June 21, 2005

MeMe Madness

It was bound to happen. Although I've been vocal about disliking Memes, email chain letters & other "get to know you's" I sometimes play along. I've been tagged. This one is very l-o-n-g, but I can deal with it. Some of the questions were too naughty, repeats, or not understandable, so I tweaked it a bit. I have no idea who the original author is but any of mine are marked with an *. In bold are true statements.

01*. Been an adoptive or foster parent
02. Swam with wild dolphins- I wish. Been on a dolphin cruise though
03. Climbed a mountain
04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
05. Been inside the Great Pyramid
06. Held a tarantula.
07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone
08. Said I love you and meant it
09. Hugged a tree
10. Done a striptease
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Stayed up all night long, and watch the sun rise
15. Seen the Northern Lights
16. Gone to a huge sports game
17. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
18. Grown and eaten your own vegetables -sort of, I planted onions as a girl & tried them
19. Touched an iceberg
20. Slept under the stars
21. Changed a baby's diaper -yes, but I never experienced the Zen in doing so (mah girls know what I mean ;o)
22. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon - I so want to
23. Watched a meteor shower
24. Gotten drunk on champagne- tasted it, ew
25. Given more than you can afford to charity
26. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
27. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment-all the time
28. Had a food fight
29. Bet on a winning horse
30. Taken a sick day when you're not ill
31. Asked out a stranger
32. Had a snowball fight
33. Danced in the rain
34. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can- I'm trying to break my own record
35. Held a lamb - just before I ate it *evil grin* (J/k)
36. Enacted a favorite fantasy
37. Taken a midnight skinny dip
38. Taken an ice cold bath
39. Had a meaningful conversation with a beggar
40. Seen a total eclipse
41. Ridden a roller coaster - just rode the whizzer-don't laugh, technically it counts
42. Hit a home run
43. Fit three weeks miraculously into three days
44. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking
45. Adopted an accent for an entire day
46. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors -I wish
47. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment
48. Had two hard drives for your computer -currently
49. Visited all 50 states
50. Loved your job for all accounts
51. Taken care of someone who was totally plastered- (many times, my mom included
52. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
53. Had amazing friends
54. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country
55. Watched wild whales
56. Stolen a sign
57. Backpacked in Europe
58. Taken a road-trip -lots of times, who hasn't?
59. Rock climbing
60*. Taken pictures of complete strangers
61. Midnight walk on the beach
62. Sky diving
63. Visited Ireland -I wish, see #46
64. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love
65*. Bought food for a stranger
66. Visited Japan
67. Benchpressed your own weight
68*. Milked a goat
69. Alphabetized your records
70. Pretended to be a superhero -wonderwoman rocks!
71. Sung karaoke
72. Lounged around in bed all day
73*. Been in a movie
74. Tried scuba diving -going to take lessons this summer
75*. Been to Lililth fair
76. Kissed in the rain
77. Played in the mud
78 Played in the rain
79. Gone to a drive-in theater - Oh yeah, in my jammies
80*. Have Regrets
81*. Been to Tijuana
82. Discovered that someone whose not supposed to have known about your blog has discovered your blog
83. Dropped Windows in favor of something better
84. Started a business
85. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
86. Toured ancient sites
87. Taken a martial arts class
88*. Been a bully or been bullied - A girl got a whole neighborhood of kids after me, all cause a boy (too old for me anyways) , liked me and not her
89*. Camped out all night for a show, movie, or beanie baby
90. Gotten married
91. Been in a movie- didn't notice this was a repeat-
92. Crashed a party
93. Loved someone you shouldn't have
94. Kissed someone so passionately it made them dizzy
95. Gotten divorced
96*. Breastfed more then a year
97. Gone without food for 5 days
98. Made cookies from scratch
99. Won first prize in a costume contest
100*. Lied about your age - incredibly in my early 20's I fibbed & said I was older
101. Gotten a tattoo
102*. Eaten snake- no, but watched it be gutted & eaten by my mom
103*. Stayed somewhere different then what you told your parents
104*. Had a poem published
105. Got flowers for no reason
106*. Been intimate in a public place
107*. Ran a red light - it was very much an accident
108. Been addicted to some form of illegal drug
109. Performed on stage
110. Been to Las Vegas - San Diego native, and I never made it there
111. Recorded music - was forced to for a class project (Qe're the World)
112. Eaten shark
113*. Shoplifted
114. Gone to Thailand
115*. Seen The Cranberries live
116. Bought a house -I hope to soon
117. Been in a combat zone -does my house count?
118. Buried one/both of your parents -no but my dad was murdered when I was 2
119*. Read every book in the Bible- yes, but that was too long ago, must do again
120. Been on a cruise ship
121. Spoken more than one language fluently- trying to learn gaelic & French
122. Gotten into a fight while attempting to defend someone- no, but someone got in a fight attempting to defend me
123. Bounced a check -thanks to persons that will remain anonymous
124. Performed in Rocky Horror
125. Read - and understood - your credit report
126. Raised children - trying to
127. Recently bought and played with a favorite childhood toy
128. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
129. Created and named your own constellation of stars
130. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
131. Found out something significant that your ancestors did - An Irish ancestor settled in MN & then murdered someone
132. Called or written your Congress person
133. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
134*. Ran in a marathon
135. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
136. Sang loudly in the car, and didn't stop when you knew someone was looking
137. Had an abortion or your female partner did - no, but regrettably considered it
138. Had plastic surgery
139. Survived an accident that you shouldn't have survived.
140. Wrote articles for a large publication
141. Lost over 100 pounds
142. Held someone while they were having a seizure
143. Piloted an airplane
144. Petted a stingray
145. Broken someone's heart
146. Helped an animal give birth- no, but I took pictures of a cow in labor at State fair. Wanna see?
147. Been fired or laid off from a job
148. Won money on a T.V. game show
149. Broken a bone - my little toe- and yes, it did hurt VERY bad
150. Killed a human being- no, but have wanted to
151. Gone on an African photo safari
152. Ridden a motorcycle= yep, and wrecked
153. Driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100mph
154*. Sent a message in a bottle
155. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol
156. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild - Picked them in MI. Mmm
157. Ridden a horse - love it
158. Had major surgery
159. Had s*x on a moving train
160. Had a snake as a pet- My moms boyfriend caught one while camping & much to my disgust kept it my room. One day I noticed it was gone & for weeks I was pertified it would crawl into my bed at night, perhaps to eat my brain. I guess he never found it important enough to tell me he had let it go out in the yar- I say that's child abuse. :o)~
161. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
162. Slept through an entire flight: takeoff, flight, and landing - No, I get the talkers
163. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours
164. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states
165. Visited all 7 continents- gosh, I feel very unadventerous
166. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
167. Eaten kangaroo meat
168. Fallen in love at an ancient Mayan burial ground- yeah right
169*. Hunted an animal
170. Eaten sushi- eww gross. I had california rolls, but I don't think it counts
171. Had your picture in the newspaper
172*. Been in a car accident
173*. Are an organ donor
174. Gotten someone fired for their actions
175. Gone back to school
176. Parasailed- Captiva Island, it was incredible
177. Changed your name
178*. Ridden an elephant
179. Eaten fried green tomatoes- de-lic-ious
180*. Given gifts or notes as a secret pal
181*. Met an online friend
182*. Bought a homeless person a meal
183*. Been to Mardi gras
184. Taught yourself an art from scratch
185. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
186. Apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt- I'd like to
187. Skipped all your school reunions - well I left before graduating with them so..
188. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
189. Been elected to public office
190*. Seen a dead person that you didn't know
191*. Slept on the beach
192. Had to put someone you love into hospice care
193. Taken in a stray animal
194. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn't know you
195. Had a booth at a street fair
196: Dyed your hair - just about all the colors of the rainbow
197: Been a DJ
198*: Been born again
199*: Watched a whole film in a foreign lanuage
200: Been arrested- no, but I was in jail while in utereo

I'm tagging Adri, Kathy, Beth, Misty, Sandy, Christine, So lost, and fictures