100 Things

100 Things

I got this from Cherri’s blog

The rules state:
Below are 100 statements. Bold or change the color of the ones you have done. hmmm… i don’t see anywhere that I can change color of text… so,the things I have done are BOLD.


1. Started your own blog – and here it is!
2. Slept under the stars – a lovely way to sleep!
3. Played in a band.
4. Visited Hawaii.
5. Watched a meteor shower.
6. Given more than you can afford budgeted to charity.
7. Been to Disneyland or Disney World World- Disneyland… a few times
8. Climbed a mountain.
9. Held a praying mantis.
10. Sang a solo. – Luckily for you all… NO! 🙂
11. Had stitches – more than I can count.
12. Visited Paris – drove through it, does that count?
13. Watched a lightning storm at sea.
14. Taught yourself an art from scratch – quilting, watercolor painting.

15. Adopted a child.
16. Had food poisoning.
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty back when they still let you.
18. Grown your own vegetables – green beans, carrots, beets, tomatoes.
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France.
20. Slept in an overnight train.
21. Had a pillow fight.
22. Hitchhiked.
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 in a gondola in Venice.
29. Seen a total eclipse.
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset – many of them.
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.
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied – right now actually.
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person.
39. Gone rock climbing.
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David.
41. Sung karaoke.
42. Seen Old Faithful, in Yellowstone Park, erupt.
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant.
44. Visited Africa.
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight – I lived on the California coast, I did this a lot. 🙂
46. Been transported by ambulance – when i had to have my gall bladder out, and once when I had a concussion.
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.
52. Kissed in the rain.
53. Played in the mud.
54. Gotten a speeding ticket – yes, but only once.
55. Been in a movie.
56. Visited the Great Wall of China.
57. Started a business – started several.
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/special occasion – yes, from my sweetie husband 🙂 
64. Stayed the night in jail.
65. Cried so hard you threw up – yes… don’t care to revisit that.
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp.
67. Bounced a check – usually not on purpose, but once or twice because we needed food.(long time ago)
68. Flown in a helicopter.
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy.
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial.
71. Eaten caviar.
72. Pieced a quilt – oh my… way too many to count.
73. Stood in Times Square.
74. Toured the Everglades.
75. Been fired from a job – yes, from a copy store. They didn’t think I had the right stuff to ‘copy’.
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 – Log Cabin Quilts: A Brand New Story by Karen Murphy
81. Visited the Vatican.
82. Bought a brand new car.
83. Walked in Jerusalem.
84. Had your picture in the newspaper – when my book came out.
85. Read the entire Bible – over my lifetime.
86. Visited the White House.
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating.
88. Had Chicken Pox – when i was a child.
89. Saved someone’s life.
90. Sat on a jury.
91. Met someone famous – published quilters mostly. No movie stars.
92. Joined a book club.
93. Lost a loved one.
94. Had a baby – had 3!
95. Seen the Alamo in person.
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake.
97. Been involved in a lawsuit – I sued  over  getting fired from work, in Germany, when I had that concussion.
98. Owned a cell phone – still do
99. Been stung by a bee – owie!
100. Read an entire book in one day – probably one of of the Left Behind Books, or Jan Karon books


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