Army of Mom

So this is how liberty dies ... with thunderous applause.

12.07.2006

Way too much about me

Stolen from Six Degrees of Blondeness.

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink - no
02. Swam with wild dolphins - yes
03. Climbed a mountain - no
04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive - no
05. Been inside the Great Pyramid - no, but I climbed the pyramids in Mexico City
06. Held a tarantula - no, but I had to transport a dead one while pregnant with Pickle
07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone - yes
08. Said “I love you” and meant it - yes
09. Hugged a tree - yes
10. Bungee jumped - uh, no. I like to live.
11. Visited Paris - no, but I drove near it
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea - no, but I saw a shuttle launch from sea
13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise - yes
14. Seen the Northern Lights - no
15. Gone to a huge sports game - on many occasions
16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa - no
17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables - yes, if peppers count
18. Touched an iceberg - no
19. Slept under the stars - not in a sleeping bag or anything like that
20. Changed a baby’s diaper - too many to count
21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon - no
22. Watched a meteor shower - not sure
23. Gotten drunk on champagne - yes on my 20th birthday
24. Given more than you can afford to charity - yes
25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope - yes
26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment - yes, AoD probably remembers one, in particular, during a very touching scene in "The Saint"
27. Had a food fight - sort of
28. Bet on a winning horse - no
29. Asked out a stranger - yes
30. Had a snowball fight - yes
31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can - ask my children or my husband, I think they'd say yes
32. Held a lamb - yes
33. Seen a total eclipse - yes
34. Ridden a roller coaster - yep, quite a bit
35. Hit a home run -yes, but only a few, I'm REALLY slow
36. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking - yes
37. Adopted an accent for an entire day - no
38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment -absolutely
39. Had two hard drives for your computer - not at the same time
40. Visited all 50 states - not yet
41. Taken care of someone who was drunk - yes, ask both my ex husband and the current husband and my college roommates and a friend I worked with at the paper, etc. etc.
42. Had amazing friends - still do
43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country - yes
44. Watched wild whales - no
45. Stolen a sign - sort of, those flashing lights on road construction
46. Backpacked in Europe - no, but we picked up a Dutch backpacker while we were there
47. Taken a road-trip - way too many to count
48. Gone rock climbing - yeah right, me? I'd like to
49. Midnight walk on the beach - yes
50. Gone sky diving - uh no, see No. 10
51. Visited Ireland - not yet
52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love - once
53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them - yep
54. Visited Japan - no
55. Milked a cow - once
56. Alphabetized your CDs - I did that once
57. Pretended to be a superhero - yep
58. Sung karaoke - once a year or so ago
59. Lounged around in bed all day - yep
60. Played touch football - yep
61. Gone scuba diving - no, but been snorkeling
62. Kissed in the rain - oh yeah
63. Played in the mud - yep, I have three children
64. Played in the rain - see No. 63
65. Gone to a drive-in theater - not that I can remember
66. Visited the Great Wall of China - nope
67. Started a business - yes
68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken - yes
69. Toured ancient sites - in Mexico
70. Taken a martial arts class - yep and the instructor started calling me to hit on me and tell me he wanted to be a ninja. I was 15
71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight - no
72. Gotten married - three times - once to the ex and twice to the AoD (JP and church ceremonies)
73. Been in a movie - no
74. Crashed a party - no
75. Gotten divorced - yes
76. Gone without food for 5 days - yes, after No. 75
77. Made cookies from scratch -yep
78. Won first prize in a costume contest- no
79. Ridden a gondola in Venice - gotta get to Italy first
80. Gotten a tattoo - no
81. Rafted the Snake River - no
82. Been on television news programs as an “expert” - sort of, as a spokesperson for a non-profit a few times
83. Got flowers for no reason - long long ago
84. Performed on stage - way too often
85. Been to Las Vegas - not yet, but it is on my list of things to do
86. Recorded music - on a tape recorder
87. Eaten shark - uh, no
88. Kissed on the first date - it's me, what do you think? Yes.
89. Gone to Thailand - no
90. Bought a house - still paying the mortgage
91. Been in a combat zone - does my house count?
92. Buried one/both of your parents - thankfully no
93. Been on a cruise ship - yep
94. Spoken more than one language fluently - if cursing is a language, yes
95. Performed in Rocky Horror - In the audience, yes
96. Raised children - still trying
97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour - no
98. I didn't see a No. 98
99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country - no
100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over - sort of, had a job first
101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge - no
102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking - yep, I rolled down the windows and sang to them, which made them laugh even harder
103. Had plastic surgery - yep, thank you panniculectomy
104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived - none that bad, survived a diagnosis of terminal cancer and given only three months to live
105. Wrote articles for a large publication - do it daily
106. Lost over 100 pounds - I would look like a small child if I did that
107. Held someone while they were having a flashback - unfortunately, yes
108. Piloted an airplane - no
109. Touched a stingray - fed stingrays
110. Broken someone’s heart - yes
111. Helped an animal give birth - sort of if hamsters count
112. Won money on a T.V. game show - I wish
113. Broken a bone - a few
114. Gone on an African photo safari - no
115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears - ick, no
116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol - yep
117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild - blech, no
118. Ridden a horse - yes
119. Had major surgery - too many
120. Had a snake as a pet - no
121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon -no, but saw it
122. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours - yes
123. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states - not quite
124. Visited all 7 continents - not yet
125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days - me in a canoe at any moment is comical, the idea of me taking a canoe trip is downright funny
126. Eaten kangaroo meat - no
127. Eaten sushi - no
128. Had your picture in the newspaper - yep
129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about - yep
130. Gone back to school - yep
131. Parasailed - no
132. Touched a cockroach - not on purpose
133. Eaten fried green tomatoes - no
134. Read The Iliad - and the Odyssey - I think I had to in college, but don't recall
135. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read - yep
136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating - nope, that is AoD's job
137. Skipped all your school reunions - nope
138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language - heh heh, yes
139. Been elected to public office - no
140. Written your own computer language - no
141. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream - occasionally
142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care - thankfully no
143. Built your own PC from parts - ha, me? no
144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you - no
145. Had a booth at a street fair - no
146. Dyed your hair - lots of times
147. Been a DJ - no, but I was a radio news girl in college for the college station two semesters
148. Shaved your head - parts of it
149. Caused a car accident - yep
150. Saved someone’s life - maybe

And, yes, I should be working right now.

1 Comments:

  • At 7:54 PM, December 09, 2006, Blogger Aimee said…

    You've never tried fried green tomatoes? hummm don't know what you are missing with that one. But you have ridden a horse so ya can't be all that bad : P

     

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