my mondo beyondo list...

i've talked about the mondo beyondo course quite a bit around here lately, and now is the time to show you my list. this mondo beyondo list of mine includes tiny miracles as well as insane ones. they stretch the very boundaries of who i am and who i want to become. some of these things i didn't even know i wanted until i had a sit-down session of nutty list making and put all my self-doubts aside and let the dreams just leap out of my head onto the paper. here is what i came up with ::

  • attend a hot air balloon festival
  • teach our girls to knit and sew
  • write a book that gets published and is successful
  • take a dance lesson with wade robson
  • fly kites from a sand dune with the kids
  • see a modern dance performance in NYC
  • complete a project 365
  • interact with a friendly chimpanzee
  • take part in a photo collaboration project
  • travel to japan
  • buy a house in spring lake
  • win the lottery without it ruining our lives
  • hike the grand canyon with the crew
  • make a photo collection from carnivals
  • live in a cabin with chris when our kids have grown up
  • get tattoos symbolizing the kids
  • sing at a karaoke bar in the middle of nowhere
  • have a creative week in a beach house alone - free to paint, write, sew, photograph, etc
  • run in the olympic trials
  • see a live twyla tharpe production
  • see a show at fashion week
  • consult with a stylist to help me get my style groove back
  • take a pilates class with romana
  • break 5 minutes for the mile
  • see the tour de france -preferably a mountain stage
  • swim with dolphins
  • learn to play the piano
  • run the NYC marathon
  • travel across the country with the crew in an RV
  • get a masters running record
  • teach a crafty workshop
  • write and illustrate a children's book that gets published and my kids love it
  • do the race up the stairs of the empire state building
  • enter a cross country ski race
  • meet the dalai lama
  • be an extra in a movie
  • film and produce a documentary
  • have my own talk show
  • live in the italian countryside for a year - preferably with the crew
  • act in a popular indie film
  • go to art/design school
  • sell a screenplay
  • have a regular column in a magazine
  • show photos or paintings at a gallery
  • dress the way i did in high school (i.e. wear what i like, no matter if it's on trend
  • create successful camps so that our money worries disappear
  • see salmon run in alaska
  • renovate our entire house - inside and out - so it's exactly how we want it.
  • run through the redwood forest
  • take the kids to a drive in movie
  • be a speaker / teacher at a retreat
  • give up sugar
  • do 50 pushups in a row
  • take tap dancing lessons
  • learn photoshop completely
  • have a huge party for our friends and family for one of our big anniversaries
  • visit the great wall of china
  • do 5 pullups in a row
  • see the bioluminescent plankton
  • attend alt summit or squam
  • get published in artful blogging
  • design and sell patterns
  • really get to know NYC
  • run 100 miles in a week
  • finish the unravelling course when i am ready
  • paddleboard
  • make a quilt for our bed
  • family trip to DC
  • sew a dress for myself
  • stay at the madonna inn with the crew
  • learn to surf
  • see my 3 kids fulfill their dreams
  • attend a pilates or yoga retreat
  • be on the ellen show
  • zip line

what's on your mondo beyondo list?