Bucket List for Life

My first go at a bucket list. It has 27 items to reflect the challenge list I received for my 27th birthday. I'm sure I'll add and subtract as I go.

  1. Learn to speak fluent French
  2. Kiss the Blarney Stone in Ireland
  3. Make friends with a person who can't stand me/I can't stand
  4. Read and grasp Finnegan's Wake to the best of my ability
  5. Brew a beer that is actually really good
  6. Run a marathon
  7. Donate an entire paycheck (at once) to charity
  8. Sail a full-sized boat
  9. Tip a waiter double the bill
  10. Experience Oktoberfest in Munich
  11. Visit Machu Picchu
  12. Keep a journal every day for at least a year
  13. Make a vehicle donation to NPR
  14. Mentor a young journalist and see him/her succeed
  15. Learn to play and sing a song good enough to perform solo to a crowd
  16. Find a place on this planet to see a real night sky and camp there all night
  17. Speak to a crowd of 1,000 or more
  18. Find a way to memorialize my grandfathers
  19. Throw a block party
  20. Get a bespoke suit made
  21. Learn to play the piano
  22. Take a road trip across the United States
  23. Help a friend cross off a significant bucket list item
  24. Find my dream home, outgrow it (or wait till the nest is empty) and sell it. Because nothing is permanent.
  25. Perform a measurable action to make the world a more equal place for women, non-whites and LGBTQ people
  26. Write a novel-length book
  27. Grow a garden and reap the rewards
  28. Finish reading the Animorphs series