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[Comments] (2) [Trackback URL for this entry] Turning 30 - My Unbucket List: I've accomplished a lot in my just-about-30 years. So rather than lament my age, or even make grandiose plans for the next decade, I've decided to celebrate 30 of my many accomplishments over the last 30 years. Some of them aren't anything special, but 30 is a big number!

Earned a B.S. in Recreational Therapy.
Gave birth to two wonderful children.
Lived in 3 different countries on 3 different continents.
Performed (singing, piano, organ, and flute) in front of hundreds of people.
Taught myself how to sew, crochet, embroider, and cook.
Found and married my perfect match.
Read thousands of books.
Mounted the uneven bars.
Sang back-up to Reba McEntire.
Been to the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea, South China Sea, Laccadive Sea, Black Sea, English Channel, and Gulf of Alaska.
Been to Canada, Mexico, England, France, The Netherlands, Romania, Denmark, India, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand and (at 30 + 2 weeks) UAE.
Been to California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, Minnesota, Idaho, Illinois, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, Arkansas, Virginia, D.C., Alaska and New York.
Swam in the Great Salt Lake.
Attended General Conference in the Tabernacle and the Conference Center.
Type over 90 WPM.
Ridden a horse bareback.
Taught games to teenage gangsters.
Made covenants in the House of the Lord.
Dissected a human body.
Lived in a Californian vineyard, eating warm grapes from the vines.
Devoted my time exclusively to serving others (though not nearly for long enough).
Had 56 roommates.
Become a writer.
Swam in an irrigated field.
Ran a 5K.
Made some really awesome homemade toys.
Taught piano.
Hiked hundreds of miles.
Sewn wearable clothes.
Made my babies smile.


Posted by Mom at Fri Sep 16 2011 17:31

You've also make your in-laws and their families very happy to have you in our lives.

I hope you don't mind me saying that you've also had your fair share of deaths in your family and you've handled them so well and you keep their memory alive in your life and that of your family.

Posted by Susie at Sun Sep 18 2011 23:32

Thanks, Mom. =)

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