Wednesday, January 9, 2013

52 Things to Accomplish in My 30th Year

Full confession: I'm turning 30 this year. Whoa!

In order not to feel so old and to approach it with dignity and, dare I say, enthusiasm, I've decided to create a "to do" list for myself: 52 things--one a week--to try or do. (Pictures to follow.) Try some with me or make your own list and let me know how it goes! 

1. Try Egg Nog 
2. Eat rutabaga
3. Eat rubarb
4. Eat a parsnip
5. Eat real sushi
6.  Try sashimi
7. Eat venison
8. Make cheese
9. Make yogurt
10. Make nut butter
11.  Eat scallops
12.  Try pistachio ice cream
13. Try cheese fondue

14. Knit gloves
15. Knit mittens
16.  Knit socks
17. Sew a skirt
18. Sew place-mats
19.  Sew pajama pants
20. Make soap
21.Learn to spin yarn
22. Make own deodorant

23.  Read Anna Karenina
24.  Read a travel literature book
25.  Read an autobiography
26.  Read Lolita by Nabokov
27.  Read Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
28.  Read Rabbit, Run by John Updike
29.  Read My Antonia by Willa Cather

30.  Run an 8K
31.  Go wakeboarding
32.  Go golfing

33.  Watch a sunrise and sunset in one day
34.  Get a tattoo
35.  Sing Karaoke
36.  Feet in more than one state at once
37.  Drive over 100 mph
38.  Make a kite and fly it
39.  Plant an apple tree
40.  Kiss in the rain
41.  Learn a new dance
42.  Milk a cow
43.  Do a pull-up
44.  Do own taxes
45.  Change own oil

46.  Watch Terms of Endearment
47.  Watch Some Like it Hot
48.  Watch Risky Business
49.  Watch One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest
50.  Watch Pulp Fiction
51.  Watch a John Wayne movie
52.  See an IMAX movie

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