Bucket List

  • Aid a 3rd world country by adopting a child or something like that.
  • Attempt to break a world record.
  • Attend a taping of The Price is Right.
  • Attend a wine-tasting event.
  • Barbeque dinner when there’s snow on the ground
  • Be a DJ.
  • Be able to explain Einstein’s theory of relativity.
  • Be able to write with my left & right hands neatly.
  • Be present at a birth
  • Be pushed into a pool/river/lake/ocean fully clothed.
  • Become ambidextrous.
  • Befriend a stranger.
  • Blow bubbles while sitting on the roof of a car.
  • Build A Sandcastle.
  • Build a tree house
  • Build an igloo.
  • Buy a pedometer and run/walk more often!
  • Buy my own car.
  • Buy Sabres season tickets.
  • Call someone, tell them to look out their window, and be standing on their front lawn.
  • Carve my initials and my significant other’s initials into a tree.
  • Christmas in New York
  • Climb a mountain
  • Climb a tree
  • Climb the Eiffel Tower.
  • Climb the Statue of Liberty.
  • Collect 100 of my favorite quotes.
  • Complete a 1000+ piece puzzle.
  • Complete a Rubik’s cube.
  • Cook something
  • Count how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop
  • Count to ten in ten languages.
  • Create a family tree.
  • Create an ice sculpture
  • Crush grapes and make wine.
  • Dance in the rain with someone I love in a place where everyone can see us
  • Do 10+ push-ups a day for a week.
  • Do 30 sit-ups a day for a week.
  • Do a parachute jump
  • Do a Q & A : The Photographic Interview for myself.
  • Do something illegal.
  • Donate 1,000,000 grains of rice with Free Rice [835,000/1000000]
  • Drink 8 glasses of water a day for one week.
  • Drive 2000 miles alone.
  • Drive along Route 66, USA
  • Dye my hair a funky color.
  • Eat a meal backwards starting with dessert first
  • Eat a whole packet of Bubble Tape at once
  • Eat amazingly healthy for a week
  • Eat at 5 Hard Rock Cafes in different cities (2/5)
  • Eat ice cream in a snow storm.
  • Enter a poetry contest.
  • Examine a moon rock.
  • Exercise more often.
  • Experience an earthquake
  • Experience zero gravity
  • Feel more confident.
  • Fill a notebook with poems.
  • Fill a notebook with thoughts, poems, drawings, etc.
  • Fill an entire composition book with lists.
  • Fill up a sketchbook with sketches and random doodles
  • Find a four leaf clover.
  • Find a place that still sells penny candy and buy lots of it.
  • Fly a kite.
  • Fly first class.
  • Fold one thousand origami cranes to send to Hiroshima
  • For a whole day, eat only with my hands.
  • Get a manicure.
  • Get a passport.
  • Get a super white smile
  • Get lost.
  • Give someone a gift for no reason.
  • Give someone a thousand Hershey’s Kisses
  • Give to charity
  • Go a week without soda.
  • Go for a picnic in a secluded spot
  • Go fruit picking in the summer
  • Go hiking in Yellowstone.
  • Go on a camping trip
  • Go on a cruise.
  • Go on a detoxing weekend
  • Go on a nature walk
  • Go on safari
  • Go outside and lie on the grass
  • Go skinny-dipping.
  • Go to a game at every NHL hockey arena (7/30).
  • Go to a game at every OHL arena. (6/20)
  • Go to a Lesbian/Gay Club
  • Go to a WHL hockey game!
  • Go to an all-you-can-eat buffet and stay for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Go to an ECHL hockey game!
  • Go to an QMJHL hockey game!
  • Go to Cedar Point.
  • Go to England someday.
  • Go to the opera.
  • Go to the top of the St. Louis Arch.
  • Go to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort, Florida
  • Go whale watching
  • Grow something
  • Have a chocolate bath.
  • Have a favorite joke
  • Have a food fight
  • Have a full body massage from a professional
  • Have a fun bet
  • Have a makeup consultation
  • Have a mud bath
  • Have a near-death experience.
  • Have a pen pal.
  • Have a real 7-course meal
  • Have a star named after me.
  • Have afternoon tea with someone
  • Have my handwriting analyzed
  • Have my picture taken wearing a cheese hat in Wisconsin
  • Have someone sing to me.
  • Help the less fortunate.
  • Hide something behind the picture in a picture frame
  • Hold a baby tiger
  • Hug a tree.
  • Inspire someone.
  • Kiss at the top of a Ferris wheel.
  • Kiss under mistletoe.
  • Kiss under the stars.
  • Learn about other religions
  • Learn about the Peace Corps.
  • Learn French.
  • Learn German.
  • Learn how to French braid my hair
  • Learn how to perform CPR.
  • Learn how to say “I love you” in 7 languages.
  • Learn more about the country you live in
  • Learn Polish.
  • Learn Russian.
  • Learn self-defense.
  • Learn something new
  • Learn to do some origami!
  • Learn to drive a car.
  • Learn to knit.
  • Learn to play the guitar.
  • Learn to play the piano.
  • Learn to ride a bike.
  • Learn to surf.
  • Learn to swim
  • Leave flowers on a random grave.
  • Leave notes in library books.
  • Listen to Mozart’s Requiem without interruption.
  • Live off the land.
  • Lose weight.
  • Make a difference in someone’s life.
  • Make a medical discovery.
  • Make an omelet at home.
  • Make and eat Turkish Delight.
  • Make little signs that say “yes” and paste them all over your house.
  • Make my “LJBook.”
  • Make my own butterbeer.
  • Meditate daily for a week.
  • Memorize a whole movie/TV show by heart.
  • Memorize Hamlet’s “What a piece of work is man” speech.
  • Memorize the order/names of all the United States presidents
  • Memorize the Periodic Table of Elements.
  • Milk a cow.
  • Name something I take for granted and change it today
  • Never settle for less.
  • Observe turtles on the Galapagos.
  • Own a pair of Victorian-style lace up boots
  • Own something from Victoria Secret
  • Pass on a nugget of knowledge
  • Pay for the food of the person in line behind me in a drive-through.
  • Pay for the person behind me in a toll booth line.
  • Perform 1000 crunches in a day.
  • Perform an anonymous favor.
  • Phone in work sick and relax
  • Photograph a rainbow.
  • Photograph myself committing 5 minor transgressions.
  • Pick up someone else’s litter
  • Plant a tree.
  • Play a sport.
  • Practice better posture for a week.
  • Practice perfect hygiene for a week.
  • Quit your job
  • Read “Flowers for Algernon.”
  • Read “Gone with the Wind.”
  • Read “Oliver Twist.”
  • Read “The Andromeda Strain.”
  • Read “The Hobbit” and the LOTR trilogy.
  • Read “The Iliad.”
  • Read “The Old Man and the Sea.”
  • Read “The Picture of Dorian Gray.”
  • Read “The Time Machine.”
  • Read all 7 Harry Potter books in order again.
  • Read all of Shakespeare’s plays (29/37).
  • Read The Brothers Karamazov.
  • Read the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
  • Read the New Testament.
  • Read the newspaper, front to back, each day for a week.
  • Read the Old Testament.
  • Reduce my carbon footprint.
  • Ride a bicycle built for two.
  • Ride a cable car in San Francisco.
  • Ride a rollercoaster
  • Ride in a gondola.
  • Ride on the London Eye.
  • Right a wrong
  • Run a 6-minute mile.
  • Run a marathon.
  • Run a mile in under 10 minutes.
  • Run a mile in under 7 minutes.
  • Run a mile in under 8 minutes.
  • Run a mile in under 9 minutes.
  • Run more often.
  • Run/walk a mile a day for a week.
  • Sample foreign food
  • Say I’m beautiful without feeling conceited
  • Scuba-dive
  • See “Little Miss Sunshine.”
  • See Disney World.
  • See the “Hollywood” sign in person.
  • See the Grand Canyon.
  • See the northern lights
  • See the Sabres win the Stanley Cup.
  • See the Taj Mahal in person.
  • Sell some of my photography.
  • Show up at the airport bags packed and take the first flight available for $99 dollars
  • Sign up for a dance class.
  • Sleep under the stars
  • Slide down a zipline.
  • Slow dance in the middle of the road.
  • Smile more often.
  • Sort three bags of m&m’s into jars/bowls by color.
  • Spend a day at a spa.
  • Spend a night slobbing out in my pajamas watching films and eating popcorn!
  • Spend a night studying the stars.
  • Sponsor a tree (treesforcities.org)
  • Start and finish the 26 Things project.
  • Stay up late one winter night with a blanket, a cup of hot chocolate, and a good book
  • Study major world religions
  • Surprise someone
  • Swim with dolphins.
  • Take a hot-air balloon ride
  • Take a last minute city break
  • Take a long walk down a gravel road in Autumn
  • Take a photograph of the same scene in the four seasons
  • Take a train somewhere.
  • Take a trip to a safari park
  • Take a trip/vacation with my loved one.
  • Take a vow of silence for a day.
  • Take a walk with your lover in the woods at night when it’s snowing.
  • Take a yoga class.
  • Take photos of your family and friends
  • Take pictures in a photo booth.
  • Test drive a Ferrari
  • Throw a coin in the Trevy Fountain.
  • Travel via plane.
  • Treat yourself to a health spa
  • Try archery
  • Try on a dress I can’t afford
  • Turn the TV on its side and lay on my side to watch it.
  • Use only my left hand for one full day.
  • Use only my right hand for an entire day.
  • Visit Africa.
  • Visit Alexei Cherepanov’s grave.
  • Visit all 11 (major & minor) Finger Lakes (11/11).
  • Visit all fifty states [8/50]
  • Visit all the provinces in Canada (1/11).
  • Visit Australia.
  • Visit Chicago and have a real deep-dish pizza.
  • Visit Edmonton.
  • Visit Germany.
  • Visit Greece.
  • Visit Italy.
  • Visit Kelowna.
  • Visit London.
  • Visit Machu Picchu
  • Visit Maurice Richard’s grave.
  • Visit Montreal.
  • Visit Mount Rushmore.
  • Visit my childhood home
  • Visit Ottawa.
  • Visit Paris
  • Visit Platform 9 and 3/4 at King’s Cross station in London
  • Visit Poland, the country of my heritage.
  • Visit Spain.
  • Visit Sweden.
  • Visit the Anne Frank House.
  • Visit the Burchfield-Penny Art Center.
  • Visit the Mall of America.
  • Visit the pyramids
  • Visit Tim Horton’s grave.
  • Visit Vancouver.
  • Volunteer somewhere.
  • Walk on fire.
  • Watch a sunset.
  • Watch the sun set and rise
  • Witness a miracle.
  • Write a letter to at least 15 people informing them of why they inspire me.
  • Write a novel.
  • Write a will
  • Write my autobiography.
  • Write notes on napkins at restaurants and put them back in the dispenser.
  • Write your name in wet cement.
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