Now that five years of post secondary are finally coming to an end, I’ve begun making a sort of bucket list of all the things I’d like to do now that I’ll actually have time and (hopefully) money. A few of these things are maybe a bit bizarre, but I kind of want to post them somewhere so I can maybe look back in a few years and see what I’ve done with my life.
So, here it goes:
1. Jump the apex
In roller derby, jumping the apex is one of the more epic moves (at least in my opinion) where the jammer jumps around the blockers on the corners of the track and successfully landing the jump on the other side.
I’ve been able to jump the apex with no players around, but in a scrimmage and game situation, I always chicken out last minute. I WILL do this one day…
2. Visit my family in Holland and visit other areas of Europe
I want to go to Europe. I have family living in Holland. Holland looks neat. The rest of Europe also looks neat. I don’t know where I want to go exactly yet, but traveling is a necessity in my future.
To date, I’ve only been on a plane once. It was a plane to Toronto. The tickets were free because my dad won them through his work. It’s hard to consider this traveling.
3. Learn how to roller dance
Yes, like the roller dancing from the ’70s ad ’80s to disco. I want to twirl on roller skates. I want to hop around on one foot on skates.
4. Relearn how to play bass guitar
I was learning how to play bass guitar in high school, but when school started I had to put the guitar down. I wasn’t even very good at guitar back then, but now the guitar I bought from my uncle has a pile of dust on it.
5. Brush up on my French speaking
After taking French Immersion in school, I’ve almost completely forgotten how to speak French. I realized this a month or two ago when I was trying to speak with a customer at work who couldn’t speak proper English. I could understand everything he said, but I struggled to speak back. I don’t want to lose my ability to speak French.
6. Move away from Winnipeg, at least for a little while
I don’t know when I want to do this, but I want to move away from Winnipeg for at least a little while. Living in Winnipeg has been fine, but I want to experience somewhere else. So far, I mainly want to go to Toronto, Calgary, or Ottawa.
I’m sure there’s more things that will be added to this list as I start to see over the pile of school books and into the potential future. What kinds of things do you have on your bucket list?