Friday, May 14, 2010


I meant to do this.. like two weeks ago, but there is no time like the present! This came from Arkansas Bloggers- a blog that I follow that helps link other Arkansas bloggers in the blog-o-sphere together.  I don't normally care to do these, but why not- it's been a slow blogger week!

Have you ever?

1. Started your own blog?
 Yes! This one in fact. :) I started my first blogger in 2005 and somehow deleted it after I got married while trying to move it to my new e-mail address!

2. Slept under the stars?

 Yes.. many times. Being outdoors is a 

3. Played in a band?
 More times that I can count.

4. Visited Hawaii?

 Not yet. :) We have friends who moved there last year (The Hunters) and I would LOVE to visit them before their time there is up.

5. Watched a meteor shower?

 Yes.  Sitting on the roof with Hubs the first summer we met.

6. Given more than you can afford to charity
 As a student I always made it a point to donate to the CSO... and it was always more than I should have, but it felt great to support our craft and the continuing education of the arts in America.

7. Been to Disney?

Twice! One of my favorite places ever.  I <3 Florida, too.
8. Climbed a mountain Sure! Not big ones... skiing and hiking.

9. Held a praying mantis?

 Yes! I LOVE the way that they move... so methodical. 

10. Sang a solo?
 Yes, at church and talent shows when I was younger. I've played many-a-solos on instruments since then.. but not sang. 

11. Bungee jumped?

 Again.. not yet. :)

12. Visited Paris?
 Nope. Someday. (sighs)

13. Watched a thunder and lightning storm?

 One of my FAVORITE things to do. I've had all the windows open the last couple of days enjoying the ones that have passed through here. 

14. Taught yourself an art from scratch?

 Yes.  I've taught myself to knit, (grandma taught me to crochet), and play the guitar (not well but I play..).  

15. Adopted a child?


16. Had food poisoning?
Yes.... Braums burger.... blech.

17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty?

 No, but I have seen it.

18. Grown your own vegetables?
 Yes, with my grandma. I hope to have my own garden next year!

19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France?

20. Slept on an overnight train?

 haha no.. althought I don't see how you could sleep on one of those!

21. Had a pillow fight?
Had a pretty epic one in Hot Springs with my Arkansas Intercollegiate Band buddies my freshman year of college. :D 

22. Hitch hiked?

 Eep. no.

23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill?

Mayyyybe?? :)

24. Built a snow fort?
 No. That would be FUN though.

25. Held a lamb?

 Awww no... does a doe count though? I've held a few of those!

26. Gone skinny dipping?
 Haha.. hasn't everybody??

27. Run a marathon?

 DEC 2010 Baby!! Ask me again then. :) Training for 5k in June, 1/4 Marathon in August, 1/2 Marathon in Memphis in Dec. and another 1/2 Marathon in January @ Disney. :D Woot! Maybe I'll run a FULL marathon someday, too.

28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice?

29. Seen a total eclipse?
 Of the heart?? haha yes, we did the whole box thing in elementary school to watch it, but I ended up just looking at the sky. Very cool!

30. Watched a sunrise or sunset?

 All the time.. 

31. Hit a home run?

 Softball! Yes.

32. Been on a cruise?

 A dinner cruise in Norfold, Virginia.  :D

33. Seen Niagara Falls in person?

 Not yet. 

34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors?

 Some of my ancestors on my Grandmother's side were American Indian... and I kinda lived in Oklahoma for a long time, so yes! 

35. Seen an Amish community?

36. Taught yourself a new language?

 In school I learned conversational Spanish... but I'm by no means fluent.

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied?

 I don't think money has anything to do with satisfaction... at all.  

38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person?


39. Gone rock climbing?
 Haha yes!

40. Seen Michelangelo’s David in person?


41. Sung karaoke?
 YES! U know, Unos! I miss my friends that have moved away. ;)

42. Seen Old Faithful erupt?


43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant?
 Yes. :) 

44. Visited Africa?

 Haha no, but that would rock. 
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight?
 YES! Jamaica... ahh.  

46. Been transported in an ambulance?


47. Had your portrait painted?

 Do caricatures count? 

48. Gone deep sea fishing?


49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person?

 Never been to Euro... so no to all the Euro Qs!

50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris?
 See Number 12

51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling?

 Snorkeling was my favorite thing we did on our Honeymood. It was amazing!   52. Kissed in the rain :D love that.  
 53. Played in the mud LOVE getting dirty in the yard. Yes x 1000.

54. Gone to a drive-in theater?
 Yes. Had one in the town I lived in in high school.. have one here... but I still remember the first time I ever went to a Drive-in theater. TWISTER was the main attraction... and it was a cloudy, muggy night.. in May.. in Tornado Valley... in Oklahoma.. FREAKY! We were in OKC, just north of where the May 3rd tornadoes ran a few years later.  

55. Been in a movie?


56. Visited the Great Wall of China?

 Nope again.

57. Started a business?


58. Taken a martial arts class?

 No, but I'm not sure I would really be into it. I'd love to take a dance class. 

59. Visited Russia?


60. Served at a soup kitchen?
 Yes.  Every one should.

  61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies?
No, I was a Rainbow girl.

62. Gone whale watching?
 Nope. Does Free Willy count?? :) 

63. Got flowers for no reason?
 Yes! Makes my day.  

64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma?
 I have... although I haven't in a few years. The last time I did, I went home alone and passed out and didn't wake up for 6 hours. Freaked me out. 
65. Been sky diving?


66. Visited a Concentration Camp
Have not.

67. Bounced a check?


68. Flown in a helicopter?

 No, but that would be awesome! 

69. Saved a favorite childhood toy?

 I have a few stored in a box in the attic.

70. Visited the Lincoln Memoria?

l I've seen it, didn't visit. D.C. was just kinda a blur for me though. 

71. Eaten caviar?

 Not good caviar... if it is good at all?

72. Pieced a quilt?
 With my Mamaw. I helped piece the one that she gave me before she passed away.  

73. Stood in Times Square?
Yes and can't wait to visit again! <3 NYC!

74. Toured the Everglades?


75. Been fired from a job?

76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London?
 again... never been to Euro. 

77. Broken a bone?

 Does the nose count? Apparently I broke it when I was two.

78. Been a passenger on a motorcycle?

 Yep. A few times. Scary. Don't care to do it again.  

79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person? 

80. Published a book?
 Does a blog count? hehe

81. Visited the Vatican?

 Nope... wow I have lots of travelling to do!

82. Bought a brand new car
I don't care to ever buy a "brand new" car... new to me is great, but I don't care to pay an exorbitant price just to have the new car smell/feel. I'm just fine with used, thank you. :)

83. Walked in Jerusalem 

 "to do" again! 

84. Had your picture in the newspaper?

 Yes.  Many times! Perks of being a musician. 

85. Kissed a stranger at midnight on New Year’s Eve?

 Haha... well not a stranger, but someone that I didn't know well.    

86. Visited the White House?
 Seen it... not visited. 

87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating?

 Fish? Deer? Yes.

88. Had chickenpox?

 Itchy.. and yes.

89. Saved someone’s life?


90. Sat on a jury?

 Not yet... whew. Watch, I'll get jury duty immediately following this statement. lol

91. Met someone famous?

 Pluto and Mickey.. does that count?!

92. Joined a book club?


93. Got a tattoo?
 No, and don't plan on it either. 

94. Had a baby?

 Not yet. :) 

95. Seen the Alamo in person?

 Yes. Wasn't that exciting. San Antonio was pretty though!

96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake?


97. Been involved in a law suit?

 Haha nope.

  98. Owned a cell phone?
 Yes.. a few? lol 

  99. Been stung by a bee?
 A few.. 

100. Tell us where you were born:
 I was born in Grapevine, Texas. :)

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Mindy said...

Haha, so this just made me depressed that I haven't traveled hardly any of these places.

P.S. No idea you were born in Texas! Lol

Kalyn said...

HAHA yes... it's not something I'm too proud of.. ;)

Jk... kinda.