Bucket List

As I work on my fitness, I’ve decided that I want to live to be at least 100. It really started when I participated in a walk for the hospital and their slogan was “Follow me to a healthy 100.” It just struck me. What an accomplishment it would be if I could live to be 100 and not be only a half alive, dilapidated being. I could actually be there to see my grandchildren (something my grandmother was unfortunately not able to do).

But, if I live to be 100, what would I do? How could I fill up my years and make sure that they were worthwhile? A Bucketlist. It’s  at 100 things right now, but I don’t think any list should limit your possibilities. There’s always room for more.  If any are crossed out, it means I’ve done them 🙂

  1. Set foot on all continents
  2. Live in a different country
  3. Solve a Rubik’s cube
  4. Ice skate in Central Park
  5. Swim with whale sharks
  6. Get drunk at least once in your life
  7. Play hide and seek in IKEA
  8. Do the Mongol Rally
  9. Swim with dolphins
  10. Go on a Safari
  11. Learn how to surf
  12. Scuba dive
  13. Fly an airplane
  14. Kiss at the top of a Ferris wheel
  15. Get your body in the ultimate shape at least once in your life
  16. Run a marathon
  17. Find a four leaf clover
  18. Hot air ballooning
  19. Ride a motorcycle
  20. Sing to an audience (Karaoke counts)
  21. Volunteer 6 months abroad
  22. Have your own business
  23. Fish and eat your catch
  24. Visit Abbey Road and recreate the Beatles cover
  25. Renew your vows
  26. Watch the top 10 movies of all time
  27. White water rapids
  28. Try rock climbing (actual rock climbing)
  29. Dive into the water from a cliff
  30. Attach a lock to a love bridge
  31. Kiss underwater
  32. Learn how to sail
  33. Paint and frame your painting
  34. Help a stranger in distress
  35. Send a message in a bottle
  36. Drive the Autobahn
  37. Spend Christmas on the beach
  38. Get your Ph.D.
  39. Find a job you love
  40. Read the top 5 novels of all time
  41. Sleep under the stars
  42. Make a fool of yourself
  43. Drive across an entire country
  44. See a solar eclipse
  45. Spend the night in a haunted place
  46. Dog sledding
  47. Drink beer at Oktoberfest
  48. Sleep in an igloo
  49. Brew your own beer
  50. Go to the Super bowl
  51. Go to the Olympics (summer or winter)
  52. Write an autobiography
  53. Plant a tree
  54. Learn how to dance (ballroom)
  55. Ride a camel in the desert
  56. Ride an elephant
  57. Celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans
  58. Ride a horse on the beach
  59. Go skinny dipping
  60. Go to your favorite band’s concert
  61. Climb a mountain
  62. Stand under the Hollywood sign
  63. Party until sunrise
  64. Go wild at La Tomatina
  65. Go to the Opera
  66. See Stonehenge
  67. Get to know your neighbors
  68. Travel around the world
  69. Backpack through another country
  70. Watch a meteor shower
  71. Feed a homeless person
  72. Take a class you’ve always wanted to
  73. Own a sports car (or just a convertible)
  74. Go skiing
  75. Watch the ball drop in Time Square
  76. Trek to Machu Pichu
  77. Watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York
  78. See the Iguazu Falls
  79. Build your dream house
  80. Dance at the Carnival in Rio
  81. See a Glacier
  82. Take a bath in a hot spring
  83. Try to beat a world record
  84. Go to a drive – in movie theatre
  85. Ride a gondola in Venice
  86. Stay at the Four Seasons Bora Bora
  87. Be a part of a flash mob
  88. Go to my favorite cities in Italy
  89. Be an extra in a movie
  90. Visit New Zealand
  91. Go Zorbing
  92. Float in the Dead Sea
  93. Travel at least once by train
  94. Go to a real fashion show
  95. See the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)
  96. Travel by yourself
  97. Dedicate yourself to a charity
  98. Have a 50th wedding anniversary
  99. Learn how to juggle
  100. Feel like the happiest person on Earth

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