Once upon a time I was bored with my life and annoyed by everything. Then I had this brilliant idea (if I do say so myself) to make a list of things to do; 29 of them; in a short amount of time. I gave myself 29 days to do 29 things. Some of them I had done before and wanted to do them again. Some of them were brand new.
Unless you’re new here, you’ve read about this here, here, and here. Well, faithful readers, I have news for you: I did it! I finished the list. So below is the list. Unlike the previous updates, I am not crossing off the things I’ve completed because, as I said, it’s all done.
|1||Chop Hair Off (and donate it)|
|2||Go To Trivia with JG|
|3||Jump in fountain next to 401 Grille on Las Olas|
|4||Eat a taco and drink a margarita for Cinco de Mayo|
|5||Hold Crow Pose (Yoga)|
|7||Call and Talk to friends with whom I suck at keeping in touch|
|8||Watch the sunrise (on the east coast)|
|9||Watch the sunset (on the west coast… of Florida)|
|10||Introduce Gizmo (my dog) to Edison (P-diddy’s dog)|
|11||Paint a picture|
|12||Eat somewhere new|
|13||Go to a museum|
|15||Learn a new word|
|16||Choose a new signature drink|
|17||Learn a new song on the piano|
|19||With Laura, figure out Erin’s birthday present|
|21||Go on a date|
|22||Dance like no one is watching (probably because they’re not)|
|24||Go to a movie alone|
|25||Go to happy hour|
|26||Order something off a “secret menu”|
|27||Meet a new friend in person|
|28||See Lake Okeechobee|
|29||Hold a non-domesticated animal|
Here are some of the pictures of the last few things I needed to complete on the list:
#23 (Go fishing): Rob (my neighbor) took me fishing in the pond in our backyard. Disclaimer: I do not like fishing. I don’t find it peaceful or relaxing…mostly because I do not want to touch worms, or fish…ever. So I caught this little guy and then Rob unhooked him and threw him back for me.
#3 (Jump into the fountain next to 401 Grille): This had to be amended a bit… The day that I had planned to do this, there was a street fair of some sort. There were police officers and I wasn’t certain about the legality of jumping into a fountain… so we went down the road to another fountain which I went in. It had NOTHING on the fountain runs we did in college, but it was fun!
#5 (Hold crow pose): Oh Yoga. Sometimes I love you. Sometimes I hate you. I’ve written an open letter to you before… but for my 29 before 29 I decided I needed to get into Crow pose and hold it (long enough for a picture.) My form needs some work…and my shoulders are weak as fuck, but thanks to Priscilla’s educational tutorial and amazingly quick shutter skillz (with a z,) I now have photographic proof that I can do it.
#20 (Go Parasailing): I went by myself. Everyone on the boat was there with someone. Except me. The guy in charge told me I couldn’t fly alone because I am too little and I’d fly away. I mean, sweet compliment, but entirely untrue… Either way I had to fly with a stranger who was actually a very nice girl from Oklahoma. I made what could have been the dumbest decision ever and brought my phone up with me… but I didn’t drop it, so I HAVE AWESOME PICTURES FROM FLYING IN THE AIR ON A 1,000ft CABLE.
Now that that’s all over, I guess I have to go back to being bored and annoyed. I’ll need to go out on more dates so I have more hilarious stories for you guys… comment below for consideration for a date… and also just about whatever.