Accepting Defeat or Recognizing Greatness

Bucket List Collage

50 unbelievable items spanning 10 countries with extreme adventures and spectacular experiences; that’s my 2013 bucket list. In 11 months, I’ve accomplished great feats and pushed my limits past the edge. But… I have one item left on this year’s list that I’m not sure I’ll cross off. Should I accept defeat or recognize the greatness in my accomplishments? I choose greatness! Continue reading

2013 Bucket List

Exploring Fiji, piloting a helicopter, airplane, glider, jet pack, and biplane, swimming with beluga whales and whale sharks, planning bucket list adventures for others, reaching 10 million blog views, and delivering a beautiful baby sound like a lifetime of accomplishments  but they were just part of my 2012 Bucket List. The more unrealistic I am with my dreams and goals, the more I am able to achieve so I’ve created another list for 2013 with equally beautiful dreams.  Some people create a bucket list because they are dying; I created one because I want to live.

2013 Bucket List:

1. Go on an African Safari
2. Move into our new home and finish decorating
3. Take Athena to swim with dolphins
4. Visit a new state (USA)
5. Visit Petra
6. Take a helicopter tour over Hawaii
7. Swim in the Dead Sea
8. Be in Ottawa on Canada Day
9. Do a manta ray night snorkel
10. Have an encounter with a new animal Continue reading