Life List


Visit the Filming sites of Pride and Prejudice

Tour Bedlam (Bethlehem Psychiatric Hospital)

Visit Alexandria, Egypt

Visit the Tower of London

Visit Valley of the Pharoahs

Visit the palace where Elizabeth I grew up (Hampton Court Palace)

Visit  Thomas More’s house

Visit  the Bodelian Library

Visit the New Library at Alexandria

Visit Mommom’s birthplace

Visit every continent

Visit the Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC

Visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

Visit the British Museum in London, England

Visit Mecca


Learn shorthand

Write a YA novel

Learn to knit

Sew a dress

Learn how to tie a tie & a bowtie

Learn how to French braid


Be a part of an archaeological dig

Climb the Great Pyramid

Take a long train journey

Get a reader’s pass at the British Library

Get into the stacks at the British Library

Touch an original Austen manuscript

Meet one author I truly admire (Sarah Dessen, Maureen Johnson, Stephanie Perkins)

Have a baguette fight beneath the Eiffel Tower

Kiss in the rain

Shake hands with a president

Open a Swiss bank account

Go to a session of British Parliament

Attend a major fashion show

Fire a pistol

Visit the wreckage of the Titanic aboard a submarine.

Attend Carnival in Venice, Italy

Shop at Harrods

Vacation at Martha’s Vineyard

Go to an auction at Christie’s or Sotheby’s

Sleep in a castle

Go to the White House Easter Egg Hunt


Be published in a major magazine

Intern at a major federal library

Go to graduate school

Manage a library branch

Get an article published in The Huffington Post

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