The Perfectly flawed Life List.

by Tanya on July 31, 2010

PFfamily Ireland March 2011

PFfamily Ireland March 2011

A few weeks ago I came across a blog, “How to write your Life List”. So I set-out to begin my list of 100 things. I must say, this is not as easy as I thought it would be. Honestly I began to struggle around #20, Really? This is supposed to be a breeze, putting down on paper the 100 things you must do before, well you know. I had to remind myself that this is more than a list, this is an exercise. For me, its putting it out there, keeping it top of mind, good intentions and positive thinking to fill my life with things that make me happy and fulfilled. I definitely took the guidance of several other blog posts on the subject. They reminded me not to forget about things that are everyday, not just Big ticket items, also to dream big and not worry about the ‘how’ of making these things happen. I will continue to add ‘to do’s’ to my life list as I think of them and hopefully one day, sooner than later, I’ll near 100. For now…

✓= completed

Explore Costa Rica (booked, going with family and friends Feb 2013) ✓ (February 2013)
Go to Hawaii ✓
Drink Guinness in a pub in Ireland ✓(March 2011)
Kiss the Blarney Stone
Go to Slane Castle
See Anne Rice’s home in person ✓ (June 2012)
Visit Graceland ✓ (July 2012)
Road Trip the U.S.A. ✓ (East-West June/July 2012)
Make home-made soap
Make home-made ice-cream ✓ (2012)
Visit the Ligurian Coast of Italy ✓
Eat Prosciutto in Parma ✓
Raft the Ocoee River ✓
Drive down US-1 in the Florida Keys ✓
Learn how to speak Italian
Learn to Salsa
Bungy off World’s Highest commercially operated bungy bridge, the Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa
Grow a garden (working on it, Basil and Toms for now:-) 7/13
Learn how to can ✓
Bake Bread
Learn to make home-made pasta ✓ (Jan 2012)
Tour Napa Valley ✓ (Didn’t get to Napa, but have now been to Sonoma 4 times:-)
Go to Big Sur ✓ (have been 3 times since this post)
Drive the Pacific Coast Highway ✓ (Yep, all of it over 3 trips since this post:-)
Be more present ✓ Working on it everyday!
Raft the Colorado River
Go camping in the Grand Canyon ✓ (Well not inside canyon yet, but camped 2 nights on the rim June 2012)
Run through the forest naked ✓ (walked outside of vacation rental in Big Sur, CA, July 2011)
Ride every roller coaster in the world, maybe start with the US. ✓ (Added several to the list at Magic Mtn, CA July 2012)
Live in the mountains
Sip Sweet tea or lemonade on the porch of real southern plantation house
Join the Peace Corps
Sky Dive
Meet Bono
Get on Survivor
Milk a cow ✓ (2012)
Tour a swamp in LA ✓ (June 2012, Lake Martin, Breaux Bridge, LA)
Have a house full of kitties (wait I DO:-) ✓
Free myself of negative thoughts ✓ Working on this everyday.
Love myself the way I am ✓ Another daily tackle
Go for a Hot Air Balloon ride
Bake more pies
Be green ✓ (have made many life changes in the last two years!)
Get an RV
Learn to knit ✓ (Summer 2012, need to expand past basics)
Wake up earlier

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Rosemary July 31, 2010 at 9:49 am

I can’t believe you haven’t run naked through the forest yet! Really? I can so see you doing that, you hippie girl ;)

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Tanya August 1, 2010 at 7:28 am

Ya, not sure how that hasn’t happened yet, lol!

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