My Bucket List:: 193 Things to do Before I Die

  1. My Bucket List

  2. Current Count: 40/193

  3. Travel and Adventure

  4. Travel to Loch Ness and search for Nessie
  5. Take a tropical cruise
  6. Go on a Disney cruise
  7. Go to Australia
  8. Go to Paris (Tuesday, April 8th, 2007)
  9. Go To British Columbia
  10. Explore a pyramid in Egypt
  11. Visit 100 places from the book 1000 Places To See Before You Die (current count: 10)
  12. Visit Stonehenge (Sunday, January 30th, 2011)
  13. Swim with the dolphins
  14. Visit the wreckage of the Titanic
  15. Dive in a submarine
  16. See the Northern Lights
  17. Take a spontaneous vacation by plane
  18. Visit Vienna
  19. Go whale watching
  20. Travel down the Grand Canyon
  21. Visit Israel
  22. Visit Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California
  23. Visit every Disney theme park
  24. Go white river rafting
  25. Visit Lake Champlain
  26. Ride a Gondola through Venice
  27. Visit all of the continents
  28. Walk the Great Wall of China
  29. Visit a rainforest
  30. Visit Auschwitz
  31. See giraffes in the wild
  32. Go paragliding
  33. Live abroad (Tuesday, May 27th, 2010)
  34. Visit Forrest Summer’s grave in France
  35. Visit Petworth, Hampshire (Monday, July 19th, 2010)
  36. Watch sea turtles hatch
  37. Ride a camel
  38. Go to the top of the CN Tower (Wednesday, July 18th, 2012)
  39. Visit St. George’s church in Kent, England
  40. Go to New Zealand
  41. Go on safari
  42. Visit Cheddar Gorge, Somerset, England
  43. Go to India
  44. Visit Langstone Harbour (Monday, July 19th, 2010)
  45. Walk Hadrian’s wall
  46. Visit all the provinces in Canada
  47. Visit twenty different countries (current count: 6 (Canada, US, Jamaica, England, France, Belgium))
  48. Throw a dart on a map and go wherever it lands
  49. Go on a random adventure

  50. Education and Learning

  51. Get published (Saturday, February 2rd, 2007)
  52. Learn to recite the alphabet backwards
  53. Learn to play the guitar
  54. Get baptized
  55. Learn how to say hello in fifty languages
  56. Watch something from “The Last Lecture” series
  57. Read the whole Bible
  58. Read at least one piece of work by Shakespeare, Plato, Aristotle, Dickens, Thoreau, Hemingway, Twain, Burroughs, Poe, and Emerson
  59. Complete Lent (Saturday, April 12th, 2009)
  60. Learn how to ballroom dance
  61. Learn a second language fluently
  62. Read fifty “banned books”
  63. Learn sign language
  64. Find out my blood type (Sunday, July 15th, 2012)
  65. Write a will (Wednesday, July 21st, 2010)
  66. Write a letter to my future self
  67. Write an autobiography
  68. Get a degree/diploma
  69. Finish writing a screenplay
  70. Publish a book (Saturday, May 29th, 2010)
  71. Sell a book (Wednesday, August 11th, 2010)
  72. Learn to juggle three balls
  73. Get my full license
  74. Learn how to properly use chopsticks
  75. Learn to ride a unicycle
  76. Solve a Rubrik’s cube
  77. Learn to walk in heels
  78. Learn to use a pogo stick
  79. Learn to rollerblade
  80. Learn to cook

  81. Family

  82. Get married
  83. Have a son with the name Forrest somewhere in his name
  84. Have a daughter
  85. Pass on my book of quotes to my first-born
  86. Own a pet bird
  87. Have a white picket fence
  88. Adopt a child
  89. Own a house
  90. Get a Jack Russell named Wishbone
  91. Take my children to DisneyWorld
  92. Fall in love
  93. Become a Grandmother
  94. Become an aunt (Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013)
  95. Become a godmother
  96. Give my childhood teddy bear to one of my children
  97. Write future letters to my children on the days they are born
  98. Have a treehouse

  99. Fun

  100. Complete 52Projects
  101. Get a professional massage (Wednesday, March 19th, 2008)
  102. Go fencing
  103. Shoot a gun
  104. Go skydiving
  105. Go bungee-jumping
  106. Eat at O Noir (Friday, January 18th, 2013)
  107. Float in a Sensory Deprivation Tank (Saturday, November 17th, 2012)
  108. Go on Xtreme Skyflyer at Wonderland (Saturday, September 19th, 2008)
  109. Ride a mechanical bull (Spring 2012. I have the date written down somewhere else)
  110. Learn how to do The Mashed Potato (Saturday, August 11th, 2007)
  111. Hold a skunk
  112. Play with a llama (Saturday, August 18th, 2007)
  113. Teach a bird to say something
  114. Get on television (Tuesday, January 12th, 2010)
  115. Watch a live court hearing (Thursday, September, 15th, 2011)
  116. Talk to a psychic (Saturday, August 18th, 2007)
  117. Go scuba diving
  118. Ride in a hot air balloon
  119. Bury a time capsule
  120. Make Grandma’s shortbread cookies (Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008)
  121. Go to a Billy Joel concert (Saturday, May 30th, 2009)
  122. Finish a scrapbook
  123. Watch a show on Broadway
  124. Be serenaded
  125. Own every Billy Joel album
  126. Go to the drive in
  127. Go to a school reunion
  128. Dye my hair (Thursday, September 17th, 2009)
  129. Ride Kingda Ka
  130. Buy something off Ebay (Thursday, June 10th, 2010)
  131. Take part in a murder mystery party/show (Wednesday, January 27th, 2010)
  132. Mail someone a surprise care package
  133. Watch half of the movies on IMDB’s top 250
  134. Watch a meteor shower
  135. Attend a Victorian ball
  136. Send a message in a bottle
  137. Throw a pot
  138. Buy a pair of designer shoes
  139. Get a tattoo (Saturday, January 19th, 2013)
  140. Sleep under the stars
  141. [Help] set a world record (Friday, April 11th, 2007)
  142. Fly first class
  143. Complete This Book Will Change Your Life
  144. Experience a New Year’s kiss
  145. Complete the 100 Snapshots Challenge
  146. Make ice cream from scratch
  147. Be a Maid of Honour
  148. Visit a movie/tv set during filming
  149. Experience weightlessness
  150. Have a lucid dream
  151. Hold an orang-utan
  152. Milk a cow
  153. Completely fill my book of quotes
  154. Attend a movie’s midnight premiere
  155. Be an extra in a movie
  156. Go skinny-dipping
  157. Grow a bonsai tree
  158. Send a letter to Billy Joel
  159. Slow dance in the rain (hahaha)
  160. Go paintballing
  161. Have a star named after me
  162. Ride a tandem bike
  163. Carve my initials with someone in a tree
  164. Have jury duty
  165. Try surfing
  166. Go zorbing
  167. Flatten a coin on a railroad track
  168. Attend a live recording of a television show (Tuesday, July 19th, 2005)
  169. Ride a horse on a beach
  170. Bake a fresh loaf of bread

  171. Challenge

  172. Fix a car
  173. Get out of debt
  174. Light a candle with a match (Saturday, January 16th, 2010)
  175. Watch a scary movie (Tuesday, June 3rd, 2007)
  176. Go rock climbing on a legit mountain
  177. Complete a New Year’s Resolution (Friday, February 5th, 2010)
  178. Walk on hot coals
  179. Have $10,000 of my own hard-earned money in the bank all at once
  180. Get Billy Joel’s autograph
  181. Get Rian Dawson's autograph (Sunday, July 15th, 2012)
  182. “Unplug” for a weekend
  183. Organize my iTunes
  184. Go vegan for a month
  185. Stop biting my nails (Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010)
  186. Knit something WITHOUT giving up halfway through
  187. Get my dream job

  188. Feel Good

  189. Liberate an animal
  190. Donate blood (Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012)
  191. Build a Habitat for Humanity house
  192. Be part of a relief team during a tragedy
  193. Buy a meal for a stranger living on the streets (Thursday, April 19th, 2012)
  194. Change the world
  195. Save a life (Saturday, January 29th, 2010)
  196. Do a charity walk/run (Sunday, September 11th, 2011)
  197. Write a Bliss List
  198. Count my blessings (literally)
  199. Pay back my parents
  200. Make a list of 10 songs that were important to me at different times in my life. Scrapbook it.
  201. Write down the highlight of each day for a year
Author Comments: 

It started as a list of 50 things, when I was 17. It's been growing though, since I'm 22 now and it's up to 200!

EDIT: March 1st, 2013: There are a few things I took off the list, so it's now down to 193 until I find new things I want to experience!