Updated Bucket List

The Official List
The Adventures Began September 24, 2013

By September 24, 2014, I hope to have completed at least 100 items from my Year To Remember (Y2R) list.

My progress so far...

Crossed out items were completed or excluded. Look for a post on either the adventure (Y2R) or the fail.

  1. New haircut from new stylist  #4 http://godgirlgoth.blogspot.com/2013/11/y2r-adventure-4-new-do.html?m=1
  2. Facial             #2    http://godgirlgoth.blogspot.com/2013/10/y2r-adventure-2-facial.html
  3. Massage         #1    http://godgirlgoth.blogspot.com/2013/09/y2r-adventure-1-massage.html
  4. Flight instruction lesson       #3     http://godgirlgoth.blogspot.com/2013/10/y2r-adventure-3-flying-lessons.html   
  5. New hair color      Bought. Waiting until after a business meeting function :)
  6. Permanent tattoo? no. Any alternatives other than henna?
  7. Host Attend an Adults-Only Halloween Party
  8. Miami trip               
  9. Hang out in the Venus Williams' Royal Palm Presidential sans kids for a few days          
  10. Snorkel in the Florida Keys                 
  11. Salsa dance in Miami
  12. Go to a reunion.       I've never been to a high school or college reunion. Read my upcoming memoir, then you'll understand.
  13. Get my first psychic reading.
  14. Take improv or standup comedy class.
  15. Go on a ghost hunting tour.
  16. My 1st professional bikini wax            (ouch!http://hairremoval.about.com/od/waxing/a/bikini-styles.htm)
  17. Be an extra in a local movie or series
  18. Finish my memoir
  19. Sell memoir in an auction :)
  20. Go scuba diving  **Sadly, initial research is making this look like a bad/potentially fatal idea with my unstable asthma symptoms.**
  21. Go skydiving with my husband.  **IF my memoir proposal goes to auction, I'll skydive for sure. :)
  22. Enter something into the State Fair
  23. Sell my first piece of art
  24. Create Zentangle gifts
  25. Enter scarecrow into local competition.
  26. Singing Lessons (my family will thank me :) )  (Thnx to @7SacredPools 4 suggestion.)
  27. Try out for a part in a play. (Thnx to @7SacredPools 4 suggestion.)
  28. Take a cooking class.
  29. Make a video short.
  30. Go swimming with the dolphins. (suggested by my sis-in-law. I'm torn btw the experience and the potential harm to the dolphins.)
  31. Collect $ for Trick or Treat for UNICEF or other charity. 
  32. Let youngest son try out for Cub Scouts (I had said "NO!" after his brother's stint.) If he joins, I'll be the one doing the activities with him as a "scout mom".)
  33. Sign up for running training program.
  34. Finish a 5k.
  35. Meditate for 15 minutes a day most days. (Reinstate practice.)
  36. Do 10 perfect pushups.
  37. Camp out under the starry skies. (@7SacredPools suggestion, modified.)
  38. Visit one of the great national parks.
  39. Join Toastmasters.
  40. Visit Georgia's Aquarium.
  41. Pitch/Interview with a TV producer.
  42. Read 40 books. (Reading is a luxury in my busy life.)
  43. See The Story-A Christmas Celebration.http://www.premierproductions.com/tour/story-tour-christmas-celebration
  44. Take up an instrument & get decent at playing it.
  45. Girls' weekend away.
  46. Take a pottery/ceramics class.
  47. Carve pumpkins with kids.
  48. Zip line.
  49. Be part of a flash mob.
  50. Draw funny faces on the eggs in my refrigerator.
  51. Tithe 10% of my advance to some of my favorite causes. :)
  52. Wear a bikini out in public.
  53. Girls weekend. (Thanks to @lettygarced )
  54. Read 50 Shades of Grey to see what all the hoopla's about, or something racy from Ellora's Cave.
  55. Tour a winery
  56. Go to one of the big parades: Mardi Gras, Macy's Thanksgiving, NY Eve in Times Square etc. (@7SacredPools suggestion) Does the CH/Carr City parade count ;) 
  57. Visit Biltmore House at Christmas.
  58. Drive a race car (Thanks to @lettygarced).
  59. Sit on a sandy beach reading a book and drinking a "big giant head" drink. (Us not having an adventure vacation is a BIG deal.)
  60. Couples massage.
  61. Try out for a game show (like Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, etc.).
  62. Go camping with family.
  63. Ride/drive jet skis.
  64. Be in the audience of one of my favorite tv shows.
  65. Hire a stylist/wardrobe consultant.
  66. Throw an Unexpected 20th anniversary party (that hubby doesn't want) OR my parents a 50th wedding anniversary party next year.
  67. Las Vegas trip with shows.
  68. Watch a Broadway show.
  69. Watch a Burlesque show. 
  70. Swim with sea turtles, shark and sting ray.
  71. Visit the Florida Keys.  #5 http://godgirlgoth.blogspot.com/2013/11/y2r-adventure-5-keys.html?m=1
  72. Stay in a bed and breakfast for the first time.
  73. Go kayaking at night on an illuminated kayak.
  74. Support a child on an angel tree. (It's been on my to-do list for soooo long.)
  75. Make a Vegetarian Turducken! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/15/veggieducken-vegetarian-turducken_n_2133160.html  (On the whole, I don't like poultry, but poor piggies! I love me some NC BBQ --eastern or western--and bacon.
  76. Enter a cooking contest.


  1. Go to a UNC game and root for the home team.

  2. I went to a rival school (Go Wolfpack/NCSU) for 2 years...but I'll consider it. Thanks!


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