Just for fun...

>> Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Thought I'd have a little off-topic fun today. Liz Rosenbaum Fitness selected my blog as one of her 5 Fabulous Blogs. So nice! (And you know I love your blog too, Liz!)


The Fabulous Award Rules
1) You must pass it along to 5 other fabulous blogs. It was so hard to choose my 5 blogs. I have so many that I like! But, here are 5 of my daily must reads.

Mark Salinas' Healthy Living Today
The Fight for Fitness
Super Healthy Kids
Eating Well Anywhere
Fake Food Free

2) You have to list 5 of your fabulous addictions.

Here you go: my kids, magazines, sweet iced tea, Top Chef, the internet

Thanks again for the award, Liz!

A random picture of my small town from atop a mountain

And now for a little more fun. I found a random list of 150 things to do on some random blog (wish I knew which one, but alas, I forgot to copy the link!). After making my list, my only complaint is that I wish I were more well traveled. Ah well, there's time for that! Here's my list (the red are things that I have done):

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink

02. Swam with dolphins (wild ones at that! At least close to them – I wasn’t exactly swimming with them.)

03. Climbed a mountain

04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive

05. Been inside the Great Pyramid

06. Held a tarantula

07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone

08. Said “I love you” and meant it

09. Hugged a tree

10. Bungee jumped (no way, no how!)

11. Visited Paris (one day…)

12. Watched a lightning storm at sea

13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise

14. Seen the Northern Lights

15. Gone to a huge sports game (Last Broncos game at the original Mile High!)

16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa

17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables

18. Touched an iceberg

19. Slept under the stars

20. Changed a baby’s diaper (too many to count)

21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon (this is on my wish list)

22. Watched a meteor shower

23. Gotten drunk on champagne

24. Given more than you can afford to charity.

25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope

26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment

27. Had a food fight

28. Bet on a winning horse

29. Asked out a stranger

30. Had a snowball fight

31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can

32. Held a lamb

33. Seen a total eclipse (lots of partials, never a total – maybe in 2017?)

34. Ridden a roller coaster

35. Hit a home run (um, not exactly coordinated or sports inclined here…)

36. Danced like a fool and didn’t care who was looking (danced like a fool, yes…)

37. Adopted an accent for an entire day

38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment

39. Had two hard drives for your computer

40. Visited all 50 states

41. Taken care of someone who was drunk

42. Had amazing friends

43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country

44. Watched whales

45. Stolen a sign

46. Backpacked in Europe

47. Taken a road-trip

48. Gone rock climbing

49. Taken a midnight walk on the beach

50. Gone sky diving

51. Visited Ireland

52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love

53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them

54. Visited Japan

55. Milked a cow

56. Alphabetized your CDs

57. Pretended to be a superhero

58. Sung karaoke (this wouldn’t be good for anyone)

59. Lounged around in bed all day

60. Played touch football

61. Gone scuba diving

62. Kissed in the rain

63. Played in the mud

64. Played in the rain

65. Gone to a drive-in theatre

66. Visited the Great Wall of China

67. Started a business

68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken

69. Toured ancient sites

70. Taken a martial arts class

71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight

72. Gotten married

73. Been in a movie (does a promo movie for your company count? I’m guessing no…)

74. Crashed a party

75. Gotten divorced

76. Gone without food for 5 days

77. Made cookies from scratch

78. Won first prize in a costume contest

79. Ridden a gondola in Venice

80. Gotten a tattoo

81. Rafted the Snake River (not yet! But soon…soon.)

82. Been on a television news program as an “expert”

83. Gotten flowers for no reason

84. Performed on stage

85. Been to Las Vegas

86. Recorded music (only if you can count my 11th grade solo piano recital – and I don’t!)

87. Eaten shark

88. Kissed on the first date

89. Gone to Thailand

90. Bought a house

91. Been in a combat zone

92. Buried one/both of your parents

93. Been on a cruise ship

94. Spoken more than one language fluently (does Southern count? J)

95. Performed in Rocky Horror

96. Raised children

97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour

98. Passed out cold

99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country

100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over

101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge

102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking with the windows open

103. Had plastic surgery

104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived

105. Wrote articles for a large publication (I’ll count my peer-reviewed journal articles)

106. Lost over 100 pounds

107. Held someone while they were having a flashback

108. Piloted an airplane

109. Touched a stingray

110. Broken someone’s heart

111. Helped an animal give birth

112. Won money on a TV game show

113. Broken a bone

114. Gone on an African photo safari

115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears

116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol

117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild

118. Ridden a horse

119. Had major surgery

120. Had a snake as a pet

121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon

122. Slept for 30 hours in a 48 hour period

123. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. States

124. Visited all 7 continents

125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days

126. Eaten kangaroo meat

127. Eaten sushi

128. Had your picture in the newspaper

129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about

130. Gone back to school

131. Parasailed

132. Touched a cockroach (yes, bleh)

133. Eaten fried green tomatoes

134. Read The Iliad and The Odyssey

135. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read

136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating

137. Skipped all your school reunions

138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language

139. Been elected to public office

140. Written your own computer language

141. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream

142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care

143. Built your own PC from parts (you do what you have to in grad school)

144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you

145. Had a booth at a street fair

146. Dyed your hair

147. Been a DJ

148. Shaved your head

149. Caused a car accident

150. Saved someone’s life by not hitting them with my car.

11 comments:

Mark December 16, 2008 at 12:29 PM  

Thank you for the award! So now to the list of 150...the red are yes, the other no? :)

laura December 16, 2008 at 12:31 PM  

Thank you! What wonderful, well-rounded addictions :) I enjoyed reading your 150 things list. A rafting trip is on our list of "someday" things, too.

cathy December 16, 2008 at 12:41 PM  

You're welcome, Mark and Laura! And yes, the red are things that I've done. Oops! I edited the post to add that important tidbit of information.

Blake December 16, 2008 at 3:16 PM  

Thanks for the award! I enjoyed your list also :)

liz December 16, 2008 at 4:40 PM  

Wow! What a list there... and thanks for the new websites to checkout. There were a couple that I've never read. :)

VernettaSabryna December 16, 2008 at 6:15 PM  

I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

Alena

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Super Healthy Kids December 18, 2008 at 2:17 PM  

Thanks Cathy. I'll post something tomorrow!

MizFit December 20, 2008 at 3:54 AM  

how much do I adore that you led off with your KIDS!

Miz.

Lori December 28, 2008 at 12:39 PM  

Thanks so much for the award, Cathy! I've just had the chance to sit down and read a couple blogs today. What a surprise! My first award!

I love your list. What is it about those things that are always so darn interesting to list and read. So great!!

Mark January 1, 2009 at 8:08 AM  

Happy New Year!

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