30 Things Before 30

Back in college, I created my list of 30 things to do before age 30.  Now that I'm 28, I have t-minus 2 years to complete over half of them.

Here's the list....

(1) Go skydiving - 2005 with Krystle in Florida

(2) Go bungee jumping

(3) Get a tattoo

(4) Go parasailing

(5) Go to Canada

(6) Go to Mexico

(7) Go to California (can you tell at this point I had strong desire to travel?)

(8) Go on a cruise - Casino boat cruise with Krystle and CJ in 2007

(9) Fall in love - Married 5/8/10

(10) Take a self defense class - 2011 with Tiffany and Jen in Champaign, IL

(11) Read the bible cover to cover

(12) Learn to play guitar - already learned and forgot :)

(13) Learn to ballroom dance - learned prior to the wedding

(14) Learn to shoot a gun

(15) Go to Indy 500 race or similar

(16) Go to Mardi Gras - St Louis 2005

(17) Go water skiing

(18) Go snow skiing

(19) Go surfing

(20) Learn another language -  Took 4 years of Spanish in High School

(21) Attend mass of a different religion

(22) Drive a motorcycle - drove Uncle Glen's with assistance 

(23) Shave a guy

(24) Get a psychic reading

(25) Go scuba diving

(26) See a Broadway show

(27) Donate hair - Donated to Locks of Love 2007

(28) Learn to tie a tie - learned and forgot... again.

(29) Ride in a jet

(30) Have kids

As you can tell, I have a lot of traveling to do in the next couple of years, among other things... :)


  1. I seem to remember letting you shave my beard not too long ago?

    1. No no... we were going to, but didn't end up doing it. I guess you're going to have to let me now. :)