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Bucket List

Dreaming of the future is just part of me: I dream about what I want to do, see, and experience in this life. And I firmly believe you can learn mountains about another person when you see what they want to do in their life. So below you'll find my dreams, from the common to the extravagant.

1.) Swim with sharks
2.) Own my own house
3.) Take my children on a cruise
4.) Visit Auschwitz
5.) Become a certified SCUBA diver
6.) Have a novel/short story published
7.) Learn Arabic
8.) Celebrate my 25th wedding anniversary
9.) See Wicked performed
10.) Have another baby on earth
11.) Grow a successful garden
12.) Own a beach house
13.) Skydive
14.) Kiss Nathan on the Eiffel Tower
15.) Read the entire Bible
16.) See the Grand Canyon
17.) See Lion King on stage
18.) Participate in the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend
19.) Go on a hot air balloon ride
20.) Be the matron of honor in my best friend's wedding
22.) Learn how to work on cars
23.) See all of my children follow their dreams
24.) Teach my son how to treat a lady
25.) Rescue a Husky (or husky mix)
26.) Return to Egypt with my family
27.) Visit Australia
28.) See the Pacific Ocean
29.) Take my kids to the drive-in
30.) Run a marathon
32.) Have a poem (or a couple) published
34.) Host a foreign exchange student
35.) Take a family road trip across the United States
36.) Sneak into the abandoned Six Flags in New Orleans
37.) Visit Chicago
38.) Complete a Triathlon
39.) Visit all 50 states


Memories Made!

Visit Chicago (August 2016)
Cruise to the Bahamas (December 2016)
See Lion King onstage (February 2017)