Monday, June 10, 2013

The Sucket List

Hey look. Mountains!

It's summer vacation. I have a lot of time on my hands and plenty of it will be spent enjoying Idaho. So I made a bucket list. A summer bucket list. A sucket list. Here goes:

  1. Road trip to Mexico
  2. Write a poem every day in June and July
  3. Seattle
  4. Tramp it up
  5. Camp at least thrice
  6. Catch a fish
  7. Get a sunburn
  8. Beat Chad and Dad at golf
  9. Kiss a girl I haven’t kissed before
  10. Read a new Dostoyevsky novel
  11. Invent a sandwich and name it after myself
  12. Climb a mountain
  13. National Oldtime Fiddlers Festival (Weiser)
  14. Learn to shuffle a deck of cards backward
  15. Pick up free stuff off of craigslist
  16. Float the Boise River with a cooler
  17. Whitewater raft
  18. Start a novel (10 chapters at least)
  19. Finish Count of Monte Cristo unabridged
  20. Buy illegal fireworks
  21. Feed ducks
  22. See two Shakespeare plays
  23. Eat Basque food (Epi’s)
  24. Yellowstone
  25. Attend Northwest Rib Fest
  26. See Jimmy Eat World in Concert
  27. Finally go to a race at Meridian Speedway
  28. Run through the sprinklers
  29. Translate another book of Lacerda’s poems
  30. Go to a drive-in movie
  31. See Parma
  32. Shoot a TV
  33. Cook a vegetarian meal and make fun of it
  34. Experience a new snow cone flavor
  35. Create a graffiti tag
  36. Tag something
  37. Wear camo
  38. Make and play a game of Giant Jenga
  39. Sharpie art a pair of white sneakers
  40. Watch fifteen westerns

I have a really good feeling about this.


Ariel said...

I want to join in on the Mexico roadtrip! As for Seattle, I'll be in that area the first full week in August. I don't know about ID, but illegal fireworks are SUPER easy to get in WA on Indian reservations. 28, 30, 32, 33, 38, and 39 sound epically fun. Yep, You're going to have a blast this summer. Makes me want to make my own sucket list.

Ben Schilaty said...

I'll be in Seattle periodically, too. I can show you around if I'm around.

Kara L. Barney said...

The Shakespeare Festival is the way to go to see the Shakespeare plays in Cedar City--awesome! I love your list immensely, and I hope you get a chance to do several of them!

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