MY LIFE TO-DO LIST

As copied from the faded paper I found earlier today.
  1. hear Stevie Nicks sing "Landslide" live ✅ x2
  2. meet @sarahdessen and tell her how much her books have always meant to me ✅
  3. visit Disneyland
    I should also probably revisit Disney World.
  4. ride the damn rollercoaster
  5. tell Stevie Nicks thank you for writing so much of the soundtrack of my life
  6. tell Gloria Steinem how much I admire her
  7. go to a music festival
  8. become a decent photographer [work in progress]
  9. do a Color Run
  10. learn to knit
    I did start learning, but then life got messy and...yeah, I forgot everything I'd learned. 😬
  11. become more confident [work in progress]
  12. visit every baseball stadium
  13. take a road trip
  14. attend a live screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  15. send a message in a bottle ✅
  16. plant a tree ✅
    I nurtured one that I grew from a seed for two years only for my brother's dog to kill it. 😒
  17. sleep under the stars ✅
  18. plant a garden ✅
  19. visit the drive-in movie theater more
    We have one but I (still) rarely go because I can't ever find someone to go with me. [Note to self: forget those lame-o's and start going alone.]
  20. eat a meal prepared by a world renowned chef
  21. own a home
  22. build a treehouse
    I never had one as a kid.
  23. overcome my fear of public speaking
  24. take an art class
  25. meet Carrie Fisher and thank her for teaching me that women were capable of saving the day, too
  26. travel
    I have a separate travel life list that includes everything from visiting a jazz club in New Orleans and seeing New England in the Fall to eating my way across Italy and watching the fireworks over Sydney Harbor on New Year's Eve, etc.
  27. start a vinyl collection ✅
  28. learn how to drive a car with a manual transmission
  29. move to a new city
  30. catch a movie in Hollywood Forever Cemetery
  31. throw the party of the year
  32. become debt free [work in progress]
  33. take/send my parents on a once-in-a-lifetime trip
  34. learn to quit apologizing and feeling guilty for everything [work in progress]
  35. find peace [work in progress]
  36. find purpose [work in progress]
  37. find happiness [work in progress]
  38. finish my novel [work in progress]
    I'm in the middle of the last rewrite before I start trying to work up the courage to share it with others.
  39. publish my novel or something else I've poured my heart into
  40. send a care package to someone I love "just because" ✅
  41. learn to make fresh bread, fresh pasta, and a chocolate chip cookie [work in progress]
  42. make a difference [work in progress]
  43. go Zorbing
    Why? I have no idea other than its something I've always wanted to do.
  44. learn to say "no" without feeling guilty [work in progress]
  45. find and settle down with the great love of my life
  46. have a couple kids and pray I don't screw them up too badly 😬
  47. create a home that's warm, inviting, and comfortable
  48. tell Felicia Day how cool I think she is ✅
  49. make sure people know how much I love and appreciate them and the magic they bring into my life [work in progress]
  50. visit a movie/television set
  51. catch a foul ball and/or home run ball at a Major League Baseball game
  52. see Adele, Billy Joel, Blondie, Bonnie Raitt, Brandy Clark, Bruce Springsteen, Carole King, Cher ✅, Fleetwood Mac ✅x2, Heart ✅, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts ✅, Kacey Musgraves, Leon Bridges, Sara Bareilles, Stevie Nicks (next month!), and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  53. be a lifelong learner [work in progress]
  54. find my place in the world [work in progress]