My Bucketlist

**Edited:Jan 3, 2015

I actually looked that one up since I don’t speak Italian. But it translates to “It is never too late”, which I thought was a good start. My list is in no particular order and I will linking each accomplishment with a post I would have created somewhere in my blog, so keep checking back. If I had already seen the place before I started this post I will merely cross it off and put a date down.

  1.  Run a 10 K.
  2. Learn German.
  3. Buy a house.
  4. Learn Italian.
  5. Have a retirement plan.
  6. Learn Arabic.
  7. Save $20,000.
  8. Got to a Broadway play.
  9. Visit Jerusalem’s Old City.
  10. Belly dance.
  11. Ride in a hot air balloon.
  12. Go para-sailing in the Caribbean.
  13. See a platypus.
  14. Hold a koala.
  15. Go to Times Square on New Years Eve.
  16. Go white water rafting.  [August, 2007]
  17. Learn to water-ski.
  18. Take a canopy tour.
  19. Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany.
  20. Mardi Gras, New Orleans.
  21. See a Cirque du Soleil act.
  22. Attend a concert.
  23. Visit the San Diego Zoo.
  24. Brazilian Carnival, Rio de Janeiro. {ever since I saw the movie Rio}
  25. Get my pilots license.
  26. The Day of the Dead, Mexico.
  27. La Tomatina, Valencia, Spain.
  28. Visit the Auschwitz Concentration camp.
  29. The Grand Canyon.
  30. Spend a week at a Silent Retreat.
  31. The Northern Lights in Yellowknife, Canada and in Alaska.
  32. Visit Niagra Fall, Ontario.
  33. Go on an inner awakening retreat in India.
  34. Take a cruise.
  35. Be able to do a handstand.
  36. Leave a letter at Juliet’s Wall, Verona Italy.
  37. Amazon Rainforest.
  38. Go whale-watching.
  39. Go on safari.
  40. Get a tattoo. [March, 2009]
  41. The Panama Canal.
  42. Find inner peace.
  43. Visit all 7 continents.
  44. Visit every country in the world.
  45. Live in a foreign country for 6 months.
  46. Mecca.
  47. The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
  48. See Lion King on Broadway.
  49. Go to Dubai.
  50. The Terracotta Warriors.
  51. Ride a Segway.
  52. Finish reading the Bible.
  53. Climb an Egyptian pyramid.
  54. Attend FIFA World Cup.
  55. Pay off the debt to my parents.
  56. See K’Naan in concert.
  57. The Basilica di San Marco, Venice.
  58. St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican, Rome.
  59. Visit the CN Tower, Toronto, Ontario.
  60. Start a business, even if it doesn’t succeed.
  61. The Acropolis in Greece.
  62. Walk a Labyrinth.
  63. Watch turtles hatch and run for the ocean.
  64. The Statues of Easter Island, Chile.
  65. The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt.
  66. Get married.
  67. Stonehenge, United Kingdom.
  68. The Sydney Opera House, Australia.
  69. The Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, London, England.
  70. The Parthenon in Greece.
  71. Machu Picchu, Peru.
  72. Create my own personal library collection in my home.
  73. The Coliseum in Rome.
  74. Christ Redeemer, Brazil.
  75. Save a species from extinction.
  76. The Great Wall of China.
  77. Have my own sewing space that is so organized and has “everything”.
  78. The Taj Mahal, India.
  79. Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris. [May, 2007]
  80. Have chilren.
  81. El Prado in Madrid, Spain.
  82. The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy.
  83. The Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia.
  84. Musée de l’Orangerie in Paris, France.
  85. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, USA.
  86. Take up yoga. [Sept., 2013]
  87. The British Museum in London, England.
  88. Become a child sponsor.
  89. The Tate Gallery in London, England.
  90. Adopt a pet from the animal shelter.
  91. The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Holland.
  92. The Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
  93. The Art Institute of Chicago.
  94. Go bird watching in Costa Rica.
  95. The Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC.
  96. Be a foster parent for a puppy/ kitten.
  97. The Louvre, Paris, France. [May, 2007]
  98. See the ‘Bodies Exhibition’ in either Atlanta, Las Vegas, or New York.
  99. See Mount Rushmore.
  100. Visit Area 51.
  101. Milk a cow.
  102. Read the complete works of Shakespeare.
  103. Get my Masters in Library Science.
  104. Meet 5 famous people of any background.
  105. Vacation in Igloo Village, Kakslauttanen, Finland.
  106. Volunteer in a soup kitchen.
  107. Float in the Dead Sea.
  108. Ride a camel. {Bonus points if it’s in the Sahara Desert}
  109. Do at least 1 ‘Librarians without Borders’ project.
  110. Donate blood. [Officially a Blood Donor as of December 31st, 2014]
  111.  Write a letter to each of my children telling them what I want them to know about my life and the lessons I’ve learned.
  112. Create a bucket list 😉 [Now]
  113. Go to Africa.

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