it’s always like this

January 13, 2009

150 things about me being lazy

Filed under: perfect strangers — notsojenny @ 1:18 pm

i saw this at DMB and then stealthnerd eons ago so i’m hopping on board because i’ve got work to do and not enough time to compose a valid thought… plus this was saved in my drafts so it’s like plug & play, just bold the ones you’ve done before…

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink – hello no, I’ve never been that drunk or liked that many people all at once

02. Swam with dolphins

03. Climbed a mountain – sleeping giant in CT used to be my stomping grounds (literally)

04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive

05. Been inside the Great Pyramid

06. Held a tarantula – I can say this will NEVER be done if I have any say in the rest of my life

07. Taken a candlelit bath with someone

08. Said “I love you” and meant it – i don’t know that i’ve ever said it and not meant it

09. Hugged a tree – done in mockery of course

10. Bungee jumped

11. Visited Paris

12. Watched a lightning storm at sea

13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise – the only thing better than watching a sunrise is watching one after the sunset

14. Seen the Northern Lights

15. Gone to a huge sports game– superbowl used to be my job : )

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

17. Grown and eaten your own vegetables – we had a garden growing up, yellow string beans were my thing

18. Touched an iceberg

19. Slept under the stars– i’ve camped too much in my life

20. Changed a baby’s diaper – i only do it if I get paid now.  i’ve managed to never change any of my nieces’ or nephews’ diapers

21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon –  but i would really like to

22. Watched a meteor shower

23. Gotten drunk on champagne – S’s wedding is all blurry for this reason… for both of us

24. Given more than you can afford to charity.

25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope – growing up we had one, though I’m convinced the cap was always on because I never saw anything but blackness

26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment – pretty much ONLY at the worst possible moments

27. Had a food fight – cake fight on my 15th birthday, my crush started it

28. Bet on a winning horse – I have a gambling problem, it was bound to happen at least once

29. Asked out a strangerdefine “stranger”, but probably

30. Had a snowball fight– i grew up in CT, it’s a prereq.

31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can – i was a cheerleader

32. Held a lamb

33. Seen a total eclipse

34. Ridden a roller coaster – whenever possible

35. Hit a home run – hahaha, that’s a good one

36. Danced like a fool and didn’t care who was looking – i pretty much do this in my car and apt all the time

37. Adopted an accent for an entire day

38. Actually felt happy about your life, even for just a moment

39. Had two hard drives for your computer

40. Visited all 50 states

41. Taken care of someone who was drunk – who hasn’t?  isn’t that how you make friends in college??

42. Had amazing friends – those are the only kind i keep around

43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country

44. Watched whales – ah The Cape

45. Stolen a sign – no but i keep telling M to do it.  down the road from him is my last name and his last name on the same sign… I WANT IT!

46. Backpacked in Europe

47. Taken a road-trip – CT to CO was the longest and many various others as well

48. Gone rock climbing

49. Taken a midnight walk on the beach

50. Gone sky diving – best birthday gift from M

51. Visited Ireland

52. Been heartbroken longer than you were actually in love

53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them

54. Visited Japan – it’s on our list for the near future

55. Milked a cow

56. Alphabetized your CDs – how else would you organize them??

57. Pretended to be a superhero

58. Sung karaoke

59. Lounged around in bed all day – every hangover or flu day

60. Played touch football– in hs gym class, that counts right?

61. Gone scuba diving

62. Kissed in the rain

63. Played in the mud

64. Played in the rain – this is what wellies are for

65. Gone to a drive-in theatre

66. Visited the Great Wall of China

67. Started a business

68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken– i’m marrying my best friend this summer.  ’nuff said.

69. Toured ancient sites – i’m a complete tourist but i wouldn’t call anything i’ve been to “ancient”

70. Taken a martial arts class

71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight – i can’t answer this because I have no clue what it means

72. Gotten married – on the To Do list : )

73. Been in a movie

74. Crashed a party

75. Gotten divorced

76. Gone without food for 5 days

77. Made cookies from scratch

78. Won first prize in a costume contest – i was a dancing flower (remember those?), it was awesome!

79. Ridden a gondola in Venice

80. Gotten a tattoo – highly regrettable

81. Rafted the Snake River

82. Been on a television news program as an “expert”

83. Gotten flowers for no reason

84. Performed on stage – we sang lollipop in 5th grade at the variety show… i got to do the *pop* noise

85. Been to Las Vegas

86. Recorded music  — not good music

87. Eaten shark

88. Kissed on the first date – i’m easy : )

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

98. Passed out cold

99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country

100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over – welcome to VA!

101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge

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

103. Had plastic surgery

104. Survived an accident that you shouldn’t have survived – actually walked away from it too

105. Wrote articles for a large publication

106. Lost over 100 pounds – i would be dead

107. Held someone while they were having a flashback

108. Piloted an airplane

109. Touched a stingray

110. Broken someone’s heart– uggh

111. Helped an animal give birth

112. Won money on a TV game show

113. Broken a bone – my toes snap like twigs

114. Gone on an African photo safari

115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears

116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol – i’m still on the fence with this.  i’m curious and M keeps telling me to go with him but i also really don’t want to know

117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild

118. Ridden a horse

119. Had major surgery

120. Had a snake as a pet – and had it stretch out alongside you before it eats you… hahaha

121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon

122. Slept for 30 hours in a 48 hour period – probably more times than I’d like to admit

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 – remember that awesome dancing flower costume?

129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about – organ donation is near and dear to my heart

130. Gone back to school – it’s on the possibility list

131. Parasailed

132. Touched a cockroach

133. Eaten fried green tomatoes

134. Read The Iliad and The Odyssey – according to my teacher I did but I love me some cliff notes

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

136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating

137. Skipped all your school reunions – yah… apparently most other people from my class did too

138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language

139. Been elected to public office – really??

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 – not until those grey bad boys start arriving

147. Been a DJ

148. Shaved your head

149. Caused a car accident – absolutely

150. Saved someone’s life by not hitting them with my car. –  scariest moment in a long time



~ today i learned… dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors ~



  1. #137–so far I’m with you on that one. I’m hoping to keep it that way! Besides, who ever heard of a 5-yr HS reunion?!

    Comment by stealthnerd — January 13, 2009 @ 1:22 pm

  2. Sleeping Rock! My sister went to Quinnipiac and I was in Fairfield!

    Comment by Lexi — January 13, 2009 @ 9:53 pm

  3. Steal that sign already! Sheesh! Tell M that’s what you want for your wedding present. Felonies are fun! (not a felony, sign-stealing, obviously. But more fun to say that way).

    Comment by magda — January 14, 2009 @ 11:08 pm

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