I have forgotten to do this, but!

I finally did remember.

If anyone in my dear flist would like a Christmas card from me, all you need to do is reply to this post with your mailing address. I reckon I'm still in time to reach any corner of the world.

And I was bored, so I gakked this from [livejournal.com profile] cleolinda, one of them bold whatever you've done already memes.

1. Started your own blog
-- Just the one, and I'm lousy at updating it.
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
--*imagines* *falls about laughing*
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
--*voyeur* I watched it dress too.
6. Given more than you can afford to charity
--Not a good idea, btw. You end up needing charity yourself, and man people are STINGY!
7. Been to Disneyland
-- Well, I was like, 4... but I *did* go
8. Climbed a mountain
-- Loads of em, and I miss it, ye gods.
9. Held a praying mantis
--I even have a picture to prove it. It was the cutest ever thing.
10. Sang a solo
11. Bungee jumping
--Does jumping off bridges count? I say yes... They were HIGH bridges.
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch
-- Does fingerpainting count?
15. Adopted a child
--*falls about laughing* Who'd entrust me with a kid? C'mon.
16. Had food poisoning
--... who hasn't?
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
-- I looked at it from downstairs, does that count?
18. Grown your own vegetables
--By jove, so I have! Best taters and shrooms ever. *chews on bit of straw*
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
-- Are these people hot on France or is it just me?
20. Slept on an overnight train
-- That's what overnight trains are for.
21. Had a pillow fight
--Again, who hasn't? Maybe this meme is for people who were locked in a closet during their first 17 years of life.
22. Hitchhiked
--Yes, and afterwards I got lectured about the dangers of it. Thanks mum, for the info.
23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill
--... Who hasn't? I mean... WHO HASN'T?
24. Built a snow fort
--Got the pics for it too, and dad got the frostbite. Heh.
25. Held a lamb
--Have held a baby horse, and baby pigs, and um... lots of baby dogs, chickens and turkeys. My granddad has a farm, see. No lambs, though.
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a marathon
--I don't like running.
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
--That too. Mates, I've been all over the world.
29. Seen a total eclipse
--1993, that one. Very cool. People thought the world was going to end. Suckers.
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
--Okay, if someone hasn't, then they're blind.
31. Hit a home run
-- I was the queen of baseball in primary school.
32. Been on a cruise
--It's the only way to travel.
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community
-- I've seen an Amish bloke, does that count?
36. Taught yourself a new language
--Like, from scratch?
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
Last month. *misses last month*
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
--Used to do that for a living.
40. Seen Michelangelo's David
41. Sung karaoke
--*hides* I was DRUNK, okay?
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
--Old wha?
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
--Does a pub count? He was a beggar, so a right proper restaurant would have got us both kicked out. And he got the beers.
44. Visited Africa
--Is... Egypt in Africa? If so... no, I haven't.
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
--Every night there was a moon. Had sun allergy back then, so I went swimming at dawn or at night. It was FREAKY cool.
46. Been transported in an ambulance
--As a patient? Never. As a medic... Well, it's sort of the chosen method of transportation. I've changed clothes and slept in an ambulance too.
47. Had your portrait painted
-- I had a bust made of my head, though. Shaddup, it was a favour for my grandmum.
48. Gone deep sea fishing
--Yeah, and I was ever so happy nobody got anything. I've also gone fishing for gar, and I got... a whole lot of swamp/lakeweed.
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
--It's not that big a deal.
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
--Took the lift. And what is it with this list and France and Italy? There's plenty of other interesting countries out there.
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
--So cool, I even went scuba diving at midnight under a full moon, and got lost in a cave. It was so scary. KICKASS. Might do it again. Without the getting lost in the cave bit, I could do without so much excitement. Always remember, the tanks DO run out of air.
52. Kissed in the rain
-- I've pretty much kissed everywhere. Except a cemetery. *puts on to-do list*
53. Played in the mud
--If you haven't, you haven't lived.
54. Gone to a drive-in theatre
55. Been in a movie
--Does the film crew count? Because if it does, I've been in three, currently on the fourth.
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
--Finally, another country!
57. Started a business
--I are an enterpreneuse. Yes, enterpreneuse.
58. Taken a martial arts class
--Yes! Kay-ah! Fear me, rawr.
59. Visited Russia
-- Only in my dreams.
60. Served at a soup kitchen
--What is that?
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
--No, but I was in the Girl Scouts. For a whole smashing 6 hours of PURE HELL. Then I kicked myself out.
62. Gone whale watching
-- Yeah, and there were NO WHALES! But then three days later, a whale came over for swimming!DND watching. We were both very surprised. It was a grey whale, and HUGE. It swam right under me while I was swimming out in Los Cabos. The best ever experience in my entire life. Especially when it looked at me in the eye and DIDN'T smash me with its tail when it jumped. Omg, I even got goosebumps again. *tear* I like whales.
63. Got flowers for no reason Edit: it should be, Got flowers for no APPARENT reason.
--There is ALWAYS a reason. ALWAYS. Remember that.
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
--Due in for another go next week. I don't much like needles.
65. Gone sky diving
--It's on the list, though.
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
--History class required it.
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
For a living. Air ambulance, it was a sikorski or something. Very nice view. Sadly, I missed all of it every time because I was transporting a dying patient who sort of required me to ogle him/her/it. All the time. Every time.
69. Saved a favourite childhood toy
--Um... Try a few. Honestly, legos and playmobiles are THE SHIT.
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
--He's got a memorial? Whoa.
71. Eaten caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
--You're kidding, right? I've torn one into little pieces, does that count?
73. Stood in Times Square
--I even walked all over it! It was... it was... like any other old square, pretty much.
74. Toured the Everglades?
--Does flying over them count? Because I've done that a handful of times, and looked out the window every time. Once there was even a tornadoey thingy going on. Lightning and all, the pilot flew around it so we could all get a 360-degree look at it.
75. Been fired from a job
--Um... I reckon I haven't ever.
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
--Yeah. And they REALLY ignore you before, during and after. *snicker*
77. Broken a bone
--Try several.
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
--Is there a non-speeding type? Because... I only know that type, and yeah it was TEH thrill.
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
--I'm on it, peeps. Wish me luck.
81. Visited the Vatican
--Hell no. I'd melt. Or get burned for witchcraft. Or any number of nice things the Inquisition does. Did. Does.
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
--I've walked in Jordan, is that close enough?
84. Had your picture in the newspaper
--Do not remind me...
85. Read the entire Bible
*snortsnickerchoke* Who wrote this thing?
86. Visited the White House
--I've visited red, blue, yellow, and even teal-coloured houses though.
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
--I didn't kill it. No wait, I did go fishing once and ate my catch. It's the only way of the wild.
88. Had chicken pox
--Then I got smallpox and measles. Worst summer EVER.
89. Saved someone's life
--I daresay yes, a handful of times. All different people. Now I feel rather pleased with myself.
90. Sat on a jury
--Who in their right minds would want ME as a jury?
91. Met someone famous
--Minor celebrities only, and some others not so minor. Hey, it's the biz.
92. Joined a book club
--I don't play well with others.
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
--... For breakfast? With a side of baked potato and tomatoes? I'm hungry now.
95. Seen the Alamo in person
--I saw the movie in person.
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
--...Of Larnaca, Cyprus? It wasn't swimming, exactly. More falling in. It's sort of like quicksand, and I SWEAR something made a grab for my foot. It smelled like rotting fish there too. Ew. No longer hungry.
97. Been involved in a lawsuit
--Nope, but mum was, so... sorta?
98. Owned a cell phone
--Who wrote this?! WHO HASN'T GOT A MOBILE? Come ON, people.
99. Been stung by a bee
--It was the bee's fault.
100. Read an entire book in one day
--I usually do that. I did read the Lord of the Rings trilogy in two days without batting a lid. Before you ask how I did it, I'll just say I was just out of the OR for my knee and VERY bored. Hospitals are the best ever reading place. So quiet and... boring.

Alright, so it wasn't perhaps the best ever meme. I was bored. Shall record it in my list of life experiences.
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