Friday, October 10, 2014


On 12-29-2010 my life changed forever with a cancer diagnosis so of course I made a BUCKET LISTNo, not because I'm dying, but because I'm living. I'm doing well and getting close to being able say complete remission.

Miracles DO happen 

Then life kinda got out of control and I forgot about the list.  It is time to start thinking about it again make some fun plans.

There are so many things I want to do before I do die, but there never seems to be enough time, money or energy so I'm making a list as I go and changing that.  I'm fortunate that I have already done so many things, but there are so many more yet to do!  I no longer stress out over the small things and they were right, they are all small things! 
  • - Eat a hangover burger - 12-28-11
  • - Go to a PRO football game
  • - Go to a PRO hockey game
  • - Learn a new hobby
  • - Finish my novels
  • - Finish my cookbooks
  • - Get published
  • - Go to Vermont/New England and see the changing colors in the fall
  • - Go to Disneyworld/Epcot Center
  • - Go to an Olympics
  • - Get a postcard series of pictures published
  • - Go white water rafting
  • - Go Deep Sea Fishing (if only for the pictures)
  • - Go Parasailing
  • - Design and publish a quilt pattern
  • - Travel 1st Class (sort of) 10-7-14 (trip post to follow)
  • - Move to a new part of the country and start afresh learning new local history
  • - ...
Every time I update this list I will change to the current date to show my progress.

My birthday is in September, but with the weather so hot during that month we waited until October to take a trip for my birthday, not that the weather was that much better.  In the "old" days we would take a little trip for each of our birthdays.  That all changed with hubby's last alert, activation and eventual deployment.  With the fall out of the VA after that, then my cancer and 5 surgeries we never seemed to get back to the trip around my birthday - something ALWAYS came up.  Well, this year we made it.

So for my birthday present from hubby we spent 3 days and 2 nights aboard the historic Queen Mary living in a harbor view first class luxury stateroom with a trip to the Aquarium.  I promise a post and lots of pictures soon!

1 comment:

  1. Old Age is a privilege not afforded to many... and so now that The Man and I have reached the Season of Life where we're labeled as Seniors... well, I too have had my Bucket List to begin crossing off. Not because I'm dying either, but because I'm living and prefer to do so with few regrets. I Pray your Healing continues unabated and will send Healing Energies your way... Blessings from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian


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