Optimicynic

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I'm doing 40 things
 

Optimicynic's Life List

  1. 1. be bold
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    97 people
  2. 2. learn to value time as much as I value words
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  3. 3. organize the flotsam and jetsam of my life
    1 person
  4. 4. do a better job of acknowledging others' important dates (birthdays, anniversaries, etc.)
    1 person
  5. 5. record every book I read in 2014
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    1 person
  6. 6. Internet for education > Internet for amusement
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  7. 7. learn to live with less
    7 people
  8. 8. leave the country
    185 people
  9. 9. re - learn to play piano
    1 person
  10. 10. be a groomsman
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    3 people
  11. 11. read Infinite Jest
    62 people
  12. 12. learn a second language
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  13. 13. waste less time on Facebook
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  14. 14. read the Necronomicon. Yes. ALL of it.
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  15. 15. earn my Bachelor's
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  16. 16. learn to drive a motorcycle
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  17. 17. donate blood regularly
    299 people
  18. 18. ride in a hot-air balloon
    76 people
  19. 19. go snorkeling
    253 people
  20. 20. get a passport
    1,681 people
  21. 21. learn to surf
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  22. 22. become a Certified Surgical Technologist
    1 person
  23. 23. complete EMT training by 24 May 2014 with a "B" average
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  24. 24. take and pass the National Registry EMT Exam
    1 person
  25. 25. run naked and barefoot across a golf course at dawn
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  26. 26. achieve a healthy, sexy weight
    1 person
  27. 27. live in Portland/Seattle
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  28. 28. leave the Navy as an E-5
    1 person
  29. 29. sing karaoke
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  30. 30. dye my hair green (post-military)
    1 person
  31. 31. complete a right-arm sleeve of words (post-military)
    1 person
  32. 32. learn to shoot a bow
    3 people
  33. 33. write a short story
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  34. 34. go skinny-dipping in the ocean
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  35. 35. be present at someone's birth
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    1 person
  36. 36. become a yoga practitioner
    2 people
  37. 37. go primitive camping
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    3 people
  38. 38. read one book per month. Starting...now!
    1 person
  39. 39. earn "Excellent" on my PRT for Cycle 1 2014
    1 person
  40. 40. finish Cryptonomicon in 2014
    1 person

How I did it
How to donate to locks of love
It took me
3 years
It made me
proud


How to donate to locks of love
It took me
3 years
It made me
proud


How to have LASIK/PRK surgery
It took me
30 years
It made me
elated


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Recent entries
deploy in 2013
Had...

...my eyeballs and face fixed instead. I am 100% okay with that.



join the Peace Corps (post-military)
I want...

...to belong to me for a while. The Peace Corps may still happen, but I rather prefer the idea of helping others on my own terms.



be my absolute fittest by my 30th birthday
Didn't happen.

31, here I come!



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