A Bucket List Check Off

8:01 AM

Four years ago or so I created a bucket list that I was sure would take forever to check off. Many things seemed so far away to be able to happen, but as I found this year, 2015 flew by waayyy too fast and so did the past four years.
Going back over the bucket list I forgot I had made when I was thirteen, I realized how much I'd done.
Let's go over it shall we and see what has changed since I was thirteen....

1. Be in two different states at once

2.  smash a pie in someone's face (just for fun not be mean!)

3.  star in a movie (What was I thinking?! Me?! Starring in a movie?!!! Ehh... no. Thoughts change the older you get...)

4. Learn how to do a cartwheel(tried last year and fell)

5. Have a pet bunny

6. dance in the rain (This can be a fun thing to do! I firmly believe that there is a piece of you as a child that never leaves no matter how old you get, and that it's in no way immature to go back a bit and be that child.)

7. watch a meteor shower (8th grade - probably soon after I did the bucket list)

8. surf

9. Let my hair grow out (It has went from only to my ears back in 7th grade to now to my shoulders and I love it!)

10. learn to play an instrument (piano)

11. dip dye my hair (still trying to gather up my courage)

12. Go to a for real concert (First one ever - Abandon)

13. speak a language fluently (Sorta there - 59% there)

14. write a novel (When Evil Reigns)



15. rope swing into the water (so fun!)

16. put a message in a bottle

17.  own the dog I always wanted

18. create a secret family recipe

19. visit ground zero

^Alyssa's sister Sarah is on my back here


20. spend a weekend with my BFF (Alyssa!!!!! It was a week but I will count it)

21. go to Disney World

22. build a tree house

23. Go on a mission trip

24.  Got to FL

25. meet a singer like Toby Mac or Jamie Grace (Met Abandon)

26. sleep on the beach

27. walk through a field at night (and took lot's of pictures)

28. swim with dolphins

30. visit a castle

31.  own a photography blog

32. publish a book



33. walk in the woods early in the morning (one of my favorite hikes ever)

34.  Learn how to drive a car (check)

35.  buy something on Etsy (Arwen's necklace. Technically I didn't buy it because my grandma needed help but for me it counts. ☺) 

36.  take pictures at a wedding (took pictures yes, hired to do it no. I just took pictures. End of story.)

37.     have 40 followers on Saved by Grace

38. win a photography contest on a blog

39. get a job

40. lead someone to Christ

41.   babysit someone other then my siblings (... my cousins)

42. become a trail guide on Wonderzone.com

43.  someone ask me to do a guest post on their blog

44.  meet all my online friend's

45. do a vintage photo shoot and actually like the pics I took

46.  watch October Baby

47. own the Soul Surfer Movie

48. Read the whole Sierra Jensen series

49.   pet a panda

50.  have a sleepover

51. try nutella

52. Ride a horse without someone leading it

53.  Go Hunting (just this year we did it)

54.  own a VW

55.  Leave a note in a Library book

#56 Donate my hair to locks of love

#57 be a bridesmaid 

I can't believe how much I do have checked off of the list! I was so young when I came up with 57 things I wanted to get done, and I have quite a bit accomplished - more then I probably thought I would.
Times do change, things that you imagined doing don't happen or if they do they happen differently. 
Life goes by so fast, and I kinda went down memory lane reading old blog posts I did.
For fun here is a few extra to add to my list...
58. Meet Naomi 
59. Own a better camera
60. Foster children
61. Meet an actor
62. Volunteer somewhere in my city
63. Watch a science fiction movie or show
What is on your bucket list (or like me you forgot you even made one)?

You Might Also Like

3 of your thoughts

  1. Those are some great bucket list ideas! I'm curious what type of note you left in a library book? I think if I tried that at my library the workers would probably find it. They check through the books when they are returned fairly often.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I can't remember for sure since I left the note so long ago but I think the note said "hope you enjoy the book as much as I did." The workers may have taken it out - who knows but it was fun doing it. =)
      Thanks for commenting Lydia!

      Delete
  2. very cute photo

    ReplyDelete


Comments make me smile, lift my spirits and give me the motivation to continue writing. In return I'll comment on your blog, because you're awesome and deserve it.