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No.1 on mine was watch a shuttle launch (scratch).

2 was jump out of a perfectly good airplane wearing a parachute but too old (scratch).

Still have the main ones - ride the Canadian Pacific from Montreal to Vancouver - Caribbean cruise - Grand Canyon - listen to a major orchestra perform live.

Knocked off some already - visit the UN - fly a plane - see Fujiyama at dawn - live in a third world country (never again).

I see some lists on the net but they're pretty silly (usually by young folks who don't ken that BLs are for old folks).

Would like to hear any on your list you think are above average.

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Lucky Larry,

2 was jump out of a perfectly good airplane wearing a parachute but too old (scratch).

Some items off our lists:

Here is the link and video of Bush 41 celebrating his 90th Birthday with a tandem skydive. He's got almost 40 yrs on you! You're not going to let a Navy fighter jock show up a US Marine are you??
George Bush Sr celebrates 90th birthday with skydive – video | US ...

Still have the main ones - ride the Canadian Pacific from Montreal to Vancouver - Caribbean cruise - Grand Canyon - listen to a major orchestra perform live.

The Swiss Alps are a World Heritage Train Railroad site with unbelievable steep grades and views.. We also rode the Orient Express from London to Venice but were nervous during the "Chunnel" segment under the English Channel. 2 items off our lists!confuse

As part of our honeymoon we walked the 6 miles from Jerusalem to Bethlehem and the 70 miles to Nazareth. We were in our mid 20's. Would not recommend it at our current ages. Also big difference over there from mid 70's to today re security.

We also wanted to see a major orchestra performance so we took a 3 day weekend to visit the Met in NYC and have been members ever since!

Crewed 2 ARC races and then had our 78' cat built in Poland and spent 2 1/2 years circumnavigating the globe as leisurely tourists. The trip of a lifetime and if able would recommend everyone do it. evileye

Bought my first motor home! cry

Met Mother Theresa.

Retired before 40! (month before) Used to joke about it but our hard work became a reality that didn't see coming.

Lived thru 33+ months in Nam! disbelief This was the first and only item on my list for couple years. Just wanted to make 21 so I could legally drink before I ended up KIA.

Married the Love of my Life! biggrinbiggrinbiggrin

Many more but those are the most imp to me.

John

Knocked off some already - visit the UN - fly a plane - see Fujiyama at dawn - live in a third world country (never again).

I see some lists on the net but they're pretty silly (usually by young folks who don't ken that BLs are for old folks).

Would like to hear any on your list you think are above average.

Thanks

Lucky Larry,



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August 21, 2017.... be somewhere in the path of totality for solar eclipse that will cross the USA from Oregon to South Carolina.... longest time in the shadow will be in southern IL.

Miss that one, then 2024 there will be a another from TX  to New England states.  Time in shadow will be better the further south you are.

 

No burning desire to jump out of a perfectly good airplane.no  

 

 



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I'd love to do a jump but I'd probably blow my stints.

Spirit willing but flesh says shaddup!

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Great question

Here's what we have done so far in the last 1-1/2 years since we started full timing

Boondock in Quartzsite - Check
Work Kamp in Alaska - Check
See Glacier - Check
Soak in a Hot Spring - Check
See the Rose Bowl Parade - Check
See a whale - Check
See the Redwoods - Check
See a grizzly bear - Check
Photograph a bald eagle - check
See New Mexico - check

What's left (with the understanding we are always adding new ones)

See a moose
Walk on a Glacier
RV in the Florida Keys
Volunteer at a lighthouse
See Mount Rushmore
Visit Yellowstone
Visit Yosemite
See the Grand Tetons
Work Kamp at a cattle/horse ranch


That was fun :)

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Much seriousness aside, here we go:

Completed:
Marry wonderful woman and life partner
“One child born in the world to carry on”
Shake hands with a former president
Annoy the orthodoxy police
Eat a funnel cake at the Iowa State Fair (followed by a bottle of Tums)
Complete RAGBRAI
Hike to the top of Harney Peak (Black Hills)
Live full time in an RV
Learn to drive a big honkin' truck
Ride approximately 78,000 miles on bicycle

Still to go:
Drive the Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park
Visit Yellowstone National Park and avoid being on a grizzly's menu
Visit the Grand Tetons
Visit Yosemite
See the Redwoods
Hike part of the Appalachian Trail (day hikes count)
Finish visiting all the 48 contiguous states
Finish visiting all the Canadian provinces
Write memoirs for my descendants
See my now-one-year-old grandson graduate from college
Celebrate our 50th anniversary (I’ll be 100; Judy will be 93. I’m an optimist)
Complete 100,000 miles on bicycle before my knees croak


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