Life List



These are the things I want to do, know, or experience in my lifetime. I will link to the experience as I document it.
  • Learn to enjoy running
  • Complete a triathlon
  • Travel to:
    • Italy
    • Greece
    • Morocco
    • Egypt
    • Petra (Jordan)
    • Jerusalem (Israel)
    • Australia
    • Ireland
    • Scotland
    • The Hermitage (St. Petersburg, Russia)
    • Thailand
  • Take a painting class
  • Take a jewelry design certification course, become a certified bench jeweler
  • Start my own business(es)
  • Become location independent
  • Live in the country (at least one year)
  • Live in a big city (at least one year)
  • Live abroad for a year (one location for a year, ideally more than once) (France again, Germany or Austria, Australia, Spain, Italy… South Africa, maybe)
  • Hike Mt. Timpanogos to the very top (I’ve come close, but never gone all the way up)
  • Write my personal history – bit by bit
  • Simplify and de-clutter my life
    • Throw away things I don’t want/need/use/like
    • Don’t buy things I don’t need AND love
    • Let go of negative feelings, emotions, memories
  • Set a monthly budget and live within it
  • Learn to sew
  • Learn to bake bread
  • Cook a meal for 30 people:
    • Turn it into an event that I create from scratch, start to finish (make the invites, do the decorations, cook the food, etc.)
  • Learn Arabic
  • Learn Italian
  • Learn Spanish
  • Learn how to play the piano
  • Learn how to read music so I can sing Alto (sometimes soprano is just… too… high)
  • Donate time/money/goods to organizations I believe in:
    • Project Read
    • CNN Freedom Project (and associated organizations)
    • Community art education programs
  • Focus more on having experiences than on having things