The One with the 100 Things to See or Do

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

I've seen this list pass through several people's blogs so I copied it and filled it out. Things in red I've seen/done. All pictures are from my very own camera - proof of accomplishing said task. *(Edited to add pics of me at the Grand Canyon)

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
7. Been to Disneyland
8. Held a praying mantis
9. Climbed a mountain (this is atop "Y" mountain, but I've actually climbed the big snow-covered mountain in the background, too - Mt. Timpanogas. I just don't have pictures from that event.)
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped (and I probably never will, I hate the feeling of falling)
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning (Taco Bell. 4th grade.)
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables (vegetables, gross)
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 weren't ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Ran a marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset (I saw the sun rise at Stonehenge, pretty cool!)

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
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 (indoor only, and it was a PE class in high school)
40. Seen Michelangelo's David
41. Sung karaoke (does Rock Band count?)
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
47. Had your portrait painted (not by a professional)
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater (not many of those anymore...)
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
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma (I don't like needles)
65. Gone sky diving (again, probably never will cuz the whole falling factor)
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check (I've never bounced a check, but I've had checks written to me bounce)
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy (Kitty Surprise!)
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle (wearing a helmet of course...)
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person (I was too young to remember, but here's proof I was there. Look at that fierce pose!)
80. Published a book (how 'bout magazines?)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car (we have bought a car, but not a brand new one)
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper (again, how 'bout magazines?)
85. Read the entire Bible (not the ENTIRE Bible, but we did study it for a year in seminary)
86. Visited the White House (we didn't go in, but I saw it from the outside)

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox (when I was 13, talk about traumatic :)
Saved someone's life (my brother in a pool when we were little)
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous (Rooney's lead singer, Robert Schwartzman)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one (I'm very lucky)
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake (I really should have done this by now...)
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone

99. Been stung by a bee (well, I was bitten, not stung)
100. Read an entire book in one day (Many a time. That's just how I roll.)


  1. LOVE that you have used photos in this post Paige. I always love looking at your photos. You've been so many fabulous places.


  2. Very fun! I agree with Belinda the pics are great!!!

  3. Love that tough pose standing on the rim of the Grand Canyon.

  4. hahah paige your kitty surprise!??!?!?! was it 3 or 5 kittens??? Do you still have the Nala Simba combo??? PS im pretty sure you forgot to turn some of those activities red haha!!


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