100 things

I picked this up from gappa…. This is one of my most favorite blogs and I definitely read all that Suranga of Gappa writes

This is my list of the 100 things that are mentioned. I have done some of them…. my answers are marked in red…..

1. Started my own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than I can afford to charity (I am always short of money so wasnt difficult to tick this one – gave my entire salary)
7. Been to Disneyland/world
8. Climbed a mountain ( I am a Punekar…… ofcourse i did that all my life)
9. Touched a cobra/snake
10. Sung a solo (Jane kahan gaye woh din…… hopefully one day i will again)
11. Bungee jumped (yesssss yesssss done that )
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched lightning at sea
14. Taught myself an art from scratch (candle making)
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Kutub Minaar
18. Grown my own vegetables (yeah if chillies and karela count)
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train (all my trips to Kolkatta have been in train)
21. Had a pillow fight (still do!!!)
22. Hitchhiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a Divali fort- “killa”
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone swimming in the Ganga
27. Run a Marathon
28. Ridden in a houseboat in the Dal lake in Kashmir
29. Seen a total eclipse (live coverage on tv)
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a sixer (cricket)
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of my ancestors (Kolkatta yes…… not Bangladesh)
35. Visited an Adivasi community (“pada”)
36. Taught myself a new language (Malayalam)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied (I am always satisfied)
38. Seen the Taj Mahal (monument, not hotel) in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen the Himalayas
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen the eruption of a volcano
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited the US
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had my portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Been to VaishhnoDevi
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Visited a Masjid (yes haji ali and salim chisti’s dargah)
53. Played in the mud (I still love it !!!)
54. Gone to a drive-in
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served as a volunteer at a public meeting
61. Helped someone not related to you, with studies
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone parasailing
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten karela happily (I love Karela)
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood at the Gateway of India recently, after 26/11
74. Toured Kashmir
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards at the Wagah border between Ind-Pak
77. Broken a bone (all my toes)
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Parliament in New Delhi
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in KanyaKumari
84. Had my picture in the newspaper (Thanks to Rajdeep)
85. Read the entire Bhagwad Geeta
86. Visited the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi (President of India residence)
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous (DalaiLama)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one (lots of them some to death some to LIFE)
94. Had a baby
96. Swam in the Indian Ocean
97. Been involved in a law suit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Ridden an elephant

My score is 41!!! what’s yours????

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