Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Long Tag

I've been meaning to do this tag for a long time, and finally got around to it this morning while I was avoiding doing homework!

The Blogger BUCKET LIST. You're supposed to put a star (*) next to everything that you have ever done, a dash (-) next to the things you would never do, and a pound (#) next to things you would love to do. So here is my list:
1. Touched an iceberg #
2. Slept under the stars *
3. Been a part of a hockey fight -
4. Changed a baby's diaper *
5. Watched a meteor shower *
6. Given more than you can afford to charity *
7. Swam with wild dolphins #
8. Climbed a mountain *
9. Held a tarantula*
10. Said "I love you" and meant it*
11. Bungee jumped -
12. Visited Paris #
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea #
14. Stayed up all night long and watched the sun rise *
15. Seen the Northern Lights #
16. Gone to a huge sports game *
17. Walked the stairs to the top of the Statue of Liberty #
18. Grown and eaten your own vegetables #
19. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope*
20. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment*
21. Had a pillow fight*
22. Bet on a winning horse -
23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill*
24. Built a snow fort*
25. Held a lamb #
26. Gone skinny dipping -
27. Taken an ice cold bath *
28. Had a meaningful conversation with a beggar #
29. Seen a total eclipse*
30. Ridden a roller coaster*
31. Hit a home run #
32. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking *
33. Adopted an accent for fun*
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors *
35. Felt very happy about your life, even for just a moment*
36. Loved your job 90% of the time*
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied #
38. Watched wild whales #
39. Gone rock climbing*
40. Gone on a midnight walk on the beach*
41. Gone sky diving #
42. Visited Ireland #
43. Ever bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant -
44. Visited India #
45. Bench-pressed your own weight -
46. Milked a cow #
47. Alphabetized your personal files #
48. Ever worn a superhero costume*
49. Sung karaoke*
50. Lounged around in bed all day*
51. Gone scuba diving#
52. Kissed in the rain#
53. Played in the mud*
54. Gone to a drive-in theater*
55. Done something you should regret, but don't*
56. Visited the Great Wall of China*
57. Started a business#
58. Taken a martial arts class*
59. Been in a movie*
60. Gone without food for 3 days-
61. Made cookies from scratch*
62. Won first prize in a costume contest#
63. Got or given flowers for no reason*
64. Been in a combat zone-
65. Spoken more than one language fluently*
66. Gotten into a fight while attempting to defend someone*
67. Bounced a check*
68. Read - and understood - your credit report#
69. Recently bought and played with a favorite childhood toy*
70. Found out something significant that your ancestors did*
71. Called or written your Congress person*
72. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over-
73. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge#
74. Helped an animal give birth#
75. Been fired or laid off from a job-
76. Won money*
77. Broken a bone-
78. Ridden a motorcycle*
79. Driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100 mph*
80. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon*
81. Slept through an entire flight: takeoff, flight, and landing#
82. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days#
83. Eaten sushi*
84. Had your picture in the newspaper*
85. Read The Bible cover to cover *
86. Changed someone's mind about something you care deeply about#
87. Gotten someone fired for their actions-
88. Gone back to school*
89. Changed your name-
90. Caught a fly in the air with your bare hands-
91. Eaten fried green tomatoes*
92. Read The Iliad*
93. Taught yourself an art from scratch#
94. Killed and prepared an animal for eating-
95. Apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt*
96. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language*
97. Been elected to public office-
98. Thought to yourself that you're living your dream*
99. Had to put someone you love into hospice care-
100. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn't know you#
101. Had a booth at a street fair*
102. Dyed your hair*
103. Been a DJ-
104. Rocked a baby to sleep*
105. Dropped a cat from a high place to see if it really lands on all fours-
106. Raked your carpet-
107. Brought out the best in people*
108. Brought out the worst in people*
109. Worn a mood ring*
110. Ridden a horse*
111. Carved an animal from a piece of wood or bar of soap
112. Cooked a dish where four people asked for the recipe#
113. Buried a child-
114. Gone to a Broadway show *
115. Been inside the pyramids#
116. Shot a basketball into a basket*
117. Danced at a disco*
118. Played in a band*
119. Shot a bird
120. Gone to an arboretum*
121. Tutored someone*
122. Ridden a train*
123. Brought an old fad back into style-
124. Eaten caviar#
125. Let a salesman talk you into something you didn’t need*
126. Ridden a giraffe or elephant*
127. Published a book#
128. Pieced a quilt*
129. Lived in an historic place*
130. Acted in a play or performed on a stage*
131. Asked for a raise*
132. Made a hole-in-one-
133. Gone deep sea fishing*
134. Gone roller skating*
135. Run a marathon#
136. Learned to surf #
137. Invented something#
138. Flown first class#
139. Spent the night in a 5-star luxury suite#
140. Flown in a helicopter#
141. Visited Africa#
142. Sang a solo*
143. Gone spelunking*
144. Learned how to take a compliment*
145. Written a love-story*
146. Seen Michelangelo’s David#
147. Had your portrait painted-
148. Written a fan letter*
149. Spent the night in something haunted#
150. Owned a St. Bernard or Great Dane#
151. Ran away *
152. Learned to juggle#
153. Been a boss - does a supervisor count? *
154. Sat on a jury#
155. Lied about your weight*
156. Gone on a diet-
157. Found an arrowhead or a gold nugget*
158. Written a poem*
159. Carried your lunch in a lunchbox*
160. Gotten food poisoning-
161. Gone on a service, humanitarian or religious mission*
162. Hiked the Grand Canyon*
163. Sat on a park bench and fed the ducks*
164. Gone to the opera*
165. Gotten a letter from someone famous*
166. Worn knickers -
167. Ridden in a limousine#
168. Attended the Olympics#
169. Can hula or waltz *
170. Read a half dozen Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys books*
171. Been stuck in an elevator -
172. Had a revelatory dream*
173. Thought you might crash in an airplane-
174. Had a song dedicated to you on the radio or at a concert #
175. Saved someone’s life#
176. Eaten raw whale-
177. Know how to tat, smock or do needlepoint *
178. Laughed till your side hurt*
179. Straddled the equator #
180. Taken a photograph of something other than people that is worth framing *
181. Gone to a Shakespeare Festival#
182. Sent a message in a bottle
183. Spent the night in a hostel *
184. Been a cashier*
185. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt #
186. Joined a union-
187. Donated blood or plasma*
188. Built a campfire*
189. Kept a blog*
190. Had hives-
191. Worn custom made shoes or boots -
192. Made a PowerPoint presentation *
193. Taken a Hunter’s Safety Course -
194. Served at a soup kitchen*
195. Conquered the Rubik’s cube#
196. Know CPR#
197. Ridden in or owned a convertible*
198. Found a long lost friend*
199. Helped solve a crime#
200. Hiked a really tall mountain. *

I tag whoever wants to attempt this post.


  1. I'm shocked that you've never been skinny dipping and you'd never want to!! Come on Merry!

  2. I love this! So fun to get to know you better!

  3. We shoud add "Swim across the Columbia River"!!!!

  4. I guess I will attempt your tag. -With your list not my own. But yea- all the things you've done sounds like you. Love ya