Originally published in July 2010…

As an avid fan of The Buried Life, I decided to work on my own list of things I want to do before I die. My list in progress…

  1. See all four of my children graduate. (1 down, 3 to go!)
  2. Learn to sculpt.
  3. Visit Australia
  4. See the whales swimming with the icebergs
  5. Visit all of the provinces
  6. Be a storm chaser.
  7. Write a book.
  8. Have a book published
  9. Run a marathon.
  10. Take dancing lessons.
  11. Be fluent in another language.
  12. Swim in the ocean.
  13. Have an organized home.
  14. Create a family tree and history book for my children.
  15. Hand out blankets and food to homeless people.
  16. Design and build our own home.
  17. Be debt free.
  18. Take a photography course.
  19. Ride an elephant.
  20. Learn to drive a stick shift.
  21. Take my husband to a Leafs game.
  22. Ride in a helicopter.
  23. Pay for mike’s eye surgery
  24. Go on a cruise.
  25.  Take my kids to Disney
  26. Have laser eye surgery
  27. Be a size 5 again
  28. Learn to scrapbook
  29. Learn to quilt
  30. Help someone adopt a child
  31. See a baby be born
  32. Fly in a plane
  33. Go to a concert
  34. Own my own home
  35. Play an instrument
  36. Go on a train
  37. Stop biting my finger nails
  38. Have grandchildren
  39. Visit Ireland
  40. Learn yoga
  41. Inspire someone
  42. Go on an African Safari
  43.  Throw a huge surprise party for someone
  44. Go away on a girl’s only weekend
  45. Develop photos in a dark room
  46. Renew our vows in a skinny wedding dress
  47. Solve a mystery
  48. Learn to skate
  49. Join a team sport
  50. Live in another province
  51. Learn to tile
  52. Sculpt a cute toddler
  53. Revive the Guiding program in my town
  54. Develop something to help kids with ADHD succeed
  55. Go down a water slide
  56. Help build a Habitat House
  57. Dye my hair blonde
  58. Go on a honeymoon with my husband
  59. Publish a book written by me.
  60. Go to a blogging conference
  61. Go back to school and get a degree
  62. Shave my head…I’m curious what my head looks like, lol
  63. See my kids graduate from college
  64. Ziplining
  65. Parasailing
  66. Ride in a hot air balloon
  67. Go white water rafting

What’s on your bucket list?



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