Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Another meme

Here's another list courtesy of my friend and colleague, Laura Hamby. The things I've done are in bold...some with further explanations attached. ;)

1. Used real snow to make/eat a snow cone -- Yes, with Kool-aid

2. Slept in you car while parked at the side of the road

3. Didn't go to bed until 4 in the morning on New Year's Day

4. Dyed an Easter egg, using all the colors available

5. Catch a scent on the air that reminded you of something from your childhood

6. Taken a picture of the sky because it was a remarkable shade of blue that day

7. Caught a fish and cleaned it yourself, then cooked it for dinner

8. Wished you bought two pairs of your favorite shoes -- Orange sandals with sparkly, sequined flowers...I love them and they're wearing out. :(

9. Made a list like this

10. Taken art lessons -- In college -- loved it!

11. Taken ballet lessons -- As a child -- hated it! LOL!

12. Driven a really scary stretch of road

13. Read a book from cover to cover in one sitting -- More than once. ;)

14. Written a letter to your Congressman

15. Changed political parties

16. Made a boat yourself, and sailed in it

17. Worn mismatched shoes by accident

18. Been so happy you wanted to burst into song -- And did so! Many times. ;)

19. Watched Barney, as an adult, without becoming annoyed -- When the show first began and I watched with youngest two children. Not sure I could do it now.

20. Thought you could walk to Sesame Street -- As a child, I so wanted to go to Sesame Street!

21. Invented something

22. Came up with a new recipe -- really just a variation of another recipe.

23. Snorkeled or dived a coral reef

24. Been in a shark cage

25. Been told that a character in a Nora Roberts book reminded a friend of you

26. Howled in the car with your kids -- Yes, but only during a full moon, naturally.

27. Loved someone so much your heart hurt

28. Painted a house

29. Painted a picture in the style of a famous painter

30. Seen the Mona Lisa

31. Seen the Hope Diamond

32. Been the president of the PTA

33. Sat on Santa's lap...as an adult -- Actually, I was 17 -- it that adult enough? :)

34. Lost your spouse

35. Driven a race car

36. Eaten fried okra

37. Climbed Mt. Everest

38. Seen Mt. Rushmore

39. Saved a baby bird that had fallen from its nest

40. Tried a food you always thought was gross and discovered you loved it -- Yep, Guacamole.

41. Been to Hawaii

42. Been to Africa

42. Had an "old-time" picture taken with your family, your friends or alone -- At Pigeon Forge, Tenn., now Dollywood. LOL! My mom still has the tin-type.

43. Made good friends via the Internet -- Oh, yes! Most my good friends are IM buddies. :)

44. Met a movie star

45. Seen the Queen of England in person

46. Indulged in a tinsel fight while decorating the Christmas tree

47. Attended a family reunion

48. Couldn't turn out the lights for the night after reading a Stephen King novel -- The Stand...the summer after I graduated high school.

49. Gone on a cruise

50. Can you remember where you where the day the Challenger exploded? -- Vividly... English Lit., during college. Saw it replay in the student lounge.

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