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Bucket List

In Features on February 8, 2011 at 3:47 pm

James Garand 11′ & Sara Korash-Schiff 11′

These next 365 (and one-quarter) days after December 31st are our last days to live. According to the Mayan calendar, the year 2012 marks the end of the world as we know it. The world is going to explode, the apocalypse will come and everything will be gone. So during the last days we have on earth, I ask you this, what are some things that you would like to do before you die? I made a list of things to do before the world ends:

  1. Travel to another continent (In progress)
  2. Go from coast to coast with close friends by car
  3. Learn to ski/snowboard
  4. Skydive
  5. Go snorkeling and to the coral reefs
  6. Throw the first pitch at a Red Sox game
  7. Fall in love (The search is on)
  8. Write a novel (In progress)
  9. Learn to Salsa dance (completed)
  10. Ride a gondola in Venice
  11. Become a parent
  12. Hunt an animal, prepare it, then eat it, all by myself
  13. Try a ghost pepper
  14. Test drive a Ferrari
  15. Walk the entire wall of China
  16. Get married in Vegas
  17. Break a bone (completed)
  18. Save a life
  19. Travel to space
  20. Ride a motorcycle
  21. Meditate for 24 hours
  22. Give blood (Completed)
  23. Run with the Bulls in Spain
  24. Go para-sailing (Completed)
  25. Win the lottery
  26. High-five Obama
  27. Go ice fishing
  28. Go to the Love Parade in Germany
  29. Prank Call someone famous
  30. Sleep out in the open under the stars
  31. Watch a tornado
  32. Touch an iceberg
  33. Get into a fight
  34. Whittle a walking stick
  35. Go to the Serendipity ice cream shop and eat the 23k gold ice cream
  36. Crash a wedding
  37. Go to an opera
  38. Be in two places at once
  39. Get a tattoo
  40. Climb a rock structure with no support
  41. Learn to surf
  42. Earn a key to a city
  43. Throw the most intense party ever
  44. Make a samurai sword
  45. Learn how to play pool extremely well
  46. Eat 20 burgers at White Castle
  47. Sing with a famous band
  48. Learn to play an instrument (Completed)
  49. Dunk a basketball (In progress)
  50. Witness a birth

These are just 50 of the things I wanna do before the world ends. What are a few things you want to do before the world ends?

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  1. For the record, the great wall of China is thousands of miles long. I’m positive that it would be a fantastic place to visit, but to walk it would be nuts!

  2. that is such beautiful list……just getting a key to the city might be a little hard….lol

  3. go to big y and stand at Amherst and hadley at the same time

  4. How can you high five obama?

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