Bucket List … aka [As Many As I Could Think of] Things I Hope To Do Before I Die

  1. Play on a lacrosse team again.
  2. Find a sand dollar on the beach.
  3. Find a live starfish in the wild. DONE! September 24, 2015
  4. Go on a Mediterranean cruise. DONE! September 22, 2012
  5. Visit Barcelona, Spain. DONE! September 20, 2012
  6. Go to graduate school.
  7. Get published in the New York Times.
  8. Visit London, United Kingdom.
  9. Move out of Florida. DONE! January 19, 2017
  10. Move to California. DONE! January 19, 2017
  11. Buy a house.
  12. Adopt a child from a third-world country.
  13. Visit Paris, France.
  14. Live in Manhattan while I still can, even if only for a year.
  15. Go on a mission trip.
  16. Ride a mechanical bull.
  17. Visit Athens, Greece.
  18. Sail in the ocean on a catamaran. DONE! September 25, 2015
  19. Take classes in another foreign language—Greek or Arabic.
  20. Ride in a hot-air balloon.
  21. Swim with a dolphin.
  22. Visit Bangkok, Thailand.
  23. See the “Mona Lisa” in person.
  24. See “Starry Night” by Van Gogh (my favorite painting) in person.
  25. Become 100% debt-free.
  26. See a real, well-done Broadway play in New York.
  27. Attend the Sundance Film Festival (as a spectator).
  28. Try Vietnamese Pho soup. DONE! Sometime I don’t remember.
  29. Ice skate at Rockefeller Center.
  30. Attend the Christmas Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center (I love Christmas trees).
  31. Go snowshoeing.
  32. Visit Dubai.
  33. Go water-skiing.
  34. Visit New Orleans, LA. Unexpectedly DONE! December 28, 2015
  35. Visit Napa Valley, California.
  36. Visit Pike Place in Seattle, Washington.
  37. Drive the Pacific Coast Highway.
  38. Visit Nantucket, Massachusetts.
  39. Go on a whale-watching cruise in the Pacific Ocean.
  40. Visit the Christian Louboutin boutique in Manhattan. DONE! March 2012
  41. Go on a horse carriage ride through Central Park.
  42. Visit Chicago, IL. DONE! May 8, 2014
  43. Own a pair of Christian Louboutin shoes.
  44. Own a pair of Manolo Blahnik shoes.
  45. Visit Maldives.
  46. Order a plate of raw sushi and eat the entire thing.
  47. Completely change my way of thinking from negative… to positive.
  48. Learn not to take what others say or do personally.
  49. Obtain a job that I truly enjoy going to every single day. DONE! Began June 2, 2014
  50. Work for a company that values my education and talents as an employee. DONE! Began June 2, 2014
  51. Work for a company that I’m truly interested in what they do as a business. DONE! Began June 2, 2014
  52. Wake up in the morning and truly love my life.
  53. Get married to the love of my life. DONE! September 16, 2012
  54. Learn to not be so selfish.
  55. See Paul McCartney in concert. DONE! May 13?, 2013
  56. Physically meet the love of my music life, Thomas Earl Petty.
  57. See Radiohead in concert.
  58. Physically see Pau Gasol with my naked eye. DONE! January 20, 2012
  59. Stay at a Four Seasons resort, even if just for one night.
  60. Visit San Francisco, California.
  61. Ride a Sea-Doo in the ocean.
  62. Take a wheat grass shot. (And perhaps not hate it.)
  63. Jump into a lake, off of a dock and not be scared. (Read: NO alligators.)
  64. Weigh between 120-130 pounds again.
  65. Go skiing in the Alps.
  66. Visit Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  67. Meet and interview Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind behind the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, who is now reportedly a Christian.
  68. Visit the Supermax prison in Florence, Colorado.
  69. Visit Saudi Arabia.
  70. See Aaron Rodgers with my naked eye. DONE! October 30, 2016
  71. Visit Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  72. Visit Las Vegas, Nevada.
  73. Get over my fear of being pregnant/giving birth.
  74. Visit the Grand Canyon–or Arizona in general.
  75. Visit Palm Springs, California.
  76. See a Redwood tree in person.
  77. See a Sequoia tree in person.
  78. Visit Lake Tahoe, California.
  79. Visit/see an actual desert in person.
  80. Visit Copenhagen, Denmark.
  81. Stay at a Dorchester Collection hotel.

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