In My Life

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I am a self-proclaimed list addict and it all started with this baby right here. I can’t even tell you when this list began…I think I was around 8? Yeah, let’s go with that. Anyways, here it is — always growing, and (hopefully) always diminishing at the same time. Call it what you like — bucket list, life list, whatever. Here is everything I’d like to do in my life.

  • Visit all of the places on my travel list
  • Foster a koala
  • Have a star named after me
  • Learn how to knit
  • Go real camping (not in a backyard)
  • Ride in a helicopter
  • See the northern lights
  • Own a classic Chanel purse
  • Watch a meteor shower
  • Attend a movie premiere
  • Go backstage at a concert
  • Sit courtside at a Bulls game
  • Be part of a flash mob
  • Write a novel
  • Ride in a hot air balloon
  • Go jet-skiing
  • Go snorkeling
  • Learn to scuba dive
  • Learn how to surf
  • Go sailing
  • Find the end of a rainbow
  • Go white water rafting
  • See a liger
  • Sing a solo
  • Go dog sledding
  • Carve an ice sculpture
  • Ride a segway
  • Hold a koala
  • Ride a hovercraft
  • Swim with dolphins
  • Watch the ball drop in Times Square on New Year’s Eve
  • Be an extra in a movie or tv show
  • Have a real food fight
  • Climb a mountain
  • Go whale watching
  • Watch a space shuttle launch
  • See a lunar eclipse
  • Ride a horse along a beach
  • Attend the Olympics
  • Learn how to juggle
  • Fly first class
  • Get something published
  • Ride a unicycle
  • Watch a drive in movie
  • Be in a shampoo commercial
  • Ride in a gondola
  • Ride a mechanical bull
  • Fall in love
  • Coed stunt
  • Go parasailing
  • Live in a Spanish speaking country
  • Party on a yacht
  • Get married
  • Have kids
  • Ride an elephant
  • Get a massage
  • Go skydiving
  • Be serenaded
  • Kiss in the rain
  • Go on an African safari
  • Attend a Super Bowl
  • Send a message in a bottle
  • Shower in a waterfall
  • Go to a Bulls game at every NBA stadium
  • Watch all of the Academy Awards Best Picture winners
  • See Lauryn Hill perform live
  • Sit in the audience of a tv show
  • Be on a game show
  • See/write on a “Before I die…” wall
  • Own a house
  • Find a street sign with my name spelled correctly
  • Invent something useful
  • Go on a spontaneous trip by pointing randomly at a map
  • Eat at Alinea
  • Live in Chicago (the actual city)
  • Ride a tandem bicycle
  • Learn Italian
  • Own a french bulldog
  • Buy an island
  • Stay in an overwater bungalow
  • Live by myself
  • Create an app
  • Go to all the Disney theme parks
  • Meet a public figure that I admire
  • Start a non-profit organization
  • Flip a house
  • Own a beach house
  • Buy a boat
  • Live somewhere warm