Friday, July 20, 2012

My Bucket List

Here is my list of 50 things to do before I turn 50. I can't believe I'm talking about turning 50, especially when I'm not yet 40 but there is so much I want to do. Plus 50 by 50 sounds catchy. (Note that I've accomplished a few things already.)

1.       Sell a quilt

2.       Make my own applesauce

3.       Knit or crochet something

4.       Continue my education

5.       Grow a garden

6.       Join a board of directors

7.       Take a cruise

8.       Make my own salsa

9.       Visit Italy - again

10.   Take my family white water rafting

11.   Make my own jam

12.   Invest in the stock market

13.   Go camping - again

14.   Make an article of clothing

15.   Make a cook book of my grandmother’s recipes

16.   Buy a motorcycle for the Polack

17.   Build something out of wood

18.   See Niagara Falls

19.   Cross to the Canadian border

20.   Sit in seats on the floor of Assembly Hall for an IU basketball game

21.   Finish the basement

22.   Become a CASA

23.   Apply my own gel nails

24.   Live in Europe

25.   Learn how to jar/can something

26.   Present at a national conference

27.   Bike to work and back

28.   Bungee jump or sky dive

29.   Stay at the Bellagio

30.   Go deep sea fishing

31.   Ride in a hot air balloon

32.   Go the top of the Eiffel Tower

33.   Volunteer with my family

34.   Fly in a helicopter

35.   Meet a movie star

36.   Become a foster parent

37.   Join a book club

38.   Visit Bali

39.   Attend the Kentucky Oaks

40.   Ride a horse on the beach

41.   Travel to Ireland

42.   Get Lasik

43.   Sink four perfect corn holes

44.   Visit San Francisco

45.   Win a poker tournament

46.   Become Director of Donor Relations for university

47.   Hand piece an entire quilt

48.   Chop all my hair off – super short!

49.   Buy a pair of black high heeled peep toe shoes

50.   Go with IU to the Rose Bowl

1 comment:

Elizabeth said...

I have done 11 of these. Please let me know when you do #44 -- wasn't think maybe going to happen this year?