/30 – High on Life!

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Here’s my list!

  1. Run a half marathon
  2. Learn to play the keyboard – In progress
  3. Write a fiction novel
  4. Write a non-fiction blog book
  5. PADI open water scuba diving course
  6. Kayaking
  7. Jet Skiing
  8. Hot air balloon ride
  9. Ziplining
  10. Helicopter/ Private plane ride
  11. Parasailing/ Paragliding
  12. Give a walking tour to friends in 3 cities – In progress
  13. Prepare and give a walking tour to a group of strangers
  14. Bike around 3 National Park: In progress  – Mumbai
  15. Sell a painting and donate the proceeds to charity
  16. Learn a programming language – In progress
  17. Hike the Grand Canyon
  18. Go skiing
  19. Get my drivers license: In progress
  20. Skydiving
  21. Watch the northern lights
  22. Give a TED/ TEDx talk
  23. Jump off and swim in a lake
  24. Do gardening and plant 10 plants/ trees
  25. Write 30 letters to the people I love: In progress
  26. Read 30 books: In progress
  27. Try pottery and make something on my own
  28. Be a SECRET Santa for X’mas
  29. Stargazing @ Stanford
  30. Camping @ a beach
  31. Swim with dolphins
  32. Give a baby elephant a bath
  33. Fish pedicure
  34. Study @ my dream school
  35. Celebrate New Years in a different country
  36. Celebrate New Years @ 30,000 feet #2020
  37. Bake a birthday cake
  38. Cycling trip & walking tours across SF
  39. Upload a YouTube video
  40. Recite a self-written poem
  41. Spend a tech-free week
  42. Spend 30 social media free days
  43. Do a 30-day wake up @ 5 AM challenge
  44. Do a 30-day meditation challenge
  45. Do a 30-day workout challenge
  46. Do a 30-day eat healthy challenge
  47. Do a 30-day Gratitude + Journaling challenge
  48. Do a 30-day “Get Rejected” challenge
  49. Do a 30-day Blog challenge
  50. Adopt RAW VEGAN diet for 30 days WHOLE FOODS PLANT BASED LIFESTYLE
  51. Go fish feeding 30-days in a row
  52. Gift a favorite book (hardcopy) to 10 people: In progress
  53. Pick up a loved one from the airport with flowers
  54. Learn a 5-minute ball dance
  55. Shop head-to-toe for another person
  56.  Build a snowman
  57. Have a mini art exhibition
  58. Gift 30 handmade cards for X’mas/ birthdays/ other occasions: In progress
  59. Own a Mac
  60. Learn to play a video game and win at least once 😛
  61. Learn to play 10 board/ card games: In progress (learned: Uno, Uno Flip, Monopoly Deal, Battleship, Sequence)
  62. Travel first class
  63. Fly my family business class: In progress
  64. Celebrate Christmas: 2018 done, and 2019 (In progress)
  65. Go snorkeling
  66. Live and work in 4 countries: In progress (2 done, 2 to go!)
  67. Travel across 6 continents: In progress (3 done, 3 to go!)
  68. Adopt a pet
  69. Have a mini indoor garden
  70. Hand paint a custom tee shirt
  71. Gift a custom mug/ teeshirt/ keyring
  72. Try a new cuisine: Sushi, Nov 2019
  73. Gift the most thoughtful present I can think of: Dec 2019
  74. Shooting: AFS, Dec 2019
  75. Archery: AFS, Dec 2019
  76. Go Karting: AFS, Dec 2019, Ferrari World 2016
  77. Paintball: AFS, Dec 2019
  78. Paint a diya for Diwali
  79. Make a rangoli for Diwali
  80. Sandboarding
  81. Stargazing @ Desert
  82. Stargazing @ a village
  83. Stargazing @ a beach
  84. Waterpark Triathlon: 2017, 2018 (Atlantis), 2019 (Yas)
  85. Make best friends with a child
  86. Post handwritten letters
  87. Send a thoughtful surprise Chrismas present: Dec 2019
  88. Make and gift a mixtape: Dec 2018
  89. Watch dolphins and penguins: FL, Atlantis the Palm and The Dubai Mall Zoo
  90. Make a new friend on a trip: Saputara, SFO, On a flight someone who carried my letter
  91. Miss a flight: YYZ
  92. Catch a last-minute flight: SNA – FL
  93. Fly to meet someone I love
  94. Give a birthday surprise to a loved one : Sent surprise gifts to friends
  95. Give a random surprise to a loved one : Surprise Potato
  96. Get ALMOST caught by the cops
  97. Bonfire @ a beach : Davenport, CA
  98. Watching sunset & Bonfire @ a mountain : Jebel Hafeet
  99. Camping & watching sunrise @ a mountain : Jebel Jais
  100. Trekking & Camping in the wild : Saputara, India
  101. Rappeling & bouldering : Sapada, India
  102. Living in a Tree House : Polo Forest
  103. Shout @ Echo Point with a group
  104. Road trip with friends: Palanpur, 17 miles drive
  105. Night Walks in a new country : Rodeo Drive, Toronto, Mahe
  106. Be picked up from the airport in a new city : DXB, LAX, SJC, SNA, YYZ, SFO
  107. Ride the world’s fastest Roller Coaster : Ferrari World 3 trips!
  108. Watch the Ferrari @ Grand Prix : 2019
  109. Visit the world’s tallest building : 2x – 2016, 2017 (Burj Khalifa @ the Top)
  110. Build a sand fort @ the beach : Mumbai, SEZ
  111. Dune the deserts : Desert Safari 3x – 2016, 2017, 2019
  112. Pray @ the Gurudwara : Dubai JA Gurudwara 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  113. Pray @ a Church : Mount Mary’s Church, Bandstand – 2014/15, SEZ 2019
  114. Pray @ a Mosque : Haji Ali, Mumbai
  115. Night-out : Mumbai, DXB
  116. Go on a Travel spree : November 2019 (22 days, 3 continents, 5 countries)
  117. Go on an unplanned trip : August 2019 10 days in less than 15 hours prep 
  118. Give parents a surprise visit : November 2019
  119. Visit my dream school : August 2019
  120. Forgive a loved one without any apology
  121. Visit a friend who’s sick with warm soup, tales and care to share
  122. Pick up a friend from the airport with a placard: Dec 2018
  123. A Letter to my lover’s parents
  124. Be covered in the news/ TV/ radio
  125. Watch the fireworks on New years: 2019
  126. Gift first canvas painting: December 2019
  127. Shop souvenirs from the airport (LA, Houston, SEZ) & buy a postcard from another country: SEZ
  128. Gift a collection of handwritten letters
  129. Write letters from the plane and airports
  130. Wish a loved one birthday at different timezones and with a countdown
  131. Write to someone a specially dedicated poem
  132. Throw away/ trash old letters as a symbolic “letting go”
  133. Cry, to let go of grief
  134. Let go, someone, I deeply care about
  135. Build rock castle: Pebble Beach
  136. Visit my school best friend in a new country: August 2019
  137. Travel business class
  138. 8 days of water only fast: Aug.-Sept. 2019
  139. Go for a walk at midnight, alone: 2019
  140. Gift a dream catcher to a loved one
  141. Go for a run at 4 AM: 2018
  142. Talk all night and watch the sunrise replace the moon: 1st Jan 2019
  143. Talk on a call 3 hours non-stop: Sept ’19
  144. Dedicate a special song to a loved one
  145. Fast and pray on Karwachauth
  146. Hike an open trail
  147. Fall asleep on a beach
  148. Jump off a fence: Gandhinagar & Polo Forest
  149. Boating @ Mangroves
  150. Watch the raccoons & alligators
  151. Hold a baby alligator
  152. Make friends with a dog at the airport

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