My Bucket “Life” List

There are tons of things I would like to do in life and I love making lists so I figured making a “bucket” list would help me remember and keep track of how I am progressing through my list. Currently 24/112.

1. Travel to all 50 states (34/50)
2. Travel to all 7 continents (4/7)
3. Travel to 100 countries (23/100)
4. Learn 3 spoken languages fluently (2/3)
5. Go sky diving (Sept 2010)
6. Open a restaurant
7. Get full back piece
8. Give birth naturally
9. Send my parents on vacation
10. Buy a brownstone
11. Become Pres/Chair of a volunteer board (August 2010)
12. Learn to drive a motorcycle (motorbike, 2009)
13. See Aurora Borealis
14. Spend time in Alaska during long days/or nights
15. Build an igloo that fits more than two ppl
16. Go to Burning Man (2011, 2012, 2013)
17. Go base jumping
18. Volunteer as part of disaster response (November 2012)
19. Become a freelance photographer
20. Grow a tree
21. Help someone change their life (2010)
22. Enter some type of eating contest
23. Have a blog that is read daily/post multiple times a week (2011)
24. Learn to perform Salat
25. Learn to fly a plane
26. Buy a pole
27. Attend a Patriots game
28. Go to the SuperBowl
29. Be mentioned in a magazine
30. Learn to dance salsa (better)
31. Go completely in the buff at a clothing optional beach (August 2010)
32. Read the entire Quran
33. Become PADI certified
34. Go to a game in Fenway Park (September 2010)
35. Buy myself a custom diamond ring with emerald begets
36. Buy a 6 series BMW
37. Summit a mountain (Everest/Kilimanjaro)
38. Go to Hajj
39. See (climb) the pyramids in Egypt
40. Swim in the Dead Sea
41. Go to the Vatican
42. Go up the Eiffel Tower (March 2011)
43. Go to the Salt Dessert/Sea in Bolivia
44. Go to a shooting range (May 2011)
45. Run a half-marathon (April 2012)
46. Mardi Gras in N.O.
47. Niagara Falls (September 2010)
48. White water rafting
49. Machu Picchu
50. Salt Cathedral in Colombia
51. Zip line tour (April 2014)
52. Go to San Alfonso del Mar in Algarrobo, Chile.
53. Learn to snowboard
54. Go maple syrup sapping in VT

Enjoying a bucket

55. Go zorbing
56. Angel Falls
57. Victoria Falls
58. Ride a camel
59. Taj Mahal
60. Visit the Louvre (March 2011)
61. Swim with dolphins
62. Learn to read tarot cards
63. Royal Gorge Bridge (Canon City, CO)
64. Amazon Rainforest
65. Tierra del Fuego
66. Sahara Desert
67. Aztec Temples
68. Become fluent in ASL
69. Find a life partner
70. Go to a real haunted house
71. Walk across a country’s border (Oct 2009- Lao/Vietnam)
72. Attend a shavas dinner
73. Go to every MTA station
74. Throw a huge party for myself
75. Get a drastic hair cut (December 2010)
76. Relearn the violin
77. Give a toast at a wedding
78. Go a month without using a cell phone (Summer 2009)
79. Attend a World Series game
80. Attend a Stanley Cup game (2004 Tampa Bay Lightning)
81. Attend a NBA championship game
82. Go to Brasil Pride
83. Meet my grandchildren
84. Stay in a 5 star hotel (June 2010/March 2011/June 2011)
85. Look inside a volcano
86. Donate money in the form of a scholarship
87. Learn to whistle
88. Write a letter to my children and give it to them when they turn 18
89. Climb the Statue of Liberty
90. Ride in a Hot Air Balloon
91. Walk the Great Wall of China
92. Read the entire bible
93. Go to the North Pole
94. Visit the Grand Canyon
95. Experience zero gravity
96. Summit Mt. Rainier
97. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
98. Swim in Devil’s Pool
99. Go inside the White House (December 2011)
100. Visit the Edinburgh Castle (Scotland)
101. Go to a Hammam (May 2008)
102. Oktoberfest in Germany
103. Walk across the GWB (Ran it, January 2012)
104. Learn to drive a stick shift (2000, need to re-learn)
105. Visit Stonehedge
106. Get married (August 2013)
107. Be a movie extra
108. Solve a rubik’s cube
109. Go to the Jack Daniels Distillery
110. Watch the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace
111. Visit Darmstadt, Germany where my parents met
112. Run a marathon (October 2013)

(hopefully adding more to this list.)

5 thoughts on “My Bucket “Life” List

  1. Nice read, I just passed this onto a friend who was doing a little research on that. And he actually bought me lunch because I found it for him smile So let me rephrase that: Thank you for lunch! “We strain to renew our capacity for wonder, to shock ourselves into astonishment once again.” by Shana Alexander.

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