Friday, November 11, 2011

Bucket List

Build a house on a cliff that overlooks the sea.

Graduate from university at the top of my class and with at least one award.
Backpack across Europe for at least 6 months.

Go on a hot air balloon ride at sunrise.

Learn how to ride a bike and then a motorcycle

Go on a motorcycle ride through the coast or the countryside.

Fall in love.

Experience heartbreak

Learn how to trust and fall in love again.

Move to Turkey.

Go to Troy, where the valiant Hector once stood.

Dance in the rain.

Dance in the rain with a man I love.

Watch a scary movie without once covering my eyes or hiding behind something or someone. 

Own a cat.

Get a tattoo.

Watch the perfect sunrise.

Watch the perfect sunset.

Experience a perfect moment.

Speak fluent Euskara.

Hug a stranger.

Kiss a stranger.

Jump into the sea or into a pool full-clothed.

Cut off my long hair.

Send an anonymous love letter to someone telling them how amazing and so worthy of being loved they are.

Open a restaurant.

Howl at the moon...naked.

Find the dilapidated fortress I've dreamt of since I was 11.

Go on a road trip Americana.

Ride a mechanical bull.

Meet "The One."

Adopt a child.

Be a great mom like my momma.

Don't speak English for a day.

Enter a cheesy karaoke contest.

Kiss a dolphin.

Face and conquer most of my fears.

Stay in a cave house in Kapadokya.

Start a non-profit organization that empowers refugees and honour crime survivors through education and livelihood workshops.

Walk down the aisle to 'Ka Wailele o Nu'uanu" instead of the traditional wedding march.

Be silent for a day.

Finish and publish "Before This Anger."

Finish and publish "Three Alohas for Nalu."

Meet Simon Cowell and congratulate him on having bigger boobs than I do.

Ask Pope Benedict if he really does wear Armani sunnies and Prada loafers. 


caribbean princess said...

Love this post including your comment about Simon(e) Cowell! haha.
Anyways congrats on graduating top of your class. Also what will you cross off your list in 2012?

UNchecked other said...

Hmmm...hopefully I'll finish my manuscripts by the end of 2012. If not, I'll settle for learning how to ride a bike and moving to Turkey!

caribbean princess said...

Oh wow Turkey! Well I look forward to reading about that.

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