Broken a bone

114. Gone on an African photo safari Not really a Safari, but Did drive around Kenya with a camera

115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears Abraded,Lacerated,Punctured, Contuded and Burned, but no Piercing, not even the Ears

116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol All three plus,Machine Guns,Grenade Launchers,165mm Demolition Gun, Mortars,Laws Anti Tank Rockets,Stinger AntiAircraft Missle,Torpedoes,Anti Submarine Rockets,Claymore mines and a HELL of a lot of explosives.

117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild

118. Ridden a horse Not since I was a teenager

119. Had major surgery Appendectomy,Damn near killed me!

120. Had a snake as a pet

121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon

122. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours

123. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states

124. Visited all 7 continents

125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days

126. Eaten kangaroo meat

127. Eaten sushi

128. Had your picture in the newspaper

129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about

130. Gone back to school

131. Parasailed

132. Touched a cockroach I am the designated bug wrangler for all the females I know, and I ate one once for a hunderd dollar bet. Yum!

133. Eaten fried green tomatoes

134. Read The Iliad - and the Odyssey

135. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read

136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating Porky,Daffy, Foghorn Leghorn,Elsee,Bambi,Thumper, Snake, Coon, Possum,Squirrel, Turkey, etc, etc

137. Skipped all your school reunions

138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language

139. Been elected to public office

140. Written your own computer language

141. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream

142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care

143. Built your own PC from parts

144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you

145. Had a booth at a street fair Gun Shows,Flea Markets

146. Dyed your hair

147. Been a DJ

148. Shaved your head

149. Caused a car accident

150. Saved someone’s life

I'll get around to fleshing out some of the more interesting ones later




5 comments:

Bag Blog said...

Unkawill, how have you been? I have been wondering how life was treating you.

Kris, in New England said...

Hey there sweetie - Missed this one! How did you manage to get this post out there anyway?!

...and a HELL of a lot of explosives...

Yeah, cuz we know you love to blow stuff up...

Be safe. Be well.

MMC said...

Hey you!
What you doing back here? Trying to sneak past us, I see. Shame ....

Will be looking forward to seeing flesh on some of the others. :D

Balancing Act said...

Hey - just saw that you mystertiously posted when no-one was expecting. Hope all is well and you are being safe. Have safe travels home.

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