Making a Plan


The New Year has officially begun….and thus my brain started reeling of all the exciting things that the New Year will hold for me.  Daydreaming, I admit, is a ‘bad’ habit I possess; I am guilty in relishing in this habit as well, practicing it often, sometimes daily for hours on end. Whew!!

A fascinating article (5 Important Lessons You’ll Learn About Your Life When You’re Following Your Dreams) has prompted (inspired, encouraged) me to write down, list the things I dream (a.k.a. day dream) about doing…a bucket list of sorts but I am not about to keel over, no worries.

Dreams of Mine

(in no particular order, at this time!)

  • Swim with Whales
  • Whale Watching off the Coast of Alaska
  • Road Trip Across America with Friends
  • Niagara Falls
  • Dracula’s Castle, Borgoe Pass, Carpathian Mountains, Romania
  • Write a Novel
  • Plant and Maintain a small Fruit and Nut Orchard
  • Soak in the Hot Springs of Iceland
  • Marriage and Children
  • Build a Garden shed and chicken coop with my own hands
  • Make a Quilt from old T-Shirts
  • Write and illustrate a children’s book
  • Start-own-run a small farm-dairy
  • Be Fully Self Employed
  • Adopt a Shelter Pet
  • Sell an original art piece of mine
  • Be a ‘tour guide’ for my family on a fun adventure I designed for them
  • See the Heather blooming in the Scottish Highlands in July
  • Write a Love Letter, old school style
  • Dye My Hair a funky color
  • Send a random letter to a person, see if they write back
  • Send $10 to a random address, just because
  • Write a letter to myself to open in ten years
  • Decorate an outside (living) tree for Christmas
  • Ride a Bicycle for a whole day ( to run errands, everything!!)
  • Attend-Host a fancy tea party, wear a big hat
  • Learn to sew (with a machine), make myself something to wear
  • Learn to Knit
  • Clip Coupons and use them to purchase canned-dried goods to donate to a local food bank in a needy area
  • Pay for a strangers meal
  • Go to Veterinary School, become a licensed Vet.
  • See Fairy Pools, Loch Ness, and Standing Stones in Scotland
  • Live in another country
  • Go to a Swiss dairy farm
  • Learn to play the piano
  • Plant-Maintain a perennial herb-vegetable garden
  • Ring the Bells (the kind with a dangling rope) in a Church
  • Fill my passport with stamps
  • Collect 100 smashed souvenir pennies
  • Do something nice for someone else
  • A Random Act of Kindness
  • Purchase land with a home on site
  • Fly First Class
  • Host a game night at my house
  • Adventure to places I have never seen
  • Cook a meal for someone
  • Practice Cooking
Why not??
Why not??
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