Sunday, June 28, 2009
My Bucket List
You know the idea....create a list of things you'd like to do before you die. Inspired by Kelsey's Bucket List I decided to create one of my own...this list will be evolving and every changing...some things will get marked off and some things will be added...
(In process) 1. Write a book of poetry
_____2. Finish a scrap book (lol)
_____3. Spend a whole summer at the beach
_____4. Do a Retro RoadTrip
_____5. Get a dragonfly tattoo
_____6. Create a deck of Inspire Cards
_____7. Go to Mall of America
DONE Aug. 26, 2018__X__8. Write a novel
_____9. Learn to play the piano (or a keyboard)
_____10. Clean my basement!! LOL
DONE 11. Perform in a play
_____12. Visit New York
_____13. Learn Spanish
___X__15. Go on cruise
DONE 16. Go the horse races
_____17. Clean my garage!
DONE 18. Draw my faery guide. (A dragonfly)
_____19. Do a private investigation for someone
_____20. Pay off all my bills...(hmmm)
DONE 21. Visit Mexico
_____22. Create a deck of Soul Collage cards
_____23. Identify my 7 Totem animals.
_____24. Celebrate Faery Day
_____25. Go on a solo road trip...just me and the open road!!
_____26. Create an oracle deck based on the haunted farm and life experiences.
_____27. Spend two or three months in Mexico
DONE 28. Get something published
_____29. Visit Boston
10/15/13 30. Spend night in haunted hotel
_____31. Attend a ghost conference
_____32. Go to a hooka bar
__X___33. Take a cruise to Alaska
DONE 34. Tour Haunted Hannibal
10/15/13 35. Take Lemp Mansion Haunted Tour
_____36. Tour Haunted St. Charles
_____37. Solve a mystery
DONE 38. Snorkle
_____39. Swim with dolphins
Friday, March 19, 2010
Number 16: Horse Races
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Number 18 My Faery Guide
My deck of Faery Oracle cards comes with a blank card. You are suppose to wait until you meet your faery guide (or are inspired) and then you are to draw your personal faery guide on the card. Well That's a difficult task for one who is not artistic.
I knew for a bit that my personal faery guide was a dragonfly faerie. Lore has it that often faeries turn into dragonfly like creatures to avoid being seen by humans. There much lore about both dragonflies and faeries and they are frequently linked. The dragonfly is also a symbol of the soul and as such fits me to a tee....
I finally managed to get a dragonfly image on my card....it doesn't look like a faery...it looks like a dragonfly...but inside where the magic exists...it is a faery...my personal faery guide...!!!
Monday, March 8, 2010
Number 28...My Published Poem
Well I entered a poetry contest in a small regional newspaper and won first prize. I entered three poems but the winning one was Casting Shadows. One of my favorites....well who am I kidding....I love them all...they are all a part of me...soul musings...
The best part is the poem was published in the paper.....so now I can say I've been published..lol
Saturday, February 6, 2010
Number 21 Visit Mexico
So I'm excited to say that Number 21 is scheduled to happen this summer...June 26th I will travel with a group of friends to Cozumel and stay for a week....:)
I'm very excited about this little adventure and will post pictures upon my return!!
Saturday, August 29, 2009
So I have been gathering my poems to print and put in a binder...Now I never said I was going to PUBLISH a book of poetry....simply write one...and so I have started this item on my bucket list...
Number 1: Writing a Book of Poetry
One of the things are my list...number one to be exact....is to write a book of poetry. Well this morning I was musing about how I'm sure not accomplishing much on my bucket list as I was browsing through my many blogs. Suddenly it occured to me that most all of my blogs have some of my poems on them....if I simply copied and pasted them into a word document...I'd have a pretty good start on my book of poetry..
Sunday, August 23, 2009
Number 22: Hmmmm
Well, I'm not getting on to well ...marking things off my list. I did purchase the mat board for 15 SoulCollage cards so I hope to get started on those soon....
I'm going to have to add some additional items to my list....but what? Something to ponder another day I suppose!!!
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Wandering Through Life
Wander through life,
Reach into the crevices of a soul
To touch the essence of life
The mundane days
Slip by and
Capture the heart
Tease the mind
Quietness of everyday
Gives birth to Adventure
Nourished with intrigue
Sprinkled with thrills
Seasoned with possiblities
Baked to perfection
GBS (August 2009)
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