101 things to do before 30

I love this list! It was great trying to keep up with it and having fun checking them off.

The stuff I did:
56/101, not bad.

101. dye textiles (11 Mar. 2011 first experience with lichens) here
99. buy a twin lense reflex (5 Jan. 2011 amazing Christmas present!) here
98. give only handmade christmas gifts (Christmas 2011, half were handmade wrist warmers)
97. embroid something (Oct. 2010: embroidery hoops)
95. roadtrip with pete (13-15 Ago. 2011 Ribeira Sacra here)
94. bake an apple pie (made 2 pies but not from scratch; official apple pie: 23 Nov. 2011) here
93. visit historical villages (belmonte, castelo novo, aigra nova, aigra velha, piodão, aldeia da pena, monsanto)
91. take photobooth pictures (3 Jun. 2012)
90. thansgiving dinner (23 Nov. 2011) here
88. origami (7 Dec. 2010 christmas tree ornaments)
87. donate blood (25 May 2011) here
86. cover pete in kisses (i must have covered him in kisses tons of times!)
84. make a snowman (6 Mar. 2011) here
83. frame photo (work in progress: 4)
82. treat myself to a spa (massage 6 Jun. 2012)
81. rafting (15 Jan. 2012 here)
79. have a massive birthday party (huge, massive and amazing! 6 Jun. 2012 here)
77. chew gorila bubble gum (2 Jun. 2010)
76. donate to charity (Associação Slice of Heaven and Kiva)
75. creat the perfect playlist (it's not that perfect, but it's good)
72. take a nap in a hammock (1 Ago. 2011)
71. creat a stencil (3 Set. 2010)
70. wait for it. it will come (17 May. 2010)
67. buy a dr. seuss book (17 Jul. 2010) here
62. nudism (23-26 Jun. 2011 naturist beaches in the Atlantic, sorry no pics)
61. make a stop motion film here
53. paint a canvas (Started!)
52. curate an exhibition (2011: Camera Escura - Museu d'Arte)
51. volunteer (Banco Alimentar)
49. participate in a flash mob (10 Jan. 2010) here
48. start my own business (23 Mar. 2011) here (I could call this a "business")
42. make a pinhata (6 Jun. 2012 didn't make it, but smashed it!)
38. make cornbread in my grandpa's stone oven (AMAZING! 18 Ago. 2011 here)
37. make videos of my grandparents (6 videos)
36. buy a bicycle (7 Jun. 2012)
35. buy the perfect black dress
34. get a decent hair cut (6 Jan. 2011) (26 Jul. 2011)
32. creative photoshoot (26 Mar. 2012 here)
31. start a piggy bank (4 Jan. 2010: 192€ in coins)
29. finish my masters (30 Set. 2010 HURRAY) here
28. sleep under the stars (25 Jul. 2010) here
27. write a poem (6 Jun. 2012 for a special friend)
26. send my parents on a honeymoon (22-24 Oct. 2010 Porto: romantic weekend for two)
25. keep all tickets
24. do something nice for strangers here
23. geocache (27 Feb. 2010) here
20. keep a written diary for a few months (does a blog count?)
19. fly my kite (24 Jan. 2010) here
18. publish an essay (3 Mar. 2011) here
14. plant an oak tree (18 Apr. 2010)
12. ride a rollercoaster (5 Sept. 2011)
10. smoke a joint with sandy (22 May 2010)
7. make love in paris (7 Sept. 2011)
5. jump from a high place (6 Jun. 2012 it wasn't that high, but it was fun)
2. carnaval in lazarim (8 Mar. 2011) here
1. roadtrip with my sisters (23 May 2010) here

Things I didn't do and I WILL NOT DO: 

66. color my hair (no way)
63. walk the trails of santiago (mabey one day...)
56. see northern lights (won't happen)
50. parachute (I don't think I have the courage to jump)
45. run a half marathon (it's too much)
44. attend photoespaña (not going to happen)
43. find the owner of the photo album (too hard)
41. ride a vespa in southern italy (I wish, mabey for my 40th birthday)
40. visit fundão during cherry season (missed it)
33. learn french (only if I move to France)
30. edit ventura terra's wiki page (I don't feel like it)
21. backpack around spain (too late)
9. prank my roommates (I can't believe I didn't do this!)
4. swim naked in the mediterranean (I almost did this one...)

Though the list isn't completed, it is my list and since I am 30 and have a new sense of authority, I can now do whatever I please.
So I now sentence the rest of the list to an official extension of the following items:

100. weave (Institute of Craft, Atlanta)
96. learn to swim underwater (we got a pool and I'm praticing)
92. print blog after 30 (work in progress)
89. collect sixs (find them at yard sales and second hand shops)
85. photo album of my life (this one is going into my next list)
80. organize a huge family reunion (next year, for our second wedding)
78. finish my quilt (I WILL do this)
74. leave a stranger a book with a note (too easy not to be done)
73. go to the opera (next sunday!)
69. attend a jewish religious service
68. host a murder mystery party (officially it wasn't done)
65. learn choreography for thriller
64. buy a camera obscura
60. fill a notebook with illustrations (work in progress)
59. make a chandelier out of junk
58. climb a 6a (in the indoor climbing gyms)
57. work abroad (hopefully I'll get a Job here in Atlanta)
55. visit sandra (Hurray, next week)
54. 100 pinholes (15/100)
53. paint a canvas (Started!)
47. see a fortune teller
46. sell stuff at a flea market
39. play baseball (Atlanta, home of the Braves!)
22. do a street performance
17. winter photo tree trip
16. visit canada in the fall (does visiting in the spring count?)
15. host a tea party
13. print albumen photos
11. be a voyeur
8. learn to tango
6. get a tatoo (i'm getting ths done!)
3. go fishing

Gosh, it's still alot!
Getting started on the next list...

1 comment:

  1. we can plan to get some of these things done here in Canada next week!!!