Wednesday, June 28, 2017

30 x 30 Update

Hi everyone!  Today I'm dropping by to share my annual update on my 30x30 list.  I started this list when I turned 25, and now I'm almost half way to 30 (I turn 27 today).  Time is just flying by, and here is an update to how I'm doing.

Buy a house 4/1/16


Break 2 hours in the half marathon 10/11/15 (first time)
Break 4 hours in the full marathon

Complete a triathlon (sprint counts!)

Get Married 5/6/16


Visit Mexico I'll be sharing this in a post soon!

Splurge on a once-in-a-lifetime meal

Bungee Jump or Sky Dive 10/17/15

Visit Falling Water

Go to all the east-coast MLB stadiums (Remaining stadiums: Marlins Park, Tropicana Field, Turner Field, Yankee Stadium)

Cook a fancy 5-course meal

Plant a garden I started one this year!  So far I have zucchini, onions, mint, cilantro, basil and oregano.

Learn how to ski

Stay at a BnB in Vermont

Learn how to belay 11/6/15

Have a spa day

See a Broadway musical

Ride a jet-ski 7/4/15

Stay at a really fancy house on AirBnB More to come on this one soon as well :)

Attend a professional tennis match

Run a race for each birthday
  1. 2015: Achilles Hope and Possibility 5 miler (43:17)
  2. 2016: Butler Road Race 5 Miler (44:03) 
  3. 2017: Butler Road Race 5 Miler (44:26)
Get PMP-certified (No longer work in project management, so taking this off the list!)

See the Northern Lights

Attend a TED conference

Read 25 books off the Time All-Time Novel list
  1. 1984
  2. Atonement
  3. Animal Farm
  4. The Great Gatsby
  5. To Kill A Mockingbird
  6. Native Son
  7. Watchmen
  8. White Noise
  9. Ubik
  10. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Try Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga (I registered for a class!  I'll share more after I try it out)

Hike part of the Appalachian Trail

Learn how to sew and make something  I've made a couple of things on my sewing machine and I feel pretty comfortable on it now!

Be in a member of a studio audience for an event or show


So, I have 14 items crossed off, 4 in the works, and plans to cross off a few more pretty soon!  I still have a ways to go, but I feel like I have all of the fun ones left, with some scary challenges in the way (marathon and tri!).  Here's to three more fun years of crossing items off my bucket list :)

5 comments:

  1. That's pretty good! Happy birthday and good luck on completing your list! :)

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  2. Happy Birthday, Gretchy!!!! XOXOXOXO

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  3. You rock! Feliz cumpleanos mi amiga!!!

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  4. Happy Birthday! You have some big goals and go you for knocking them off that list one by one.

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  5. Definitely on your way! Happy belated Birthday!

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