If you live to 100

√v^√v^√♥ - posted on 07/05/2011 ( 19 moms have responded )

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Lets say your in a nursing home at age 100. You've lived a long life indeed. While talking to the nurses, what things would you like to be able to say you've done or learned?

What would you regret never getting around to doing?

What's on your bucket list? (the list of things you want to do before you die)

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√v^√v^√♥ - posted on 07/13/2011

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Alaska sounds good. My boyfriend grew up in one town his entire life and doesn't want to move now. He's not totally opposed to it, but heck if I'm staying here forever... so we've had some interesting talks about where to move to, or where we would be okay with going. I miss traveling.. and I'd like him to experiance that.
Alaska......... *adds to own list* :) One of my favorite movies is Into The Wild, have you seen it?

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Angela - posted on 07/14/2011

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@Nichole yest see the movie loved it but I won't die in the wild but I so want to see Alaska because of it's nature. i love the outdoors! Growing up in Michigan I fell in love with winter sports, snowmobiling, ski, snowshoe and ice fishing.... i loved it! The winter holds a special beauty for me but I have to say I would not want it forever....Oh and the sound track to the movive Into the Wild Rocks!
I have been lucky to see some of europe and I really appreciate it! I love Germany, France and Spain... I love the USA and want one of those big ass house on wheels to do the ultimate road trip, 4 wheelers in tow... :)
Oh and I want to do one of those cooking classes in Tuscany or somewhere .... too cool

Julia - posted on 07/13/2011

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Alaska does NOT appeal to me. Too cold. After living in Hawaii for almost 5 years...with 85 degrees year round I can't take cold weather at all.

I would like to visit every town or city in the world named Hell or some version of Hell.
I want to travel the US and stop and visit in cities that have populations of 5000 or less.
I want to NOT have to see Despicable Me, MegaMind, Cars, Tangled, How to Train Your Dragon or The Incredibles again for the rest of the week.
I want my husband to come to bed with me without fighting about it (he's on sleeping meds and falls asleep on the couch every night and fights when I try to wake him up to go to bed)
I want my sister to love herself.

Angela - posted on 07/13/2011

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That I loved my family and friends and life to the fullest. That everyone that knew me felt loved and appreciated.

Fall in love and if you fall out of love or love hurts you don't be afraid to fall in love again because YOU CAN!

Do what you love and you will love what you do! Don't worry about what other think of your job/career etc do what you love to do! My biggest mistake was getting a degree that everyone else thought was good for me(nursing). I did it for 2 years, quit and started my own business, I wanted to do so since I was very young and was told it was a bad idea...showed them but wasted my time learning a skill I hardly used!

Love your babies they grew up quick, MAKE the time to enjoy them it will be gone before you know it!

Travel and live in another country and culture even if for only a few months.

When you are depressed help others.... seriously to help someone else make you feel better.

The only real problems in the world are the ones without solutions. If their is a solution you don't have a problem. It just many not be easy. For example bad marriage vs. terminal cancer. One you can leave the other is definite and unchangeable.

Take risk!!!!

Bucket List

To travel more! I want to see the world number one spot on my list is Alaska, would love to spend a year there. Just to see what it is like. long days, long winters, northern lights, the nature.... Also many parts of Asia and Australia, South Africa... I guess everywhere if I could!

I hope to learn a new skill every couple years, like now I am learning to sew and learning a new language.

Write my book/diary to my kids, and family to read after I am gone of my thoughts, life etc. Finish my recipe book for them also....

I already made peace with everyone I had a problem with, forgave etc. expect one person and I really hope they let me in.

Amanda - posted on 07/11/2011

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I would like to think as long as I had a happy, healthy successful (this does not mean money to me, by the way) family, I would have covered most of it-except the travel. My husband and I have always wanted to travel. We were supposed to go to Ireland the summer was son was born; instead we had Daniel. Ireland will still be there when he's older! :)

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Mmmmmm I want a street bike too, since my boyfriend rides. I'd rather ride one with him but we're both big people and would look pretty ridiculous on his - he alone dwarfs his lol

Lisa - posted on 07/08/2011

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Own and ride my own Harley
Go to Paris, Egypt, Rome, and Liverpool
Write a book
See my children succeed and live a happy life

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Visit Disneyland during Christmas (which I live an hour from and have never been to, ever LOL)
Ride a huge rollercoaster (wimp)
Take my kids camping
Teach them to ride dirt bikes
Watch them grow up
Be there for them every step of the way
Not lose my mind
Keep what is little left of my patience
Have my sense of humor intact, forever
Get a tattoo (still don't know what I want)
Go sledding again
Take a true vacation (never been on one). Somewhere humid and totally touristy - spend half the time near or in water, the other half shopping like a useless nitwit :)
See Ireland, England, Poland, Russia, Germany and the Swiss Alps. (I'd be going to all the castles I could)
Own a castle (I wish!)
Eat a whole 4 layer chocolate cake from Costco by MYSELF. (mmmm is it bad I daydream of being fat? haha)
Get down to my 'ideal healthy weight' of like 145-160? (cake is evil)
Or just fit into my jeans again.....
Teach my kids to enjoy all the small things in life
Like the true joy of holidays
Taste test chocolate from every country..... every brand? Every baker.......
Bake a cake 3 feet tall
Cook one of those huge ass cupcakes they have molds for now
Do more good - continue to help people whenever I can
Get married....... awwwwww. Can't wait for that shindig
I want a Green wedding, home made and old fashioned :)
See my kids have kids
I'm simple. Buy a house someday to spend the rest of forever in. Seriously, I'll haunt it when I die. :P lol
Pray that never happens.... the haunting

Elizabeth - posted on 07/05/2011

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Places I want to visit: Stonehenge on a solstice, Hoy Island in Scotland (as well as the rest of Scotland) Ireland, the Great Pyramids of Giza, Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, take a trip out of earth's atmosphere. I want to hike into the Grand Canyon and spend the night at the bottom. I want to bathe in natural hot springs.

I want to travel the US for a year in a microbus camper that is painted up with a graveyard on one side that has tombstones of people such as Albert Einstien, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Robert A. Heinlein (my favorite author,) just to name a few, and I want an empty grave with tombstone with my name, date of birth, and a place to put my death date.

I want to own a house in the country and live off the grid.
I want to learn how to do stenography so I can write quicker.
I want to write and publish a book.
I want to have a library with bookshelves enough for all the books that I own.
I want to read all of the classics.
I want to understand quantum physics.
I want to shoot a trophy buck.
I want to own a good telescope.
I want little one to go back to sleep so I can finish posting. Oh well, mommy duty calls.

Shannintipton - posted on 07/05/2011

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Live on a cruise ship. AWESOME. Has anybody been on a cruise. Go upper class. Not first class, way expensive. They treat you like royalty. I would NEVER get tired of that.

Buy a house for my cleaning gal and her two daughters. I love them. They are like family.

Maybe buy a few friends. That is about it. Would like to do good but with money not actually do it myself. I am lazy that way.
Go places, no thank you. Not interested. Would like my kids to go to a great school and have a tutor. I have no patience.

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You caused me to look up Percheron :) haha
Pretty

Merry - posted on 07/05/2011

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Go on a huge cruise ship!
Go whale watching
Be a foster mom
Adopt
Be a great grandma
I would LOVE to set up an apartment type home for teen moms to live at with childcare run by the moms, and finding other jobs for the moms, and parenting resources etc.
Have a strong relationship with both of my brothers again.
Own a Doberman
Own a horse, preferably a Percheron :)
Have a house of our own, out in the country, fruit trees, big garden, chickens, maybe a goat :)
B a foster family for the humane society so I can care for puppies and kittens guilt free :)
Live in a nursing home early enough to enjoy being pampered and to make friends in the home so I can live happily and enjoy the end of my life with good friends.

Julia - posted on 07/05/2011

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I already know I'm never going to die! My great grand parents lived into their 100's and my grandfather right now is 93 and still kicking...making my mom's life a living hell but still living!

I don't know everything I would want to do but here is a sample.

Go to Rome. I would love to see the Coliseum!
Go back to Hawaii.
Go skydiving
Attend a gay marriage (Did it already!)
Not kill my kids before they are 18.
(totally joking on that last one...they are just getting on my nerves today)
Eventually have my mom and husband get along with one another.

I'm cooking dinner as I come up with more I will come back and post!

Merry - posted on 07/05/2011

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Places I want to go -
Venice, Australia, new Zealand, new York, Hawaii, Ireland.
Things I want to do-
Ride a killer whale, see the coral reef, camping on trails on horseback, ride an elephant, safari in Africa, climb a mountain.

iPad is about to die so I'll come back and finish when it's charged :)

~♥Little Miss - posted on 07/05/2011

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I would like to:

Parachute
see the pyramids
Go back to Jamaica
Drive a racecar
Learn to surf
Swim with Manatees


That is all I got right now

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