Things I really want to do before I die

I intend to keep adding to this list.

1. Explore an abandoned building.
2. Work in another country.
3. Spend the night in a library
4. Become vegan.
5. Spend a while in Greenland.
6. Become competent with a sewing machine.
7. Cultivate a hobbitish quantity of foot calluses.
8. Dance a treble reel.
9. Learn to ride a motorcycle.
10. Watch the world wake from a balcony in Paris.
11. Be published.
12. Learn to taste the difference between bad wine and good wine.
13. Snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef.
14. Dance at a céilí.
15. Attend a protest. [DONE: 3/21/10]
16. Meet all of my bloggy friends.
17. Be mistaken for a Dutchwoman in the Netherlands.
18. See a new country or a new part of the U.S. every year.
19. Eat a mangosteen [DONE: 5/13/10]
20. Walk through the subway tunnel.
21. Learn the dance from the "Love is Battlefield" music video.
22. Try a durian and a rambutan.
23. Spend a spring in Russia.
24. Become comfortable asking strangers for their portraits.
25. Kayak in Iceland's Westfjords [ideally while I'm there with this program].
26. Take a Bikram yoga class.
27. Make pasta from scratch with Amanda and her nonna.
28. Drive the remainder of Iceland's Highway 1.
29. Visit Svalbard.
30. Drive a Smart car.
31. Stay at a convent/monastery.

If you've posted a life list, drop me a link!


Bambola 4/22/2009 6:50 PM  

What a fantastic list!!! I might do one of these too. You're so full of interesting posts lately! =) xxx

Cassandra 4/22/2009 7:05 PM  

This is a great start to a list like this. Also, that fruit is possibly the FREAKIEST thing that one is intended to eat that I've ever seen.

Maya Ganesan 4/22/2009 7:19 PM  

#11: *cue grins*

Summermoon 4/22/2009 7:27 PM  


Q 4/22/2009 8:10 PM  

I want to try a mangosteen so badly. Too bad I have no idea where to obtain one.

pinkapplecore 4/22/2009 8:24 PM  

this made me smile, thanks. :)

Cuileann 4/22/2009 10:34 PM  

Bambola - Fanks! And you should!

Cassandra - It is rather alien-looking, isn't it...but, Justine Larbalestier insists often that it is delicious.

Maya - I'd be grinning too...;)

Summermoon - whythankschickadeeyoushouldmakesureyoucomealongforsomeofthem.

Q - Likewise, sadly. At least in the U.S.

pinkapplecore - Aw, well that makes mee glad. :)

Bridey 4/23/2009 2:04 PM  

Love your list! I'm in the middle of writing a life list at the moment, it's taking ages because I keep adding new things...

Aren of Taiger 4/23/2009 2:25 PM

I made my own. :)

Every time it rains she just feels a lot better... 4/23/2009 3:08 PM  

I love it! Except in my opinion mangosteen does not taste as delightful as it looks. What you really want to eat is rambutan, which you can find here:

paper-doll 4/23/2009 4:30 PM  

AHH just posted a life list too! although i admit - yours is a little cooler ;]

Cheray Natalie 4/24/2009 5:46 AM  

Such a great list
I think mine needs an update - haven't though of it for a while now (can actually cross some things off! woohoo!)

eden! 4/24/2009 2:39 PM  

céilí's are so good!

Sonia. 6/14/2009 7:02 AM  

You should totally publish your poems yourself with or something and give the book out as presents!

pakitroki 4/15/2010 11:46 AM  

I was mistaken as a Dutchwoman in Amsterdam!!! :O

Holly 4/15/2010 11:52 AM  

pakitroki - Nuhuh! How funny! I put that on the list because I'm part Dutch, and I've been told that's the nationality that comes through the most in my appearance. Anyways, lucky you! Hehe.

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