January 05, 2009

Happy 2009!

Hi Everyone
I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year celebrations. We had a great time and are very excited about the coming year.

So did you make any resolutions? Let me know yours by leaving a comment, I'd love to hear them!

I made several 'goals' for this year including reading 52 books in 52 weeks, I love books so it shouldn't be too hard lol.

It's time to get back to work now and I will be creating some fun new paintings, so watch out for another video and painting up this week.

Just for fun I thought I would do this little quiz, if you'd like to take part simply copy and paste to your blog and let me know in the comments, so I can come and read :D

Things you've already done: bold
Things you want to do: italicize
Things you haven't done and don't want to - leave in plain font

1. started your own blog

2. slept under the stars

3. played in a band

4. visited hawaii

5. watched a meteor shower

6. given more than you can afford to charity

7. been to disneyland/world - just got back in fact from Paris!

8. climbed a mountain - Ben Nevis with my father in law

9. held a praying mantis

10. sang a solo

11. bungee jumped

12. visited paris

13. watched a lightning storm at sea

14. taught yourself an art from scratch

15. adopted a child

16. had food poisoning – can’t imagine anyone italicizing this!

17. walked to the top of the statue of liberty

18. grown your own vegetables (Grown my own strawberries moving on to veg this year!)

19. seen the mona lisa in france

20. slept on an overnight train

21. had a pillow fight

22. hitch hiked

23. taken a sick day when you’re not ill

24. built a snow fort

25. held a lamb

26. gone skinny dipping

27. run a marathon

28. ridden a gondola in venice

29. seen a total eclipse

30. watched a sunrise or sunset

31. hit a home run

32. been on a cruise – not for me

33. seen niagara falls in person

34. visited the birthplace of your ancestors

35. seen an amish community

36. taught yourself a new language

37. had enough money to be truly satisfied

38. seen the leaning tower of pisa in person

39. gone rock climbing – loved it!

40. seen michelangelo's david in person

41. sung karaoke

42. seen old faithful geyser erupt

43. bought a stranger a meal in a restaurant

44. visited africa

45. walked on a beach by moonlight

46. been transported in an ambulance

47. had your portrait painted- not painted but drawn.

48. gone deep sea fishing

49. seen the sistene chapel in person

50. been to the top of the eiffel tower in paris

51. gone scuba diving or snorkelling

52. kissed in the rain

53. played in the mud

54. gone to a drive-in theatre

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 at a soup kitchen

61. sold girl scout cookies.

62. gone whale watching

63. gotten flowers for no reason

64. donated blood

65. gone sky diving

66. visited a nazi concentration camp

67. bounced a cheque

68. flown in a helicopter

69. saved a favorite childhood toy

70. visited the lincoln memorial

71. eaten caviar

72. pieced a quilt

73. stood in times square

74. toured the everglades

75. been fired from a job

76. seen the changing of the guard in london

77. broken a bone - not entirely broken like in half lol but I did chip a bone in my foot last summer.

78. been on a speeding motorcycle

79. seen the grand canyon in person

80. published a book

81. visited the vatican

82. bought a brand new car

83. walked in jerusalem

84. had your picture in the newspaper

85. read the entire bible- in progress

86. visited the white house

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; Take That before they were really famous, spoken to a few other tv stars.

92. joined a book club

93. lost a loved one- my Grandparents and my other Grandad.

94. had a baby

95. seen the alamo in person.

96. swum in the great salt lake.

97. been involved in a law suit

98. owned a cell phone

99. been stung by a bee – it hurt a lot!

Looking forward to seeing your answers.



Anonymous said...

Hi Niki, great post. I have copied and answered the questions on my blog. It was really cool to do, thank you so much for sharing.

Mónica Zúñiga said...

Happy new year beautiful! May all of your goals and dreams come true! :)


Pearle said...

Hi Niki, Good way to get to know someone!

May your New Year be filled with peace!