Ride in a hot air balloon.
Go bungy jumping. (Taupo Bungy, Lake Taupo, New Zealand, 2/2/2012) Visit three countries in one year. (The First 3 Countries of 16 on #rtw2012: New Zealand, Australia, and Singapore, 2/1 – 2/11/2012) Travel alone for longer than a week. (Week 1 of #rtw2012, 2/1 – 2/7/2012)
Go on a cruise. (August 21, 2010-August 26, 2010)
Go to Mexico. (August 23, 2010, Progreso; August 24, 2010, Cozumel)
See the Grand Canyon. (July 19, 2012 with Sarah on our OK-Cali Road Trip)
Go to Niagara Falls.
Give someone a really awesome gift.
Win a costume contest.
Take someone up on a truly ridiculous dare.
Learn how to perform CPR.
Meet ten people or more at one time and remember every one of their first and last names (if they tell me their last name …).
Host a fancy dinner party.
Learn how to speak another language fluently.
Visit every continent. (North America, Europe, Asia, Australia)
See the Great Barrier Reef. (#rtw2012, 2/9/2012) Go scuba diving. (Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia, 2/9/12)
Volunteer on a regular basis.
Do volunteer work in another country.
Go to the Olympics.
Go to the World Cup.
Go to a Super Bowl.
Go to a National Championship that OU plays in.
See Kobe Bryant play in person.
Meet a celebrity and take my picture with them. (Don Diablo. July 2009. Rimini, Italy)
Go to an NBA Finals Game 7.
Surprise visit a friend in a different state.
Visit Machu Picchu.
Visit every US state and do something cool there or at least more than just drive through it. (Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Florida, Tennessee, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, California, Arizona, Arkansas, New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, Iowa, Wyoming, Alaska)
See the Pyramids.
Visit the Amazon Rainforest.
Go to the Serengeti.
Stay in an ice hotel.
Make out under the Eiffel Tower.
Watch Rotten Tomatoes’ Top 50 Best Reviewed Movies of All Time … and review them.
Eat sushi in Japan.
Practice yoga for 3 months, going at least three times a week.
Run a marathon. (July 25, 2010)
Be a maid of honor.
Learn how to salsa dance.
Go to a cooking class on a date. (Valentine’s Day, 2013)
Go to an NHL hockey game.
Start an animal shelter.
Take tennis lessons.
Learn to play an instrument (again).
Live in a different country for at least 6 months.
Own a house.
Own a vehicle.
Start my own business.
Throw a massive party.
Be a vegetarian for a month.
Be a vegan for a month.
Fly internationally. In first class.
Learn conversational sign language.
Swim with sharks.
Fly in a fighter jet.
Ride on the Trans-Siberian Railway.
Walk (or run) across the Golden Gate Bridge. (July 25, 2010)
Go white-water rafting.
Go horseback riding on the beach.
Wake up at 6:00 a.m. (or earlier) every day for a month to determine if the early bird really does get the worm.
Learn the Thriller dance routine. Then find the perfect opportunity to do it all in public.
Bowl at least a 140.
Go to Oktoberfest in Germany.
Visit New York City during Christmas time.
Go to the Opera.
Read all the books on my book list. Then start a new book list.
Ride at least 10 different bus lines in SF. (N-Judah, J-Church, L-Taraval, 30X-Marina Express, 22-Filmore, 6-Parnassus, 1-California, 5-Fulton, Powell/Hyde Cable Car, 47-Van Ness, 71-Haight-Noriega)
Make friends with 5 complete strangers (no introductions … and actually become friends). (Kenneth 8/2007; Taylor 12/2007; Kathryn 6/2010, Antonio 1/2011, Sertac 1/2011)
Run a 6:15 minute mile (again).
Shoot a bow and arrow.
Go snorkeling. (Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia, 2/9/2012)
Drink 8 (8 oz) glasses of water a day for a month.
Take a course and get certified in something.
Do a pub crawl.
Attend a major music festival. (Outside Lands, 8/14-8/8/15/2010)
Go to Burning Man.
Do something nice for 5 strangers.
Have an informational interview with someone who has my dream job.
Give a gift to OU that results in having my name permanently embedded on the campus.
Be considered an expert at something.
Find the best mac n’ cheese in the Bay Area. And the best fried rice.
Learn how to snowboard.
Go skiing in the Swiss Alps.
Go to London. (April 24, 2012)
Ride in a canoe.
Have awesome abs.
Take a photography class.
Don’t eat out for an entire month.
Eat nothing but cereal for two weeks.
Follow a ridiculous diet for three weeks and document it.
Adopt a completely new fashion sense.
Take my parents on a long vacation. And pay for everything.
Take my nephew to Disney World when he is old enough to remember it.
Go to Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
Spend New Years Eve in Time Square.
Go to Hawaii.
Road trip through the thirteen original colonies.
Go to Washington D.C.
Take a tour of the White House.
Buy the cheapest ticket that Southwest is offering and make a weekend out of it.
Show up at the airport with my suitcase and my passport and just go.
Buy the books I read and add them to my library. Compile a library of 1,ooo+ books that I have read.