The List: 2015.

Welcome 2015, I am so excited that you are here! You are a brand new blank page in our story that is just itching to be filled with beautiful words, stories and scribbles. I am a huge fan of lists. I need them in my everyday life to ensure I’m doing what I’m supposed to. There’s some sort of odd satisfaction I get from crossing things off of my “To-Do” list, even if it’s something small such as ‘take barre.’ It’s so rewarding! With 2015 officially here, there is not a better time to get out that pen & paper and start the grandest “To-Do” list of them all. I’m talking about my 2015 ‘To-Do’ List.

Of course, I always want to keep working towards my larger, bucket list goals but, sometimes, it’s the spaces between the big moments that are worth remembering and savoring. 🙂 To me, there’s nothing like celebrating those small little victories that make us feel like a superhuman. Here’s my list of 98 “little” things I hope, no, I WILL, accomplish in 2015.

98 Things to do in 2015:

  1. Celebrate turning 25
  2. Watch the sunrise from Mt. Rainier : Sourdough Ridge Trail
  3. Try a boxing class
  4. Take a new dance class once a month
  5. Camp out at Second Beach
  6. Skiing in Tahoe
  7. Blanca Lake
  8. Drink more water
  9. Volunteer at the dog shelter
  10. Road trip to Couer d’Alene
  11. Watch more sunrises
  12. Travel Internationally
  13. Minimalize belongings.
  14. Sleep under the stars- no tent!
  15. Develop and keep a pen pal
  16. See the Big4 Ice Caves
  17. Write a book
  18. Climb Mt. Rainier
  19. Go to Oregon/Idaho via public transportation. Adventure time!
  20. Learn to play guitar
  21. Plant a tree
  22. Take a cooking class
  23. Detox negative people
  24. Run a 7K (maybe 10)
  25. Ride in a hot air balloon
  26. Research family history/ family tree.
  27. Go ice-skating
  28. Bike the Golden Gate Bridge
  29. Learn a new language. Open to suggestions!
  30. Chase a rainbow to see what’s at the end
  31. Find a purpose
  32. Spend a month eating ‘clean’ just to see how I feel
  33. Blog once a week; minimum J
  34. Bike the city for a weekend
  35. See the Northern Lights
  36. Go whale watching.
  37. Explore Vancouver
  38. Take an art class
  39. Donate blood
  40. Olympic National Park
  41. Learn an iconic dance with my boyfriend.
  42. Horseback riding
  43. Climb the Hollywood Sign
  44. Attend a music festival
  45. Cape Disappointment
  46. Get an article or two published
  47. Panther Creek Falls
  48. Learn to sew
  49. Spend a weekend in Napa
  50. Take Salsa Dance lessons
  51. Glacier National Park
  52. Cruise around on a Tandem Bike
  53. Go fishing with my Dad
  54. Photography outing with Mom
  55. Choose a topic and learn as much as I can about it.
  56. Make it to the 100 Club at Pure Barre
  57. And then make it to the 200 Club J
  58. See the fireworks at Disneyland
  59. Hike the Half Dome in Yosemite
  60. Dance barefoot in the rain
  61. Kaniksu National Park
  62. Kayak Prince William Sound
  63. Study the Bible
  64. Visit Big Sur
  65. Camp out at Cannon Beach. Perhaps see the sandcastles
  66. See Palouse Falls
  67. Wish on a shooting star
  68. Hike Lake 22
  69. Learn to make wine
  70. Finish a journal
  71. Franklin Falls Trails
  72. Volunteer at the Humane Society
  73. Learn to drive a stick
  74. Rachel Lake
  75. Have a picnic in the park
  76. Salvation Mountain
  77. Visit my BFF in Colorado
  78. Count the Constellations
  79. Apply for my dream job.
  80. Snow Lake
  81. Joshua Tree
  82. Make peace with the past
  83. Write a letter to someone who has inspired me
  84. See a MLB Game (go Twins!)
  85. Samuel H Boardman State Park
  86. Mt. Si
  87. Lewis Lower River Falls
  88. Rely on technology less; more face to face interaction
  89. Visit Niagara Falls
  90. 90.Mt. St. Helens.
  91. Try Zip-lining
  92. Run another Tough Mudder; no whining this time, ha!
  93. Read one book per month
  94. Surprise visit back to Minnesota 🙂
  95. Throw an elaborate costume party
  96. Scream into the infinite abyss
  97. Find moment(s) of complete, unparalleled happiness
  98. Keep Love.

With day one of 2015 already in full motion I am excited to get started, crossing things off my list. Happy Adventuring! I can’t wait to make this year our best yet. Remember, we are bigger than our bodies. Each person can do so much more than we think we can. We can’t forget to be fearless and limitless. We can better ourselves, better others and better the world each day if we just remember to get out there and make it happen. There is a huge world out there, begging to be explored and discovered. Let’s make this the best year yet.

Cheers!

“I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I –
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.”
– Robert Frost

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