20131204-000130.jpgThis is my personalized list. Some items are fun, some are staid, some are daring, and some are absolutely silly! And it’s okay, because these are the things I want to do. 😉


1. No adds or deletions once the finalized list has been posted.

2. My goal is to complete at least 60 out of the 77 items on my list by my goal date. Any incomplete items (no more than 17) will go towards a new list with a new goal date.

3. Must do at least 9 of the listed 19 Explorations.

4. My goal date is December 31, 2018 (11:59 p.m. local time).

A. First and Foremost (1)

Completion date To work on
Cut myself some slack

B. Creations (13)

Business (2)

Completion date Item to create
Invent/Market a product
Start a company

Food (3)

Completion date Item to create
100 Foodie Reviews
Create and publish a recipe book
Start and work on the foodie segment of the blog

Music (3)

Completion date Item to create
Write and arrange a love song. Cut a single
Write and arrange a duet. Cut a single
Cut a CD

Verse (5)

Completion date Item to create
Become a published author
Compete in a small contest for a writing institution. Write a competition piece
Compete in a writing institution’s annual writing competition. Write one or more competition pieces
Participate in the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) competition. Write a 50,000 word novel
Write and publish a short play

C. Explorations-Locations/Tastes (19) [Must do at least 9 of 19]

Completion date Location to go/Food to taste
Visit every continent (remaining to visit: Africa, Antartica, Australia, & South America
Ecotour of the Philippines
Ecotour and food tour of Southeast Asia
Explore Australia (must: Bouncing Stones)
Explore and food tour of China (must: Stinky Tofu, Forbidden City, Great Wall of China)
Explore Easter Island
Explore India (must: Pray in a temple, Taj Mahal, explore meditation and reincarnation)
Explore Machu Picchu
Expore Egypt, if still safe (must: Pyramids of Giza)
Explore Morocco
Explore Nepal and Tibet
Expore New Zealand via an RV
International Volunteerism
Re-explore Japan
Re-explore Europe (must: Lourdes in France, Try Haggis in Scotland, Tapas Tour in Spain)
See the Aurora Borealis in Alaska or Canada
05/17/2014 Take an Alaskan Cruise (optional: Try Akutaw)
Visit Bali and stay in a hut on the water
Visit an ice hotel (optional: stay overnight)

D. Facing Fears (2)

Completion date Fear to face
Open Mike (Learn 2 songs)
Learn to Swim

E. Learning (10)

Completion date Item to learn
Attend a writing conference
Learn enough Cantonese to order food and converse in Chinatown
Learn to Fire Dance
Learn to scuba dive
Learn the Tango
Learn the violin
Learn wilderness survival skills
Take a motorcycle class
Take a Past Life Regression Therapy class
Take a Reiki or massage class

F. Soulful Adventures (13)

Completion date Adventure for the soul
365 days of Gratitude
365 days of Happiness, Love, Discovery, and Inspiration
Create a Spiritual Awareness Journey Group
Create a focus group to find a workable solution to help families living in landfills in Third World countries to live better lives
Donate a large farm animal via World Vision or Heifer International
Go on a silent retreat
Meditate with Tibetan Monks
8/10/14 – Rev. Tim Brainard Meet at least three Spiritual Teachers (not an exclusive list: Dr. Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Don Miguel Ruiz, Dr. Brian Weiss, Dalai Lama, Rhonda Byrne, Sonia Choquette, Louise L. Hay, The Pope, Sark, Davidji, Esther Hicks, Doreen Virtue, Oprah)
Sponsor at least one child for several years
Temple stay in Asia
05/28/2014 Trust The Flow # 1 (Subject hidden for now, but post will be written when complete)
Trust The Flow #2 (Subject hidden for now, but post will be written when complete)
Trust The Flow #3 (Subject hidden for now, but post will be written when complete)

G. For Fun (19)

Completion date Just for fun
Celebrate Carnival in Brazil
Celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Complete a Half Marathon
Get sexy boudoir pictures taken
Go deep sea fishing
Go on a short expedition to find “Bigfoot”
Host a very large theme party
Host a “High Tea” with homemade treats
Sky Dive (must: Medical Okay)
Sleep in a tree house
Sleeper train ride
Spend a night in a capsule hotel
Stargaze from a location where you can see the stars clearly
“Survive” for 2 days and 1 night on a “deserted” island
Swim with the dolphins or whale shark
Watch a sunrise in a foreign country
Watch a sunset in a foreign country
Visit a secluded waterfall and skinny dip