I decided to take a break from the 101 things in 1,001 days list, so this year I’m doing a 30 before thirty list, to be finished June of 2011.

30 Before 30 List

1. Buy a house
2. Visit Iceland
3. Run a half-marathon
4. Attend a cooking class
5. Carve out a stellar mini home office
6. Go raw for 1 week or do a cleanse – started juicing instead.
7. Start strength training
8. Learn to ride my bike outside with my cycling shoes [without falling over] (I bought a city bike instead!)
9. Go to 1 new restaurant (or coffee shop) per week 52 in total
10. Do yoga six days a week for one month
11. Learn the Pincha Mayurasana yoga pose
12. Get an iPhone
13. Go actual backpacking
14. Take a silver jewelry class
15. Road trip Hwy 101 southbound
16. Try a new class that isn’t ‘my style': belly dancing or zumba>
17. Ask 12 people their favorite book and read it
18. Try kiteboarding (or SUP)
19. Volunteer again
20. Get a car, scooter or new bicycle
21. Visit a spa for a whole day or do a yoga/spa vacay
22. Eat [hyper] local for one week
23. Cook a 5-course meal, have a dinner party
24. Buy awesome matching lingerie
25. Start a grown-up alcohol collection/declare a signature drink
26. Buy a little black dress
27. Visit all 30 breweries in Portland (6 left!)
28. Ask a guy out
29. Visit a new US National Park
30. Go on a group bike ride (Pedalpalooza, but technically just after my birthday!)

After turning 30 in June, I had only completed about 50.5% of the items on my 30 Before 30 list. However, it was still super fun to look back at all the stuff I did manage to accomplish over the last year, like visiting Iceland, buying a house and stand up paddleboarding. On to the next list!