30 Before 30

My List to Complete Before July 22nd, 2017

completed = green
in progress = yellow
not there yet = red

1. Get Married (accomplished on 05/30/2014)
2. Travel to Europe (We went to Italy, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, France, and Germany on our honeymoon and visited Germany, England, and Poland on our babymoon!)
3. Get something published somewhere
4. Take a photography class
5. Finish writing a second novel (completed during NaNoWriMo 2014)
6. Skydive
7. Paint walls inside a house (March, 2016 - we didn't physically paint them ourselves but had painters do it before we arrived at our first purchased home in Texas!)
8. Travel to South America
9. Sell *more* items on Etsy (sold 1,459 between two shops as of 2/13/2017)
10. See a movie alone in a theater (saw The Book Thief in Denver on 11/23/13)
11. Have a baby (due September 9th, 2015 - Annabelle was born on September 5th, 2015)
12. Run a marathon  (completed the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon 26.2 miles on April 27, 2014)
13. Learn how to sew (simple things)
14. Host a holiday dinner for more than three people (we hosted my grandma, my mom, and my mom's boyfriend for Thanksgiving 2014)
15. Visit Auschwitz outside of Krakow, Poland (took an official tour in March of 2015)
16. Create a cookbook of my favorite recipes (I am in the middle of putting this together - finally!)
17. Visit 10 states I haven’t been to (working on it: Ohio, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Alaska, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, New York, and Michigan)
18. Travel to Australia or New Zealand
19. Start learning a new language
20. Go out to eat (at a real restaurant) alone (Ruby Tuesday / Saturday, May 2, 2015)
21. Swim with fish (terrified)
22. Cook dinner at home every night for a month - no eating out!
23. Pay for a stranger’s meal
24. Participate in a Bible study with other women
25. Go on a hot air balloon flight (completed on July 7th, 2011, when Dan proposed to me!)
26. Ski a “blue” run (accomplished on "Heavenly Daze" at Steamboat Springs on 12/16/13)
27. Adopt a dog - We took in Dan's childhood dog, Smudge, on 10/12/14 and love him to pieces!
28. Travel somewhere alone (went on a solo vacation to Oklahoma City, OK in November, 2016 as a reward for exclusively pumping for a year!)
29. Teach in a state other than Colorado (Dan and I ave substitute taught the Sunday school classes for 7th and 8th graders at our church a couple times.)
30. Live in (at least) three different states (Missouri: 1987-2010, Colorado: 2010-2014, Ohio: 2014-2016, & Texas: 2016-??)

1 comment:

  1. Love this! It's so cool to see so many things accomplished! My list has just begun, and I'm excited to cross a few things off!

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