Friday, September 11, 2015

Blog-tember Daily - 9-10-15

So as September continues, and the days seem to be cooling down a bit, I am continuing with the 2015 Blog-tember Challenge with Bailey Jean.  It has meant a daily commitment; but then, I'm here most days anyway!!

So, today's prompt is:

Ten Things off your Bucket List

And it also notes: If you haven't made one, now's a good time to start!

Well, to begin with; I did not like the "bucket list" know, things to do before you "kick the bucket"!  So, once I hit the "ripe old age" of 50, I created:

Now that I am 50 years old,
Things I'd like to do

And there are quite a lot on that list; but I will share 10...half that I have already done and half that I have yet to do!!

1.  See a Broadway show in Chicago or New York.

2.  See Anne Murray in concert; and the bonus of that concert was also seeing her daughter who joined her!

3.  Sing Handel's "Messiah" with a large choir.  A few years ago I had the opportunity with our church's choir to sing with a local community college's choir during the holidays...I think I can also cross off:  Sing with a choir in a big program; because singing the "Messiah" ticks off both!

The Chancel Choir
at Riverside Ave. Christian Church

4.  Visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France (again) ... we were there when I was younger, about 6ish!

5.  Go on a cruise; any cruise would be great, but a scrapbooking cruise would be great!  So far I have been on four "regular" cruises and they were far from "regular"!

Our 25th Anniversary Cruise

6.  Search for lighthouses, covered bridges, beautiful waterfalls and botanical gardens all around the U.S.  This one could be marked as partially complete as we have seen quite a lot of these amazing things!

Ponce Inlet near Daytona Beach, FL

7.  Go to Disney World.  My very first trip to Disney was in 2003 when my oldest grandson turned four years old...that was my first and only, at least so far!  It was so exciting to see Disney for my first time; but even more exciting watching my grandson and his excitement!

Shayne and MeMaw

8.  Spend a week in the mountains beside a cool river or stream...this sounds so quiet and peaceful!  I wonder if we could leave all phones, laptops, etc. at home?!

9.  Visit Australia ... looks like such a beautiful place to see!

10.  Retire at an age young enough to enjoy family and friends.  It may have been due to disability, but I am retired and loving my flexible life-style!

November 2014

And, I am adding one more that will never be finished:

Make a huge dent in scrapbooking all of my photos!  This is a never-ending project since I will continue taking photos...and as long as there are memories to be made, there will be photos to scrapbook!

And there you have my "bucket list"!  I need to get busy fulfilling those that have not been completed!



  1. You are well on the way, it seems - and creating even more photos to scrap :).

    1. This is true, Alexa!! I actually have MORE things on my list; but only did 10...

      Thanks for reading and commenting...I really need to do some reading!!

  2. Great that you've been checking things off!! I keep adding to my list, so I'll never finish. . . I hope!

    1. Yes, I keep thinking of things to add day, Linda! But, I doubt I ever finish mine either!

      Thanks for reading and commenting!

  3. I love your "things I'd like to do" list. Have a blessed weekend.

    1. Thanks for reading and commenting, Barbie! I can't just make a simple list of things; I guess I have to "embellish" it, just like I do with my scrapbooking!!

      Busy weekend...just now getting to read these comments!! But, I'll catch up eventually!

  4. Love your list and find it very hope-giving that you've managed to complete so many of them already (thus creating more photos to scrap!!)...Helen xx

    1. Yes, quite a list, isn't it?! There ARE more I could have listed; but it did state "10" I went for 5 of each!! And, yes, it IS amazing I have completed so many...but, I made the list when I was around 50is and am now 64; so I guess I've had a few years to get them done...still more I want to do!!!


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