Life List

1. Read 500 books

Midwives, Handmade Home, Printing By Hand

2. Take a photography class
3. Go canal boating in Ireland
4. Take my kid(s) backpacking
5. Learn how to build a straw bale house
6. Visit New York city
7. Spin enough yarn for a blanket and knit it
8. Sell something I’ve made
9. Be interviewed on NPR
10. Visit Japan again, see something I didn’t already see
11. Have something I’ve written published

Are You Cosleeping? Me Too?

12. Take a dance class
13. Play piano again
14. Restart and finish my family history/recipe project
15. Visit 50 Islands

Angel Island, Isle Royale, Sanibel Island, Santa Cruz, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Hokkaido, Okinawa, Bali, Naoshima

16. Make a quilt
17. Make 1,000 lovely things

Bedroom Curtains, Candygram, Baby Aviatrix Hat, Play Pom-Poms, Three Birdie T-shirt, Charlie Bag, Going Away T for Judah, Summer Chills Cardigan, Summer Chills Hat, Wavy Rib Hat, Skirt 1, Skirt 2,

18. Visit the rainforest
19. Go on a multiday biking trip
20. Take a photo everyday for a year

January, February, March, April

21. Get a wedding album printed for us
22. Ride in a sleeper car
23. Participate in a book club
24. Visit all 50 States

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana ?, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

25. Teach a college class
26. Compost all my food scraps for a month
27. Sew an entire outfit for myself (that looks good)
28. Visit the Louvre
29. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
30. Visit the Niagra Falls
31. Do Artist’s Way
32. Take a woodworking class
33. Enter a homebrewing competition
34. Play every Spiel de Jahres Winner

Qwirkle (2011), Dixit (2010), Dominion (2009), Keltis (2008), Zooloretto (2007), Thurn and Taxis (2006), Niagra (2005), Ticket to Ride (2004), Alhambra (2003), Villa Paletti (2002), Carcassonne (2001), Torres (2000), Tikal (1999), Elfenland (1998), Mississippi Queen (1997), El Grande (1996), The Settlers of Catan (1995), Manhattan (1994), Call My Bluff (1993), Um Reifenbreite (1992), Drunter and Druber (1991), Hoity Toity (1990), Cafe International (1989), Barabarossa (1988), Auf Achse (1987), Top Secret Spies (1986), Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1985), Railway Rivals (1984), Scotland Yard (1983), Enchanted Forest (1982), Focus (1981), Rummikub (1980), Hare and Tortoise (1979)

35. Visit and taste beer at 250 breweries

Revolution Brewing, Half Acre,

36. Live off the grid
37. Write a letter every week for a year to my kid(s)
38. Go snowshoeing
39. Send a postcard to Post Secret
40. Have an angora bunny
41. Participate in a huge food fight
42. Buy a home
43. Ride a gondola in Venice
44. Read all the Caldecott winning books aloud to my kid(s)
45. Watch an Olympic event live
46. Donate $10,000 to charity
47. Give grandly
48. Be someone’s mentor
49. Do 150 random acts of kindness

gave a banana cupcake to the Fresh Picks delivery person, told someone who was waiting for the bus that it was re-routed

50. Ride in a hot air balloon
51. Sleep under the stars
52. Go to Spiel Essen
53. Build a treehouse
54. Visit all the US National Parks
55. Create an original recipe
56. Have a picture featured on Tastespotting
57. Weave a rug
58. Place a geocache

59. Build a giant sand castle
60. Learn how to juggle clubs
61. Go on a second honeymoon
62. Paint a mural on a wall in my home
63. Take a cooking class
64. Go to a sheep and wool festival
65. Bicycle tour with the kids for at least 6 months