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Twenty-six things to accomplish before I turn twenty-six (in November of 2013):
  • Juggle three bean bags.
  • Make 100 lovely things
    1. Book bows
    2. Book flowers
    3. Lace circle scarf
    4. Braided circle scarf
    5. Homemade lemonade
    6. Cherry Pie Bars
    7. Cheese Souffle
    8. Chocolate Souffle
    9. Asparagus Souffle
    10. Drunk Blondies
    11. Red side table
    12. Blueberry Buckle
    13. Zabaglione
    14. Coq au Vin
    15. Lemon Rosemary Shortbreads
    16. A Death Star Jack o' Lantern
    17. Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars
    18. A birthday cheese platter
    19. Irish Soda Bread
    20. A birthday tiramisu
    21. Homemade pastas
    22. Homemade raviolis
    23. Grandma's Cranberry Relish
    24. A tea-cup size strawberry birthday cake
    25. Key Lime Pie Bars
    26. Apple tarts
    27. Cheese Gougeres
    28. A Sherlock Holmes Jack o' Lantern
  • Throw a first-annual dinner party - and second, and third...
  • Write thank-yous to my teachers
  • Read all of Hemingway's works
    • The Old Man and the Sea
    • For Whom the Bell Tolls
    • A Moveable Feast
    • A Farewell to Arms
    • The Garden of Eden
  • Plant a garden. Plant flowers.
  • Open champagne with a knife
  • Make a soufflĂ©
  • Buy a house. With a porch. And, therefore, a porch swing.
  • Do a victory kneel at the end of my first completed 5K
  • Eat an extra large popcorn at the circus
  • Read (gulp) War and Peace
  • Fire a gun.
  • Sing "Buona Sera, Signorina" in Italy
  • Sail on the Chesapeake in the fall
  • Take myself on vacation
  • Make a habit of sending cards
  • Make a book stack lamp
  • Spend the night in a bookstore
  • Write a book (or at least a story)
  • Decorate a house I am excited to come home to
  • Fly an airplane
  • Celebrate every week with a toast
  • Make a new friend & reconnect with an old one
  • Smell a book at the Library of Congress
  • Make apple pie from hand-picked apples

1 comment

  1. Great list! You have to do the "Spend the night in a bookstore",. Good luck!!


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