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February 1, 2010

Filed under: Uncategorized — The McKinney Family @ 3:43 pm

I saw this on another blog, and it looks fun… Corletta, if you’re reading this, you definitely should do it since you’ve now run a marathon :).

Below is a list of things people have done in their lives. I bolded the ones I’ve done. I’d love to see your answers, so if you do this on your blog (if you have one) leave the link in the comments. 🙂 Here’s mine:

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 (well, “World”)
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch (sign language)
15. Adopted a child (2 of the most precious children ever!)
16. Had food poisoning (yuck- from a salad bar)
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’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola
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
36. Taught yourself a new language (Romanian, but the family I stayed with helped)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (had enough, but was I satisfied? I have to be truthful and say, “no.”)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke (not pretty)
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 inside an ambulance (on the way to the helicopter pad with my Matthew :(. )
47. Had your portrait painted
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
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
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp (Dachau)
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter (wish I hadn’t b/c it was when Matthew stopped breathing :(.)
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy (Big Bear, got him for my 8th birthday and he slept with me until I was married- now he’s Gabi’s)
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
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book (if being published in a book with others counts)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car (leased- never will again)
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
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 (David Robinson)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby (2 of the most precious babies ever!)
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit (finally at a point in my life where I’m grateful for the lesson learned)
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee

Okay… your turn!  Have a good week!

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5 Responses to “”

  1. Rebecca Says:

    Very fun! Happy Monday to you! 🙂

  2. Michelle Says:

    You went skinny dipping!?! I was wondering what ever happened with the law suit?

  3. Whitney Says:

    Did NOT need to know about the skinny dipping! 🙂

  4. Lauren Says:

    Didn’t you sing a solo in children’s choir back at Faith? I remember singing at least a trio with you and Brette Quick I’m pretty sure, and I thought you had a solo in there too 🙂 Anyways, I think you should bold it 🙂

    • ajournalforme Says:

      I don’t remember! I have the worst memory ever… I always tell my college roommate, Candie, that she’ll have to tell my kids about my college experience because I’ve even forgotten lots of things from then! Sad, huh? Oh, did you know that Brette went to college where I did? It was so weird; apparently they lived like an hour from me the whole time I was in high school…


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