The List

Learn how to reupholster furniture

Go to Istanbul

Take a road trip to another state

See the grand canyon and stay in one of those expensive eco-hotels in the south west somewhere

Dine at The French Laundry

Experience a natural hot spring

Grow food

Make candles in old pretty tins

Don’t use the car to get to work for 30 days

Have a friend-family holiday

Weigh 140

Have a baby or adopt

Give $1,000 to a gay rights charity/group

Never stop doing my scrapbooks

Delete my facebook account —–> Changed to: Take a two week vacation from facebook

Start a blog

Perform something pre-rehearsed for a live audience

Start a dance project of some kind

Re-open my personal savings account

Visit friends in NYC

Make my own yogurt

Try 100 new beers

Ride a horse (again)

Completely make up a recipe and serve it to friends

Read one game of thrones novel

Write a book

Make more than 50k in a year

Live on a vineyard or a farm

Greek dance at a festival

Try out vegetarianism for at least 2 months

Have my home or a creation of mine featured on AT (again)

Wear red pumps

Learn to drive a stick shift

Take a picture of every single thing I love in SF

Visit every continent (North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceana, Antarctica)

Attend Burning Man

Climb a mountain, bottom to top

Go to an event where I have to wear a formal gown

run at least a 5k

Go to the Ballet (besides the Nutcracker)

Hike through a jungle with my love

Find a hidden talent

Have a completely gift-free Christmas

Frame the prints I buy, like an adult would do

Throw someone a surprise party

Get my health in order

Go backpack-camping

Meet a tourist in my town and invite them to come along for something fun

Read all the Harry Potter books in a row

Figure out my exact ethnic make-up. In percentages

Win a contest

Go to Grad School.

Face a fear.

Learn CPR

Spin fire poi.

Be featured on NPR’s local perspectives segment.

15 Responses to The List

  1. BARBARA RUTNER says:

    O.K. You’ve inspired me! I’m 74 so I’d better get going on my list. Number 1 will be restarting MY blog and number 2 will be helping you to find your favorite beer. 🙂 Hiking on Mt. Tam is fantastic, especially Steep Ravine. Let’s do it together sometime! See you on Christmas Eve! Love, Barb

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  5. Melinda says:

    LOVE your list!

  6. Sosha says:

    Ah! Fantastic list! Especially ones to grow food, Perform something pre-rehearsed for a live audience, running a marathon… Super!
    And as far as the last one goes, you can show me around your town when I visit!
    Good luck with crossing all items off!

    xoxo

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  14. Steve says:

    That is a unique list. Even if you don’t do all of those things at least you will have your own identity.

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