thirty before thirty

I’ve seen “30 before 30” lists on a lot of blogs in the past, and because I’m in my twenties, I thought I’d make one for myself! Some of the items on the list are simple, but others will take a little bit of planning and effort to accomplish. As I cross things off the list, I’ll share the stories with you!

1. Learn how to play guitar.

2. Climb a mountain all the way to the top.

3. Go back to Granada.

4. Travel abroad alone.

5. Keep a blog going at least through grad school.

6. Plant a vegetable garden.

7. Learn how to can.

8. Run a 5k.  Cheetah Run 5k at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens (9/1/13)

9. Run a half marathon.

10. Learn how to sew.

11. Buy a really nice camera and learn how to use it.

12. Hike part of the Appalachian Trail.

13. Sponsor a child in a third world country.

14. Go to Niagara Falls.

15. Learn American Sign Language.

16. Make a scrapbook.

17. Write thank you notes all the time.

18. Yoga!

19. Go on at least one road trip with a friend or friends.

20. Do a really long Facebook fast.

21. Submit something I’ve written for publication.

22. Go on a picnic date in a park.

23. Sing in front of an audience again.

24. Make a full meal for my family.

25. Have a dinner party.

26. Go dancing.

27. Make a meal plan for a week and actually stick to it.

28. Go to the midnight showings for at least three movies I want to see.  Movie #1: The Hunger Games (3/23/12)

29. Watch the classic movies they talk about on Gilmore Girls. (I’ll come up with a list of these at some point!)

30. Write a love letter every day for a week.


2 thoughts on “thirty before thirty

  1. 29. Movies they might not talk about on GG but I recommend for your life-experience education: Un Homme et Une Femme, Casablanca, It Happened One Night, and The Thin Man. The Thin Man will give you wardrobe envy if you aren’t careful, but so will all of the other ones, so… just remember you / we aren’t movie stars with personal seamstresses.

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