Bucket List

My list of 100 things I want to do before I die.  As I work on or complete each task, I will blog on it (adding a link from here).

As you can tell, I’m having trouble coming up with 100 things, so I’m open to suggestions…and no, skydiving or bungee jumping are not options!

TRAVEL
1. Visit all 50 states (28/50)
Arizona (1995)
California (1982) – I have lives here my whole life!
Connecticut (10/12)
Delaware (7/99)
Florida (11/02)
Hawaii (4/85)
Idaho (11/98)
Illinois (4/00)
Iowa (5/10)
Kansas (7/02)
Maine (10/12)
Maryland (7/99)
Massachusetts (10/12)
Minnesota (5/12)
Missouri (7/02)
Nebraska (5/10)
Nevada (10/04)
New Hampshire (10/12)
New Jersey (7/97)
New York (3/06)
Oregon (11/98)
Pennsylvania (7/97)
Rhode Island (10/12)
South Dakota (5/10)
Texas (11/02)
Vermont (10/12)
Washington (10/13)
Wyoming (6/10)

2. Visit Italy
3. Visit Australia
4. See the Great Pyramids
5. Visit Machu Picchu
6. See the Grand Canyon (COMPLETED 02/10)
7. Visit all 21 California missions (3/21)
8. See Mount Rushmore (COMPLETED 06/10)
9. Visit the Grand Old Opry/Nashville
10. Take a road trip on Route 66
11. Go on an Alaskan Cruise
12. Visit the Holy Land
13. Visit the Great Wall of China
14. Go to 6 continents – all except Antarctica (2/6)
15. Visit Four Corners
16. Go to Yosemite

PERSONAL
17. Own a home (COMPLETED 3/29/11)
18. Become a mom (COMPLETED 3/14/12)
19. Write my autobiography
20. Read through the Bible – once chronologically, once cover-to-cover (0/2)
21. Be debt-free
22. Maintain my body at a size 12 or smaller
23. Maintain a blog for at least 2 years, posting at least 3 times a week
24. Research my family tree, tracing back to at least my great-grandparents

SPORTS
25. Run a marathon
26. Go to an NFL game (COMPLETED 10/10)
27. Go to a UCS football game at the Coliseum

EXPERIENCES
28. Go on a helicopter ride
29. Be in Times Square for New Years
30. Camp out overnight at the Rose Parade
31. Ride the top 10 roller coasters in the US
32. See the Northern Lights
33. Attend an Olympic competition
34. Spend the night in a castle

CULTURE
35. Watch every movie that has won a Best Picture Oscar
36. Watch every movie on AFI’s Top 100 list
37. Make a list of 100 “must read” books and read them
38. Read every book that has won a Pulitzer for fiction
39. Read every book that has won a Newbury Prize
40. Read all of CS Lewis’ fiction books

MY ART
41. Create a website
42. Complete a 365 photo project (COMPLETED 12/31/10)
43. Sell one of my photographs
44. Photograph Yosemite

FOR OTHERS
45. Build a Habitat for Humanity house

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