New Bucket List

In my Unsettled Life, my bucket list is always evolving, changing, expanding and contracting.  So I’ve broken it up it a few lists for those that have short attention spans, or for those with more time on their hands – the complete list is below.

Items Completed
Current Projects
2011 Goals

  1. Start a business
  2. Meet my soul mate
  3. Climb a mountain
  4. Marry the man of my dreams
  5. Zipline through the jungle
  6. Ski the Rockies
  7. Get engaged on top of the world
  8. Stand at the base of a volcano
  9. Christmas in New York City
  10. Save an animal’s life
  11. Run a half-marathon
  12. Write a novel
  13. Visit all 50 states (33/50)
  14. Finally hit my goal weight (135)
  15. Swim in Every Ocean (3/10)
  16. Visit all U.S. National Parks (13/58)
  17. Swim with the dolphins
  18. Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Pichu
  19. Watch the sunrise & sunset from different coasts in the same day
  20. Have a 6 pack, just for one summer
  21. Meet Bruce Springsteen
  22. Bike across the country
  23. Run a marathon
  24. Hike a 14′er (14,000 ft mountain in Colorado)
  25. Publish an article in a national travel magazine
  26. Wine Taste through France
  27. Visit my distant family in Sicily
  28. Ski the Alps
  29. See Hagie Sophia, Turkey
  30. Visit the Galapagos Islands
  31. Become an expert in something
  32. Attend the Olympics
  33. Visit the Coliseum in Rome
  34. Turn a small business into a Fortune 500 company
  35. Visit the Kremlin
  36. Visit the Pyramids of Egypt
  37. Capture lightning in a photo
  38. Pilot a plan
  39. Cruise through the Mediterranean
  40. Learn how to sail
  41. Tour Great Britain
  42. Make the New York Times Best Seller List
  43. Appear on national television
  44. Eat through Italy
  45. Attend Oktoberfest
  46. See the Monterey Peninsula
  47. Meet a celebrity
  48. Climb Kilimanjaro
  49. See the Parthenon
  50. Sail around the world
  51. Walk the Great Wall of China
  52. Rent a private villa in Fiji
  53. Heli-ski in Alaska
  54. White water raft through the Grand Canyon
  55. Buy a house
  56. Visit the Liberty Bell & Constitution Center and appreciate it
  57. Pose like Rocky in front of the Art Museum
  58. Visit all the wine regions of the world
  59. Do 3 laps on the Highlands Bowl in one day
  60. Be Fluent in Spanish, Italian and French
  61. Walk a runway
  62. Cook a meal for the best chefs in the country and impress them
  63. Make my own wine
  64. Get a standing ovation for my karaoke performance
  65. Raise a family
  66. Make a difference in the world
  67. Go white water rafting
  68. See the Taj Mahal
  69. Say a prayer at the Vatican
  70. Brew beer
  71. Sight see in Aspen (Greece)
  72. Live between the beach & the mountains
  73. Watch a meteor shower
  74. Visit every continent
  75. Visit Notre Dame
  76. Eat at a James Beard award winning restaurant
  77. Stay at a 5 diamond resort
  78. Throw a theme party
  79. Learn how to shuck oysters
  80. See the Statues of Easter Island, Chile
  81. Stand at the North Pole
  82. Experience a triple crown
  83. See “The Boss” in Asbury Park, New Jersey
  84. Renovate an old home (and keep the character!)
  85. See Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia, Spain
  86. Learn how to make sushi
  87. Do a handstand and hold it
  88. Take an African Safari
  89. Go on a real shopping spree
  90. Visit 100 countries
  91. Hunt for truffles
  92. Crush grapes
  93. Hit it big in Vegas
  94. Deliver an impactful speech
  95. Cross the intersection at Abbey Road
  96. Stand on the equator
  97. Read all of Shakespeare’s work
  98. Become a travel writer
  99. Experience zero gravity
  100. Stand behind a waterfall
  101. Buy a house
  102. Ride an elephant
  103. Buy a second home in Aspen
  104. Invent something
  105. Learn how to play the piano
  106. Run the circumference of the world in one year
  107. Visit Tibet
  108. Teach my kids to life live for the moment
  109. Make 6 figures a year
  110. Remodel a house and keep its character
  111. Vacation in a castle
  112. Go indoor skydiving
  113. Own an award winning…something
  114. Make a Forbes list
  115. Ride a camel
  116. Hire a maid
  117. Write my own cookbook
  118. Fly on a trapeze
  119. Be an extra in a movie
  120. Learn how to play “Backstreets” (Springsteen) on the piano
  121. Ski the Alps
  122. Stand on the international date line
  123. Heli-hike
  124. Take a coast to coast road trip
  125. Make a discovery
  126. Storm chase a tornado
  127. Set a record in the Guinness Book of World Records
  128. See a space shuttle launch
  129. Take an award winning photo
  130. See a volcano erupt
  131. See Aurora Borealis
  132. Create my own word
  133. Create a signature drink
  134. See both the solar and lunar eclipses
  135. Drink the world’s greatest wines
  136. Go dog sledding
  137. Drive Pacific Coast Highway complete from north to south
  138. Get paid to travel
  139. Learn how to cook
  140. Sell a piece of art
  141. Learn how to (really) take a photo
  142. Finally learn how to do my hair perfectly in 5 minutes
  143. Live in paradise
  144. Send a message in a bottle
  145. Host a seminar
  146. Become an expert skiier
  147. Try a detox diet
  148. Master makeup
  149. Help my family accomplish their goals
  150. Be in awe
  151. Take a perfect picture
  152. Attend OSU v. Michigan in the Horseshoe
  153. Write a letter to myself
  154. Purchase my own stationery
  155. Get my 15 minutes of fame
  156. Make something I can wear
  157. Write a screenplay
  158. Become debt free
  159. Discover my family history
  160. Repel down a waterfall
  161. Whitewater raft
  162. Spend Christmas in the tropics
  163. Be on the cover of a magazine
  164. Have a White Christmas
  165. Create a passive income
  166. Hug a Redwood
  167. Be organized
  168. Visit all the island chains of the Bahamas
  169. Skinny dip
  170. Carve our names into a tree
  171. Visit the Grenadines
  172. Sail the BVI’s
  173. Eat at the world’s greatest restaurants
  174. Make my own fresh pasta
  175. Party like a rock star
  176. Visit the Great Barrier Reef
  177. See the Panama Canal
  178. Create my own signature dish
  179. Make my own ice cream
  180. Attend a Broadway play
  181. Write a fan letter to Bruce Springsteen
  182. Get an outdoor couples massage
  183. Jump off a cliff into (deep) water
  184. Ski the world’s greatest resorts
  185. Visit Niagara Falls
  186. Horseback ride
  187. Take a hot air balloon ride
  188. Ride in a helicopter
  189. Hike the Appalachian Trail
  190. See Victoria Falls
  191. See Iguassau Falls
  192. Float down the Amazon
  193. Live a long, healthy life with my husband and watch my family grow