2022 Bucket List

Lyssa’s Goals

  • Attend the Small Foods Party in Baltimore
  • Go to a pool hall
  • Go to Spangler Candy Cane HQ in Ohio
  • Go to a batting cage
  • Visit New River Gorge, West Virginia
  • Learn how to embroider
  • Visit Gunston Hall
  • Read The Wizard of Oz
  • Look into geting solar panels on house
  • Learn how to surf
  • Secret goal: Become an honorary member of a group
  • Paddleboat on Tidal Basin
  • Attend twilight polo in Middleburg, VA
  • Carve initials into a tree
  • Attend the Pizza expo in Las Vegas
  • Go see music at Epiq food hall
  • Tour FBI’s HQ
  • Go to a Dave and Busters
  • Send a telegram
  • House/pet sit while I work from home
  • Apply to be on a county board/committee in new county
  • Regularly volunteer at a homeless shelter in new county
  • Build a piece of furniture with my dad
  • Visit local dump
  • See a car get demolished
  • Visit a Bass Pro Shop
  • Attend a bonfire on a beach
  • Give gifts to strangers
  • Get Lillie in an active class/channel her energy
  • Taste a new wine grape varietal every month
  • Plan a vacation in early August when daycare is closed
  • Regular manicures/pedicures
  • Meet with friends at outside restaurants regularly
  • Create comfy outdoor space at home for all seasons of entertaining
  • Play dates for Lillie with daycare kids
  • Map out days off throughout the year
  • Find a signature perfume
  • Use a metal detector at the beach
  • Order pitcher of beer
  • Use phone less. Always.
  • Watch The Wire
  • Stop wearing maternity/nursing bras and buy new bras
  • Put car loan under my name
  • Do not look at work phone after I put it down for evening
  • Get passport renewed

Goals for Kris:

  • Consider job opportunities closer to home
  • Clean bathroom more

Kris’ Goals

  • Make glass
  • Buy an arcade game
  • Get the Scott Steiner head gear
  • Start burning sage
  • Try Pralines and Cream ice cream
  • Watch Deliverance
  • Ride the parkway on a bike
  • Partner with ACS on something
  • Take a picture in a tux with the bow tie untied
  • Watch Playmakers
  • Learn how to pick a lock
  • Have food from a place that’s known for the “best you’ll ever try”
  • Relearn and play spades again
  • Make a TikTok-style video I’m impressed with
  • Try Oxtail
  • Figure out how to tie sneakers in a specific way
  • Get and wear a fresh lei
  • Visit DMX’s grave site in New York
  • Go to a batting cage
  • Do the people’s eyebrow
  • Go to TopGolf
  • Buy a new laptop and dedicate it to remixing songs and learning more about layering
  • Watch A Few Good Men
  • Try to become a calf model
  • Visit Montana
  • Go back to Green Bay
  • Go to Third Zion Baptist Church in Front Royal, VA
  • Drink a Spotted Cow beer
  • Go clay shooting
  • Get both cars detailed
  • Go back to Finger Lakes, NY
  • Watch Moana with Lillie
  • Give grits another chance
  • Try 12 of the most popular/stereotypical Starbucks drinks
  • Buy Doc Martens
  • Get in a wrestling ring
  • Do more things I suck at
  • Try Ambrosia salad 
  • Start a Chinese food ranking blog/try 12 new Chinese food places
  • Finish decorating the basement
  • Buy a head shaving kit
  • Present at a conference or be a part of a panel
  • Solve a Rubik’s cube (Yuxin)
  • Look into equity and redoing our kitchen
  • Be more flexible
  • Make my dad chitterlings and my mom liver
  • Buy a panini press and make paninis, including a French dip
  • Get a new mattress/ChiliSleep
  • Try on a pair of Crocks
  • Watch Caddyshack
  • Contact my old college professors about becoming a teacher in college
  • Finish forearm tattoo

Goals for Lyssa

  • Watch The Wire
  • Lyssa design my forearm tattoo