life list

cool stuff, daily, just life

I love the idea of a life list. Credit to Maggie for the idea — and for a couple entries. I don’t apologize. They’re good things to have on a list.

  • Drive the Nürburgring
  • Paint a mural on a wall
  • Spend a year taking pictures every day
  • Own a cottage in a forest
  • Be fluent in German
  • Zip line through a canopy
  • Picnic in the Parc du Champs de Mars
  • See the Hagia Sofia
  • Start my own business
  • See the aurora borealis
  • Quit smoking
  • Dip my toes in the Mediterranean
  • Cruise to Alaska
  • Eat pizza in Naples
  • Show Loki my Chicago
  • Go to Wave Gotik Treffen – properly
  • Lose weight
  • Eat pretzel rolls in Germany
  • Make soap
  • Remove money as a concern
  • See the sunrise at Stonehenge on the Solstice
  • See the mosaics in Ravenna
  • Sail on a tall ship
  • Swim with the dolphins
  • Live in another country for a year
  • Build a kebab pit in the back yard
  • Run our house on solar or wind power
  • Open a Swiss bank account in Switzerland
  • Eat at El Bulli
  • Donate a thousand dollars to an animal charity
  • See an opera
  • Travel on a narrowboat on English canals
  • Take a flying lesson
  • Help someone learn to read
  • Blend my own perfume
  • Play a show without getting stage fright
  • Be conversational in Russian
  • Make 5 different cheeses at home
  • Watch a British steeplechase from beside the fences
  • Make a proper costume for Halloween
  • Leave a note in a crevice in the Western Wall
  • See a World Cup match in person
  • See the Angkor Wat
  • Meet someone I admire, and not say something stupid
  • Travel above the Arctic Circle
  • Spend a night in a castle
  • Build my dream house
  • Learn to tango
  • Have a croquet party in the back yard
  • Watch glassblowers at work in Venice
  • See a glacier
  • Visit that church made entirely of bones
  • Make pad thai at home
  • Climb to the top of a lighthouse
  • Drive 200mph
  • Publish a poem
  • Make a stained-glass window
  • Take my mom on a tour of places mentioned in Martha Grimes novels
  • Sew a quilt
  • Go camping in a tent again
  • Photograph 100 Buddhas
  • Haggle for a something in a souq
  • Learn a programming language
  • Find my favorite childhood books
  • Play a show in Hamburg, so we can say the line
  • Cover a wall with snapshots
  • Watch a great chef at work
  • Eat tapas in Spain
  • Grow my own herbs
  • Throw a black-tie dinner party
  • Write a novel
  • Have a Charm City Cakes cake made
  • Build Fenris a dog house
  • Eat sushi in Japan
  • Wear a large hat at the Kentucky Derby, or Royal Ascot
  • Pick a sprig of edelweiss
  • Create a mosaic
  • Ride 500 rollercoasters
  • Lap the Top Gear test track
  • Take the Eurostar from London to Paris
  • Play an alpenhorn
  • Take Fenris to play in snow
  • Make vegetarian marshmallows
  • Make bacon
  • Make pastrami
  • Make a fabulous cake
  • Visit all the dams in Arizona
  • Spend a whole day reading

I’ll be crossing some of these off soon =)