To Do

593. Take a cruise

Updated June 27, 2009 Cruises are so common nowadays, it’s hard for some people to believe that I’ve never been on one. So my sister and I have a cruise planned for November of 2010. We don’t know where we’re going yet. We’ve both opened savings accounts at Smarty Pig and are saving our pennies. […]

537. Ride a swan boat in Boston Public Gardens

Updated February 6, 2009 How could you look at pictures like these and not want to ride in a swan boat? Photo courtesy of David Paul Ohmer. Photo courtesy of David Paul Ohmer. I haven’t been to Boston yet, but unless I somehow end up there in the dead of winter, you’d better believe I’m […]

196. Swim in each of the seven seas

Updated May 25, 2009 The Seven Seas always puzzled me. I remember learning in fourth grade that there were four oceans and then hundreds of seas, so I wondered what on Earth people were talking about when they said “The Seven Seas.” So, my first step in figuring out this mystery and then actually swimming […]

97. Learn to sail

Updated November 18, 2009 One year for spring break, a group of 20 college women car pooled from North Carolina to Miami, Florida. When we arrived, we found our boat, the Shark XIV, and our skipper, Captain Joe, waiting for us at the docks. After a ridiculous stop at a grocery store loading up on […]

20. See a green iceberg

Updated October 24, 2009 You have to go to Antarctica to see a green iceberg. Apparently, exactly why they’re green is somewhat of a mystery, but it likely has something to do with organic sediment from the ocean water being frozen in there along with the water and salt. Perhaps I could do a cruise […]

5. Re-visit the Bahamas

I took an amazing trip to the Bahamas during Spring Break and I can’t wait to go back.