My 40 Year Bucket List

I’m turning 40 this year (2016) and so I’ve decided to create a bucket list of things I want to accomplish in my 40th year. I’m trying to get this list up to 40, but, that’s a lot of work. And let’s face it, I’m old and stuff.

Here’s what I have so far. When I complete something on the list I will cross it off. List must be complete by 1/10/17.

  1. Physically be present at an ocean (and collect a seashell to prove it)
  2. Visit the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in Indianapolis
  3. Play music onstage at an open mic or whatnot
  4. Write a book of at least 100 pages
  5. Give a talk related to my career
  6. Attend one career-related networking event
  7. Be able to hold Crow Pose for 10 seconds (10 seconds on 1/13/16)
  8. 2 minute plank
  9. Attend concert of one of my favorite bands (depending on who comes to town)
    1. Concert tickets purchased for: Doobie Brothers, Todd Rundgren
  10. Attend speech of favorite author or thought leader
  11. Go to a Cleveland Indians game
  12. Go to a Cleveland Cavaliers game (3/21/16)
  13. Learn to meditate
  14. Get together with at least one friend from high school (complete 4/2/16)
  15. Visit my college campus with college friends
  16. Get together with friend I haven’t seen in 5 years
  17. Get together with former co-workers
  18. Do one thing that is out of my comfort zone (e.g. ziplining)
  19. Learn one classical piano piece
  20. Obtain and learn to play violin
  21. Learn to play “Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac on guitar (in progress!)
  22. Become proficient at finger picking on guitar
  23. Take a pro golf lesson
  24. Practice in an indoor golf range prior to spring
  25. Create a piece of writing and sell it on Amazon
  26. Do one of those paint and drink wine nights with friends
  27. Purge closets in the house
  28. Paint one room in the house (e.g. living room)