35-for-35

“I am here to live out loud.” – Emile Zola

The List

  1. Be debt-free…
    1. On November 16, 2015
    2. On August 16, 2016
  2. Open a Tax-Free Savings Account
  3. Create a monthly budget 
  4. Take a professional development course 
  5. Fly on an A380 ✓✓✓
  6. Together with Kevin du Manoir…
    1. Cross the finish line of the Ontario Ride to Conquer Cancer 
    2. Raise $10,000 for the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre […but we did raise over $6,000; thanks to everyone who donated!]
  7. Take a bike maintenance course 
  8. Acquire…
    1. A new bike 
    2. A new suit
    3. This
  9. Donate…
    1. Lucille
    2. My suit
  10. Take a Wine and Spirit Education Trust (or similar) class
  11. Drink a bottle of Caduceus Cellars wine 
  12. Drink a cup of coffee at Quitters Coffee
  13. See a dietitian ✓
  14. See Pearl Jam with Sam 
  15. See a Minnesota Vikings game at TCF Bank Stadium 
  16. See a Toronto Marlies game
  17. Go to Buffalo for…
    1. A Buffalo Bisons game
    2. Wings at Anchor Bar
  18. Visit Cooperstown
  19. Take an introductory climbing course ✓
  20. Climb the Via Ferrata
  21. Ski
  22. Skate
  23. Run…
    1. A 10k race
    2. A half-marathon
  24. Take golf lessons
  25. Box
  26. Throw an axe
  27. Read Lord of the Rings
  28. Stop using words like “depressed” unless I’m referring to mental health
  29. Kick OCD’s butt again
  30. Write 

Three Mystery Items

  1. Live in the same place as Sam
  2. Start a new job that’s challenging, creative, and meaningful ✓
  3. Put a ring on it

And Above All, on August 16, 2016…

  1. Have a thirty-sixth birthday party
  2. Utter the words, “That was was an epic year.” ✓

(Updated August 15, 2016)

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