50 items in one year! Yep, I’m pushing the limits with my 2013 Bucket List. Why not? Life is worth living, right? While some items are extreme like driving a NASCAR or hang gliding, others are more realistic like taking Athena to a zoo. What it all comes down to is that time is precious and life is worth living. It’s the daily moments as well as the over-the-top ones that come together to make each day a rewarding journey. As a previous English teacher, I love to read. Losing myself in a great book is equally as rewarding as losing myself in a new country, making number 38 on the list, find at least 5 new authors that I love, an enjoyable daily adventure. Mike Bond, and more specifically his new book Saving Paradise, makes the cut. Dan Brown meets Hawaii Five-0 in Bond’s thriller Saving Paradise leaving me wonder why it took me this long to find this author that I love.
I heard about Pinterest months ago, maybe even a year ago, and I kept thinking I’ll check it out when I get a chance. Now, it seems to be a prominent source on the social media scene and I’m behind on the times, but I’m jumping on the bandwagon and loving the ride.
The idea is not new; it’s a basic think board, an online collection of your favorite images and photos in one convenient location. Pinterest is a content sharing service that allows members to “pin” images, videos, and other objects to their pinboard. Best of all, you can browse pinboards created by other people. Browsing pinboards is a fun way to discover new things and get inspiration from people who share your interests. Continue reading