Tuesday, December 9, 2008

100 Things You Might Not Have Known About Me

Since I haven't been doing much exercising (bad I KNOW!) I thought I'd share some random information about myself. I stole this list of questions from another blog I read.

1. Started your own blog. Yes, I have. I started it to keep track of my marathon training and now I guess I will talk about my triathlon training

2. Slept under the stars. Technically I sleep under the stars every night, but I don’t like bugs so no

3. Played in a band. If you count Rockband then yes and the band’s name is Curbage

4. Visited Hawaii. Twice, once was just a 12 hour layover the other was a week long stay and it was beautiful

5. Watched a meteor shower. Yes, it was amazing

6. Given more than you can afford to charity. Not really but I spent more than I planned on my Angel tree gift this year

7. Been to Disneyland. Yes, the Epcot center is my favorite

8. Climbed a mountain. Yes, Manchu Picchu in Peru

9. Held a praying mantis. I don’t like bugs!

10. Sang a solo. Once again…..if you count my performance on Rockband

11. Bungee jumped. No and I don’t plan on it

12. Visited Paris. A girl can dream

13. Watched a lightning storm at sea. Yes, scary and beautiful

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch. I don’t even really understand the question but I’m going to go with no since I have negative artistic ability

15. Adopted a child. No

16. Had food poisoning. Yes, at least that’s my story and I’m sticking to it

17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty. No, but maybe the next time I’m in NY

18. Grown your own vegetables. Does helping my mom plant some vegetables count?

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France. Not yet..

20. Slept on an overnight train. I’ve slept on a train but not over night

21. Had a pillow fight. All the time

22. Hitch hiked. I’ve taken a ride from a stranger but not when I was alone

23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill. I plead the 5th

24. Built a snow fort. Snow man…no snow fort

25. Held a lamb. Yes and I got to see one being born….crazy

26. Gone skinny dipping. Maybe ;)

27. Run a Marathon. YES!!! I completed my first of hopefully many this year

28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice. Nope

29. Seen a total eclipse. I think I have…don’t remember

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset. Of course, I watched the sunrise this morning

31. Hit a home run. Not a big baseball or softball fan

32. Been on a cruise. Several but I don’t really like them

33. Seen Niagara Falls in person. No but that would make a nice trip

34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors. Not sure where that is

35. Seen an Amish community. No and probably won’t

36. Taught yourself a new language. I’d rather take a class

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied. I’m not sure what truly satisfied would be so I’m going to go with not yet, can I get a raise?

38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person. No....another trip for after I win the lottery

39. Gone rock (wall) climbing. Yes, inside, it is very strenuous

40. Seen Michelangelo’s David. Not in person

41. Sung karaoke. Yes after several mixed drinks

42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt. Yes, it was great

43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant. Yes at a Fast food restaurant, it made me feel all warm inside

44. Visited Africa. No, but I'd like to eventually

45. Walked on a beach by moonlight. Several different beaches actually

46. Been transported in an ambulance. Thankfully no

47. Had your portrait painted drawn. I’ve had a caricature done and I didn’t think it looked like me

48. Gone deep sea fishing. No but it sounds like fun

49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person. No, dang, I need to get out

50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Noooooooooo

51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling. Snorkeling several times and I have some funny stories if you are interested

52. Kissed in the rain. Once

53. Played in the mud. Yep, I love getting dirty!

54. Gone to a drive-in theater. No, I was supposed to but I don’t know what happened

55. Been in a movie. Sometimes it feels like I’m in a movie

56. Visited the Great Wall of China. On the list….

57. Started a business. No but my husband has

58. Taken a martial arts class. I have a yellow belt in Judo

59. Visited Russia. Not on the list but I would go if the opportunity arose

60. Served at a soup kitchen. Yes. It was a humbling experience

61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies. Bought them but never sold them

62. Gone whale watching. No

63. Got flowers for no reason. Yes but it was kinda creepy, another funny story if you're interested

64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma. No, I’m anemic and don’t do well with needles

65. Gone sky diving. Seriously considering it

66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp. No and I don’t think I ever will

67. Bounced a check. No but I’ve overdrawn my account before

68. Flown in a helicopter. I’ve been in one but we didn’t go anywhere

70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial. Several times

71. Eaten Caviar. Yes and it is nasty

72. Pieced a quilt. In middle school for a school project

73. Stood in Times Square. Yes!

74. Toured the Everglades. No but I’ve been nearby

75. Been fired from a job. No…I am an excellent employee

76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London. Nope

77. Broken a bone. Unbelievably no

78. Been on a speeding motorcycle. Yes and it was scary

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person. Yep and got lost in another canyon - once again, funny story...

80. Published a book. Ha!

81. Visited the Vatican. No

82. Bought a brand new car. Leased to buy

83. Walked in Jerusalem. No

84. Had your picture in the newspaper. Yes, a couple of times

85. Read the entire Bible. I’ve started several times but never finished

86. Visited the White House. Not the inside

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating. Eww, eww and ewww. I love meat but I’d prefer not to see it killed and prepared for eating

88. Had chickenpox. Yeah in preschool

89. Saved someone’s life. I believe so....

90. Sat on a jury. No and I don’t think I want to

91. Met someone famous. Mugsy Bogues came through the drive thru when I worked at McDonald’s and my coworker asked him if he was the guy from Monster Jam – he was not amused

92. Joined a book club. Yes but it was disbanded before we even read one book

93. Lost a loved one. Yes but not too many thankfully

94. Had a baby. Hopefully one day

95. Seen the Alamo in person. No desire

96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake. No and it doesn’t sound fun

97. Been involved in a law suit. No, unless you count the time I participated in a mock trial for a friend

98. Owned a cell phone. Yes but I rarely talk on the phone

99. Been stung by a bee. Yes a swarm of bees when I was little

100. Read an entire book in one day. Too many times to count, I love to read!

DANG! That was long....if you actually read that entire list then you are probably just as nosey as I am, LOL.


Directus Veritas said...

Either nosey...or forced at gunpoint...


runrgrl2007 said...

I just knew there would be a test later so I had to finish.....oh and I am a follower so doesn't that mean I have to read the entire thing?

Happyrunningbunny said...

Directus: WHATEVER!!!

Amy: There will be a quiz on Saturday so I hope you remembered everything. And yes, as a follower your duty is to read and comment on all of my posts, thank you for doing such a great job!