My husband found somewhere the suggestion that you make a list of 100 things you want to do before you die. Then do them.
I started the list. I am not finished. But I thought I would put some on here.
Re-learn, remember, and use my Spanish.
Relearn and use my French.
Go to Switzerland with my family.
Go on a walking tour of the British Isles.
Visit Australia and New Zealand.
Get my novel finished.
Get my novel published.
Get some of my West Texas poetry published.
Hike the Appalachian trail.
Hike the national forest near my home.
Go to Yellowstone and the Redwood forest with my family.
Go back to the Grand Canyon.
Visit the Petrified Forest with my kids.
Go hot air ballooning.
Be in Santa Fe for the hot air balloon stuff.
Teach college full-time again.
See my boys grow up, happy and healthy.
Lose 20 pounds of fat.
Find a hair cut that looks good on me.
quit having zits.
Get out of debt.
Pay off my house.
Go camping in the springtime.
Be in the northeast in the fall, so I can see the leaves turning.
Visit Biltmore House in Asheville.
Learn to dance the salsa and the tango.
There, that's 28 of 100.
What do you want to do before you die?