Monday, February 13, 2012

Do You Have a Bucket List?

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You know...since the release of the movie The Bucket List, everyone has seem to be on this trend of having one of their own.

And I see people documenting their bucket lists on Pinterest frequently. 

Is it pathetic that I don't have one?

Not that I haven't sat down and written one, but that I really don't have any real plans or "want tos"? 

Until just recently, I have been pretty short sighted.  I mean, when I was little I had dreams, but since I've become an adult, it's been more about getting through the week, the month, or even the year.  My imagination sometimes ventures into the "when the kids grow up" future, but it is usually more in reference to my concerns for them, our relationships, or what I hope our financial health will be. 

I need some dreams.

And so far I have only come up with one.

I want to see the Northern Lights.  Aurora Borealis. 

Not from North Dakota (although it might be lovely from there).  Somewhere more exotic.  And since Chip's family is from Norway, I'm thinking that might be a good place to start.

Otherwise, I have no idea of things I would like to do "one day." Things that I actually have plans of crossing off a list.

Maybe it's time to make one. Want to help me out?

Do you have a bucket list?  What is on it?  What would you recommend for me?


  1. I don't have a written bucket list, but I definitely have one in my head. Here are a few snippets:

    1. Sail around the world. Maybe unrealistic since I don't even know how to sail yet.
    2. Live in Mexico for a year.
    3. Create an online income in excess of $15k/mo
    4. Spend a summer in Tuscany.
    5. Visit the Burgundy region in France.

    As you can probably tell I really like travel :)

  2. I love that you have definite plans of where you want to go and what you want to do when you get there. Maybe #1 on the list could be "learn to sail" and then the current #1 would make more sense. =)

    Great list!