Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Facebook Frolics


A couple days before I left Longview, my sister talked me into joining Facebook as she had just done so herself. She walked me through the process. And I pretty much left it alone ever since because of how busy I was in getting moved back here and settled in and...and...and.

Well I gave myself permission to fool around on Facebook this evening. I was partly motivate by having been tagged by a Facebook friend for this meme called Bucket List. Thing is, I'm so new at Facebook that I don't have enough Facebook friends to tag the requisit 20.

So, I'm putting out a plea for friends. Is that pathetic or what?

Oh, its not just for the purpose of meme tagging, I seldom have the time for them anyway. So don't worry if that gives you pause. But I did start thinking as I tooled around Facebook that it would make another good place to announce when I have another book giveaway posted here.

Since I don't have twenty facebook friends to tag I'm posting the meme here too. If it looks fun play either here in comments, on your blog, via email (joystory AT gmail.com) or at facebook.

The Bucket List

The Bucket List. Place an 'X' by all the things you've done and remove the 'X' from the ones you have not. At the bottom of the list, add something you've done that's not already on the list.

NO EXPLANATIONS! If someone asks you about something, then fine - explain away. [for facebook play: Tag 20 friends (including me) and then publish. To do this, go to “notes” under tabs on your profile page, paste these instructions in the body of the note, do the list and tag 20 people (in the right hand corner of the app) then click publish. If you don't see the Tag people in the upper right hand corner you are in the wrong place.]

Things you have done during your lifetime:

(X) Gone on a blind date
() Skipped school
(x) Watched someone die
(x) Been to Canada
() Been to Mexico
() Been to Florida
() Been to Hawaii
(x ) Been on a plane
() Been on a helicopter
( ) Been lost
() Gone to Washington, DC
(x) Swam in the ocean
(x) Cried yourself to sleep
(X) Played cops and robbers
(x) Recently colored with crayons
( ) Sang Karaoke
(x) Paid for a meal with coins only
(x) Done something you told yourself you wouldn't
() Made prank phone calls
(x) Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose or elsewhere
(x) Caught a snowflake on your tongue
( ) Danced in the rain-naked
( ) Written a letter to Santa Claus
(x) Been kissed under the mistletoe
(x) Watched the sunrise with someone
(x) Blown bubbles
( X) Gone ice-skating
(x) Gone to the movies
( ) Been deep sea fishing
( ) Driven across Canada
( ) Been in a hot air balloon
( ) Been sky diving
() Gone snowmobiling
( ) Lived in more than one country
(x) Lay down outside at night and admired the stars while listening to the crickets
(x) Seen a falling star and made a wish
( ) Enjoyed the beauty of Old Faithful Geyser
() Seen the Statue of Liberty
() Gone to the top of Toronto CN tower
() Been on a cruise
(x) Traveled by train
() Traveled by motorcycle
( ) Ridden on a San Francisco CABLE CAR
( ) Been to Disneyland and Disney World
(x) Truly believe in the power of prayer
(x) Been in a rain forest
(x Seen whales in the ocean
() Been to Niagara Falls
( ) Ridden on an elephant
( ) Swam with dolphins
( ) Been to the Olympics
( ) Walked on the Great Wall of China
( ) Saw and heard a glacier calf
( ) Been spinnaker flying
(x) Been water-skiing
(X) Been snow-skiing
( ) Been to Westminster Abbey
( ) Been to the Louvre
( ) Swam in the Mediterranean
( ) Been to a Major League Baseball game
() Been to a Canadian Football League game
(x) Thrown up after riding a roller coaster or other carnival ride
(x) Buried a pet
( ) been parasailing
( ) Learned a second language fluently
() Dipped feet into both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in the same month
( ) Seen the Panama Canal
( ) Spent years in a National Park
( ) Have been wake boarding
(x) Truly believe in miracles
() Has passed gas and blamed it on someone else (as if I'd admit that!)
( ) Driven a Nascar
(x ) Saw the Aurora Borealis -- The Northern Lights
(x ) Crashed the same car twice in 6 months (twice in 10 days!)
(x) Been to a drive in theatre
() Peered over the edge of the Grand Canyon
() Climbed Ayers Rock (Northern Territory, Australia)
()Milked a goat
( ) Youth hosteled around the UK
(x ) Eaten a meal at the top of the Seattle Space Needle

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