The List

Things I must, must do in this life…

  • Be asked to be a keynote speaker
  • Scuba dive
  • Travel somewhere alone
  • Stand front row at a No Doubt concert and hold Gwen’s hand
  • Gondola ride in Venice
  • Complete a triathlon
  • Explore Napa Valley
  • Spend the day on a private beach with waiter service in Cannes, France
  • Spend a week at a ranch
  • Swim with sea turtles
  • Explore Nashville’s historic music scene
  • Make homemade cheese
  • Visit the Parthenon
  • See Prince live
  • Visit Anne Frank’s house
  • Write a book (or two!)
  • Learn to ride horses
  • Eat gelato in Italy
  • Go to Six Flags
  • Explore the Beaujolais wine region of France
  • Walk the Great wall of China
  • Kiss under the Eiffel Tower
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Meet No Doubt in person
  • Take a women’s studies course
  • Learn to sew
  • Hike Machu Picchu
  • Water water rafting
  • Go for a donkey ride in Santorini, Greece
  • Learn a second language
  • Explore my parent’s home countries
  • Attend a masquerade
  • Learn to sing well
  • Take a meditation retreat at an ashram
  • Volunteer with senior citizens
  • Work with a non-profit supporting seniors, women, or girls
  • Visit the Pyramids in Egypt
  • Experience Cuba’s “best” mojito in Havana
  • Take ballroom dance lessons with my husband
  • Learn to speak intelligently about the science of cosmology
  • Explore the Polynesia Islands
  • Mentor
  • Go on an African Safari
  • Experience Oktoberfest in Munich
  • See a professional magic show in Vegas
  • Witness the Sistine Chapel
  • Be a mother
  • Regularly meditate
  • Learn a martial art
  • Travel to Iceland

Things I’d like to say I will “never, ever” do….

  • Skydive
  • Swim with sharks
  • Bungee Jump
  • Go on a cruise