Bucket List

I love lists. I love checking things off my list. Here’s my favorite list of all time—my bucket list. In no particular order:

  • Scuba dive in a shark cage
  • Fly in the Good Year blimp
  • Read a romance novel
  • Draw and voice an animation series
  • Sew a quilt
  • Hold a handstand for more than 5 seconds
  • Conquer the middle splits
  • Become fluent in Spanish
  • Study to be a health advocate
  • Graffiti a wall (legally)
  • Ride in a self-driving car
  • Get shot out of a cannon
  • Create a cyanotype
  • Try fire dancing
  • Bike across the country
  • Earn a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records
  • Attend laughter yoga
  • Take a religion studies class
  • Get a “key to the city”
  • Fly in a hot air balloon
  • Complete a flip and catch on the flying trapeze
  • Have a street (or something!) named after me
  • Get everyone I know to participate in an airport scavenger hunt
  • Take a painting class
  • Start a flash mob
  • Hop on a round-the-world flight
  • Hang out with a ventriloquist
  • Attend a silent meditation retreat
  • 3D print something AWESOME
  • Run a half marathon
  • Host a bug dinner
  • Join a chorale
  • See lava up close and personal (safety first!)
  • Make my own candy bar
  • Gameify email
  • Be an extra in a movie/TV show
  • Name my future pet “Polypeptide”
  • Doodle every day
  • Tell someone I’m thankful for them every day
  • Learn how to read tea leaves
  • Attend a seance
  • Build a robot
  • Capture paint throwing in slow motion
  • Fly with a jet pack
  • Host a zombie apocalypse preparedness class
  • Make it rain $$
  • Meet one new person a week for coffee
  • Buy drinks for everyone in a bar
  • Eat camel
  • Ride the vomit comet
  • Hug a panda AND a koala
  • Write a song
  • Get my shayna punim on a billboard
  • Open a cake baking business
  • Build a champagne tower
  • Go sky diving
  • Buy customized m&ms with slightly risque words on them
  • Become a pool shark
  • Host a geocaching scavenger hunt
  • Win a pie-eating contest
  • Learn calligraphy/hand lettering
  • Achieve that really tough locust variation in yoga class!
  • Jello wrestling/mud wrestling. Try it.
  • Donate platelets or blood every week
  • Start a peanut butter bar tasting and pairing class
  • Spend the night in an ice hotel
  • Eat moose
  • Drive through a drive-in liquor store (because CRAZY!)
  • Drive on the Autobahn
  • Participate in a food fight
  • Try acupuncture
  • Go rock climbing/bouldering
  • Fly in acroyoga
  • Plan a bookstore scavenger hunt
  • Live on/visit all continents
  • Participate in an undie run
  • Spend the night in a pillow fort
  • Take a pole dancing exercise class
  • Attend the Iditarod
  • Learn to drive stick shift
  • Host a childhood diary reading party
  • Become an Academy Award Watcher
  • Smoosh a firefly on my forehead to see if it still glows

Have recommendations? Advice? Cautionary tales? Message me at news@mbloudoff.com or on twitter.

Photo Credit: Don DeBold