My Living List

  1. Finalize will
  2. Allow myself to be happy again (This is a daily deal but ok, be happy, YOU!)
  3. Find Fletcher and Susan and reconnect (2010 - sad ending)
  4. Eat more raw foods
  5. Learn to proficiently shoot my gun
  6. Organize regular DATE NIGHT
  7. BELIZE!!!
  8. Discover/uncover my abs
  9. Road trip across the U.S.
  10. Visit family in Philippines
  11. Whiskey at a pub in Ireland
  12. Own a cool camper
  13. Open a Swiss bank account in Switzerland
  14. Go on a multi-day biking trip
  15. Help someone get into or through college
  16. Host an outdoor party when the fruit trees bloom
  17. Go clamming
  18. Sew my own clothes (not ALL just some)
  19. Learn to play chess
  20. Make a peaceful living space for our family
  21. Tithe regularly (2011)
  22. Raise Chickens again (April 2011)
  23. Parasail
  24. Meet Brett Dennen (March 2009)
  25. Organize a retreat
  26. Rewire a lamp
  27. Use my work to improve lives (one could argue that I am already doing this)
  28. Go a day without speaking
  29. Throw a block party
  30. Remove money as a concern (heh)
  31. Take a two-week vacation without computers – Hello Belize!
  32. Zip line through a canopy of trees
  33. Make a quilt of our favorite t-shirts from the past (have most of the materials in the basement)
  34. Finish Emi’s baby book
  35. Finish Emi's Elementary School memory book
  36. Attend a yoga retreat
  37. Plant bulbs in a public space (anonymously) (Nov 2011)
  38. Have a family portrait painted
  39. Live in another country for a year
  40. Learn how to run regularly (Summer 2014)
  41. Visit Canada
  42. Build a portable yurt
  43. Organize photos into 1 area – chunk crappy ones
  44. Genealogy Charts for me, Scott and Emi and David and Aubri
  45. Memorize Phonetic Alphabet (March 2017)
  46. Visit Halifax, Nova Scotia
  47. Create a Family Cook Book for my children
  48. Go on a cruise
  49. Compose music
  50. Learn to play an instrument (mandolin? bandurria? sitar?)
  51. Help create a neighborhood park/garden.
  52. Write a script for a TV show
  53. Take horseback riding lessons
  54. Learn sign language (learning with the kiddos via Signing Time on PBS Jan 2012)
  55. Learn Tagalog and become conversational in this language (visayan?)
  56. Visit Greece and see where Mama Mia was filmed 
  57. Have an Attitude of Gratitude
  58. Pray Daily
  59. Purge and paint closet (Nov 2011)
  60. Grow spiritually with my family
  61. Volunteer at a homeless Shelter
  62. Sleep in a Castle
  63. Crochet something more than a string
  64. Learn more about photography and photo editing
  65. Get back into regular yoga practice (organize peaceful place in basement)
  66. Host Kentucky Derby party (Check! May 2014 - probably a yearly thing now!)
  67. Tofino
  68. Successfully grow chick peas, almonds, artichokes and figs
  69. Create a Meditation Garden
  70. Construct hammock station for reading/napping
  71. Restring my necklaces: silver bead and aquamarine/pearl (February 2014 but will likely have to restring them again to make them sturdier)
  72. Get back into drawing/sketching/painting
  73. Get a really good DSLR to use with my Tamron lenses
  74. Own a turquoise car (I can totally see my Disco painted a metallic baby aqua in a few years)
  75. Own a Corgi (My friend Stina's dog, Chunk, is a Corgi, and what a good dog he is!)
  76. Replace the basement windows
  77. Construct cabana and pergola (extend existing poolhouse)
  78. Baby Seal Pinata (Sept 2013)
  79. Build a treehouse for the kids
  80. Road trip to California (July 2012)
  81. Visit an Alpaca Farm
  82. Reupholster that sexy couch in the sunroom
  83. Refinish the table in the sunroom (May 2012)
  84. Chunk all Teflon cookware (chunked Nov 2011 except the wok, fondue pot and skillet)
  85. Cook with cast iron cookware (Nov 2011)
  86. Ride around in a VW Beetle and catch people saying "Punch Buggy" or "Slug Bug"
  87. Reconnect with my childhood best friend SDW
  88. Organize crafts to do in notebook - print/write and slip into clear pockets (Nov 2011)
  89. Make migas for my senor (02/17/14)
  90. Make burlap/linen advent calendar and donate "folksy" one we have (11/28/11)
  91. Bunk beds for Little Ones (Scott and Emi took care of this Dec 2011)
  92. Wall hangings for Gathering Room
  93. Grow hops for Scott's home brew (April 2016)
  94. Make wine
  95. Read the entire Bible
  96. Juice Cleanse
  97. Hike Joshua Tree
  98. Grow Espalier Fruit Trees (6 varieties of apples? yes!)
  99. Visit San Diego Zoo (July 2012)
  100. Remove carpeting from Emi's stairs, paint something motivational/artsy and add anti-slip
  101. Remove carpeting from basement stairs, paint something motivational/artsy and add anti-slip
  102. Build sun room storage/seating unit on East wall, smaller mud room area in SW nook
  103. Paint/Stain front porch
  104. Go to Manhattan (November 2012)
  105. Visit NoLiTa district and get a Nolita t-shirt (or shoes, I'm not picky)
  106. Drive down the PCH in a convertible with my man (no kids)
  107. Run/Walk/Stroll through Central Park (November 2012)
  108. Cultivate lavender plants (#fail #notsureIcandothis)
  109. Climb Diamond Head
  110. Archery
  111. Go Paddleboarding
  112. Read a book I enjoyed in English in French.
  113. Read a book I enjoyed in English in Tagalog.
  114. Harvest grapes, bottle wine in Napa.
  115. Write/publish Children's book(s).
  116. Learn about Orienteering and teach the kids.
  117. Grow Strawberry Figs
  118. Learn to walk properly in heels
  119. Visit Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve
  120. Make pancake/waffle syrup.
  121. Pull up carpet in Master Bedroom and restore wood floors.
  122. Convert part of sun room into another bedroom with Murphy bed. 
  123. Drive down to the Keys on the Overseas Highway to see where Bloodline is set. (Get photo on the famous curved palm. Eat at the the Beach Cafe. (June/July 2015)
  124. Hike to Supai (and back)
  125. Mine for Turquoise

1 comment:

  1. Hey Nolita just saw your blog... curious about somethings on your list. Lets catch up. Call me
    Your ol' buddy
    Bill Cole


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