• Aug 25, 2019

    Venison - My family was a hunting family so deer, wapiti (American elk) & pronghorn were on the bill.  Nettle Tea Huevos Rancheros Steak Tartare Crocodile Black Pudding Cheese Fondue Carp Borscht Baba Ghanoush Calamari - ...
  • Aug 22, 2019

     For the longest time I thought I had something wrong with me as I couldn't seem to stay in a relationship. The ones I did really good in were the relationships that were really bad for me or I would date guys who should have been my ult...
  • Aug 22, 2019

     It's been exciting for me to start a bucketlist and although I add experiences to it that I have already done instead of just a bunch of things people think you should do plus a few of my own dreams it has been worth it.  It makes me w...
  • Aug 19, 2019

     Since 2010 I have found myself occasionally as the source of being kneaded by a cat and I just love it! It's the whole astounding fact that one of the most independent creatures in the world finds you so comfy that they will beat out a ...
  • Aug 17, 2019

      In fact I didn't see make an awesome bucketlist. That should be on there. Congrats that's truly a beautiful list. ~Shane (Banq)  This compliment came from one of my really good online friends whom I shared my list with. This really ma...
  • Aug 17, 2019

      Watched: KEDi; Language: Turkish  Thankfully there are captions since I have no idea what I am hearing although the music is still pretty. This documentary gives an interesting insight to the feral cats that live in Istanbul, how the...
  • Aug 16, 2019

     With multiple kids living in a household a Build-A-Bear experience is almost non-existant even though you sometimes hear others get to do so. As a result I have always wanted to try it and see the magic behind it.  At this age the magi...
  • Kanopolis Drive-In, Kanopolis, KS
    Aug 16, 2019

     I have never been to a drive-in and was excited for this opportunity to actually see one and although there were nearer ones we chose Kanopolis since it is a small town while that was the feel we wanted. As a result we had to driver ove...
  • Pet World, Lawrence, KS
    Aug 16, 2019

     I have always been fascinated by chinchillas and wanted one as a pet. Unfortunately that was never on the sky as they are an expensive pet while no one that I knew had one.  Yesterday we stopped by Pet World to see if they had the skin...
  • Aug 14, 2019

      Got this suggestion from another bucketlist.org user and decided to take a look at it since it seems interesting. Although I have a penpal this seems to be a better option since almost...
  • Aug 11, 2019

     So for the first time ever I really got a chance to visit IA. The last time I had been by was basically grazing the tip by train while it was gone before you even knew you were there.  Anyway I have to say I have fallen in love with th...
  • Aug 10, 2019

      Okay I know that you don't really hear the ocean in a seashell and that there is a nice little scientifc explanationa packaged up to destroy the magical thoughts of those who indulge in this practice. But can't we allow the creativity ...
  • Aug 10, 2019

      We had to travel to IA to celebrate my husband's side of the family in his youngest cousin getting married to his girlfriend of 7 years.  I had never met the young bride and very rarely the groom to be. But the small church was simply...
  • Aug 10, 2019

     I have sat in a few empty churches before but usually got in since there was some type of event going on at the time. Although this would mean the church wasn't actually empty in its entirety, the sanctuary was and so I was able to abso...
  • Aug 10, 2019

       I have to say so far I have hit this nose-on since I only have 69 or so pictures that aren't mine. I have used replacements for those pictures I couldn't get (looking at you white monarch), that my phone had problems getting such as t...
  • Aug 9, 2019

    Biological Sex: Female Gender Expression: Androgynous Gender Identity: Cisgender FAB (Female Assigned At Birth) Sexual Orientation: Heteroromantic Orientation Type: 0 - Attracted exclusively to a gender(s) different than one's ow...
  • Aug 9, 2019

     Common Sense  Simplicity  Warmth  Adventure, Exploration & Discovery  Kindness  Love  Depth  Home  Solitude  Timeliness  Wisdom  Perseverance  Life has most definitely changed from when I was a younger child and was...
  • Aug 9, 2019

      The sound of ice cream trucks seem to break the summer calm and everyone knows what they are. Unfortunately although I had seen them thorughout my childhood I had never had a chance to be able to make a buy as it was something you don'...
  • Aug 8, 2019

     Once I finally figured out my future I chose I wanted to be a librarian if I ever got the means to be able to get the financial support to go to school for it. Instead I now have the distinction of being a GR librarian while I love it. ...
  • Aug 8, 2019

     "Because of Winn-Dixie" was my 100th book read and as a result my 100th book review.  And as of right now on Aug 8, 2019, I have read 1,838 books and each of them has a review. So although I am newish about writing reviews I enjoy my o...
  • Aug 8, 2019

     Not my picture but one from Banq.  Due to this game I am playing I have made several friends from other countries there is one little girl from Guyana who has adopted me, one of my silent but wise besties from Brazil, another from Arge...
  • Aug 7, 2019

     As of right now I have read 1,838 books and am working on at least two more at this moment. So as a result I can say that I have blown this goal away while almost having doubled it. And I am still reading strong.
  • Aug 7, 2019

     This was my a bonus unexpected bucketlist item for me today and one I am so glad I was able to take off my list finally. Longhorns are such beautiful creatures and they are so colorfully unique even from each other while I just love the...
  • Ad Astra Alpacas, Baldwin City, KS
    Aug 7, 2019

     We had a tour timed for 10 this morning but the weather had other ideas so we rescheduled for 2 instead if the weather had cleared up. Fortunately this time around the weather chose to behave for a bit.  We were greeted by Claudia and ...
  • Aug 7, 2019

     I always thought that I had a somewhat boring and restricted life but looking back at some of the things I have done, where I have traveled, what I have seen and most definitely what I have experienced in just 33 years makes me excited ...
  • Aug 7, 2019

     This is my husband's bucketlist reach as I haven't been kissed by one lol. When we were visiting Ad Astra Alpacas and were with the girls Carmelita came charging at one of the dogs. Her owners Claudia and Bob redirected her while for a ...
  • Aug 7, 2019

     Trying to get more experiences than spending on stuff. 
  • Aug 6, 2019

      The one homework assignment I loathed as a child and still do as an adult is the one where the teacher tells you to sit down then write about where you see yourself in ten years. I may not be that creative when it came to my life but I...
  • Aug 3, 2019

     I can say that I have got several states already tucked under my belt for having visited even with my rule that I have had to have been in at least three places within that state before I will actually agreed to have visited it.  Due t...
  • Aug 3, 2019

     I have worked at a cookie shop for a little under a year now as the year will be at the end of this month. Anyways we make all our own cookie dough and frosting as well as baking, frosting and/or decorating if necessary as well as packa...
  • Aug 2, 2019

      Ever since I could actually more or less pay for my own tokens or souvenirs I have made an attempt to at least gather something from my trips so that I can remember them along with the memories.  The honey and geode were from an apple...
  • Aug 1, 2019

      First of all I know two meanings for my name. First of all the one that is assigned to the name itself as its origin and usually found in baby books for those who are interested.  The second meaning of my name is actually more intimat...
  • Jul 31, 2019

     This is way harder to do than you can imagine, especially since I have an older type of camera on my phone that doesn't like high quality. As a result I just took a video of tonight's severe thunderstorm for a minute or so then spent th...
  • Jul 28, 2019

      At this point in time I feel that the bridges to my past - good or bad - are burning on their own thus leaving me to look to the future. At this point I can only claim that it is God's doing and that He knows me best, which He does, bu...
  • Jul 15, 2019

      Unfortunately my friend who was like a brother to me passed away back in VA while my husband insisted that we needed to go to the funeral. Since driving and trains is about the only direct routes with stops in the city we were going to...
  • Jul 13, 2019

     **Not my pic**   When I was living in the Piedmont area of VA black bears were common and could be often seen even in the town of Chatham during the day. I won't go into the specifics of when I tried to feed one unintentionally of cour...
  • Jul 11, 2019

     This wasn't a road trip with an overall joyful reason but it was still nice to be with my husband alone for a few days and get out to see the world at large. I did learn how much of a great person he was even more than what I knew and a...
  • Jul 2, 2019

     I took a writing class in high school during my junior year I believe and so I had plenty of things lying around when I came upon the now missing site poetry.com. As a result I had submitte...
  • Jun 18, 2019

    reading a kids book 
  • May 9, 2019

       We had rescued a catbird who had flown into a glass door but when we got him to the sanctuary they put him down since they said he had too much inside damage.  Our little success story though was the bee. I am not sure if it was a ca...
  • Apr 25, 2019

     I have always loved almost anything Native American while the dreamcatcher was one of the first things that caught my interest. Just its simplistic beauty of webbing, feathes and beads always intrigued with its looks.   As a result I l...
  • Apr 6, 2019

     So far we have ate at two of them. Our first experience was so much better than the second while we probably will not return to the second just because of it. Ozark, MO was for my birthday as I had never been there - 04/06/19 Sikest...
  • Cedar Cove Feline Conservatory & Education Center, Louisburg, KS
    Apr 5, 2019

      This was an experience that I didn't think was going to come together. We kind of tried to contact them at the last moment and they weren't responding to us. Finally when we did get the go ahead it was an argument on whether it was too...
  • Dec 31, 2018

     In 2018 I chose to start on the Bible and I have gotten further than I ever have thanks to the app being on the phone and having a audio for names I cannot pronounce. Unfortunately I haven't finished it while in 2019 it looks like I too...
  • Aug 14, 2018

     First of all this is not my picture but I am keeping it since I don't like to tie work and the web together. Also I like the little message I get from the fish.  This goal was something that I posted from a bucketlist book. Although al...
  • Aug 12, 2018

     Not my picture but from Jason Weingart's photography.  The last time I tried to really watch a meteor shower was by myself. There wasn't much going on that night and I ended up falling asleep on the porch and underneath the stars in VA...
  • Jul 26, 2018

     This was a goal that I found either on the web or in one of the many bucketlist books that I have. Seeing that I have no link or title it probably came from the web.   Techinically this can be considered unfinished but the room that I ...
  • Jul 26, 2018

       This wasn't exactly a desk but it worked as one in the leased room. Since it was so nice, big and table-like I must admit that I used it more as a storage table than anything else.  Now along with the room it is clean and ready to b...
  • Jul 13, 2018

     I have been very fortunate in being given a bunch of adult coloring books so I have never really had to buy mine. The unfortunately part is that so many seem to have a really cool picture that is on the back of the book as a description...
  • Jun 21, 2018

     This training course we took was due to the cooperation of our chuch and local police. It was a great experience to learn but hopefully we don't have to use it. ~~Avoid | Deny | Defend™ During an act of violence (e.g. robbery, hostage ...
  • Jun 8, 2018

     Unfortunately since I have moved to Lawrence I haven't been able to find a Relay for Life team. I even took the time to talk to one that was outside my store and they didn't give me any information that I could have worked off of.  And...
  • Jun 8, 2018

     There was one year when I moved out of a bad situation and started living on my own with the help of a church lady who was also a neighbor. Her sister was already a part of the Relay while it was only natural for her to also contribute....
  • Jun 7, 2018

  • May 11, 2018

    https://youtu.be/neDnpgZPPvY  I am not quite certain what they are singing in this song since it is in a language that isn't my own but as they say sometimes no words are needed....
  • May 11, 2018

      Although we may seem like we are too old to have stuffies my husband and I have our own little family that keeps on growing. They not provided us with companions when we needed them the most in our most lonely days but they also repres...
  • May 11, 2018

  • Plumlee Buffalo Ranch, Alma, KS, USA
    May 3, 2018

     One of my first agritourist adventures as an adult and one of the better adventures that I have had in such a long time. I learned so much due to our wonderful hostess and now we have some bison meat to try. Definitely recommend this tr...
  • Apr 27, 2018

     Introduction: How Wolves Changed Rivers by SustainableMan.org 1. For More Wonder, Rewild the World by George Monbiat 2. How I Use the Drum To Tell My Story by Kasiva Mutua 3. Why Wo...
  • Apr 24, 2018

      When I was a teenager I watched on one of the educational shows a telling of an African story in which there was a young woman whose arms was chopped off. She then ended up marrying and having a child before being chased away. While sh...
  • Apr 17, 2018

       1,001 Ways To Live WILD: A Little Book of Everyday Adventures  
  • Apr 16, 2018

     We ended up going to Abilene the other day to help celebrate the last few days of my brother staying with us. As a result we had so much fun getting there and even though one of our planned stops didn't work out we made up for it.     O...
  • Apr 9, 2018

     I convinced my husband to help me in getting my brother to finally watch Titanic after he told me that he would never ever watch it. Yes I had to trade-off, which would be to allow the boys to watch their Wrestlemania when it came on bu...
  • Apr 9, 2018

      Me and my brother watched this one night together while it was his choice. I vaguely remember the movie so I will have to watch it again just to refresh the facts in my head.  Kind of curious why this certain bucketlist goal is on eve...
  • Pet World Experience, Lawrence, KS
    Apr 8, 2018

       Ever since I knew the store carried hedgehogs I have wanted to hold one but at the time I first saw them it was a mother and her babies. They have like a snorting cough sound when they are anxious so it wasn't allowed to hold them. F...
  • Apr 7, 2018

    Venue: McLouth, KS & Lawrence, KS (same day) Colors: Yellow (forsythia) and green (ferns) along with fake lilies of the valley since they were so expensive. Dress and groom's tux were old-fashioned. Two receptions of cake & ...
  • Apr 6, 2018

    This was my first and so far only mani that I have ever had. My soon-to-be mother-in-law chose to take me out to get my nails done because it was my birthday and the day before my wedding while she thought I would like to have some nice ...
  • Mar 31, 2018

     This was actually quite fun and interesting to learn about how to card wool as they would have done back when everything was made at home. Although we didn't get to learn the whole process it gives you an idea as to how it was done whil...
  • Calamity Janes', Lawrence, KS, US
    Mar 23, 2018

      My most expensive outfit had to have been my wedding dress although compared to other wedding dresses it was pretty cheap - about $380-something even with alterations. What made it interesting was I asked my then-fiance if we could ju...
  • Mar 17, 2018

      While we were meeting my fiance's family we also got to meet their menagerie of animals, which also included some ducks. At this point I have to say the ducks stole my heart and I got a bonus duck to hold as well as pet the cat at the ...
  • Mar 11, 2018

     Although I have always had a favorite of teal as a color I wouldn't have chosen it as my signature color until I was asked by my upcoming mother what my favorite color was. As such I said Teal although I have other favorites like silver...
  • Mar 2, 2018

      It may not be as updated as I would like it to be but the diary for the most part has been on a roll. I found a mobile app called Daylio, which has made my diary experience a whole lot better. At first it was having to get used to just...
  • Mar 2, 2018

     Since I had added this particular goal I have known what a syzygy is but I chose to not complete it until later just to make sure it was not in my short-term mental compartment.  From: 2001 Things to Do Before You Die
  • Feb 28, 2018

     For me since I am a night employee this is most definitely something that occurs on a regular basis. Instead for me I would have to pull an all-dayer, which in some senses is even harder since there are so many more hours during the day...
  • Jan 31, 2018

      Although we missed the actual beginning portion of this particular lunar eclipse since Cody was still at work we still had a nice show of the rest of this super blue blood lunar eclipse. We found a church on the outskirts of town and p...
  • Jan 1, 2018

     Who keeps these anyway? 
  • Dec 31, 2017

     Did so and passed my goal. Also had a really good year since I was able to get into the Top 10 Reviewers for GR. 
  • Dec 22, 2017

     What made this day special to us first of all is that we were celebrating our dating anniversary of a year. As a result Cody planned out a nice date for us where we went to Olive Garden near Legends and then to Books-A-Million. This guy...
  • Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO
    Dec 16, 2017

     For date night or day I am usually the one who gets to choose where we go since my husband doesn't much care. As a result I end up normally doing things I like although trying to keep him in mind. But also know at the same time what I m...
  • KU Natural History Museum, Lawrence, KS
    Sep 15, 2017

      We were able to visit a lecture called Tooth & Claw that was hosted by the university. Paleontologist David Burnham talked to us about the excavations they have been doing, the T-rex, the most recent find of a possibly pregnant one...
  • Grinter's Sunflower Farm, Lawrence, KS
    Sep 6, 2017

      Most definitely enjoyed this trip for the day was bright and sunny, which was emphasized by the bright yellow of the sunflower heads themselves, yet just had that nip of chill that comes with mornings around this time of year. The butt...
  • Aug 21, 2017

     This was one of our traveling dates and one that we were looking forward to. As a result we chose that we wanted to be able to escape the city and use a smaller town that was in the path of totality. As a result we drove to Sabetha but ...
  • Aug 21, 2017

     Cody and I were on our way back from Sabetha after viewing the solar eclipse when we found that traffic was an awful mess. After trying to deal with the dead standstill that we found on the highway we ended up venturing onto the backroa...
  • Aug 21, 2017

         ***Picture by Chris Harris (Framing Kansas)
  • Jul 12, 2017

     What makes me so much prouder about this is the fact that unlike probably some of the other users I have started over my own reading list since there is no way that I can remember half of the books I have read in my younger years. Altho...
  • May 17, 2017

      I am so glad that I was able to get my bio dino and although it is basically not much of a pet when compared to other animals that can and will interact with you it is just as much a beauty. To be able to hold the miracle of the sea in...
  • Dunkin' Donuts, West 23rd Street, Lawrence, KS, United States
    May 1, 2017

    Muncher's Blueberry Fritter - Sept 17, 2016 Muncher's Butterfly - Sept 17, 2016 Muncher's Strawberry Cream Cheese - Sept 17, 2016 Muncher's Strawberry Knot - Sept 17, 2016 Krispy Kreme's Pumpkin Spirit Juniors - Sept 20, 2016 Dunk...
  • Panera Bread, West 23rd Street, Lawrence, KS, United States
    May 1, 2017

      Although I was happy to be able to find this particular doughnut could be found in my hometown it wasn't the best. I am still wanting to find another place that specializes in doughnuts to get a better tasting one but that will be anot...
  • Feb 1, 2017

     This was an interesting scenario to see in the sky and I would have no idea for a beginning explanation to even describe what is going on.   **Update** Just found the answer via Nic Murphy on FB: Thats an edge of a cold or warm front...
  • Jan 28, 2017

     I had a Chinese coworker who I was helping out with English-speaking so as a result he asked my boyfriend and I to join him for the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Rooster. We agreed so met him at a restaurant that he suggested.  Th...
  • Jan 27, 2017

      Had a coworker that took me and Cody out to celebrate the Year of the Rooster in the Chinese system. This fellow coworker has had me teach him bits and pieces of English although I am not a good teacher of language in my own self-defen...
  • Dec 31, 2016

     1. Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ - Jan 1, 2016  2. Stories from the Early Saints: Converted by the Book of Mormon by Susan E. Black - Jan 15, 2016  3. The Holy Temple by The Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter Day Sai...
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  • Dec 22, 2016

    Love does hurt sometimes, but so does loneliness. You’ve learned a lot about what you desire in a partner by now, so don’t be afraid to open yourself up to another person. Look at it like a roller coaster: Yes, it is scary, but you are g...
  • Dec 21, 2016

     Still not much a fan of H.G. Wells' work but being in the Illustrated series did help me a lot, especially when I was able to see the excitement of someone whose limited English cry that he could read the book with its easy writing. 
  • Dec 16, 2016

     I had enjoyed the occasional instances of being able to have a pen pal when I was a child but like many things after a while it seems to fall apart as the teacher was the one who mailed the letters. I had flirted with the idea occasiona...
  • Dec 16, 2016

     Really isn't hard to find out what it means since there are so many sources to answer the question. Did enjoy trying to find backing sources just to confirm the information provided was right. 
  • Dec 12, 2016

     **No live animals were harmed in the completion of this goal**  There is a bucketlist-type book that my sister has that I was flipping through and while I was looking over some of the thoughts my first two were: Some of these are impos...
  • Prairie Paws Animal Shelter, Ottawa, KS, United States
    Dec 9, 2016

     This year for Christmas I wanted to do something different and unique since it just seems right. That and with my precarious relationship with my family I didn't know how this Christmas season would turn out. Fortunately my sister is al...
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