Table Settings

The More the Merrier

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Michele writes: “For my 60th birthday I was treated to a sit down dinner for 30. It was an amazing celebration!” (Click here to see what others have checked off their ‘bucket lists’)

Beach Horizon


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Mark writes: “Sandboarding – do you know what it is? Think snowboarding but with a couple of  real differences. It’s not as cold as snowboarding, the wipe-outs are a bit grittier, but it is just as much fun. I finally strapped one of those boards onto my feet and spent most of a day sandboarding down a huge dune on …



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Hal writes: “I’m learning chess. I always wanted to know how to play the game but thought it was too complicated. Then I found myself really old and thought it was time to exercise my brain. Yes, chess is very hard to master but isn’t that part of its value?” (Click here to see what others have checked off their …

Area 51

Area 51

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Bob writes: “In another month I am off to Area 51 in search of aliens! Okay, I’m not really serious about what I’ll find but I am curious to visit this part of the desert, so shrouded in mystery. Just looking for a little warm weather, hiking, and well, anything else I might see!” (Click here to see what others …

Parisian Cafe


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Suzanne writes: “In two months I am off for my first trip to Paris!” (Click here to see what others have checked off their ‘bucket lists’)

Straight Flush


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Sue writes: “My girlfriends and I all learned how to play poker! It really is a fun. We play for M&M’s.  Each color has a different value. Seriously, none of us wants to part with real money.” (Click here to see what others have checked off their ‘bucket lists’)

Alaskan Lake


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Mary writes: “I just made reservations for an Alaskan cruise this summer. I’ve been waiting around for someone to go with me for too long. Really, what am I waiting for? Very excited and feeling sort of free!” (Click here to see what others have checked off their ‘bucket lists’)

Back to School Bookshelf

College Freshman

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Stephanie writes: “It’s a brand new year and one I’m not going to forget. It’s been nearly forty years since I graduated from high school and next week I will become a first time college student. I’m really nervous but I’ll just take it one day at a time and hope I do okay. This has been on my Bucket …

Red Mushroom Sprouting in Lawn

2015 Plans

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Recently, I found myself thinking about mushrooms. Weird but it sort of makes sense within the context of the coming year. But right on the heels of this thought came confusion. Nothing too critical (!) but is my planning, dreaming about what to do in 2015 actually a Bucket List? Yes and no. But what’s most important is that this …

Glitter Tree Decoration


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Shelly writes: “In two days we are off to Hawaii!  For years we’ve talked about getting away from the snow at Christmas. Our two kids and their families will be sharing a condo. We’ll have a couple of grandkids bedding down on the floor in our condo. Yes, space is at a premium but I think is going to be a …