Bucket List

My Bucket List -- an idea I got from Sarah Smith. In fact, we have some of the same goals. This is just to start, Lord knows it will need some changes and additions.


1. Climb Half-Dome
2. have a lengthy stay in Ireland
3. Write a novel and have it published
4. Go to Oktoberfest in M√ľnchen, Deutschland
5. Kiss someone in the rain
6. Go to the Louvre and see the Mona Lisa (among others)
7. see every one of Shakespeare’s plays live (All’s Well That Ends Well, As You Like It, Comedy of Errors, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Measure for Measure, Merchant of Venice, Merry Wives of Windsor, Midsummer Night’s Dream,Much Ado About Nothing, Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Winter’s Tale, Cumbeline, Henry IV Part I, Henry the IV Part II, Henry V, Henry VI Part I, Henry VI Part II, Henry VI Part III, Henry VIII, King John, Pericles, Richard II, Richard III, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, King Lear, Macbeth, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, Timon of Athens, Titus Andronicus, Troilus and Cressida).
8. ride a tandem bicycle
9. visit every region of Italy (Abruzzo, Valle d’Aosta, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Emilia-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Lazio, Liguria, Lombardia, Marche, Molise, Piemonte, Sardegna, Sicilia, Toscana, Trentino-Alto Adige, Umbria, Veneto)
10. Kiss the Blarney Stone in Blarney, Ireland.
11. Go to a Billy Joel and/or Elton John concert.
12. Gamble in Vegas
13. Drink a margarita in Mexico
14. travel the streets of London in a red, double-decker bus
15. be caught under the mistletoe
16. Walk in Memphis, with my feet ten feet off of Beale
17. go to a movie premiere
18. go scuba diving off the coast of Australia
19. walk the Great Wall in China
20. attend the Black and White Ball in San Francisco
21. see the Pyramids
22. Visit every state in the Union (not counting airports and times I can’t remember: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, ,California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, New Hampshire, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming, Wisconsin.
23. pray in Jerusalem
24. eat sushi in Tokyo
25. learn the Romance languages (French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian)
26. work for a winning presidential campaign from the beginning
27. plant a flower and vegetable garden
28. stand in front of the Himalayas (no need to climb!)
29. cook a Thanksgiving meal for my family
30. go skiing in Vail