Go big or go home. You only live once. Shoot for the stars…. I say, make it interesting and fun and meaningful!
1.) Learn to speak Spanish, Italian and French fluently.
2.) Visit a Japanese tea garden, in Japan.
3.) Write a book.
4.) Be a Big Sister or mentor for an inner city child.
5.) Live in Africa.
6.) See a Great White Shark at Seal Island.
7.) Buy a backpack and go to Europe. No itinerary. Maybe live there for a while.
8.) Learn to edit photos… and maybe how to take those photos.
9.) Take singing lessons.
10.) Cater a party.
11.) Eat pizza in New York and Chicago. In the same week.
12.) Learn to surf.
13.) Tour the pyramids of Egypt.
14.) Take a trip to Havana, Cuba.
15.) Have a wine cellar.
16.) Be able to do 10 push ups (not on my knees).
17.) Flip a house.
18.) Tell my friends and family what, exactly, they mean to me.
19.) Learn to like tomatoes and mushrooms - Update: I really am working on tomatoes… I’ll even eat small chunks these days!
20.) Milk a cow.
21.) Read the entire Bible, cover to cover.
22.) Love where I live and what I do.
23.) Deck my house out for Christmas and have a party.
24.) Explore a shipwreck. -Done October 2011 on our honeymoon to Turks and Caicos.
25.) Take my parents on a vacation, they of all people deserve it.
26.) Attend at least one “Canvas and Cocktails”. - I’ve been to two in 2012!
27.) Be functional at HTML or CSS.
28.) Get my MBA or Masters of Science in Marketing or go back to school.
29.) Ride in a hot air balloon – maybe in Aspen, CO.
30.) Go on a cruise. -Did this with Christian’s family in February 2012.
31.) Run a half marathon.
32.) Pick up a complete strangers tab.
33.) Have a real “day at the spa”.
34.) Make 100 different kinds of desserts.
35.) Create and write down 25 new recipes.
36.) Try Yoga, both normal and Bikram. - Tried both kinds in 2012, post is here)
37.) Throw a fabulous summer party for no reason.
38.) Create a great backyard for entertaining, complete with twinkle lights.
39.) Learn to “decently” french braid my hair.
40.) Visit the Coke factory in Atlanta, GA.
41.) Take a trip to Savannah and enjoy its southern charm.
42.) Stay in a tropical hut over the ocean in Bora Bora — or Tahiti.
Get married and have a family. - Got married Oct. 8, 2012!
44.) Backpack the “West Coast Trail” on Vancouver Island.
45.) Make 30 minutes a day for myself, meditation, prayer, thought. Just me. For a year.
46.) Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro.
47.) Take a French, Italian and pastry cooking class.
48.) Create 5 paintings. They can be simple.
49.) Speak publicly.
50.) Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef.
51.) Rent a sports car and take a trip on the Autobahn.
52.) Take a month long beach vacation.
53.) Spend a week in Napa Valley relaxing, tasting wine and loving life.
54.) Live alone. -Did this from February 2011 – July 2011!
55.) Visit New York City.
56.) Use a Zipcar in a big city.
57.) Attend a lantern festival – thousands of lit lanterns in the sky.
58.) Attend a Tedx event.
More to come… as always.