List of Epic Things to Do

To change one’s life:  Start immediately.  Do it flamboyantly.  No exceptions.  ~William James*
Things to do**:
  1. Go bungee jumping
  2. Learn to play the guitar
  3. Become comfortable speaking/understanding Spanish
  4. Hike in the Himalayas
  5. Learn to take great photos
  6. Master’s Degree
  7. Learn to snow ski
  8. 50 States
  9. 7 Continents
  10. Road trip to Alaska
  11. Hot air balloon ride
  12. Cartwheel on the Great Wall of China
  13. Hang-gliding
  14. Read the 100 Best Books of All Time
  15. Hike the entire Appalachian Trail
  16. Become a certified labor doula/childbirth educator
  17. skydive I thought I’d be nervous.
  18. take a cross-country road trip Wondering
  19. take a kickboxing class
  20. road trip/flight/hitchhike/bus/taxi/bicycle/rickshaw/whatever to Minnesota to see a best friend Sleepless 1,447 miles
  21. go snorkeling. see a coral reef. Snorkeling in the Philippine Sea
  22. road trip to Mexico Get out. 
  23. bachelor’s degree
  24. parasail Altitude
  25. Rocky Mountain climbing
  26. get stuck in the Rio Grande
  27. have an intelligent conversation in Spanish
  28. tour Europe
  29. teach English in Asia Not alone… 8,000 miles from home
  30. Go Zorbing
  31. get scuba dive certified Skydiving Down, Guam
  32. do awesome things on a jet ski Altitude

 

* For my thoughts on the futility of bucket lists in general, see this post.

** I reserve the right to wait until the opportunity arises to do something cool and then add it to the List of Epic Things just so I can check it off.

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