There’s a WordPress blog that I’ve recently started to follow — Bucket List Publications. The author of the blog creates a new bucket list every year; and the other day she shared this year’s list of 100 things she wants to do. Yes, 100! She has completed some, but still. I was exhausted just reading it. That’s what I call ambitious. Anyway, she invited readers to share their lists, as well.
Her list intimidated me at first. I thought, God, where do I even start? Then my phone rang, and that was it for a while. Then, without being aware I’d even been thinking about it, a couple of hours later a list popped into my head. I won’t bore you with all of it, but I will say that out of 10 things I’d like to do, 5 were travel-related. Even more interesting, at least to me, is the fact that out of those 5, I’ve been hankering after 4 of them for quite some time.
So I guess it’s time to stop procrastinating, and get on with it.
The one I hadn’t thought about doing before I read Lesley’s blog is learning to speak Italian while living in Italy. Over the years I have wanted to learn to speak Italian, but I never considered doing it by living among the people — which one could do even for three or four Continue reading