Discovering the Relevance of Words
I can’t think of a better way to spend my 32nd birthday than sitting in a doctor’s office.
I can’t think of a better way to shake off the jet lag from returning from England than laying in an MRI machine for 45 minutes.
Last night I returned to Iowa from 6 days in London, today is my birthday, and I am waiting for an MRI. Not my ideal of fun, but it does get me thinking.
Traveling always makes me realize all the things I want to do and places I want to see. Getting older always makes me contemplate mortality and life stages. Is my life a quarter over? Half? I am almost equidistant from 50 and 20…
The last time I was in England I remember mentally planning all the things I’d do in my next trip and all the other places in Europe I’d go. That was 2002.
I have seen the changing of the guard, I’ve watched a play in Shakespeare’s Globe, I’ve stood on the lawn of the Eiffel Tower, I’ve swam with dolphins. I have seen much of the poetry our world has to offer – but the more I see, the more I feel, the more I need to see. The more I learn, the more I realize I know nothing. The opportunities are infinite … Which ones will you capture?
Today’s question is simple – What’s on your bucket list? What do you hope to do, hope to see, hope to feel; what do you need to do to live before you die?