Wednesday, January 28, 2009

why i've been gone so long

Why have I been MIA? Well basically, I had nothing to write about. The more I actually do, the less I have time and energy to dedicate to thinking up something to write about, never mind actually writing anything.

But then I realized, HEY. I can and should do both! Write and live, I mean. Because looking at this list, I haven't really done much. I have my own personal bucket list, but here's 100 things from someone else's. The thing's I've done are in bold. How few and far between... =(

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band (does a fake one with no instruments count? what about a band with a kick ass name, that doesn't ever play? because if that's the case, there's 2 right there!)
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower (never end up seeing anything!)
6. Given more than you can afford to charity (one day)
7. Been to Disneyland
8. Climbed a mountain
9. Held a praying mantis (i never even see them. maybe once in my entire life...)
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumped (never)
12. Visited Paris (i wish)
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child (maybe)
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 overnight on a train (i slept in a bus before)
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitch hiked
23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden a gondola in Switzerland
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 Amish country
36. Taught yourself a new language (french, for exactly 1 week)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (not anymore...)
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing (after i get in shape!)
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke (hehehe)
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
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling (ok, not completely...)
52. Kissed in the rain
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater (i wish!)
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
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
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
72. Pieced a quilt (damn proud of that too!)
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job (essentially that's what it was... =/ )
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book (one day!)
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible (i read Genesis one night...)
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous (err... how famous?)
92. Joined a book club (started one!)
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a law suit (very distantly... i got like $14 out of it)
98. Owned a cell phone (uhh...)
99. Been stung by a bee
100. One cavity or less

The Aura of:

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I tend to get obsessive about things for a while, then get over it, and start to wonder what was wrong with me in the first place. Also, having no section for "Favorite TV Shows" makes absolutely no sense to me. That should tell you a lot right there.