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Old 08-14-2011, 11:47 AM
 
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I am thinking of creating a bucket list . . .here are some things I would like to do:

* Remodel my house
* Go to China & Viet Nam
* Go back to Taiwan
* Go to Bali
* Go to France, Italy, Switzerland, Ireland, Scotland
(in each case, famous cities as well as "off the beaten tourist track)
* Write a book
* Do some meaningful work in Holistic Health
* Enjoy the enjoyable family relationships
* Create keepsakes for family (pictures & maybe stories if I have the energy)
* Create a beautiful garden and leave instructions on how it might be maintained
* Get my affairs in order as much as possible (declutter, throw out correspondence that might upset family members, shred stuff that needs to be shredded, etc.)

more to be added later.

What's yours

Last edited by imcurious; 08-14-2011 at 11:48 AM.. Reason: forgot something
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Old 08-14-2011, 03:23 PM
 
Location: SW MO
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Just one.

*Live until I die!

In between, spontaneity.
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Old 08-14-2011, 04:19 PM
 
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Don't have a so-called "Bucket List", but do know some traveling we want to do while our health is still in good enough condition:

Florida Keys
Washington D.C.
New York City
Niagra Falls
Biloxi, Miss.

Wife has been to the top 4, but not to Biloxi. I went on my first Cruise in 2008. Wife had been on one before. I want to take my wife out on a 1/2 day Public Fishing Boat.
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Old 08-14-2011, 04:25 PM
 
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We just talked about the travel portion of our list.

Pacific Northwest
Highway 1 north to south
Bryce Canyon and other locations in that region
The Grand Canyon for more than a few hours
Train rides where available
Canada, driving
Michigan Upper Peninsula
New York, Philly, Washington DC for museums, etc.
Florida Keys
Drive the Blue Ridge Mountains
Europe - Ireland, England, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, etc.

We'll add to it I'm sure.
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Old 08-14-2011, 04:28 PM
 
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Don't have a so-called "Bucket List", but do know some traveling we want to do while our health is still in good enough condition:

Florida Keys
Washington D.C.
New York City
Niagra Falls
Biloxi, Miss.

Wife has been to the top 4, but not to Biloxi. I went on my first Cruise in 2008. Wife had been on one before. I want to take my wife out on a 1/2 day Public Fishing Boat.
Stay at the Marriott on The Falls at Niagara Falls. The view is awesome and the rooms have rolling tubes under the windows that you can open to hear them or close to not. Niagara was one of our best vacations. We went right before school got out there (Later than the USA) so it wasn't overly crowded.
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Old 08-14-2011, 04:54 PM
 
Location: SoCal desert
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What's yours
Leave the desert and California.
Live amongst the pine trees again.
Visit Germany and Belgium again.

Own a flying car
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Old 08-14-2011, 09:31 PM
 
Location: California Mountains
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Nope, no bucket list. We've always tried to do everything we wished to do, and when we could not do them for whatever reason at the time, something else always came along to stoke our curiosity, so we did them instead, and found we enjoyed them enough that we didn't have regrets over the things we couldn't do then (and now had forgotten).

In spite of the ups and downs that life handed out, we're content with our lot, and anything we thought we wished to do was easily changeable and not worth being written down.
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Old 08-14-2011, 09:48 PM
 
Location: Florida
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I really don't have one. Planning to travel in my motorhome, revisit some old stomping grounds, and, explore some new areas.
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Old 08-15-2011, 04:10 AM
 
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No. When I've wanted to do something that was within my ability to make it happen, I do it (did it). I do accept that a lot of things might not happen or be able to happen.
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Old 08-15-2011, 06:31 AM
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Location: in my living room
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My bucket list:
Move back to Maine
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