All about me

First, another sneak preview of my whiplash project. Luckily, the deadline has been extended a few days, so i get to work on the finishing touches.

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Hey it’s my birthday (well, actually it was yesterday, but close enough)! I went to the beach to celebrate.

Muir Beach

Thanks for all the birthday wishes internet friends!

Sweatshirts are standard wear on a northern california beach year round. In fact, I saw some kids in sweatshirts “swimming.” We were also the only people there without a kid or a dog. Until the hippies showed up… But they had a drum which is kind of the same.

Cheryl had a meme that i was kinda curious about, so i thought i would give it a go. It is a list of things that you may or may not have done. Click ‘more’ if you really want to see mine.

01. Bought everyone in the bar a drink
02. Swam with wild dolphins — unlikely, the ocean is the world’s toilet.
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
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
14. Seen the Northern Lights
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
18. Touched an iceberg — and when doing so hopped on a nd floated away from shore….
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 night sky through a telescope
26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment – me and church kinda don’t get along. from stations of the cross to my brothers 8th grade graduation… i get kicked out all the time.
27. Had a food fight
28. Bet on a winning horse — i bet on a lot of losing horses while drinking the world’s best bloody maries. i guess you are not supposed to pick them based on the color scheme of the jockey’s clothing.
29. Asked out a stranger
30. Had a snowball fight
31. Screamed as loudly as you possibly can
32. Held a lamb
33. Seen a total eclipse
34. Ridden a roller coaster— woo-hoo Cedar Point!!
35. Hit a home run
36. Danced like a fool and not cared who was looking — i think i am always a fine dancer, but sarah says this one applies to me
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 10 provinces
41. Taken care of someone who was drunk
42. Had amazing friends

43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country
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 – i hope that sarah b can help me out with this one.
51. Visited Ireland
52. Been heartbroken longer then you were actually in love
53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them
54. Visited Japan
55. Milked a cow
56. Alphabetized your cds

57. Pretended to be a superhero
58. Sung karaoke
59. Lounged around in bed all day

60. Posed nude in front of strangers
61. Gone scuba diving — see #02
62. Kissed in the rain
63. Played in the mud
64. Played in the rain — nice warm midwest summer rain. not the stuff out here.
65. Gone to a drive-in theater
66. Visited the Great Wall of China
67. Started a business Master of half-assed craft businesses since i was a child
68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
69. Toured ancient sites
70. Taken a martial arts class
71. Played D&D for more than 6 hours straight – we are not going to talk about this one
72. Gotten married
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 sequined unicorn.
79. Ridden a gondola in Venice
80. Gotten a tattoo – anything permanent is a bad idea
81. Rafted the Snake River
82. Been on television news programs as an “expert” — It is only a matter of time….
83. Got flowers for no reason
84. Performed on stage
85. Been to Las Vegas
86. Recorded music

87. Eaten shark — my list of strange foods contains: turtle (accidental – chinese restaurant), Bear, moose, musk-ox (delicious).
88. Had a one-night stand
89. Gone to Thailand
90. Bought a house
91. Been in a combat zone
92. Buried one of your parents
93. Been on a cruise ship — see #02
94. Spoken more than one language fluently
95. Performed in Rocky Horror.
96. Raised children.
97. Followed your favorite band/singer on tour
98. Created and named your own constellation of stars
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 illness that you shouldn’t have survived
105. Wrote articles for a large publication
106. Lost over 100 pounds
107. Held someone while they were having a flashback
108. Piloted an airplane
109. Petted a stingray
110. Broken someone’s heart
111. Helped an animal give birth
112. Won money on a T.V. game show
113. Broken a bone
114. Gone on an African photo safari
115. Had a body part of yours below the neck pierced
116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol
117. Eaten mushrooms that were gathered in the wild
118. Ridden a horse – summer horse camp
119. Had major surgery
120. Had a snake as a pet
121. Hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon
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 – and i am about to do it again!!
127. Eaten sushi – i have to think that if i would have finished grad school in a reasonable amount of time that this might never have come true.
128. Had your picture in the newspaper — front page of the ‘westside messenger’ baby!
129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about
130. Gone back to school — i have been in school continuously since i was 4.
131. Parasailed
132. Petted a cockroach – not only that, I encouraged visitors to COSI to pet them as well.
133. Eaten fried green tomatoes
134. Read The Iliad – and the Odyssey
— in the original ancient greek even.
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 — not intentionally, but so far yes.
138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
139. Been elected to public office
140. Written your own computer language — what the hell does this mean? do they mean written code for an existing 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
– DJ Beatnik fly, WBUR
148: Shaved your head
149: Caused a car accident
150: Saved someone’s life

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