Bucket List

Bucket List

Write a book
Get my book published
Climb another 14er
Float trip in Missouri
Mountain Bike the Katy Trail
Compete in a Warrior Dash or Dirty Dash
Ride a bike along a beach
Visit Catalina Island
Live out in the country
Do a wine tour of Colorado
Do a wine tour of California
Participate in a bike race
take a hula hoop class
go to a Comedy Works
Go to the Roller Derby
Watch a demolition derby
learn to surf in the ocean
plant a garden
Grow strawberries
Race a car around a race track
Ride the Skyride at Royal Gorge
Visit a rainforest
Zip line in Hawaii
Have a massage on a beach
Sleep in a castle
Visit the 7 wonders of the world
Visit Old Quebec City
Visit the underground city of Montreal
Visit Ellis Island
Visit the Statue of Liberty
Tour New York City with a native
Ride a helicopter over Hawaii
Hike the Grand Canyon
Swim in the Dead Sea
Visit the Vatican
Visit the Wailing Wall
Take a cruise
Scuba dive to a shipwreck
visit the 9/11 Memorial
Go sailing on a Barefoot Cruise
Visit a rain forest in Costa Rica
Learn to surf
Visit New Zealand
Tour Europe
Live in NYC for a month
Go to the Swiss Alps
Live in Hawaii for a month
Eat French food in Paris
Spend a summer at a lake home
Spend a month in Italy wine country
Hang out in an Irish pub and sing songs
Revisit the Sidetrack Bar and watch a Husker game
Stay at a cool Bed and Breakfast in New England
Go ice fishing
Go clam digging
Do deep-sea fishing
Ride on a yacht
Go to a spa for a week
Swim with the dolphins
Visit Panama Canal
Catch lightening bugs
Learn a recipe from Aunt Iola
Travel somewhere exotic
Do an adventure tour of Costa Rica
Travel the world
Travel the USA in a motor home
Take a wine tour of Italy
Visit Yellowstone
Visit the Smithsonian Museum
Visit a historical plantation
Visit the Everglades
Go to Marti Gras
Watch a National Championship game in person
Stay in a lodge in Alaska that you can only get to by plane
Visit a dude ranch
Visit the beach in North Carolina where the wild horses run
Visit the Great Wall of China
Travel a distance on a train
Visit Ireland, Scotland, Italy and Greece
Learn to snowboard
Learn about good wines
Learn to paint
Learn to play the guitar
Learn to Meditate
Learn to make stained glass
Learn to cook
Learn a foreign language
Have a cool barn
Read 30 minutes a day for a year
Attend my child’s wedding
Get 100% debt free
Be financially independent
Live on a vineyard
Attend a Dali Lama speech
Found a nonprofit organization to help others
Build a cabin in the woods with my husband
Do a sprint distance triathlon
Do a 3 day Susan B Komen walk and raise money for charity
Do deep-sea fishing
Ride on a yacht
Ride a bike down a volcano
Ride a beach comber bike on a beach
Learn to sail
Become a master gardener
Master the art of making cinnamon rolls
Create a yard worthy of Better Homes and Gardens
Learn to act within my sphere of influence and stop worrying about all the things not within my control
Earn a PhD
Volunteer at a soup kitchen
Raise money for a charity
Donate books to a children’s hospital
Donate Kleenex to Children’s hospital
Take $1000 and invest it all by myself and track it and try to make it grow
Learn to use Power tools
Learn to take a compliment
Take a class on assertiveness
Take a class on negotiating
Take a self-improvement retreat
Vacation at Martha’s Vineyard
Find my life’s passion
Learn to say hello in 50 languages
Learn about Grandma’s country and language
Visit wreckage of Titanic in a submarine
Watch 10 of the Greatest American movies of all time (Citizen Kane, Casablanca, The Godfather, Gone with the Wind, Lawrence of Arabia, The Wizard of Oz, The Graduate, On the Waterfront, Shindlers List, Singing in the Rain)
Discover what makes me happy
Become an early riser
Keep a journal for a year
Kick a negative habit
Write a letter to everyone I love
Name a star for my husband and three kids
Bet on a long shot at a horse race
Send a note in a bottle
Eat every flavor of ice cream
Visit San Diego Zoo
Visit the Henry Dorly Zoo
Drive a race car
Milk a cow
Ride an elephant
Watch turtles hatch and run for the ocean
Have a wrap around porch that faces west and a porch swing
Meet the Pope
Heal my past
Learn to live in the now
Learn to let go of my kids
Learn yoga
Have my palms read
See something in Carnegie Hall
Go Do to Daytona 500
Go to Winter Olympics
Take 365 Day Challenge (journal, workout, be good to myself, read for 30 minutes)
Go on an Outward Bound Adventure
Go snowmobiling
Go on a Chick’s with Pick’s rock climbing Adventure in CO
Go on a Life Quest week adventure with other women
Go Gliding
Take a Helicopter Flying Lesson
Learn to Rollerblade
Give money to someone who really needs it
Reconnect with past friends
Make a difference in the world
Travel on a big ship
Learn to make gravy
Surprise my kids
Travel Route 66
Clean a chicken
Learn to make Roast duck
Take a gun safety class
Take a concealed weapon class
Learn to sew something
Go duck and pheasant hunting
Make gifts for people for Christmas one year
Learn to shoot a bow and arrow
Go hunting with a bow and arrow
Shoot sporting clays
Change a flat tire
Face my fears
Learn to play an instrument

Now just to be complete here is the other half–my Bucket List Already Done:
Climb to the top of a volcano in Hawaii
pose in a superhero costume on the top of a mountain
Go rollerskating
Go Whale watching
Snorkel on a reef
Stay in a beach house on the beach
Visit Hawaii
hike in a rain forest
Road To Hana
Eat at Momma’s Fish House Maui
Watch the sunset in Hawaii
Dream vacation with friends Maui
Watch a sunrise from a volcano in Hawaii
Visit a white sand beach Destin Florida
Spend a week in a beach house Florida
St Louis Cardinals Baseball game
Rockies Baseball Game
Jimmy Buffet concert
Mountain bike in Fruita CO
Rock climb in Colorado
Jeep in Moab
Take 4 classes in subjects that interest me but are not for a degree
Eat at an old fashioned diner
Volunteer at a Food Bank
Ride in a hot air balloon June ’11
Do a wine tour of Missouri
Visit Pearl Harbor
Write a book of family recipes
Take a self Defense class
Take a photography course
Pan for gold
Go kayaking
Ride a camel
Canopy climb
Fall in love
Have a baby
Be stronger than I thought I was
Explore the mountains on the Ranger 4 wheeler
Learn to set clear boundaries
Experience an angel
Zip line
Start a business
Ride an Olympic luge run
Take a vacation alone with my husband
Water ski
Mush a dog sled
Snow ski
Learn to make Kolaches
Get an article published
Meet someone famous
Learn to stand up paddle board
Take a flying lesson
Rappel off an Arch at Arches National Park
Mountain Bike Down Pikes Peak Mountain
Mountain Bike Down Gold Camp Road
Take Women on a life changing adventure
Take a pole dance workout class
Empower Your Estrogen trips
Go Backcountry camping
Camp under the stars in the mountains
Wake surf
Wakeboard
Help a stranger
Create a website
Be a Godmother
Inspire others
Ride the Silverton Railroad Colorado
watch my child earn her black belt in Taekwondo
Build a Habit for Humanity home
Listen to someone tell their war story
Hear a mass said by the pope
Go ice climbing up a frozen waterfall
Go snow skiing
Walk along a beach at sunrise
Snorkel a reef
Ride a dune buggy on the beach
Drive Highway 1 coastal drive in California
Visit Big Sur in California
Attend Les Miserables Broadway Play
Attend Abba Broadway Play
Take a leap of faith
Teach my children something they don’t know about me
Go to Disneyworld with my family
mountain bike
break a board in Taekwondo
climb a 14’er
Build a business with my husband
learn to wake board
learn to wake surf
skydive
Blog
Be ridiculous
Go rock climbing
Help someone deal with a crisis
Watch your child sing in a pro baseball stadium
Watch a pro football game
Watch a pro baseball game
Watch a pro hockey game
Run a half marathon
Drive a Corvette convertible with the top off
Drive a Jeep, Jaguar, Corvette and Camaro
Fall in love with my husband again and again and again
See the Grand Canyon
See Niagra Falls
Take a big trip on my own
Go way outside my comfort zone
Raise a wonderful child to an amazing adult times three
climb the incline
Earn a college degree
Earn a graduate college degree
Help my husband pursue a dream
Build something
Design clothing
Go camping in the mountains
See NYC by plane, train, taxi, subway, bus and boat
See NYC Broadway play
Learn computers
Teach a class
Volunteer of the Year
Hike to the top of a mountain
Ride a Harley Davidson in the mountains
Drive a motorcycle
Wear a red string bikini
Dock a boat
Back a boat trailer
Drive over the mountains in Colorado
Attend an Ironman Competition
complete a ropes course
visit the Cave of the Winds
Visit Sonoma/Nappa Valley Vineyard
Say good bye to someone I love
Host Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter for large family gathering
Start a tradition (cookie making)
Tour USA in a car (Missing Georgia, Alaska and Hawaii)
Tow a boat up a mountain
Visit a Vineyard
Eat lobster on the ocean (Maine)
See a moose, mountain lion, coyote, fox, bald eagle
Visit Estes Park
Stay in a mountain cabin
Ride a roller coaster
Receive a standing ovation
Write a grant and get it approved
Be the Executive Director of a non-profit organization
To to the top of the Empire State Building
See a tornado
Bake a pie and have people love it
Visit Graceland
Go 4 wheeling on a rugged road
Go on a honeymoon
Visit Mesa Verde
Visit a Mayan Ruin
White water raft in Colorado
Feel like a model
Attend a great concert (Eagles)
See Rod Stewart, Byan Adams, Areosmith, Van Halen, Tim MaGraw, Faith Hill. George Strait, Martina McBride, Eagles, Eric Clapton, Bon Jovi etc in Concert
Go to a spa and feel like a queen
Take dancing lessons
Go lobster fishing in Maine
Go on a spiritual retreat
Workout hard with a trainer
Gamble in Las Vegas
Tour a big city all by myself
Walk on Venice Beach in California
See New England in the fall
Go apple picking in Vermont
Have an adventure flying with a puppy
Sew a quilt
Learn to cook
Drive a John Deere Tractor
Encourage a friend to do something she has never done and is scared to do
Break a board in Taekwondo
Indoor sky diving
Mountain biking
Read “The Last Lecture”

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