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Thursday, May 05, 2011

101 Updated

I thought it was time to update this list.

I removed: 2, 10, 14, 19, 34, 39, 42. 53. 66. 69, 74, 86 90 and will update them with new things as they come to me.

Also crossed a few things off. Number 11 was kinda iffy, but I did get paid for a photo so it counts. I will be able to cross three things in October :) Still really thinking about number 6. Ugh, that one always has me on the fence. I don't see number 4 happening, but I really want to so I left it on there. I just love the smell of the ocean.

Digressing. Just now when I wrote that it reminded me of our cruise to Hawaii at Thanksgiving. It was 4 days at sea both ways. On the way back I remember having my laptop open playing Christmas music. The sliding door to the balcony was open and the salty air made the sheer curtains flutter. We feel asleep to the music and the scent of the sea. Love.

Anyway, that was just a random memory :)

Now onto the list!

1. See The Boss in concert
3. Go back to Denmark
4. Live by the sea
5. Go to New York at Christmastime
6. Sell something on Etsy
7. Retire early (please, please, please)
8. Or at least work less than 40 hours a week...
9. Plus, work more than one day a week from home...
11. Take a money shot (a photo worth some money)
12. Publish something
13. Go see Maya Angelou speak (I better get on this one)
15. Wear a public....and feel ok about it
16. Take Greg to a Bobby Flay restaurant
17. Go to Prince Edward Island
18. Have a fancy Christmas party at my house
20. Have a realllllly beautiful craft room/office
21. Snorkel and see lots of pretty (small) fish
22. Go to Ireland
23. Age well
24. Wear a ball style gown to a fancy event
25. Enjoy reading again
26. Eat a croissant in France
27. Understand what all the buttons on my camera do
28. Renew our vows
29. Take the White House tour
30. See the Vietnam War Memorial
31. Have my backyard be spectacularly beautiful
32. Take a road trip across America
33. Stay at a nice ski lodge while it snows outside
35. Have a chef quality kitchen
36. Feel peace
37. Love my hair!
38. Go to some kind of craft convention
40. Be healthy
41. Live green(er)
43. Eat 70% organic
44. Have a photo of mine in a magazine or calendar
45. Camp at the Wild Animal Park
46. Win a costume contest
47. Decorate my *entire* house
48. Sponsor a needy child
49. Clean out my craft room closet (ugh)
50. Well....keep my craft room clean in general
51. Be on the Martha Stewart show (dream big, right?)
52. Have less regret
54. Go on a spa retreat
55. Stop passing up opportunity
56. Speak a foreign language well (ha!)
57. Learn to line dance well (ha!)
58. Discover California culinarily
59. Vacation in the Hamptons
60. Worry less about what others think
61. Love hard...forgive harder
62. See the cherry blossoms in DC in spring
63. Watch all my Buffy DVD's again
64. Take another photography class
65. Be an extra
67. Grow a vegetable garden
68. Learn to sew
70. Run thru the sprinklers every summer
71. Feel financially secure
72. Give 100 Barbie dolls away at Christmas!
73. See the 17 mile drive in a convertible
75. Send Oprah a birthday card
76. Have a lemon tree in the back yard
77. Make homemade lemonade more than once a year
78. Wear jewelry again
79. See more movies
80. See more sunsets
81. See more sunrises
82. Live my life the way I want to
83. Get a more professional massages
84. Buy a custom pair of jeans
85. Eat at Spago's in Beverly Hills for my birthday one year
87. Use those darn exercise videos I bought!
88. Take an art class of some kind
89. Go to Atlantis
91. Turn my bedroom into an relaxing resort style retreat
92. Learn more history
93. Ride a horse on the beach
94. Make persimmon cookies or bread
95. Go to one of my high school reunions (yes,, too)
96. Get a Sleep Number or TempurPedic bed
97. Take more pictures of Henry...our oldest girl
98. Have picnic style dinners at the beach with Greg a few times a year
99. Make sculpey ornaments for the Christmas tree
100. Leave work
101. Make a difference


Laura said...

are you going to take greg to one of the bobby flay restaurants in las vegas?!

MsOktober said...

Yes, at Mesa Grill. Wouldn't it be great if Bobby was there! :)

There's also a Spago (Wolfgang Puck's restaurant) there that I only recently found out about so we'll eat there on my birthday!

Laura said...

yay for knocking things off the list! are you renewing your vows there too?

MsOktober said...

Yup, that too! :)

Who knew that Vegas could be so good for a 101 things list!

Laura said...

haha, awesome!

Sounds like you guys are going to have a great time!