2021 Bucket List

Lyssa’s Goals

  • Take an IQ test
  • Visit Mars Candy HQ in Virginia
  • Take a RV trip
  • Learn how to hotwire a car
  • Completed: Eat a Dairy Queen Blizzard
  • Visit Maryland’s Women Heritage Center
  • Wash dishes in exchange for dinner at a restaurant
  • Pay no mind to people who get in the way of progress
  • Play 9-18 rounds of golf
  • Visit Lucy Burns museum
  • Eat a chimichanga
  • Scratch a match on my boot and light said match
  • Axe throwing
  • Explore amenities of new location
  • Use a wood chipper
  • Failed: Get on redistricting commission
  • Finally hug family members
  • Get aunt’s kayak and use it
  • Completing: Take baby over parents’ house once week overnight
  • Completing: Look up at the stars
  • Focus advocacy efforts on: fair redistricting, abolishment of electoral college, and DC statehood
  • Get finances in order for daycare
  • Invest in something important in 2021
  • FIgure out career next steps
  • Kiss Kris under mistletoe
  • Completing: Get back into pre-COVID hygiene habits
  • Read all of Maya Angelou’s books in order
  • Completing: Keep a puzzle in house and do it when passing
  • Roller skate in garage
  • Tend to and expand native garden
  • Completing: Stop anxiety-picking skin around nails
  • Get involved in the health of the Occoquan Reservoir
  • Plant herbs

Every Day Living (things I don’t want to change post-COVID):

  • Live joy and purpose
  • Content just being
  • Continue making baby food
  • Be present
  • Family first
  • Never forget essential workers
  • Firmly establish boundaries
  • Balance
  • Walks

Kris’ Goals

  • Completing: Give soup a chance – try five different types
  • Eat French Toast Cinnamon Crunch for the first time
  • Try a churro for the first time
  • Eat at a Benihana for the first time
  • Go to Rutt Hut in NJ and get a “Ripper”
  • See an immunologist
  • Start deadlifting
  • Learn Spanish
  • Find a record store, play records in house
  • Buy a winged tip eagle WWF belt
  • Buy NWO type shirt with my initials
  • Completed: Buy 80’s wrestling/weightlifting pants
  • Completing: Listen to all of Metallica’s essentials
  • Step inside a wrestling ring
  • Watch the entire Good Times series
  • Walk the Dirty Dancing steps
  • Completed: Try Andre the Giant’s favorite wine, Beaujolais
  • Make homemade ice cream
  • Try pie again
  • Watch all the “Bourne” movies
  • Eat popcorn and M&M’s together
  • Completed: Attempt to watch The Bachelorette/Bachelor
  • Make a God damn difference
  • Buy a game console
  • Give golf another shot
  • Completing: Give Star Wars franchise a chance
  • Go to someone who specializes in non-allergic rhinitis
  • Make latkes
  • Take Lyssa to the dollar store and splurge
  • Go visit Uncle Chuck’s gravesite
  • Eat a Cinnabon for the first time
  • Do something to celebrate Kwanzaa
  • Completed: Try Hello Fresh for a month-minimal grocery store trips
  • Completing: Turn my garage into a gym
  • Make a tie-dye shirt
  • Make sushi
  • Finish my tattoo
  • Visit a sleep specialist
  • Advocate for the dismantling of police unions
  • Show more gratitude
  • Completing: Make more time for self care: baths, massages, pedicure, meditate
  • Learn a new skill