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Old 10-23-2009, 03:07 PM
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A friend I've known since grade school recently sent me his "bucket list" of things he's done or would like to do before he "kicks the bucket." I'm reproducing it here, marked with the things I've done so far. If you like, copy, modify and send to your friends - you might be surprised what some of them have done (or not)!

Things you have done during your
lifetime:

(X) Gone on a blind date
(X) Skipped school
(X) Been to Canada
(X) Been to Mexico
( ) Been to Florida
( ) Jumped off a cliff
( ) Bungee jumped...Do I look Crazy?
( ) Parasailed....once more..Do I need a mirror?
( ) Been to Hawaii
( ) Been to Antartica...and never want to.
(X) Been on a plane
(X) Flown a plane
(X) Been on a helicopter
(X) Been lost
(X) Climbed a real mountain
(X) Gone to Washington, DC
(X) Swam in the ocean
(X) Cried yourself to sleep
(X) Watched someone die
(X) Played cops and robbers
( ) Recently colored with crayons
( ) Sang Karaoke...trust me, this is a good thing
(X) Paid for a meal with coins only
( ) Been to the top of the St. Louis Arch
(X) Been to New York City
(X) Done something you told yourself you wouldn't
( ) Made prank phone calls
(X) Been down Bourbon Street in New Orleans
(X) Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of
your nose & elsewhere
( ) Caught a snowflake on your tongue
( ) Ran with the bulls in Pamplona...ha, ha, ha!!!
(X) Danced in the rain
( ) Written a letter to Santa Claus
(X) Been kissed under the mistletoe
(X) Watched the sunrise with someone
(X) Blown bubbles
( ) Gone ice-skating
(X) Gone to the movies
( ) Been deep sea fishing
(X) Driven across the United States
( ) Been in a hot air balloon
( ) Been skydiving,,, there we go again with height thing
( ) Gone snowmobiling
( ) Been to all 50 states in the US.
( ) Been on all 7 continents
( ) Lived in more than one country
(X) Lay down outside at night and admired the stars
(X) Seen a falling star and made a wish
(X) Enjoyed the beauty of Old Faithful Geyser
(X) Been to the top of the Statue of Liberty
( ) Gone to the top of Seattle Space Needle
( ) Been on a cruise
(X) Traveled by train
( ) Traveled by motorcycle
( ) Driven an all-terrain vehicle
(X) Been horse back riding
( ) Seen a Space Shuttle launch
(X) Ridden on a San Francisco cable car
(X) Been to Disney World or Disney Land
(X) Truly believe in the power of prayer
( ) Been in a rain forest
( ) Seen whales in the wild
( ) Been to Niagara Falls
( ) Been to an active volcano and seen lava flowing
( ) Been in an earthquake
(X) Rode a bicycle at least 50 miles in one day
( ) Rode on an elephant
( ) Rode on a camel
( ) Swam with dolphins
( ) Been scuba-diving
( ) Been to the Olympics
( ) Been to the Tour De France
( ) Walked on the Great Wall of China
( ) Saw and heard a glacier crack
( ) Been sailing with a spinnaker
(X) Been water-skiing
(X) Been snow-skiing
( ) Been to Westminster Abbey
(X) Been to Lincoln's birthplace
(X) Been to Gettysburg
(X) Been to Valley Forge
( ) Been to the Louvre
( ) Swam in the Mediterranean
( ) Been to the Great Pyramid in Egypt
(X) Been to a Major League Baseball game
( ) Been to a National Football League game
( ) Been to the Masters Golf Tournament inAugusta
(X) Ever been skinny-dipping
(X) Laughed so hard you cried
(X) Follow a map for treasure
(X )Learned to speak another foreign language
( ) Know sign language...does the middle finger count?
( ) Have seen the Northern Lights
( ) Seen a musical on Broadway
( ) Ran a marathon
( ) Completed an ironman triathalon
( ) Visit Stonehenge
( ) Helped build a house for Habitat for Humanity
( ) Gone White Water Rafting
(X) Learned how to play a musical instrument
(X ) Published a book or article
( ) Met the President of the United States
( ) Sail across the Atlantic Ocean
( ) Been to Omaha Beach in Normandy
( ) Hiked in the Grand Canyon
( ) Climbed Mt Kilimanjaro
( ) Ridden the Trans-Siberian Railroad
( ) Tried surfing
(X) Been gambling in Las Vegas
( ) Hiked to Everest Base Camp
( ) Hiked the Appalachian Trail
(X) Driven the Amalfi Coast
( ) Seen the sunrise at Machu Picchu
(X) Been a member of the Armed Services of the U.S.
(X) Actually married my high school sweetheart
(X) Had one or more kids
(X) Had one or more grandchildren
(X) Had one or more great-grandchildren
( ) Had one or more great-great-grandchildren
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Old 10-23-2009, 06:22 PM
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I guess I ain't doin' too bad, I've done 50 of them, including riding an Elephant and meeting 3 Presidents.
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No more shuttle launches?

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How can that list be posted on this site and not include a trip to the TULSA gun show ?
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How can that list be posted on this site and not include a trip to the TULSA gun show ?
I agree wholeheartedly!!
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Done a bunch of em, want to do a few more! Does falling off a cliff count?
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I got one question...

I don't see anything on that list about a bucket.
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