benjithedog

is finding out what she wants to do now



I'm doing 12 things
 

benjithedog's Life List

  1. 1. travel the world
    21,165 people
  2. 2. grow a garden
    930 people
  3. 3. go on a road trip with no predetermined destination
    21,522 people
  4. 4. direct a film
    1 entry
    244 people
  5. 5. create something beautiful
    519 people
  6. 6. Hike the inca trail to machu picchu
    81 people
  7. 7. go to japan
    3,758 people
  8. 8. run a marathon
    1 cheer
    12,923 people
  9. 9. Make enough money so that money doesn't matter
    283 people
  10. 10. Drive the autobahn.
    59 people
  11. 11. Take more pictures
    15,337 people
  12. 12. Learn Mandarin Chinese
    312 people

How I did it
How to see Flaming Lips in concert
It took me
4 years
It made me
In love


How to pierce my nose
It took me
1 day
It made me
Pretty


How to learn Tai Chi
It took me
1 day
It made me
Bored


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Recent entries
learn to let go of bad feelings sooner (read all 2 entries…)
I think that I can do this now

It’s been a while since I’ve really hung on to bad feelings and let things stew. I guess I forgot about it but seeing this made me remember, it’s not really a problem anymore



Learn Portuguese (read all 2 entries…)
I'm counting this as learning

I’m not fluent in any way but I took some actual classes and now I understand some basic grammar and vocabulary. That’s enough to get me started, if I ever go somewhere that speaks Portuguese it’ll be enough to be able to brush up on it and try talking with people!



ride my bike year round (read all 2 entries…)
Ugh

I love my bike, I love biking! But it’s getting cold and I just don’t have the money or motivation to actually buy all the gear I need to stay warm but not sweaty on my way to school. I’ve just gotten busy and I’ve been doing things after school at night too so I’ve just started driving. The problem is that I live like 2-4 miles from campus and the road I have to ride on is a car-packed highway. I don’t want to A) get hit by a car as I’m riding home at night or B) slip on ice and get run over in the winter.
If I get a bike to keep on campus and ride it around then I’ll call this year a success and maybe try again next year.



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