bucket list

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?"
- Mary Oliver, "The Summer Day"


Find a place to live, close to nature and green!
Ride in a hot air balloon
Go skydiving
Explore an old castle
See the northern lights
Go whale watching
Visit nature and disconnect for a week (no television, no internet, no phone, no movies)
See the flower fields in Carlsbad or the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve
Go to Joshua Tree National Park
Go sailing
See John Williams in concert at the Hollywood Bowl
Go stargazing in the desert
Go strawberry picking
Go to a shooting range
Go to a batting range
Go kayaking
Get a tattoo
Teach myself to play the piano again
Learn to play the cello
Show my photography in an art gallery/showing
Sell my art on consignment; whether it's my photography, cross-stitch, or jewelry
Write a short story
See a movie at the drive-in
Complete my macramé project
Keep up my new hobby of cross-stitching
Get back into block printing and make something awesome
Read Jane Eyre for the third time

Visit family in Florida
Visit family in Ohio
Visit family in Virginia and North Carolina
Visit my sister in Washington, DC
Take a trip to Sarasota, Florida, with my parents
Visit Anacapa Island off the coast of Santa Barbara
Visit the Very Large Array - National Radio Astronomy Observatory in New Mexico
Take a weekend trip to Las Vegas
Drive up the Pacific Coast Highway to Canada
Visit San Francisco again to see old friends and coworkers
Visit Point Reyes again and eat oysters
See Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach, Oregon
Take a train ride across the country
Drink a Manhattan in Manhattan
Tour the lighthouses of New England and eat clam chowder
See the Grand Canyon

Travel to a foreign country for the first time (and for a long overdue honeymoon)
Go to Slovenia with my mom to see where our ancestors are from
Ireland
Scotland (The Isle of Skye)
Italy (Tuscany)
United Kingdom (London)
France (Paris)
Spain
Iceland
Africa
Japan
New Zealand
Australia

Visit all 50 states (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, District of Columbia)

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