Have you ever. . .

28 05 2009

Instructions: Copy & Paste. Then bold the things you have done. That’s it. 🙂

1.Started your own blog (James and I started one together but now its turned into just mine… James was too cool and decided to start his own)

2.Slept under the stars (Awh, I miss Pine Summit too!)

3.Played in a band (I played the clarinet growing up solely because my brother played it and I wanted to be just like him)

4.Visited Hawaii (Senior in High School Cheer competition… don’t judge… yes, I was a cheerleader!)

5.Watched a meteor shower (Best night ever with James! One of our first nights alone at pine summit was watching the stars out on the field… who would have thought it was going to be the same night a meteor shower hit. We just thought there were hundreds of shooting stars.)

6.Given more than you can afford to charity

7.Been to Disneyland (I miss that place!)

8.Climbed a mountain (Yep!)

9.Held a praying mantis (My bro and I were always finding/collecting weird insects growing up!)

10.Sang a solo (Oh the joys of grade school church plays… what happened to my voice now?)

11.Bungee jumped

12.Visited Paris

13.Watched a lightning storm at sea (Does the Amazon count?)

14.Taught yourself an art from scratch 

15.Adopted a child (We adopted a child on my hall when I was an RA)

16.Had food poisoning (NO BUENO!)

17.Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty

18.Seen the Mona Lisa in France

19.Slept on an overnight train

20.Had a pillow fight (I miss those days!)


22.Taken a sick day when you’re not ill

23.Built a snow fort

24.Held a lamb

25.Gone skinny dipping (No comment)

26.Run a Marathon

27.Ridden in a gondola in Venice

28.Seen a total eclipse (Yep)

29.Watched a sunrise or sunset (All time favorites were while in Brazil, traveling through the Amazon. Pictures could never capture the beauty of it all!)

30.Been on a cruise (10 of my best girl friends went after college graduation to Ensenada and for my honeymoon to Puerto Vallarta)

31.Seen Niagara Falls in person

32.Visited the birthplace of your ancestors

33.Seen an Amish community (A clan of about 75 of them were at Sweet Tomatoes (aka- Soupplantation) they took up all the tables)

34.Taught yourself a new language

35.Had enough money to be truly satisfied (No lie, I’m perfectly content!)

36.Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person

37.Gone rock climbing (RA training while a GA… so much fun!)

38.Seen Michelangelo’s David.

39.Sung karaoke 

40.Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt (It was breath taking!)

41.Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant ( Does buying McDonalds for a homeless person count?)

42.Visited Africa (I Loved Rewanda… maybe one day I will go back?)

43.Walked on a beach by moonlight (My favorite moments with God… maybe someday I will with my husband!)

44.Been transported in an ambulance

45.Had your portrait painted (At Knotts… I got the guy to do it for free)

46.Gone deep sea fishing

47.Seen the Sistine Chapel in person

48.Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris

49.Gone scuba diving or snorkeling (Cancun baby!)

50.Kissed in the rain (I’m sure I have… just don’t remember when exactly)

51.Played in the mud (best childhood moments!)

52.Gone to a drive-in theatre 

53.Been in a movie

54.Visited the Great Wall of China

55.Started a business

56.Taken a martial arts class

57.Visited Russia

58.Served at a soup kitchen (One Christmas my parents forced my brother and I to do this before gifts and everything… we were so bitter goin into it and so grateful after!)

59.Sold Girl Scout Cookies (Never sold them… just bought them!)

60.Gone whale watching (and never saw one… what a waste of money!)

61.Donated blood, platelets or plasma (I loved giving blood)

62.Gone sky diving

63.Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp

64.Bounced a check

65.Flown in a helicopter

66.Saved a favorite childhood toy (I still have MonkMonk and Teddy)

67.Visited the Lincoln Memorial (So pretty at night with the lights!)

68.Eaten Caviar (It was a dare while on the cruise with all the girls my senior year… gross!)

69.Pieced a quilt

70.Stood in Times Square

71.Toured the Everglades

72.Been fired from a job

73.Seen the Changing of the Guards in London

74.Broken a bone. (I broke my ankle screwing around before gymnastics lesions started doing handstands on the bar… my coach told us to never screw around before practice so I had to lie about it when it happened. My best excuse was that I was walking and tripped… GOOD ONE!)

75.Been on a speeding motorcycle (My dad use to ride a motorcycle. Highly doubt we were speeding though)

76.Seen the Grand Canyon in person (When I was 3. Hoping to go this summer since we live in AZ now)

77.Published a book

78.Visited the Vatican

79.Bought a brand new car 

80.Walked in Jerusalem

81.Had your picture in the newspaper (There were a few from high school and when James and I got married in the Chino Champion… got to love small towns)

82.Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve

83.Visited the White House (8th Grade!)

84.Killed and prepared an animal for eating (Fish!)

85.Had chickenpox 

86.Saved someone’s life

87.Sat on a jury

88.Met someone famous (My brother use to be a radio DJ and interview tons of famous people. My all time favorite was going to D-land with the brady bunch!)

89.Joined a book club

90.Lost a loved one

91.Had a baby

92.Seen the Alamo in person

93.Swam in the Great Salt Lake

94.Been involved in a law suit

95.Owned a cell phone (several)

96.Been stung by a bee ( When I was little I just thought this little bee was so cute sitting in the palm of my hand… till it BITE ME!)

97.Hit a home run

98.Got flowers for no reason (Take note James that this is not highlighted)

99.Grown your own vegetables (Are pumpkins a veggie?)


– Thanks Lanaya!




3 responses

28 05 2009

Ruth, let’s all go to the Grand Canyon together!!
We still haven’t been since moving here, either…

28 05 2009
James & Ruth

That would be amazing! Lets do it… although its 5 hours away

18 06 2009

Grand Canyon Here we Come!

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