Thursday, July 10, 2008

A meme and some cuteness

Okay, I'm trying to get back to more frequent posts, but I'm still crazy busy (it's tough work, being Bean's tour manager) -- so I'm going to cheat today. This is a meme that went around during NaComLeavMo. Only the ones that are bolded apply to me.

Bought everyone in the bar a drink

Swam with wild dolphin

Taken a Ferrari for a test drive

Been inside the Great Pyramid (who knew you could go inside!)

Held a tarantula

Taken a candle lit bath

Said I love you and meant it

Hugged a Tree (I'm a moderate Republican)

Bungee jumped

Visited Paris

Watched a lightening storm at sea

Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise

Seen the Northern Lights

Gone to a huge sports game

Walked the stairs to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Grown and eaten your own vegetables (but I've made my own Jell-O pudding!)

Touched an iceberg (just the lettuce)

Slept under the stars (technically I always sleep under the stars...)

Changed a baby’s diaper (just a couple)

Taken a trip in a hot air balloon

Watched a meteor shower

Gotten drunk on champagne

Given more than you can afford to charity (we donate what we can afford)

Looked up at the night sky through a telescope

Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment

Had a food fight

Bet on a winning horse

Asked out a stranger

Had a snowball fight

Screamed as loudly as you possibly can

Held a lamb (but I did hang out with some llamas!)

Seen a total eclipse

Ridden a rollercoaster (Cedar Point rocks -- it's America's roller coast!)

Hit a home run

Danced like a fool, not caring who watched (baby loves disco coming in September)

Adopted an accent for an entire day (moi?)

Actually felt happy about your life, even for a moment (more than just a moment!)

Had two hard drives for your computer (I'm married to a computer engineer, what do you think?)

Visited all 50 states

Taken care of someone who was too drunk

Had amazing friends (hopefully they are still my friends!)

Danced with a stranger in a foreign country

Watched wild whales

Stolen a sign (I remember trying to steal a sign with my cross country team, but I'm pretty sure we couldn't get it off the pole)

Hitchhiked in Europe

Taken a road-trip

Gone rock climbing

Midnight walk on the beach (it was close to midnight, I don't stay up late)

Gone sky diving

Visited Ireland (finally, something cool I've done!)

Been heartbroken longer than you were in love

In a restaurant sat at a stranger’s table and ate with them

Visited Japan

Milked a cow (if you count me as the cow...)

Alphabetized your CDs (you know me too well)

Pretended to be a superhero (does She-Ra count as a superhero?)

Sung karaoke

Lounged around in bed all day (that's all I do these days)

Posed nude in front of strangers

Gone scuba diving (for about 60 seconds until I had a panic attack and the dive master pulled me from the ocean)

Kissed in the rain (it was snow, but I'm counting it!)

Played in the mud (I asked my mom and she said, "You weren't that kind of kid.")

Played in the rain (My mom immediately answered, "Yes." Apparently I was that kind of kid.)

Gone to a drive-in theater

Visited the Great Wall of China (there is that restaurant down the street...)

Started a business (kinda!)

Fallen in love and not had your heart broken

Toured ancient sites

Taken a martial arts class

Played a computer game for more than 6 hours straight

Gotten married

Been in a movie (not counting the one we made for Humanities as seniors in high school)

Crashed a party

Gotten divorced

Gone without food for 5 days (I haven't gone without food for 5 hours!)

Made cookies from scratch

Won first prize in a costume contest

Ridden a gondola in Venice

Gotten a tattoo

Rafted the Snake River

Been on television news program as an “expert”

Got flowers for no reason (hope you are seeing this, DH)

Performed on a stage (I was a dancer back in the day and actually performed at Disney World -- this was obviously before my love affair with doughnuts)

Been to Las Vegas

Recorded music

Eaten shark

Had a one-night stand (but I do have two night stands)

Gone to Thailand

Bought a house

Been in a combat zone (does being on Clomid count?)

Buried one/both of your parents (in the sand, maybe!)

Been on a cruise ship (toured the Greek Islands)

Spoken more than one language fluently (otnay ountingcay Igpay Atinpay)

Performed in Rocky Horror

Raised children (four months and counting...)

Followed your favorite band/singer on tour

Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country

Picked up and moved to another city

Walked on the Golden Gate Bridge

Sang loudly in the car and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking

Had plastic surgery

Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have

Wrote articles for a large publication

Lost over 100 lbs

Held someone while they were having a flashback

Piloted an airplane

Petted a stingray

Broken someone’s heart

Helped an animal give birth

Won money on a TV game show

Broken a bone

Gone on an African safari (But we did actually go on a Canadian safari when I was young! My parents have always had a sense of humor.)

Had a body part below the neck pierced

Fired a rifle, shotgun or pistol

Eaten mushrooms gathered in the wild

Ridden a horse

Had major surgery

Had a snake as a pet

Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon

Slept for more than 30 hours over 48 consecutive hours (okay, torture me with fantasies why don't you!)

Visited more foreign countries than US States

Visited all 7 continents

Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days (and never will, unless there's a hotel involved)

Eaten Kangaroo meat

Eaten sushi (yucky)

Had your picture in the paper

Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about (I always change DH's mind, and I assume I've cared deeply about something)

Gone back to school


Petted a cockroach (what?)

Eaten fried green tomatoes

Read the Illiad

Selected one important author who you missed in school to read (unless historical romance writers are considered important)

Killed and prepared an animal for eating (I only eat animals that I don't meet personally beforehand)

Skipped all of your school reunions (won't be at my first one, this summer)

Communicated with someone without sharing a common language (I ordered a Coke in Turkey and the guy brought over a table umbrella.)

Been elected to public office

Written your own computer language

Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream (or nightmare, depending)

Had to put someone you love in hospice care

Build your own PC from parts

Sold your own artwork to someone that didn’t know it was yours

Had a booth in a street fair

Dyed your hair

Been a DJ

Shaved your head

Caused a car accident (just my own, spinning out on the ice)

Saved someone’s life

Now that you are thinking how completely lame I am, I will close with some cuteness.


Deb said...

Diggin on the shades Bean - you are such a ROCK STAR!

lisawitt said...

love the shades on bean, too cute! and love the gap bodysuit with the animals, z has the same one too! :)

Hollyween said...

You were in a Rocky Horror show? Awesome.

I love the pictures of Bean. He looks so big now!! And I'm thinking he looks like dh? Right?

Sharon said...

Welcome HOME!! Yes to SEATTLE! Can't wait to get together and see the bean in person!