the bucket list

Place an X by all the things you've done and remove the X from the ones you have not then send it to your friends (including me). Things you have done during your lifetime. 

(x) Gone on a blind date
(x) Skipped school
(x) Watched someone die (my brother, Jerome) 
(x) Watched someone's birth (yes..on tape. i watched my nephew Aiden being born through the camera that my brother was holding. even the cutting of the cord.) 
( ) Saved a life
(x) Been to Canada
( ) Been to Mexico
( ) Been to Asia
( ) Been to the top of Eiffel Tower
(x) Been on a helicopter
( ) Had your knees buckle from fear
(x) Skipped - as a grown up
(x) Healed a boo boo with a kiss
(x) Thought you might die
(x) Been to the top of Pikes Peak (yes...its one place where you can get high...legally.) 
(x) Succeeded at something really you thought you couldn't
(x) Beat a ticket
( ) Fought city hall and won! 
( ) Flown a plane
( )Driven a boat by moonlight
(x) Seen Pikes Peak
(x) Seen a play on Broadway
( ) Visited a Great Lake
( ) Hiked up a Volcano
( ) Had fish for breakfast
( ) Asked for more ice in Europe
(x) Been in love more than once
( )Been misunderstood because of just your accent
( ) Shot an animal
(x) Recently colored with crayons
(x) Been to a playground lately
(x) Sang Karaoke
( ) Paid for a meal with coins only
(x) Been to the top of the St. Louis Arch
(x) Done something you told yourself you wouldn’t
(x) Made prank phone calls
( ) Been down Bourbon Street in New Orleans
(x) Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose & elsewhere
(x) Caught a snowflake on your tongue
(x) Danced in the rain
( ) Been kissed under the mistletoe
( ) Watched the sunrise with someone ( i don't even get up early enough to do it on my own!) 
(x) Gone ice-skating
( ) Been deep sea fishing
( ) Driven across the United States
( ) Been in a hot air balloon
( ) Been sky diving
( ) Gone snowmobiling
( ) Lived in more than one country
(x) Laid down outside at night and admired the stars while listening to the crickets
(x) Seen a falling star and made a wish
( ) Enjoyed the beauty of Old Faithful Geyser
(x) Seen the Statue of Liberty
( ) Gone to the top of Seattle Space Needle
( ) Been on a cruise
( ) Traveled by train
( ) Traveled by motorcycle
(x) Been horseback riding
( ) Ridden on a San Francisco Cable Car
(x) Been to Disneyland or DisneyWorld
(x) Truly believe in the power of prayer
( ) Been in a rain forest
( ) Seen whales in the ocean
( ) Been to Niagara Falls
( ) Rode on an elephant
( ) Swam with dolphins

Amanda Hansen

Amanda B Hansen is a writer & poet who currently resides in Omaha, NE. 
She is a recent graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She holds a Bachelor's in General Studies. Her certifications include English, Music, & Creative Writing. 

Amanda currently splits her time being a full-time Customer Service Adviser at her local Walgreen's, and being an Editor/Social Media/Writing Contributor for Fine Lines Journal in Omaha.