Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Twenty-Seven by 27

1) Learn all the words to the "It's the end of the world as we know it" REM song
2) Submit an essay to "My Turn"
3) Read the Sunday NY Times in a coffee shop I've never been inside
4) Go 1 entire month without eating a single meal out (*except with work)
5) Memorize the Presidents in order
6) Try a new dark beer
7) Go to a state or unique place that I've never been
8) Meet Parvin Taraz
9) Go to a Chicago farmer's market
10) Post a make-up free picture of me on this here blog
11) Have one or more drinks with Malcolm Gray
12) Go to a Chicago event (in the vein of the Chicago Pride Parade, Chicago Air & Water Show, etc).
13) Take a 1 week celebrity-gossip hiatus (not in tandem with #16)
14) Make one new, good friend that I could truly call at 4AM for help if I needed to
15) Write a blog post about my mom
16) Leave the continental US
17) Get involved a Chicago Dance Marathon
18) Learn the Thriller Dance - start to finish
19) Become more confident in my blog - post the link on Facebook
20) Finally quit Diet Coke - once and for all
21) Reconnect with a friend from the past (kind of like Anna!)
22) Face a fear
23) Memorize the Constitutional Amendments
24) Learn a new word
25) Send birthday cards to every single one of my first cousins
26) Be better at taking photos of events (post at least 3 albums on Facebook, and document more here)
27) Find my theme song
Twenty-six is going to be a big year (um, for instance, I'm getting married and am going to then be living with a BOY) but it's also going to be a great year.

I cannot wait to tackle this list particularly if number 13 doesn't kill me first.

What do you think of my list?

5 comments:

  1. WHAT A PHENOMENAL LIST!!!!

    #28 VISIT ST LOUIS AND WATCH A CARDINALS GAME WHILE WEARING RED ;)

    You are such a wonderful person Kate, and put a big smile on my face everyday!
    I <3 you

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  2. Yea yea yea! Happy Birthday Kate!

    Melissa

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  3. christine "continental drift divide" r.August 12, 2010 at 5:18 PM

    #1!!!!!!!! i did this a few years ago ... so goal 1.5 should be "SING IT'S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT KARAOKE WITH CHRISTINE [MAYBE IN LA]"

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  4. Good luck with this one.

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  5. why oh why, in the name of all that is holy would you want to quit Diet Coke?!?

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