“The Wine List”

Jenna’s Wine List – 30 Before 30 (Deadline: August 16, 2014):

  1. Go skydiving *Completed*
  2. Complete a marathon *Completed*
  3. Become fluent in Spanish *Completed*
  4. Live in a Spanish-speaking location for at least a year *Completed*
  5. Go snorkeling *Completed*
  6. Learn to SCUBA dive *Completed*
  7. Shoot a buck (or other big game) and prepare a meal with it *Completed*
  8. Catch a trout on a fly rod *Completed*
  9. Hike in Alaska *Completed*
  10. Own a dog *Completed*
  11. Go to South America *Completed*
  12. Get an advanced degree *Completed*
  13. Learn to ski *Completed*
  14. Go lobster diving & eat the tail for dinner *Completed*
  15. Obtain a full-time job in global health *Completed*
  16. Attend Miami pro sporting events: Marlins (baseball), Dolphins (football), and Heat (basketball) games
  17. Attend the Calle 8 Festival in Miami
  18. Go sailing (to count, must spend the night on the sailboat!)
  19. Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  20. “Read the world” – complete a book by an author from or about every country in the world
  21. Learn to play guitar
  22. Complete a triathlon
  23. Publish an academic article in a peer-reviewed journal *Completed – in press for February 2013*
  24. Swim with manatees
  25. Home brew our own beer
  26. Return to Glacier National Park
  27. Explore the Everglades National Park via airboat and/or kayak
  28. Ski in Patagonia (during North America’s summer!)
  29. Sip a Malbec in Argentinian wine country
  30. Watch Notre Dame play in the National Championship *Completed*

Jenna’s Wine List – Longer term:

  • Summit a serious mountain
  • Complete the “camino francés” of the Camino de Santiago
  • Visit all 50 states (left: VT, AR, MS, AL, OK, NM, HI)
  • Road trip from coast to coast
  • Learn a third language
  • Visit Greece
  • Become a mother
  • Earn a Doctoral degree (?)
  • Qualify for the Boston marathon
  • Work in sub-Saharan Africa (not necessarily long-term)
  • Own a chicken coop (and chickens!)
  • Visit Scandanavia
  • Visit southeast Asia
  • Live in the Pacific Northwest
  • Attend all four BCS bowl games (completed: Orange & Sugar, left: Fiesta & Rose)
  • Buy and renovate an old house

Note – see the original blog post about the wine list here.


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