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40/40 Project: 40 Things to Do in My 40s

  1. Have a guest room, a garage, a bathtub, and a working fireplace.
  2. Pay off our debt.
  3. Revive the blog.
  4. Write one essay or short story a week.
  5. Write a novel.
  6. Write a song.
  7. Write and record an album.
  8. Take a tap class.
  9. Take a modern dance class.
  10. Build a daily yoga practice.
  11. Regain my splits.
  12. Master the inversion asanas.
  13. Run a 5K.
  14. Run a 10K.
  15. Earn a personal trainer certification.
  16. See all 50 States.
  17. Travel to Japan.
  18. India.
  19. Mexico.
  20. Italy.
  21. Greece.
  22. See the Pyramids.
  23. And Antarctica.
  24. Take a solo vacation.
  25. Travel by train.
  26. Go whale watching.
  27. Meet a beaver.
  28. Learn guitar and bass.
  29. Keep a daily journal.
  30. Read a book a week.
  31. Go to the ballet.
  32. Buy art.
  33. Make some pottery.
  34. Draw for fun.
  35. Learn to knit.
  36. Go on a silent retreat.
  37. Explore Buddhism.
  38. Live out West.
  39. Build a creators’ space. Or a hobbit hole.
  40. Find inner peace.

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