I have 24 days left that will be spent at home. My life as a teenager and a high school student is coming to an end. A little less than a year ago, I wrote a list, with 21 things that I wanted to accomplish before I headed back off to college. Here is this list, almost a year later, and whether or not I accomplished the things on this list.
1. Go Muddin’. No Jeep, just an ATV.
Sadly, I did not accomplish this. I technically have never even ridden on an ATV. But the offer is still up if any one would like to take me riding!
2. Sing at an open mic.
I decided, something else is more important. Why should I desire to sing at open mic, to bring glory to myself, when I am too afraid to sing to God in church. So now, on July 29th, I’ll be singing a solo in church. Thanks to Pastor Ray for pushing me to do so:)
3. Help Photograph a wedding
I am still yet to do this, although a sweet friend of mine will be getting married in the fall and I have been asked to photograph her wedding. So hopefully I will be able to mark this off the list soon!
4. Watch all 3 LOTR in ONE day
Matt, who had never seen LOTR watched all 3 in one day with me. It was exhausting. But we did it:)
5. Learn to Sew (again)
Big ole fail:(
6. Make a dress
7. Sell a picture I took
Would anyone like to buy a picture from me?!
8. Upload a Youtube Video
I don’t even know how to go about this. Someone want to help me?
9. Enter my Photography in a competition
Photography took a back burner this year with the insanity of life.
10. Throw a Surprise Party
Matthew’s 18th birthday party! it was a wonderful, and successful surprise!
11. Kidnap someone for a day
No kidnapping for me. I decided breaking the law was a bad idea.
12. Go on a roadtrip to somewhere new
I went to cedar point with Matt, Kristin, and JP last week! New for me:) What a blast!
13. Visit the Lowe Family in NH
AHHH!!! I leave in less than 3 weeks:)
14. Go to NYC (again;)
Yes! We are stopping here on the way to NH!
15. Find out my Blood Type
On my to do list for the next few weeks! Matt is supposed to take me:)
16. Donate Blood
See number 15:)
17. Drive a convertible with the top down
No 😦 I was going to…and then it rained! Would anyone want to let me drive theirs?!
18. Sleep on a roof
Nope, but I WILL be sleeping outside… for a week. Oh my gosh.
19. Ride a Ferris Wheel with Matthew David ❤
20. Dance with Music in the pouring rain
21. Go to the Beach
Lots of different beaches:)
While these 21 things, stood out to me when it was time to make a list, this year has been SO SO much more than just this list. I have learned a lot of lessons. I got pulled over for speeding. I rode roller coasters. I have cried a lot. I have lost friends, and gained friends. I have experienced loss, and fear. I cooked a lot of new foods. I ran again. I started watching LOST. I graduated High school. I left the country, on a cruise for 7 days. I started going by Meg. I was accepted into college. I went snorkeling. I got fired from a job. I went to the Wilds for the last time as a camper, after 10 years. I jumped in a public fountain (that was fun, and daring folks). I shared. loved. lived. laughed. and so much more. I wouldn’t change this past year for anything. But I am ready to move on. I am ready to have brand new adventures.
Watch out world, here I come!