We’ve been discussing lots of plans, in anticipation of Roger going bye-bye. I need to make the most of an ostomy-free life for as long as it lasts, which means house projects, traveling, swimming, sun-cladding, and getting the hell out of this house (and dodge) more.
We have plans for my 51st Birthday in May (P-Town, MA)
We have plans for Jeffrey’s 55th birthday in September (Binghamton, NY to a favorite hotel & restaurant)
We have plans for Thanksgiving (Hartford, CT)
But now we are also discussing:
Who to visit/entertain this summer.
How to celebrate our 25th “First Date” Anniversary in October. (Wow!) (Maybe Rehoboth or Ogunquit?)
Christmas and New Years 2022
Where to go/what to do in 2023.
What to do for our 25th Wedding Anniversary in 2024. (Paris, anyone?)
What our first trip will be after retirement in 2026 (Did I mention we’ve crunched the numbers and Jeffrey and I will be able to retire at the same time? Woohoo!)
There are so many choices and things we want to do and people we want to see. It will hard to pick, but we must prioritize in case our time is more limited than we hope. Of course, COVID, finances, and my available vacation time play a big part in our choices. (My surgery will wipe out 4-6 weeks of time accruals so I’ll have to skimp this year to build up time for next year.)
Other “bucket list” things I want to do (that I’ve never done):
Overnight trip in a train with a private sleeping car and bathroom. (I love trains.)
Fly First Class(I hear it’s a bit better than flying coach.)
Attend Ptown during Carnival (the ONLY time of year I’ve never been there.)
Explore other parts of Canada besides Toronto and Montreal.
Go somewhere, anywhere, completely by myself. (I have never travelled alone in my life.)
Ride in a hot air ballon.
Audition for a Broadway Musical. (PSYCHE! Can you even imagine?)
Meet bloggers I have never met in person.
Attend Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco
Attend Burning Man.
No shortage of ideas, and not sure how many of these plans we can actually make happen, but it’s fun to think about doing each of them.
Where would be the next place you go and /or next thing you do if you had the money, time off, health, and safety to do it?