So, I just came across (or was encouraged to read... however put): http://reinventingsandyb.wordpress.com/the-list/ and http://symphonic-discord.blogspot.com/2009/11/my-list.html which is essentially a list of things a friend wants to do before the time she's 30 years old.... She wrote this 4 years ago... I decided, I'll make a list too... maybe in 8 years at least 1/10th would be completed...iA
1- To memorize the Quran with understanding 2- To finish one of my many novels, and actually get it published 3- To teach 5 people tajweed 4- To teach at Harvard University, Ancient Political Thought as well as Feminist Political Theory 5- To walk from Detroit to Boston 6- To go back packing in Europe 7- To learn french, german, spanish, urdu, persian, hebrew, and japanese. (at least to just speak) 8- To run 15 miles in one day 9- To spend a day without worries 10- To own a drink shop, and make EVERYTHING but in 'virgin' 11- To publish a poetry chap book 12- To get onto DEF Poetry 13- To learn how to 'TRULY' break dance 14- To marry a man who can supply me with a life time support of diet creme soda and twizzlers 15- to accept myself 16- to get an ijaza in memorization and tajweed 17- to run the boston/detroit marathon 18- to ride a horse, camel, and a mustang (the car) 19- to send out anonymous letters to all my loved ones now, in 8 years. 20- to record a spoken word CD 21- to learn how to perfect the art of Good rice 22- to keep in contact with my cousin in syria 23- to become a political analyst for BBC or Aljazeera 24- to translate a book of Nizar Qabani's Poetry into english 25- to go on a REAL cruise 26- to relearn history 27- to learn to FOCUS 28- to live by what I truly believe in 29- to truly believe in something without doubts or worries 30- to build some self esteem.
I know... wow... I wonder how much you learned about me.... :s