The List

() Donated Blood —  Are you nuts? I don’t “donate” they steal.
(X) Skipped school–I’m sure I pretended illness a time or two…or 50.
() Watched someone die
(X) Been to Canada..Once.
() Been to Mexico
() Been to Florida..I’m a Husker.
() Been to Hawaii
() Been to NYC for New Year’s Eve
(X) Been on a plane..Hello! My dear man is a pilot. And the only way to to get from here to Russia is by plane..okay or by boat but that takes too long.

() Been on a helicopter
( ) Been on a zip line
(X) Been lost
() Gone to Washington, DC
() Hugged a homeless person
() Swam in the ocean …sigh…I’ve never even been to the ocean
() Swam with Stingray
() Been sailing in the ocean
(X) Cried yourself to sleep (probably)
(X) Played cops and robbers
() Recently colored with crayons. (It has been a couple years)
() Ran a half-marathon
() Sang Karaoke You must be crazy. I sing like a bull moose with a fog horn.
( X) Volunteered at a soup kitchen–
(X) Paid for a meal with coins only..
() Been to the top of the St. Louis Arch
() Seen the Northern Lights
( ) Been Parasailing
(x) Been on TV
(X) Done something you told yourself you wouldn’t (who hasn’t?)
(X) Made prank phone calls
() Been down Bourbon Street in New Orleans
(x) Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose
( ) Fed an elephant
(X) Caught a snowflake on your tongue.
(X) Made a snowangel
(X) Fired a gun…it’s fun! It’s a blast…pun totally intended
(X) Danced in the rain
( ) Been to the Opera
(x) Written a letter to Santa Claus
() Serenaded someone..You’re not paying attention.
() Seen a U.S.President in but I did run into a US Senator once. Not a pleasant experience
(x) Been kissed under the mistletoe..
(x) Watched the sunrise with someone
( ) Driven a race car
(X) Been to a National Museum
() Been to a Wax Museum–
() Eaten caviar
(X) Blown bubbles
() Gone ice-skating
(X) Gone to the movies–
() Been deep sea fishing
( ) Driven across the United States–as all the way across? No.
( ) Been in a hot air balloon–
() Been sky diving
( ) Gone snowmobiling–
(X) Lived in more than one country–if you count the 10 days I “lived” in Russia then yes, but if you mean I actually had an address there, then no.
(X) Lay down outside at night and admired the stars while listening to the crickets
(X) Seen a falling star and made a wish
( ) Enjoyed the beauty of Old Faithful Geyser
() Seen the Grand Canyon
() Seen the Statue of Liberty
( ) Gone to the top of Seattle Space Needle
() Been on a cruise
(X) Traveled by train
(x) Traveled by motorcycle
(X) Been horse back riding–
() Ridden on a San Francisco cable car
() Been to Disneyland OR Disney World
() Been in a rain forest? …I live in Nebraska
(X) Seen whales in the ocean..on Planet Earth
() Been to Niagara Falls
(X ) Ridden on an elephant
( ) Swam with dolphins
( ) Been to the Olympics..but 2012 is coming!
( ) Walked on the Great Wall of China
( ) Saw and heard a glacier calf
( ) Been spinnaker flying
() Been water-skiing—-
(X) Been snow-skiing–I stayed in the lodge.
() Been to Westminster Abbey
( ) Been to the Louvre
( ) Swam in the Mediterranean– I did have water from the Mediterranean Sea once.
(X) Been to a Major League Baseball game–
() Been to a National Football League game–
() Swam with sharks–
( ) Been White Water Rafting
(X) Written a book or screen play
() Witnessed a volcano erupt