Wednesday, March 3, 2010


Right so, I'm jumping on the bandwagon! Here's my "99".... I've "bolded" the ones I have done.

Started your own blog
(erm... helloooo?)

Slept under the stars

Played in a band

Visited Hawaii

Watched a meteor shower

Given more than you can afford to charity

Been to Disneyland (4th trip to Paris coming up, and twice to Florida! I get stressed if i don't get a regular Disney fix)

Climbed a mountain well, a small hillock in Connemara - but it felt like a mountain at the time!

Held a praying mantis

Sang a solo

Bungee jumped

Visited Paris see comment re Disney - never seen the Eiffel tower, though!

Watched a lightening storm loads - the most impressive one was from the 2o - something floor of our hotel in Thailand. Floor to ceiling windows, very impressive!

Taught yourself an art from scratch

It's a bit matronly, but I cross-stitch

Did this one while waiting for Button to come home

Adopted a child
2, and another in the pipeline!

Had food poisoning

Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty

Grown your own vegetables a few straggly scallions, and some quite impressive carrots!

Seen the Mona Lisa in France

Slept on an overnight train

Had a pillow fight

Hitch hiked

Taken a sick day when you’re not ill

Built a snow fort

Held a lamb

Gone skinny dipping

Run a Marathon

Ridden in a gondola in Venice

Seen a total eclipse

Watched a sunrise or sunset

Sunrise on the morning we brought Button home

Hit a home run

Been on a cruise

Seen Niagara Falls in person

Visited the birthplace of your ancestors umm....Galway?

Seen an Amish community

Taught yourself a new language i tried to teach myself Thai - and learnt how to say "where is the toilet?" surely, that's all you need?

Had enough money to be truly satisfied

Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person

Gone rock climbing

Seen Michelangelo’s David

Sung karaoke

Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt

Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant

Visited Africa Egypt - wow!!!

Walked on a beach by moonlight

Been transported by ambulance

Had your portrait painted does a caricature done in Disney World count?

Gone deep sea fishing

Seen the Sistine Chapel in person

Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris

Gone scuba diving or snorkeling

Kissed in the rain I think I mentioned Galway...... If i didn't kiss in the rain I'd never have been kissed!

Played in the mud

Gone to a drive-in theater

Been in a movie

Visited the Great Wall of China

Started a business

Taken a martial arts class

Visited Russia

Served at a soup kitchen

Sold Girl Scout Cookies

Gone whale watching

Got flowers for no reason

Donated blood, platelets or plasma

Gone sky diving

Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp

Bounced a check

Flown in a helicopter

Saved a favorite childhood toy


Visited the Lincoln Memorial

Eaten Caviar

Pieced a quilt

Stood in Times Square

Toured the Everglades

Been fired from a job

Seen the Changing of the Guards in London before my parents moved us back to Ireland we did all the touristy things in London so that my bro and I would have some great memories. needless to say, we don't remember a thing!

Broken a bone

Been a passenger on a motorcycle

Seen the Grand Canyon in person

Published a book

Visited the Vatican

Bought a brand new car

Walked in Jerusalem

Had your picture in the newspaper

Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve

Visited the White House

Killed and prepared an animal for eating

Had chickenpox my mum got out of doing jury service because of my pox - she's still thanking me!!!

Saved someone’s life Technically, if we hadn't adopted Button.....

Sat on a jury

Met someone famous Said hello to Gok Wan in London in November!

Joined a book club

Got a tattoo

Had a baby

Seen the Alamo in person

Swam in the Great Salt Lake

Been involved in a law suit

Owned a cell phone

Been stung by a bee


  1. love them Taz! There's no doubt you saved a certain little man's life, abd the sunrise pic is something extra special.
    Love the cross stitch too xxx

  2. Yep i would say a caricature done in Disney World counts!
    Great list!

  3. Greta Stuff...I'm getting more tempted!xx jazzy

  4. Love it.I love these 99 as much as I like the ones with the flakes!!

  5. I want to see the caricature! xx

  6. Great read - I wonder who will be next?

  7. Very interesting missus :) xx

  8. I do (or did) cross stitch too so don't think it is matronly at all. I just don't have time these days but I have a lot of stuff backed up that I want to do:) I want to see the caricature too:) Jen.

  9. brilliant taz, really glad a third baby in pipeline xxxx
    had to laugh at galway and kissed in the rain, so fecking true thoe