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150 Before 30

*Some of these show my outer inner white girl

01. Driven more than three hours to attend a concert There have been too many to count

02. Swam with dolphins
03. Climbed a mountain Does Olumo Rock count?

04. Taken a Ferrari for a test drive
05. Been inside the Great Pyramid
06. Held a tarantula
07. Driven more than 20 hours with a group of awesome people Well, not with a group but with my best friend.

08. Said “I love you” and meant it
09. Hugged a tree
10. Bungee jumped
11. Visited every continent
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea
13. Stayed up all night long and saw the sun rise The pictures never come out looking nice.

14. Seen the Northern Lights
15. Gone to a huge sports game Does a Bowie Baysox game count?
16. Walked the stairs to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa
17. Grown and eaten my own vegetables
18. Touched an iceberg
19. Slept under the stars
20. Changed a baby’s diaper I don’t think I have to add a pic for this.
21. Taken a trip in a hot air balloon
22. Watched a meteor shower
23. Attend a surprise birthday party My 21st birthday

24. Given more than you can afford to charity Sometimes I regret it because I end up giving my last dollar right before I actually need it
25. Looked up at the night sky through a telescope At NASA camp…yes, I went to space camp
26. Had an uncontrollable giggling fit at the worst possible moment Every time I hang out with my bestie
27. Had a food fight In high school
28. Befriend a famous person Helen Oyeyemi…she’s also my birthday mate!
29. Asked out a stranger He was a sailor
30. Had a snowball fight

31. Screamed as loudly as I possibly can I do this while driving…a lot…road rage is a bitch…
32. Held a lamb
33. Seen a total eclipse dammit…can’t find the pic but it was a total lunar eclipse and I stayed up until 4 am to see it…it was GORGEOUS!
34. Ridden a roller coaster I’ve been on the world’s tallest one (well, then, it was the tallest one).
35. Hit a home run At my company’s softball game…does that count?
36. Danced like a fool and didn’t care who was looking Every time I party with my best friend
37. Adopted an accent for an entire day Basically anytime I visit Nigeria
38. Actually felt happy about my life, even for just a moment
39. Had two hard drives for one computer I do now
40. Visited all 50 states My count is up to 31
41. Taken care of a drunk person
42. Had amazing friends
43. Danced with a stranger in a foreign country
44. Watched whales
45. Stolen a sign hehehe….see: here
46. Explore my backyard (even though all kinds of creatures live back there)

47. Taken a road-trip Too many to count
48. Gone rock climbing
49. Taken a midnight walk on the beach

50. Gone sky diving
51. Visited Ireland
52. Been heartbroken longer than I was actually in love
53. In a restaurant, sat at a stranger’s table and had a meal with them
54. Visited Japan
55. Milked a cow
56. Alphabetized my CDs and books It took forever…and yes, I still own CDs
57. Pretended to be a superhero I dressed up as Captain Underpants on Superhero Day in high school
58. Sung karaoke I’m too embarrassed to post the video
59. Lounged around in bed all day my favorite thing to do
60. Played touch football
61. Gone scuba diving
62. Kissed in the rain
63. Played in the mud
64. Played in the rain
65. Gone to a drive-in theater Went to one in GA (Summer 2010)
66. Visited the Great Wall of China
67. Started a business Started my home decor business
68. Fallen in love and not had your heart broken
69. Toured ancient sites
70. Re-learn how to play the saxophone
71. Do something illegal I plead the fifth
72. Gotten married August 8, 2016
73. Been in a movie
74. Crashed a party
75. Quit my job Did it in preparation for law school
76. Gone without food for 3 days
77. Made cookies from scratch And they were delicious!
78. Won first prize in a costume contest The “Zombie gladiator” costume I made for my coworker won ‘Scariest Costume’
79. Ridden a gondola in Venice
80. Gotten a (fake) tattoo It was a henna tattoo so it only lasted for a few days
81. Gone rafting
82. Been on a television news program as an “expert”
83. Gotten flowers for no reason
84. Performed on stage Played the saxophone; danced; modeled
85. Been to Las Vegas
86. Recorded music
87. Eaten shark
88. Become a lawyer
89. Gone to Thailand
90. Bought a house
91. Been in a combat zone If you’ve ever lived in an all women’s dorm, then you’ve been in a combat zone
92. Lose at least 50 pounds
93. Been on a cruise ship
94. Spoken more than one language fluently Yoruba and English…currently working on Spanish and Arabic
95. Performed in Rocky Horror Picture Show been part of the audience, which definitely counts as performing
96. Raised (a) child(ren)
97. Followed my favorite band/singer on tour I would have to quit my job to do this
98.Passed out cold
99. Taken an exotic bicycle tour in a foreign country
100. Picked up and moved to another city to just start over
101. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
102. Sang loudly in the car, and didn’t stop when you knew someone was looking with the windows open
103. Run barefoot in the snow
104. Participate in a charity walk/run Cancer and AIDS and for the homeless
105. Wrote articles for a large publication Cancer research article for NIH
106. Build a house Habitat for Humanity in Annapolis, MD
107. Held someone while they were having a flashback
108. Piloted an airplane
109. Touched a shark
110. Broken someone’s heart
111. Helped an animal give birth
112. Won money on a TV game show
113. Floated on the Dead Sea
114. Gone on an African photo safari
115. Had a facial part pierced other than your ears My nose see:here
116. Fired a rifle, shotgun, or pistol
117. Eaten something straight from the wild
118. Ridden a horse
119. Had major surgery
120. Write a book
121. Visited the Grand Canyon
122. Slept for 30 hours in a 48 hour period
123. Go to Carnival in Brazil
124. Visited all 7 continents
125. Taken a canoe trip that lasted more than 2 days
126. Eaten kangaroo meat
127. Eaten sushi I didn’t do this until July 2010…sad, I know
128. Had your picture in the newspaper Had my picture in the local Gazette when I was in middle school
129. Changed someone’s mind about something you care deeply about
130. Gone back to school Studying for the LSAT as we speak Ended up going to grad school to study HR
131. Parasailed
132. Touched a cockroach
133. Eaten fried green tomatoes
134. Read anything by Ayn Rand Atlas Shrugged, it had over 1000 pages and I had a huge headache by the time I finished it
135. Selected one “important” author who you missed in school, and read Kurt Vonnegut
136. Killed and prepared an animal for eating ram every year..although I don’t kill them I help with the preparation
137. Skipped all your school reunions So far so good…there’s only been one though
138. Communicated with someone without sharing a common spoken language
139. Thought to myself that I’m living my dream
140. Sold my artwork to someone who doesn’t know me
141. Have a booth at a street fair or flea market
142. Become fluent in an obscure language
143. Dye my hair
144. Adopt or sponsor a child
145. Shave my head
146. Become debt free
147. Save someone’s life
148. Ride in a hot air balloon
149. Start a non-profit organization
150. Capture the perfect picture
3 Comments leave one →
  1. September 17, 2010 8:46 AM

    Eeeewww why would you want to touch a cockroach?!! Lol

  2. December 21, 2010 6:39 PM

    I want a list like this I think I will Google one. It would probably be better if I just added to my ‘journey planner’ to be honest…

    • December 24, 2010 8:38 PM

      Yea, I got a lot of them from different websites. It’s a very good idea….a good way to make sure that you’re truly living life.

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