• Attend at least one major sporting event: the Super Bowl, the Olympics, the U.S. Open.
  • Throw a huge party and invite every one of your friends.
  • Swim with a dolphin. (shark, close enough)
  • Skydive.
  • Have your portrait painted.
  • Learn to speak a foreign language.
  • Go skinny-dipping at midnight in the south of France.
  • Watch the launch of a space shuttle.
  • Spend a whole day eating junk food without feeling guilty.
  • Be an extra in a film.
  • Tell someone the story of your life, sparing no details.
  • Make love on the forest floor.
  • Make love on a train.
  • Learn to rollerblade.
  • Own a room with a view.
  • Brew your own beer.
  • Learn how to take a compliment.
  • Buy a round-the-world air ticket and a rucksack, and run away.
  • Grow a beard and leave it for at least a month.
  • Give your mother a dozen red roses and tell her you love her.
  • Be a member of the audience in a TV show.
  • Put your name down to be a passenger on the first tourist shuttle to the moon.
  • Send a message in a bottle.
  • Ride a camel into the desert.
  • Get to know your neighbors.
  • Plant a tree.
  • Learn not to say yes when you really mean no.
  • Write a fan letter to your all-time favorite hero or heroine.
  • Visit the Senate and the House of Representatives to see how Congress really works.
  • Learn to ballroom dance properly.
  • Eat jellied eels from a stall in London.
  • Be the boss.
  • Fall deeply in love — helplessly and unconditionally.
  • Ride the Trans-Siberian Express across Asia.
  • Sit on a jury.
  • Write the novel you know you have inside you.
  • Go to Walden Pond and read Thoreau while drifting in a canoe.
  • Stay out all night dancing and go to work the next day without having gone home (just once).
  • Drink beer at Oktoberfest in Munich.
  • Be someone’s mentor.
  • Shower in a waterfall.
  • Ask for a raise.
  • Teach someone illiterate to read.
  • Be one of the first to take a flight on the new Airbus A380.
  • Spend a night in a haunted house—by yourself.
  • Write down your personal mission statement, follow it, and revise it from time to time.
  • See a lunar eclipse.
  • Spend New Year’s in an exotic location.
  • Get passionate about a cause and spend time helping it, instead of just thinking about it.
  • Experience weightlessness.
  • Sing a great song in front of an audience.
  • Ask someone you've only just met to go on a date.
  • Drive across America from coast to coast.
  • Make a complete and utter fool of yourself.
  • Own one very expensive but absolutely wonderful business suit.
  • Write your will.
  • Sleep under the stars.
  • Take a ride on the highest roller coaster in the country.
  • Learn how to complain effectively -- and do it!
  • Go wild in Rio during Carnival.
  • Spend a whole day reading a great novel.
  • Forgive your parents.
  • Learn to juggle with three balls.
  • Drive the Autobahn.
  • Find a job you love.
  • Spend Christmas on the beach drinking pina coladas.
  • Overcome your fear of failure.
  • Raft through the Grand Canyon.
  • Donate money and put your name on something: a college scholarship, a bench in the park.
  • Buy your own house and then spend time making it into exactly what you want.
  • Grow a garden.
  • Spend three months getting your body into optimum shape.
  • Drive a convertible with the top down and music blaring.
  • Accept yourself for who you are.
  • Learn to use a microphone and give a speech in public.
  • Scuba dive off Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
  • Go up in a hot-air balloon.
  • Attend one really huge rock concert.
  • Kiss someone you've just met on a blind date.
  • Be able to handle: your tax forms, Jehovah's Witnesses, your banker, telephone solicitors.
  • Give to a charity -- anonymously.
  • Lose more money than you can afford at roulette in Vegas.
  • Let someone feed you peeled, seedless grapes.
  • Kiss the Blarney stone and develop the gift of gab.
  • Go skydiving
  • Make love on the kitchen floor.
  • Go deep sea fishing and eat your catch.
  • Create your own web site.
  • Visit the Holy Land.
  • Make yourself spend a half-day at a concentration camp and swear never to forget.
  • Run to the top of the Statue of Liberty.
  • Create your Family Tree.
  • Catch a ball in the stands of a major league baseball stadium.
  • Make a hole-in-one.
  • Ski a double-black diamond run.
  • Learn to bartend.
  • Run a marathon.
  • Look into your child's eyes, see yourself, and smile.
  • Reflect on your greatest weakness, and realize how it is your greatest strength.
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