Bucket List Meme

November 28, 2009


This time I’m stealing a meme from Cindy! She always steals mine, so you reap what you sow, darling! šŸ˜‰

It’s called a Bucket List Meme, and I’m not quite sure why. Does it have something to do with some movie with the same name? If so, I regret using the same title. :-p I’m such a non-conformist. Supposedly, a “Bucket List” is stuff you want to do in your life before you kick da bucket, am I right? I don’t see how this list would qualify for me, because I would have WAAAY more than this… but it’s a meme, and I like memes… so Bucket List or no, these are the things I have done, as signified in bold letters.

Been to Canada >> Like, 50 feet in. But I had to go through Customs, so it counts as another country!!
Been to Mexico >> Been pretty close, but no
Been to Florida
Been to Hawaii
Visited All 50 States >> Someday, I hope
Been to Europe
Been to South America
Been to Central America
Been to Asia
Been to Australia >> *sigh* nope. I SO want to see New Zealand someday.

Been on a plane
Been on a helicopter
Been in a hot air balloon
Been sky diving >> Are you crazy?!
Been on a Cruise >> Been in a speedboat!
Been to Washington, DC >> I went to “Washington for Jesus” in 1988. It was so much fun, and way too brief!
Been on the opposite side of the country
Driven across the United States >> Well, I’ve been all over New York State!
Been to the top of the St. Louis Arch
Been down Bourbon Street in New Orleans
Been deep sea fishing

What?! Nothing about the Northeast?!
OK OK I’ll keep going… but sheesh…

Enjoyed the beauty of Old Faithful Geyser
Seen the Statue of Liberty
Gone to the top of Seattle Space Needle >> ???
Swam in the ocean >> Well I threw rocks in it, off Cape Cod. Oh wait! I swam the ocean at Wildwood in New Jersey, so YES I did. Saw lots of dead jellyfish on the beach, too. It was weird.
Swam in the Mediterranean

Gone on a blind date >> NEVER
Watched someone die >> No, but I did pray for two people who were dying. FYI, they are alive!
Been lost in a neighborhood >> My own, even…
Cried yourself to sleep

Played cops and robbers >> Cowboys and Indians was a favorite
Recently colored with crayons :mrgreen: heehee
Written a letter to Santa Claus
Sang Karaoke
Paid for a meal with coins only
Done something you told yourself you wouldnā€™t
Made prank phone calls
Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose >> Oh my, I feel so awfully bad about missing out on this euphoric experience šŸ™„
Caught a snowflake on your tongue
Danced in the rain

Watched the sunrise with someone >> I’ve seen the Aurora Borealis, too. THAT was spectacular.
Blown bubbles
Been kissed under the mistletoe >> Bah humbug.
Been skinny dipping outdoors >> Been what?!?! :egads:
Gone ice-skating >> I can roller skate but not ice skate.
Gone to the movies
Gone snorkeling
Skipped school >> Only in my dreams…
Gone snowmobiling
Lived in more than one country >> Not done living in this one yet.

Lay down outside at night and admired the stars while listening to the crickets
Seen a falling star and made a wish >> Well, I didn’t make a wish, how silly.
Truly believe in the power of prayer >> Absolutely.
Seen whales in the ocean
Ridden on an elephant
Ridden on a camel
Swam with dolphins :wha:
Saw and heard a glacier calf

I told you this list was biased against the Northeast! Elephants?! Camels?!

Traveled by train >> Ummm…. I went on the Adirondack Trail as a kid, and there was a staged train robbery.. does that count?
Traveled by motorcycle >> LOVED it.
Traveled by subway >> All too often. The halls down there smelled like pee, eww.
Been horseback riding
Ridden on a San Francisco cable car
Been to Disneyland or Disneyworld
Been in a rain forest >> No, but I’ve been to the Catskills and Adirondacks. šŸ˜€
Been to Niagara Falls
Walked on the Great Wall of China

Been to the Olympics
Been spinnaker flying >> What is that?
Been water-skiing
Been snow-skiing
Been to Westminster Abbey
Been to the Louvre
Been to a Major League Baseball game
Been to a National Football League game

The last paragraph has me stumped. Westminster Abbey?! Feel free to steal the meme. I think I may revise it, and make up my own. šŸ˜€


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2 Responses to “Bucket List Meme”

  1. Stacey Says:

    That was an interesting one and yes, I think I will steal it! LOL! It did make me realize how little I have traveled in my life. Someday…

  2. Cindy @ Fenced in Family Says:

    Glad you had fun with the meme! I think it probably is named after the movie, which I never saw but thought it might be a funny one. If you make up your own list, I WILL steal it, lol.