Some people call them bucket list. I choose to give it a different spin. Team TLC is calling ours an Adventure List! That’s right! Last week I gave a map book to Thomas and Lillian and told them to make a list of everywhere in the World they want to visit. Then I told them to make a list of everything they want to have, be or do.
This is a list of experiences I want to have, be or do. They are in absolutely no particular order. I simply write them down as inspired.
Let me be clear. I make this list with detachment. If I get to experience these items then WooooHooooo. If not, then WoooooHoooooo. I’m still a happy and peaceful person. The way I see it, my happiness comes from within.
Camilla’s Adventure List:
- Dance in a theatrical play
- Look for 4 leaf clovers in a beautiful warm meadow with a light breeze
- Vacation or temporarily live in a house on a quiet lake with warm non-humid temperature
- Have my own garden and grow food
- Learn to and play a woodwind instrument
- Experience a natural/mineral hot spring
- Dance in the street … perhaps to Cindy Lauper’s “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” 😉
- Have honeysuckle growing in my yard
- ✔Vacation in Tahiti – Done
- Receive in the mail a legitimate check made out to ME for 6 figures or more
- Live in a bungalow over the ocean in the South Pacific for 1-3 months or longer
- Go on a tropical cruise with Thomas and Lillian
- Learn how to paint and create at least one inspired painting
- ✔Experience natural child birth – Done … Twice!
- Live or vacation in a cabin in the woods for at least one month if not longer.
- Start a flash mob dancing to Lady GaGa’s “Born This Way” and “We Are Family”
Milk a cow….. Hug a cow (updated March 2019)
- ✔Visit England and Scotland – Done
- Be on a stage in front of thousands of people and at the least inspire and encourage them to ponder how they are choosing to think and at the most create a positive shift in their life
- “For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” -Judy Garland … Be in a soulful relationship …
- Live on a boat for at least a month or longer
- Pick apples in an apple orchard
- ✔Live in Reno – Done
- Collect fresh honey … visit a bee farm
- Live in a beach cottage on the beach in southern California and Florida
- Learn and practice yoga
- Anonymously and randomly share with and help others
- ✔Get a degree – Done
- Picnic in a field of wildflowers
- Have morning coffee on a beach while watching the sun rise
- Have a full and uninterrupted month to myself to read and write … if not longer
- ✔Make stretch bracelets that mirror food, flowers and nature – Done
- Experience a cross country train ride with Thomas and Lillian
- Visit Greece
- ✔Own an almost new Cadillac – Done
- Go kayaking in Lake Tahoe and Washoe Lake
- Hike the Tahoe Rim trail with Thomas
- Live in a luxury hotel for at least a few months
- Visit as many libraries as possible in the United States
- Spend at least 3 months exploring California
- ✔Be a Paralegal for 10 years – Done
- Learn and play lawn bowling
- Learn and play shuffle board
- Have orange, lemon and lime trees in my yard
- Live in a tree house for at least 3 months – Swiss Family Robinson style
- Live on an island in a hut for at least 3 months – Gilligan’s Island style
- Have an Airstream. Travel to beaches, lakes and campgrounds for a while.
- Live in a town that’s so small you can walk to and from anywhere you need to go
- Visit Walden Pond
- ✔Own and live in a 3 story house – Done
- Have a comfortable chair swing hanging from a nice big shade tree
- Stay or live in a place that has an outdoor living area with a view of the ocean
- Stay or live in a place that has an outdoor living area with a view of a meadow
- Attend and have fun at a luau on the beach
- Anonymously gift a vacation or some sort of respite/relaxation package to a family or person
- Vacation or live in a lighthouse for at least 3 months
- ✔ Live in a tiny home (We have lived in a 1 bedroom/1 bath 810 square foot condo from August 2015 – to current) Done
- See our Team TLC Bucket Lists page for further updates …
Thomas’ Adventure List:
- Make new Lego thing
- Plant my plant
- Find proof to see if aliens are real
- Find cool car
- Write a book
- Decorate sandals
- Laugh at beach
- Make lock
- Make device
- Receipt Machine
- Northern California – Beach, Hotel and Sunset
- Las Vegas – Performance and Lights
- Florida – Disneyland
- China – Cool!
- Texas – Hot!
- Hawaii – Hula Dance and Water
Lillian’s Adventure List:
- California – Lake Tahoe
- Florida – Sunshine
- Georgia – Dolphins
- Hawaii – Hula Dancing
- Helena, MO – gemstone
- West Virginia – Marbles
Thomas and Lillian are still adding to their lists. They’re still getting the hang of all this!
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