March 13, 2009

happy friday the 13th

This 100 things post has been going around for a while, don't ask me why I have decided to do this today... Here are the rules - post 100 things on your blog, bold the ones that you have done and tag people. If you are interested tag yourself and let me know so I can check out your 100 things... here I go:

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band (no way!)
4. Visited Hawaii (but planning to soon!)
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sang a solo (in complete privacy)
11. Bungee jumped
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown your own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train (Europe!)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill(mental health day)
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors

35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught yourself a new language (sort of, but not really English)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke (no way!!!)
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had your portrait painted (didn't get to to keep it, student project)
48. Gone deep sea fishing (attempted, but turned back due to sea sickness)
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling (but plan to, see #4)
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia (duh)
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies(bought 'em)
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten Caviar (of course)
72. Pieced a quilt (that's right!)
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone (pinkie)
78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book (been published in others books)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating (lobster)
88.Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous
92. Joined a book club
93. Got a tattoo
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee an entire book in one day(long long time ago...)

Well that was fun... now as a bonus for those of you who read all the way to the end - a picture of my piece in the Fiber+Thread=Art exhibit. Питерское Окно/Piterskoie Okno/St. Pete Window 17

Now back to planning crafts for the five year olds birthday party this afternoon....


Lynn Cohen said...

Wow, that is quite a list of fetes accompli.

The art piece is lovely lovely lovely. I do love the lace and the delicate hand stitches (I aspire to get as good as you doing that one day) and the it paint stik or paint or something else? Just beautiful.

Vivien Zepf said...

Your piece looked fabulous in the exhibit, Natalya! And happy 5th birthday to your daughter!

Jane LaFazio said...

fun reading the list! love the quilt too.