99 Things

Feeling like you haven't accomplished much in this life? Baby, you've done a lot! Check out this list I found while blog hopping. Everything you have accomplished or experienced is in bold, you can check them off the list. The rest can go on your To-Do list. Ready?

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity. hmmmm, more like what I CAN afford, does that count?
7. Been to Disneyworld/Disneyland
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo -I was the White Rabbit in my sixth grade production of Alice in Wonderland. Oh yeah!
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris- I will this fall! EEEEEKKKK!
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you were not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community - does driving by a horse drawn buggy honking and waving count?
36. Taught yourself a new language
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke - this happened twice, I was aided by some spirits (the beverage type)
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance - looooong story
47. Had your portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing - I get sea sick!
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling - got sea sick then, too!
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
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 was a 4-H girl, those cookies were better!
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced a quilt — My son's quilt that is still on his bed
73. Stood in Times Square - with my Soul Sistas!
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been laid off from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book — Does my Shutterfly album count???
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous - Meatloaf! NO JOKE!
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a lawsuit
98. Owned a cellphone
99. Been stung by a bee

I'm doing pretty well, how about YOU???

Oh, and this one was too good to wait for Sunday Funny...thanks to Obnoxious SAHM for sharing this:


  1. Oh my word that video is helirous! I needed a good laugh to start off my morning!!

  2. Gosh that video is scarey isn't it...and it's so interesting reading the list and mentally ticking off the things done...and some that I want to...

  3. What a great list! Thanks for stopping by my blog - come back anytime.

  4. Hi there!!! I gazed at your beautiful frames and was wondering, do you have any examples of sporty types of frames? As you know, I have 4 boys, the oldest being the most sporty right now, and was hoping for something for a baseball picture....

  5. what a great list ... and an excellent reminder of how much we;ve actually done - it made me think of things not on the list that would count, too. :)

  6. I scored 46 and did it on my blog!



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