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Things to come

This is more or less a fluff post, but it’s not a bad idea to write my plans for the list. Kit and I are leaving for Spain in less than 2 weeks and I’m still trying to figure out what it is I can knock of the list there.

If I really wanted to spend an insane amount of money in Barcelona, we could go Skydiving and drive a car on a race track, but it is WAY TOO EXPENSIVE! At least 250 euros for Skydiving and 400 euros for a half hour on a race track with a Ferrari. Just doesn’t seem worth it. But here are some of the ideas for the trip.

Fill up my passport : Even though we need a lot more countries’ stamps that what we are going to be getting, I am well on my way. The plan is to hit up Switzerland for a stamp while we are on a long layover and then raid the immigration office in Andorra for a stamp. So, bam! If everything goes right 4 passport stamps in a week.

Get naked at a nude beach: Fully nude, not just topless. This is all depending on whether or not Spaniards go to the beach in March. Its cheating if I do it and no one is around.(No fear, if it happens, I will not be posting any pictures. Maybe, just an artist’s rendering of what had transpired, like in court)

Drink absinth: Nuff said. I’m going to get all green fairy all over this stuff in Spain. Maybe it will help out my spanish speaking skills.

Plans for the near future:

Skydiving:This item is pencilled in for sometime in June back on Long Island where the prices are much more reasonable.

Maintain a fish tank: I will finally be getting off of my ass on this one. When we come back from the trip, my plan is to set up a saltwater nano tank. With my very own clown fish, two actually. One named Skark bait and the other Hoo-ha-ha.

Grow a palm tree: This is sad to admit, but my first attempt at growing a palm tree last spring ended horribly. I effectively killed every tree that I planted. (this will be another post). But I will try again this spring. And hopefully Kit and I will be able to sip some tropical drinks under its glorious shade.

These are just some of my plans, some items are going to be a lot easier than others and I will always be adding more.

Lately, I have been inspired by the guys from The Buried Life. The resolution they made to help someone out every time they accomplish something off of their list. I haven’t figured out how I want to give back yet. Maybe donating every time I get something done, or better yet helping someone accomplish something on their list before I do mine. I don’t know. I’m open to any ideas, leave them in the comments.

Also, I would love to see other people’s list. Send them too me, I might be able to help or point you in the right direction.


March 6, 2010   1 Comment

A bottle of the good stuff

Drink a bottle of Shiraz

Pretty straight forward with this item. After reading cigar review after cigar review from an Australian who paired almost every fine Cuban cigar he had with an expensive bottle of Shiraz, I wanted a piece of the good life. My plan was to buy myself an expensive bottle and enjoy it with a cigar, but after being gifted a bottle from a co-worker as a goodbye gift, I decided that Christmas dinner with Kit’s family was just as good as any time to try it.

It was yummy. So, yummy in fact I finished about 6 glasses on my own. All within about 2 hours. Needless to say  , I was feelin’ nice. Oh so nice.

This last picture shows my glass on the right compared to Kits’. She apparently thought that I had drunk enough wine for the night and that I wouldn’t be able to tell the difference between Shiraz and water with red food coloring. Little does she know, that I have a very sophisticated palate, and no matter how good the food coloring did indeed taste, it still did not hold up to my very discerning taste buds.


January 4, 2010   2 Comments

The key to your heart, or apartment or whatever else I want to break into.

Pick a Lock

As far back as I can remember I have always wanted to be a spy, or super hero. And each of those professions requires certain skills, being able to get into any place you want is one of those skills. Now, with the help of my handy-dandy 11 piece lock picking set, I am one step closer to possessing all the skills I need to be able to write International spy on my resumé.

Here is the link to the video. FYI the guy singing is Jesus, it’s from Family Guy when Jesus does his magic tricks.


December 3, 2009   No Comments