fifty things to do by 50

11 Sep

( in no particular order)

Publish a book

Watch all 5 children graduate from high school

Visit all islands of Hawaii

Go on a family mission trip

Complete the Komen 3 Day Walk for the Cure

Learn to Scuba Dive
Write a post on each chapter of the Books of the Bible (66 65 to go! Genesis)

Watch the fireworks on 4th of July at the Statue of Liberty

Celebrate our 5th, 10th & 15th Wedding Anniversary

Attend my 20th & 30th High School Reunion
Learn to Sail

Speak at a Conference

Celebrate my 40th & 50th Birthday with grace

Take the entire family to Disneyland

Tour Hershey’s Chocolate Factory

Write a complete childhood story

Complete all Beth Moore’s Bible Studies

Scrapbook – Paper & Digitally ( Photos w/ pictures) each child’s life from birth to 18 (step-children beginning in 2005)

Take a train across the United States

Visit the larger Lighthouses on the West & East Coast

Take a Photography class & obtain a good camera

Publish a book for children

Publish an article in a larger newspaper & magazine

Visit & Tour Mall of America

Visit Niagara Falls

Write & publish a Simple & Scrumptious Cookbook

Celebrate my 1st (September 23rd 2010), 5th, 10th & 15th Blog Aversary on Soccer Mom in Giggle Town

Get your own free Blogoversary button!

Go to a show on Broadway

Visit Las Vegas

Celebrate New Years Eve at Time Square

Obtain a passport

Witness all 5 children be baptized in church

Celebrate each child’s acceptance of Jesus as their Lord & Savior of their lives

Attend a Weekend to Remember w/ my husband

Learn to play the piano well

Learn to play the acoustic guitar

Write a song

Sing a Song during offertory

Share my testimony to my church family

Take Ballroom Dance lessons w/ Chad

Take Malachi to a Nascar event

Take Brittany to a major Ballet Production

Take Mason to a Large Motocross Event

Take Collin to see a game in the World Series

Take Lily to _________________________(filled in once she has big dreams)

Assist Chad with his dream to enter a car race (legally)

Learn to garden

Maintain, grow & develop my friendship with Tanja

Take a Cruise

Maintain a regular scheduled podcast program for moms


4 Responses to “fifty things to do by 50”

  1. Randall Alberti September 12, 2010 at 2:12 PM #

    This is the perfect post and may be one that you should followed up to see what happens

    A good friend e mailed this link the other day and I’m desperately anticipating your next piece of writing. Keep on on the fantastic work.

  2. Becky Huber September 12, 2010 at 4:42 PM #

    I’ve been to a Weekend to Remeber and they named it quite appropriately. You won’t forget it. It opened up a lot of doors for my husband and I in our marriage and walks with God. Definitely do it! Also we go to a lot of motocross events and my husband has even raced a bit. Tons of fun, your son will love it.

  3. Tracy Fischlin September 24, 2010 at 5:48 AM #

    I love your website. My children are older. My daughter is turning 20 tomorrow and my son is 18. I’m impressed. Lots of cool stuff to do before you turn 50. I need to get on my list cause it’s almost around the corner for me. If I did anything right in my life it was in raising my children believing in God. I saw my children want to be baptized and be baptized at church. One of many of the happiest days of my life. It gives me peace and great joy. Thanks for sharing. I’ll be back to read more.

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