Saturday, February 21, 2009

100 Things for Your Bucket List

You may have seen the movie, "The Bucket List" - a movie about a couple of guys (Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman) who set out to complete a list of things they want to do before they kick the bucket. If you haven't I suggest you do because it was funny and good. I assume the movie was the inspiration for the following meme, which has been seen out and about on the internet. Feel free to copy this list, highlight the items you've completed and add/delete comments where appropriate.

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii (want to)
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Bathed in a river (bathed as in bathing suit or bath???)
7. Been to the Taj Mahal (want to)
8. Walked on a glacier in Alaska (definitely want to)
9. Caught and held a snake
10. Spoke in front of a big crowd (it wasn't 1000's...)
11. Bungee jumped
12. Had a whirlwind love affair that broke your heart
13. Found an arrowhead or fossil
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Rescued an animal
16. Ate sweet breads, glands or tripe (in menudo)
17. Seen Mount Rushmore in person (want to)
18. Grown your own vegetables (they started growing...)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France (want to)
20. Slept on an overnight train (rode an old steam train in Colorado...)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hiked to base camp on Mt. Everest
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Watched an animal being born
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Learned a foreign language (not too fluently)
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice (would love to)
29. Seen a total eclipse (partial eclipse)
30. Stayed up for more than 24 hours (not if I can help it)
31. Trained a dog to do cool tricks
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person (want to)
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors ( far back are we talking?)
35. Seen an Amish community (want to)
36. Can drive a stick shift car
37. Won over $1000 in a raffle or lottery (want to so I can do some of these other things!)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person (want to)
39. Gone rock climbing (and repelled over the cliff)
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David (Saw a reproduction...)
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt (want to)
43. Been serenaded
44. Visited Africa (want to)
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Broke a bone (only a toe bone, but I think that counts)
47. Started your own business (very small and short lived)
48. Quit a job because you were totally unhappy
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person (want to)
50. Been to the Eiffel Tower (want to)
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain passionately
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in movie
55. Been in a movie (I suppose home movies don't count...)
56. Visited the Great Wall of China (want to)
57. Joined a prayer group
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia (want to)
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies (Sold Camp Fire Girl Candy)
62. Gone whale watching
63. Received flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving (not likely, but I did want to hang-glide when I was younger)
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter (pretty sure this would make me sick...)
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square (driven through...)
74. Toured the Everglades (driven around south Florida but not actually toured)
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the changing of the guards in London (want to)
77. Broken something extremely expensive (I hope not ever!)
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person(and camped under the stars there)
80. Published a book (want to...better get busy though, eh?)
81. Visited the Vatican (want to)
82. Got a tattoo
83. Been to a coffee shop in Amsterdam (want to)
84. Seen the aurora borealis in person (we could sometimes see the northern lights in Colorado when I was a kid- or did I imagine this?)
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (catching a fish counts, but I didn't gut it)
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Toured the UN
95. Hiked to Machu Picchu (want to)
96. Swam in the Indian Ocean
97. Conversed with someone when neither of you spoke each others language
98. Dirty danced
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Acted in a play

I don't know about you, but it looks like I've got a lot to do! I may have to live a really long time...


No Cool Story said...

39. Gone rock climbing (and repelled over the cliff)

WOW!!! When?

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