Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Inspiration is such a hard thing to come by in these days that when i landed on something interesting here i took it.

By the gallons i drunk it in and so that when i i looked up and figured that at the end of my life, i would be ready to pass on to the sphere of darkness at some point soon. so i have the option to either accelerate and complete the list or just be content. think i'll try and complete the list. The ones i have done are in red.







01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink

02. Swam with wild dolphins

03. Climbed a mountain

04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive

05. Been inside the Great Pyramid

06. Held a tarantula

07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone [ do brothers count?]

08. Said “I love you” and meant it

09. Hugged a tree


10. Bungee jumped

11. Visited Paris

12. Watched a lightning storm at sea

13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise [Guy and Ray, you get first thought on this one!]

14. Seen the Northern Lights/Aurora Borealis

15. Gone to a huge sports game

16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa

17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables [at this point i feel like this is some sort of poverty index]

18. Touched an iceberg

19. Slept under the stars

20. Changed a baby’s diaper

21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon

22. Watched a meteor shower

23. Gotten drunk on champagne

24. Given more than you can afford to charity

25.Looked up at the sky through a telescope

26.Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment. [Lanterns !! what is your profession?!]

27. Had a food fight

28. Bet on a winning horse

29. Asked out a stranger

30.Had a snowball fight.

31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can [Family. Friends. Testify]

32. Held a lamb

34. Ridden a roller coaster [ Nairobi roller coaster too slow!]

35. Hit a home run

36. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking [ i hope my ground zero buddies do not read blogs]

37. Adopted an accent for an entire day (try a lifetime! and if you think am a fake why we dont all listen to Ivan M.)

38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment [God knows i love post coital conversations!!]

39. Had two hard drives for your computer

40. Visited all 50 states of the US

41. Taken care of someone who was drunk - and it was in the middle of a bush school too! i must get extra points.

42. Had amazing friends [The most amazing!

43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country [Arusha, you will always be in my mind!]

44. Watched wild whales

45. Stolen a sign

46. Backpacked in Europe

47. Taken a road-trip

48. Gone rock climbing

49. Midnight walk on the beach

50. Gone sky diving

51. Visited Ireland

52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love [have no idea what this accomplishment is actually supposed to be. is it even positive?]

53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them [every evening at Javas]

54. Visited Japan

55. Milked a cow - and then some!!

56. Alphabetized your CDs

57. Pretended to be a superhero - The old batman

58. Sung karaoke -And got laughed by my best friend; never forgave him too!

59. Lounged around in bed all day - Dont ever kiss and tell.

60. Played touch footbal(American football); or rugby

61. Gone scuba diving

62. Kissed in the rain- must do soon. in search of woman who does not mind hair getting wet!

63. Played in the mud

64. Played in the rain

65. Gone to a drive-in theater

66. Visited the Great Wall of China

67. Started a business - first two days of college selling Keringet mineral water

68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken

69. Toured ancient sites

70. Taken a martial arts class

71. Played a video game for more than 6 hours straight

72. Gotten married

73. Been in a movie- does a series count?

74. Crashed a party

75. Gotten divorced

76. Gone without food for 5 days 4 1/2 days

77. Made cookies from scratch

78. Won first prize in a costume contest

79. Ridden a gondola in Venice

80. Gotten a tattoo

81. Rafted the Snake River

82. Been on television news programs as an “expert” or just been on t.v

83. Got flowers for no reason

84. Performed on stage:singing,acting,dancing etc- Lanterns!!! what is your profession?!

85. Been to Las Vegas

86. Recorded music

87. Eaten shark

88. Kissed on the first date

89. Gone to Thailand

90. Bought a house

91. Been in a combat zone

92. Buried one/both of your parents

93. Been on a cruise ship

94. Spoken more than one language fluently

95. Performed in Rocky Horror

96. Raised children

97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour

99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country

100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over

101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge

102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking

103. Had plastic surgery

104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived - where do we start?

105. Wrote articles for a large publication or any publication at all - are reading this by braille?

106. Lost over 100 pounds

107. Held someone while they were having a flashback

108. Piloted an airplane

109. Touched a stingray/manta ray

110. Broken someone’s heart

111. Helped an animal give birth

112. Won money on a T.V. game show

113. Broken a bone in your body

114. Gone on an African photo safari

115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears

116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol

117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild

118. Ridden a horse

119. Had major surgery

120. Had a snake as a pet

121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon (well at least more than half-way)

122. Slept for more than 30 hours over the course of 48 hours

123. Visited more foreign countries than U.S. states

124. Visited all 7 continents

125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days

126. Eaten kangaroo meat

127. Eaten sushi

128. Had your picture in the newspaper

129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about- how many times?

130. Gone back to school

131. Parasailed

132. Touched a cockroach.

133. Eaten fried green tomatoes

134. Read The Iliad - and the Odyssey - can I get a witness?

135. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read

136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating—Goat, cow, chicken

137. Skipped all your school reunions

138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language

139. Been elected to public office

140. Written your own computer language

141. Thought to yourself that you’re living your dream

142. Had to put someone you love into hospice care

143. Built your own PC from parts

144. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn’t know you

145. Had a booth at a street fair

146. Dyed your hair

147. Been a DJ

148. Shaved your head- all the way down to the eye brows!

149. Caused a car accident

150. Saved someone’s life

151.Ridden a bicycle

152.Visited any of the National Parks in Uganda or any where else.

153.Touched a snake

154.Climbed a jackfruit tree,mango tree or any fruit tree to get some fruit

155.Stolen something from someone’s garden

156.Eaten so much that breathing became difficult,laboured- Seeta Boarding old boys and Old girls say oyeee!!

157.Had sex on the first date

158.Helped a total stranger

159.Been caught in a compromising position,e.g pants down

160.Played dool/dulu





Thanks Josh!