Wednesday, December 06, 2006

TRY IT...YOU'LL LIKE IT

While I was checking out different blogs a few weeks ago, I came across a post with a list. Actually, I liked the list and decided to fill it out myself. Then, I thought, maybe you would like to see it and fill it out too. So here it is...adapted from Luz at Doves and Pomegranates.

Things I’ve done are highlighted:
1. Bought everyone in the bar a drink
2. Swam with wild dolphins
3. Climbed a mountain
4. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
5. Been inside the Great Pyramid
6. Held a tarantula
7. Taken a candlelit bath with someone---Ah, the good ol' days
8. Said “I love you’ and meant it! ---Every day
9. Hugged a tree ---I love trees ...well, I don't actually LOVE trees...you know what I mean
10. Bungee jumped
11. Visited Paris---I love Paris
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea
13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise ---Many times
14. Seen the Northern Lights
15. Gone to a huge sports game
16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables
18. Touched an iceberg
19. Slept under the stars ---Ask Chutzpah!!!
20. Changed a baby’s diaper---Mine, yours, anyone's...sweet babies
21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon
22. Watched a meteor shower
23. Drunk champagne---I don't usually drink...but champagne? Well, that's different
24. Given more than you can afford to charity---and glad to have the chance...been needy and needed...needed is better
25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope
26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment---Always...that and coughing...vey
27. Had a food fight
28. Bet on a winning horse
29. Asked out a stranger
30. Had a snowball fight
31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can---While driving under a bridge...or in a tunnel...doesn't everyone?
32. Held a lamb
33. Seen a total eclipse ---I love the stars...they talk to me
34. Ridden a roller coaster---Yes...and even that meshuggeneh one that does the loop-the-loop and you want to kill yourself and take an asprin when you can finally remember where your feet are
35. Scored a winning goal
36. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking---Every chance I get
37. Adopted an accent for an entire day
38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment ---Every chance I get
39. Visited all 5 continents
40. Taken care of someone who was drunk
41. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country---And then we became friends
42. Watched wild whales
43. Stolen a sign
44. Backpacked
45. Taken a road-trip
46. Gone rock climbing
47. Midnight walk on the beach---Sixteen was such a great age...sigh
48. Gone sky diving
49. Taken a train through Europe
50. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love
51. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table, and had a meal with them...some restaurants are like that here...come visit and I'll take you for Middle Eastern food in the shuk...yahoooooooooo
52. Milked a cow
53. Alphabetized your CDs
54. Sung karaoke
55. Lounged around in bed all day---Every chance I get
56. Gone scuba diving
57. Kissed in the rain ---That's the best time
58. Gone to a drive-in theatre---AHHHHHHH the drive-ins
59. Started a business ---Shar Patuach my Learning Center...still miss it
60. Taken a martial arts class
61. Been in a movie---If you blinked your eyes you missed me
62. Crashed a party
63. Gone a month without chocolate ---you are kidding right???
64. Gotten a tattoo
65. Got/Gave flowers for no reason---Just because
66. Performed on stage---Every chance I get...There's NOOOOOOOOOOO Business Like...
67. Been to Las Vegas
68. Recorded music ---I made a record with my friend David which was given by Golda Meir as part of her gift to President Nixon...really
69. Eaten shark
70. Buried one/both of your parents---My Dad (AH) nearly eleven years ago.
71.Been on a cruise ship---The Stella Maris...oh my
72. Spoken more than one language fluently ---Yiddish/English/Hebrew and used to be Canadian French
73. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over---From Windsor to Jerualem yahoooooo
74. Walked a famous bridge ---London Bridge...Tower Bridge...Ambassador Bridge
75. Had plastic surgery
76. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived
77. Shook hands with someone famous---Paul Anka...at the Elmwood Casino...and he approached me...all I wanted to do was Put My Head on His Shoulder...sigh
78. Wrote articles for a large publication---Many astrology magazines...and some of my original 'shalom from jerusalem' articles were published in Canada
79. Tried to lose weight seriously ---Oy the story of my life...I constantly diet to remain the lovely shape I am in today...don't ask
80. Piloted an airplane
80. Petted a stingray
81. Broken someone’s heart
82. Broken a bone
83. Eaten sushi ---FEH FEH FEH!!! like eating goldfish...FEH FEH FEH!!!
84. Had your picture in the newspaper--The first time was when I was a year old...won a beautiful baby contest...don't ask
85. Parasailed
86. Skipped all your school reunions ---I didn't want to but I live in Jerusalem and school is in Windsor and Detroit
87. Shaved your head
88. Eaten something awful because you didn't want to insult the chef---But I took little bites
89. Pretended to be “sick” ---How else would Bubbie Channah let you stay home from school?
90. Swam in the Pacific Ocean
91. Saved someone’s life
92. Fainted
93. Been in the room while someone is giving birth ---She was in the bed next to me while I was giving birth to my first son...and she didn't stop screaming for hours and hours...oy
94. Hitchhiked
95. Adopted a child
96. Been caught daydreaming---Always...ahhhhh
97. Been to the Painted Desert
98. Called off a wedding engagement
99. Donated your blood
100. Talk to God on a regular basis---Of course...how much do you think a scared prayer is worth???

Have a great day...stay safe...and thanks for dropping in.

13 Comments:

At 5:26 PM, Anonymous John said...

I think that the value of a list like this is not that you SHOULD do these things, but that these things bring back treasured moments (and not-so-treasured) of the times when you DID them.

There I was, in the Arctic...

 
At 6:24 PM, Blogger Geologychick said...

Like it!!! I think I'm gonna do this, too! Come check it out!

 
At 8:11 AM, Blogger Leann said...

to save space I will write the numbers of the ones I did.7,8,9prayed for 5 and they are still living,they ha dutch elm.that was 12years ago.13,14,15,17,19,went camping up north alone all the time.20,too many times!!22,did it many times.23,24,25,26,27,30,32,33,34,yes that is what it was like being married to my hubby,but I did the other to.35,36,37,longer then that.38,40,was marryed to a drinker.45,all over our state,47,50,story of my life,52,lots of them.55,57,58,63,65,66,70,73,77,Jesse Duplantis{he is a famous preacher},79,81,84engaement and wedding,86,went to school with jurks.87,hair was falling out from cemo,88,89,93,my daughter,94,almost got raped.96,100,all the time.you have done alot of stuff marallyn my friend.very ntesting things.have a good week and god bless you.shalom.

 
At 11:26 AM, Anonymous the guv said...

TERRIFIC. SIMPLY, TERRIFIC !

I've always suspected it, but now I'm absolutely sure......... I'M FRICKIN' BORING !!!

The Guv

 
At 11:27 AM, Anonymous yehupitz said...

Sheesh. I don't comment for a day and I "disappeared"?! Come On! Guv, how come you never used your ESP for me?

 
At 4:18 PM, Blogger marallyn ben moshe said...

shalom john honey...i looked at that list and wished that i had done a lot of those things...well not playing with a stingray after poor Steve Irwin AH...oy

 
At 4:19 PM, Blogger marallyn ben moshe said...

hold on 'chick...off to check your blog and list...was fun hope you had a good time with it too...shabbat shalom

 
At 4:23 PM, Blogger marallyn ben moshe said...

wow leann...what a great list...stay safe my friend and thanks for dropping in

 
At 4:24 PM, Blogger marallyn ben moshe said...

guv!!! you, boring??? NEVER...shabbat shalom my friend

 
At 4:24 PM, Blogger marallyn ben moshe said...

shabbat shalom yehupitz...i love you too :)))

 
At 2:03 AM, Anonymous Tim said...

Okay, I've got to do this. Just too much fun.

 
At 6:48 AM, Blogger marallyn ben moshe said...

hiiiiiiiiiii tim...it is fun...let me know how you do...shavuah tov...stay safe my friend

 
At 1:34 AM, Anonymous Tim said...

I have done 59 of them. I guess I get out more than I thought. :o) I posted it on my blog and linked ya.

Take care.

 

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