Bucket List

Most of us have one. A Bucket List that is. And ever since the 2007 movie, The Bucket List, staring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman came out, a lot of us have actually decided to write it down. (Side note: if you have not seen that movie, stop what you doing right now and watch it. It is fantastic.) I’ve always had dreams and aspirations, as well as random adventures I’ve wanted to partake in, but until the beginning of this year, I had never written them down. So here it is, my Bucket List:

  1. Witness to someone and have them accept Christ into their heart
  2. Skydive
  3. Visit France
  4. Visit Italy, especially Rome
  5. Visit Ireland (done 6/14-16, 2013)
  6. Visit Greece
  7. Bungee jump
  8. Get married
  9. Start a family
  10. Live in NYC (done 8/15/12)
  11. Study abroad (done summer 2013)
  12. Love my job
  13. Visit all 50 states
  14. Visit the 4 corners – be in 4 places at once
  15. Pet a tiger
  16. Ride a gondola in Venice with the one I love
  17. Visit the Eiffel Tower
  18. Shoot a gun (done 4/11/12)
  19. Become fluent in French
  20. Visit the Wreckage of the Titanic Aboard a Submarine
  21. Ride in a hot air balloon
  22. Go sledding in Alaska
  23. Road trip from coast to coast in USA
  24. Go to Africa
  25. See Niagara Falls
  26. See the Grand Canyon
  27. Witness a meteor shower (done 8/13/12, Perseids Meteor Shower)
  28. See The Acropolis
  29. See The Coliseum
  30. See Stonehenge
  31. Go to Mycenae
  32. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel
  33. Visit the Seven “New” Wonders of the World: Machu Picchu, Peru; the Coliseum, Rome; Petra, Jordan; Christ Redeemer, Brazil; The Great Wall of China; Chichen Itza, Mexico; The Taj Mahal, India
  34. Visit The Louvre
  35. See the Great Pyramid of Giza
  36. Go to Egypt
  37. Visit the Lascaux Caves in southwestern France
  38. See the Hollywood sign (done 3/19/12)
  39. Visit Seattle, WA
  40. See the Golden Gate Bridge
  41. Tour the White House (done 9/8/12)
  42. Meet the President, shake his/her hand
  43. Drive/Own an Aston Martin
  44. Own a Chanel suit
  45. Fly First class
  46. Own a diamond from Tiffany & Co.
  47. Have my work exhibited in a gallery
  48. Write a book
  49. Go on a Brewery tour (done 6/16/13, Guinness Storehouse, Dublin, Ireland)
  50. Celebrate NYE in Times Square (done 12/31/12, 1/1/13)
  51. See the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center in NYC (done 11/29/12)
  52. Ice skate at the Rockefeller Center during Christmas time
  53. Get my palms read (done 7/6/12)
  54. See a psychic
  55. Get a tarot card reading
  56. Attend a Murder Mystery Dinner
  57. See lava in Hawaii
  58. Passionately kiss in the rain
  59. Visit every continent (Done so far: North America, Europe)
  60. Visit a volcano
  61. Toss a dart at a map, and travel wherever it lands: USA Map; World Map
  62. Take a train ride to Canada
  63. Play a game of golf
  64. See male strippers
  65. Have a Manhattan in Manhattan (done 7/20/12)
  66. Skinny Dip (done 7/27/12)
  67. Own a pair of Christian Louboutin shoes
  68. Own something from Hermes
  69. Live in another country for at least one month (done 6/1/2013 – 8/22/13, London, UK)
  70. Learn Italian
  71. Have my picture posted in Times Square (done 5/1/13, sidewalk and big screen)
  72. Work in another country
  73. Live in another country for at least a year
  74. Visit Spain
  75. Visit Scotland

As you can tell, a lot of my list involves travel. I’ve really been bitten by the travel bug lately, and want to make it a point to visit as much of the world as possible while I am still young and able. I am at a time in my life where I am more free than I have ever been, and have less responsibilities than I will have in the future. I plan to take advantage of my freedom while I still can. Moving to NYC is just a step in my journey, and I have never been more excited to see where it takes me.

I will continue to add more to my list, and to cross things off as I accomplish them.


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