Very Last Monday(?): Bucket List

Well as everyone knows (unless you’ve been living in a hole for the last 10 years) the Mayan calendar ends on Friday. Obviously this means that the entire universe will coming to a grinding halt and … what is supposed to happen? Are we all gonna blow to smithereens? Will we just freeze over and die slowly? Hmmm. Not something I like to really think about but I do find it really fun to think about just how ridiculous this end of the world thing is.

Anyway! In light of the projection of the world ending, and also because of New Year’s coming up, let’s share some of our bucket lists. Only the fun stuff though. I don’t think we need any more negative than we’re already getting this week.

My Bucket List (only the fun stuff):

1. smash a guitar – Something about the big clang and splintering of wood sounds so satisfying to me.

2. mud wrestle – I love an excuse to get muddy. The wrestling part is just my competitive side coming out because I WOULD win.

3. hang out of Cirque du Soleil performers for a day – I’ve seen 7 Cirque shows to date (yes I’m really flippin lucky) and I’ve always wondered what type of person it takes to create such a performance. I’d love to see their pre-show warm ups, how they wind down at the end of the night, and how they interact with each other.

4. attend a Rugby World Cup Final – Preferrably in Millenium stadium in Wales. I’ve been to a few rugby games and get drunk with the energy of the place (maybe the beer helps a bit too). My dad and friends tell me that the World Cup final is completely overwhelming and wonderful. I just want to do it.

5. visit every continent – this started as every country but that’s just FAR too many that I don’t care to visit. The continents that I have not been to are Antarctica and Africa but there are still lots of places in the other 5 that I’d love to explore.

6. make out under a waterfall – Not a fake, man-made waterfall. A real one. In a tropical place somewhere (Hawaii?). And not technically under it but BEHIND it. I don’t want to drown in water.

7. get in a fist fight – It takes a lot to get me angry but once I’m there, I’m a pretty little ball of rage. One day I would like someone to make me mad enough that I can pound on them a few times. Again, I WOULD win.

There are a few more but 7 is a good number so I’ll stop there. Also, upon inspection, it’s really interesting how many of these are violent and competitive. Just don’t get me mad people!

What’s something on your bucket list?

10 thoughts on “Very Last Monday(?): Bucket List

  1. Clive Hopwood

    Unusual bucket list, although I supose you’ve done most of the run of the mill bucket list stuff, like climb the Eiffel Tower, sky diving, scuba diving in Thailand etc.
    I think the items which aren’t on your bucket list say as much about you and the life you have had as the items which are on it. Just another reason to be positive about your life and life in general.
    Four more sleeps.
    Let me get the order right, 1 bean and cheese and 1 carne asada. I’ll have a carne asada and weather permitting we can all sit on the edge of the bay and eat them. I realise it will be dark and probably cold by San Diego standards, but I’ll bring a couple of blankets and a bottle of wine and we can celebrate the world not ending.

    1. ahappylass Post author

      Dad that sounds like the most perfect evening. And yes, the lack of things on my bucket list shows the life I have led up to now and how lucky I am to have parents like you. 4 more sleeps!

  2. Sue Gilroy

    You could combine a few on the list-make out under the waterfall until you get mad and wrestle and THEN you punch out the offender. Quick work of that list-while you recuperate you can make up a new one…preferably with a calmer theme?! Couples massage by the waterfall, perhaps? Lol Merry Christmas Ash!

    1. ahappylass Post author

      Hahaha. I just imagined doing that with Mike. Not sure he would appreciate the punch. The massage, however, sounds awesome. Merry Christmas to you too Sue!


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