Lifetime To-Do’s

hot air balloon

I’ve rewritten this list more than 10 times. We all should have big and little Lifetime To-Do’s. Below are a few of mine.

  1. Skydive
  2. Spend Christmas in Australia
  3. See Ireland (and eat a lot of potatoes while there)
  4. Vacation in Vegas yearly – It holds a special place in my heart.
  5. See a Broadway show in NY
  6. Ride in a hot air balloon
  7. See all 50 states
  8. Visit Graceland
  9. Earn 6 figures annually before I turn 30
  10. Grow Vegetables
  11. Learn to speak Spanish fluently
  12. Crash a wedding
  13. Have a child
  14. Become a better photographer
  15. Visit the Sea Glass Beach
  16. Invest
  17. Have no debt
  18. Spend a month at the beach
  19. Surprise Mario with a trip
  20. Make Art
  21. Be successful in my career as a Realtor
  22. Read 1 book a week for a year
  23. Learn to play the piano
  24. See Niagara Falls
  25. Own a piano
  26. See Mt Rushmore
  27. Go to Sundance
  28. Ballroom dancing lessons
  29. Retire Early
  30. Tithe 10% everytime
  31. Eat raw oysters
  32. Bingo in the basement of a church with 6 cards and a pink bingo stamp
  33. Own at least 5 rentals
  34. Waterfront property
  35. Right hand ring
  36. Passport (with stamps!)
  37. Buy a piece of artwork at auction
  38. Obtain my brokers license
  39. Inspire others on a daily basis
  40. Stand up for myself
  41. Run 20-25 miles a week for a year
  42. See the Maldives
  43. Teach others
  44. Six figures in the bank
  45. Half marathon
  46. Go camping (only once)
  47. Go Fishing -bait my own hook
  48. See the Mona Lisa (and how tiny it really is)
  49. See the running of the bulls in Spain
  50. Kentucky Derby
  51. Minimize
  52. Read the Bible twice
  53. Write a book
  54. Drive a race car
  55. Ride on a motorcycle
  56. Give my time for a good cause
  57. Go back to Ireland
  58. Get 1 massage a month for  a year
  59. Be Still and Know…
  60. Learn to knit
  61. Lasik eye surgery, because I’m sick of contacts.
  62. Learn to make bread pudding
  63. Take a Cooking Class
  64. Dinner with a National (or International) celebrity
  65. Eat caviar
  66. Hold a monkey
  67. Focus on what’s most important
  68. Volunteer once a month
  69. Roll the windows down and sing regularly
  70. Give back to my sorority
  71. Pan for gold
  72. Go skiing
  73. Eat beignets in New Orleans
  74. Eat pizza in Italy
  75. Tip a waiter/waitress double the bill
  76. Attend my 10 year high school reunion (and look great)
  77. Take a mud bath
  78. African Safari
  79. Dance in the rain
  80. Learn to Yodel (and do it on the top of a mountain)
  81. Nude beach
  82. Crush grapes with my feet (Lucy style)
  83. Start a blog
  84. Cook a Thanksgiving turkey (that people will actually eat)
  85. Stay in one of those huts on the water in Fiji
  86. Greece
  87. Own a house with a keeping room – obsessed with them
  88. Sell my artwork
  89. Turn my phone off for a week
  90. Northern Lights
  91. Go back to Carmel
  92. Square dance with boots and a hat
  93. Give a large, anonymous contribution to a charity
  94. Hike regularly
  95. Easter Island
  96. Six Pack Abs
  97. Spend a summer somewhere else
  98. Spend a winter somewhere else
  99. Buy the catalogue for every art exhibit I go to
  100. Write everyday for a year
  101. Breakfast in bed (at least once)