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My Bucket List

So here is my bucket list…better get working on it.  And here is the bucket list blog post that got it all started.  Please feel free to comment with any advice, encouragement, or stories of your own!

  1. Visit Greece
  2. Visit Italy
  3. Write a book
  4. Publish said book
  5. Lose 100 pounds
  6. Go back to Ireland so I can show my husband the place I love so much
  7. Visit at least 30 states by the time my kids graduate from high school
  8. Read every book by Jane Austen
  9. Own a first edition of one of Jane Austen’s books (you know, after I win the lottery)
  10. See the Northern lights
  11. Ride in a hot air balloon
  12. Visit Washington DC when the cherry trees are blossoming
  13. Write my personal history
  14. Record my Grandma’s story while she is still here with us
  15. Own a book published in the 1700’s (or earlier)
  16. Visit Russia to see where some of my ancestors came from
  17. Learn French (more than the one semester I took in college)
  18. Read all the books by the Bronte sisters
  19. Find a way to forgive and get past the anger I still feel towards my biological father for not being there for my sister and I
  20. Write a cookbook
  21. Publish said cookbook
  22. Kiss my husband at midnight on New Year’s eve in Times square
  23. Publish an historical article in a scholarly journal (put my Master’s degree to use finally)
  24. Visit Andorra (I want to see a micro-nation)
  25. Read all fiction books by Willa Cather
  26. Write a children’s book for my kids
  27. Make it to the top of Pikes Peak by way of the Barr Trail (hiking!)
  28. Break through the brick wall that is David C. Jones and Elizabeth Cottrell Brown (genealogy related)
  29. Learn to say “Please” and “Thank You” in 10 different languages (like actually learn not just see how to do it)

One response to “My Bucket List

  1. […] am going to write a book since I was in college (almost 10 years…yikes!).  It is even on my bucket list, but I have never gotten further than a couple of chapters.  I have more ideas than I know what to […]

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