My Bucket List

  1. Own a home. Even better if it is something that we can renovate.
  2. Grow a big fruit and vegetable garden with cucumbers, peppers of all kinds, squash, lettuce, tomatoes and heirloom tomatoes, eggplant, strawberries, and more!
  3. Scuba dive near the Great Barrier Reef
  4. Watch my daughter graduate from college
  5. Go camping for a week with no communication with the world
  6. Learn to Tango and Salsa and then travel to somewhere in Latin America and show off my skills.
  7. Cross the Canadian border and go to Niagara Falls
  8. Cross the Mexican border and spend some time with my honey in Cancun
  9. Take a road trip across the U.S. on I-80
  10. Visit Ireland for St Patrick’s day (which is also my birthday)
  11. Make sourdough bread from scratch (and not forget about it or mess it up)
  12. Take my daughter to Disney before she gets to middle school.
  13. Learn Italian again, and keep up with it to the point that I could speak on the phone in Italian at average speed.
  14. Go and visit  my high school exchange student  Elisa and her family in Italy
  15. Set foot in all fifty states at least once : 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 York, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York,North Carolina,North Dakota, Ohio,Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina,South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas,Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
  16. Have a big wedding /renewal of vows ceremony and party going all out.
  17. Go a full 24 hours without speaking.
  18. Have a family portrait photographed with the whole family.
  19. Visit Nashville and attend a country music concert in a cowboy hat.
  20. Take a metal detector to the beach and search for buried treasure.
  21. Go apple picking and make apple pie with my daughter annually: 2009   2010   2011  2012 2013
  22. Live without any of my in laws for 2 years straight
  23. Finish college and achieve teaching certification
  24. Visit the Cathedral of the Pines in NH
  25. Finish the baby book