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 over halfway (I turn 28 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!) - Signed up for one in August! :)

Get Married 5/6/16

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)

Cook a fancy 5-course meal

Plant a garden 

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 Seashell House in Isla Mujeres

Attend a professional tennis match Cincinnati Open 

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. 2017Butler Road Race 5 Miler (44:26)
  4. 2018: Kona Quarter Marathon (1:02:53)
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
  11. Deliverance
  12. Grapes of Wrath
  13. Are You There God?  It's Me, Margaret

Try Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga

Hike part of the Appalachian Trail

Learn how to sew and make something

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

So, I have 18 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'm excited about all of the remaining items.  How fun is it going to be to see the Northern Lights?!


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