200 Have and Have Nots

I found this on Kristi's blog (and a few others). Kristi got it from Neighbor Jane Payne. It is a fun way to do a little journaling about you. All you have to do is copy the list and highlight the things you have done.

1. Touched an iceberg

2. Slept under the stars

3. Been a part of a hockey fight (fought with my kids at a hockey game -- does that count?)

4. Changed a baby's diaper (Hello! 5 kids)

5. Watched a meteor shower (I love Idaho in the summer)

6. Given more than you can afford to charity (but blessed for it)

7. Swam with wild dolphins

8. Climbed a mountain

9. Held a tarantula

10. Said "I love you" and meant it

11. Bungee jumped

12. Visited Paris

13. Watched a lightning storm at sea

14. Stayed up all night long and watched the sun rise

15. Seen the Northern Lights

16. Gone to a huge sports game (Huge is relative. I have been to a NFL, NBA and MLB games.)

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

18. Grown and eaten your own vegetables

19. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope

20. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment (Ricks ward, during the Sacrament.)

21. Had a pillow fight

22. Bet on a winning horse

23. Taken a sick day when you're not ill

24. Built a snow fort (My brothers and I built some great ones in Spokane.)

25. Held a lamb (does a calf count?)

26. Gone skinny dipping (Nope -- only chunky dunking!)

27. Taken an ice cold bath

28. Had a meaningful conversation with a beggar -- How about Uncle Charlie?

29. Seen a total eclipse (Spokane in about 3rd grade)

30. Ridden a roller coaster (Lagoon -- the picture is too funny. My boobs look like they are on my lap.)

31. Hit a home run

32. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking

33. Adopted an accent for fun

34. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors

35. Felt very happy about your life, even for just a moment

36. Loved your job 90% of the time

37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied

38. Watched wild whales

39. Gone rock climbing (City of Rocks, Idaho)

40. Gone on a midnight walk on the beach

41. Gone sky diving (does indoor sky diving count?)

42. Visited Ireland

43. Ever bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant

44. Visited India

45. Bench-pressed your own weight

46. Milked a cow

47. Alphabetized your personal files

48. Ever worn a superhero costume

49. Sung karaoke

50. Lounged around in bed all day (not in a very long time)

51. Gone scuba diving

52. Kissed in the rain

53. Played in the mud

54. Gone to a drive-in theater

55. Done something you should regret, but don't

56. Visited the Great Wall of China

57. Started a business

58. Taken a martial arts class

59. Been in a movie

60. Gone without food for 3 days

61. Made cookies from scratch

62. Won first prize in a costume contest

63. Got flowers for no reason

64. Been in a combat zone

65. Spoken more than one language fluently

66. Gotten into a fight while attempting to defend someone

67. Bounced a check

68. Read - and understood - your credit report

69. Recently bought and played with a favorite childhood toy

70. Found out something significant that your ancestors did

71. Called or written your Congress person

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

73. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge

74. Helped an animal give birth

75. Been fired or laid off from a job

76. Won money ($1000 from Suave a few years ago)

77. Broken a bone

78. Ridden a motorcycle

79. Driven any land vehicle at a speed of greater than 100 mph (I really miss my MR2)

80. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon

81. Slept through an entire flight: takeoff, flight, and landing

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

83. Eaten sushi

84. Had your picture in the newspaper

85. Read The Bible cover to cover

86. Changed someone's mind about something you care deeply about

87. Gotten someone fired for their actions

88. Gone back to school

89. Changed your name (from Miss to Mrs)

90. Caught a fly in the air with your bare hands

91. Eaten fried green tomatoes

92. Read The Iliad (Humanities, Ricks)

93. Taught yourself an art from scratch

94. Killed and prepared an animal for eating

95. Apologized to someone years after inflicting the hurt

96. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language

97. Been elected to public office

98. Thought to yourself that you're living your dream

99. Had to put someone you love into hospice care (No, but I have had to help make the decision to take someone off life-support.)

100. Sold your own artwork to someone who didn't know you

101. Had a booth at a street fair

102. Dyed your hair (Hello?!?!)

103. Been a DJ

104. Rocked a baby to sleep (Hello? 5 kiddos.)

105. Ever dropped a cat from a high place to see if it really lands on all four

106. Raked your carpet (Sometimes I wish I still had my Mom's carpet rake.)

107. Brought out the best in people

108. Brought out the worst in people

109. Worn a mood ring

110. Ridden a horse

111. Carved an animal from a piece of wood or bar of soap (Gotta love Cub Scouts!)

112. Cooked a dish where four people asked for the recipe

113. Buried a child

114. Gone to a Broadway (or equivalent to your country) play

115. Been inside the pyramids

116. Shot a basketball into a basket

117. Danced at a disco (I had a lot of fun at Ricks!)

118. Played in a band (How about orchestra?)

119. Shot a bird

120. Gone to an arboretum (Boyce Thompson; Globe, AZ)

121. Tutored someone

122. Ridden a train (Verde Canyon RR)

123. Brought an old fad back into style

124. Eaten caviar (Yuck)

125. Let a salesman talk you into something you didn’t need

126. Ridden a giraffe or elephant

127. Published a book (a photo book with Shutterfly)

128. Pieced a quilt

129. Lived in an historic place

130. Acted in a play or performed on a stage

131. Asked for a raise (once got one for $.10 -- what the?!?)

132. Made a hole-in-one

133. Gone deep sea fishing

134. Gone roller skating (I was a teenager in the 80's - enough said)

135. Run a marathon

136. Learned to surf

137. Invented something

138. Flown first class (I miss my travel agent perks)

139. Spent the night in a 5-star luxury suite (ALOT)

140. Flown in a helicopter (from Long Beach to Catalina - Awesome)

141. Visited Africa

142. Sang a solo (at two brothers' mission farewells and at one brother's funeral)

143. Gone spelunking

144. Learned how to take a compliment

145. Written a love-story

146. Seen Michelangelo’s David

147. Had your portrait painted

148. Written a fan letter

149. Spent the night in something haunted (632 West 6th Drive)

150. Owned a St. Bernard or Great Dane (No thanks, Harley is big enough!)

151. Ran away

152. Learned to juggle

153. Been a boss

154. Sat on a jury

155. Lied about your weight (I weigh 121 lbs)

156. Gone on a diet (I live on a diet -- just not a good one!)

157. Found an arrowhead or a gold nugget

158. Written a poem

159. Carried your lunch in a lunchbox (Snoopy)

160. Gotten food poisoning

161. Gone on a service, humanitarian or religious mission

162. Hiked the Grand Canyon

163. Sat on a park bench and fed the ducks

164. Gone to the opera

165. Gotten a letter from someone famous

166. Worn knickers

167. Ridden in a limousine

168. Attended the Olympics

169. Can hula or waltz

170. Read a half dozen Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys books

171. Been stuck in an elevator

172. Had a revelatory dream (and Roo was a tiny girl with lots of hair)

173. Thought you might crash in an airplane (every time I fly!)

174. Had a song dedicated to you on the radio or at a concert

175. Saved someone’s life

176. Eaten raw whale

177. Know how to tat, smock or do needlepoint (know how, but don't)

178. Laughed till your side hurt (and pee'd my pants!)

179. Straddled the equator

180. Taken a photograph of something other than people that is worth framing

181. Gone to a Shakespeare Festival

182. Sent a message in a bottle

183. Spent the night in a hostel

184. Been a cashier (Welcome to Pioneer Pies.)

185. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt

186. Joined a union

187. Donated blood or plasma

188. Built a campfire

189. Kept a blog (um...yeah)

190. Had hives (right before I got married they were horrible)

191. Worn custom made shoes or boots

192. Made a PowerPoint presentation

193. Taken a Hunter’s Safety Course

194. Served at a soup kitchen

195. Conquered the Rubik’s cube

196. Know CPR

197. Ridden in or owned a convertible

198. Found a long lost friend (Hello Elizabeth)

199. Helped solve a crime

200. Responded to a NJP newsletter


  1. I love this post floating around out there. It's a great way to get to know everyone!

  2. I love this post! What a great idea. You must go to Paris someday!

  3. Hey now- you better highlight 107.. I don't even know you personally & can say yes for you!
    I loved dancing at the dance place in Rexburg that I totally can't think of the name...
    And the old movie theatre with the balcony. When I was there we stood in line in the snow for over an hr to see Ferris Bueller. Which of course I'd seen at least 10 times...
    Love learning more about you & I'm glad you did it!!