MAK in the USA30 June 2009 at 6:14pmPosts: 3643 (0 today)Status: offline
Sorry, but I couldn't limit my list to only five. . .I did try, but no can do!
The things I want to do before I die are. . .
1). Watch and be a huge part of my kids growth to adulthood. . .see them have families of their own which in turn would make me a grandmother.
2). Travel, travel and travel (many places to see that I haven't had the chance to yet in my life).
3). Finally really learn and master playing the guitar so I can play songs like "Horizons", amoung many, many others, very well.
4). Write a book.
5). See PG live AT LEAST one more time.
6). Meet and shake hands with all of the biggest musical influences in my life (including PG, of course) if for nothing else than to say thank you while shaking their hands and looking into their eyes (the windows to one's soul).
7). Meet all fellow Lunatics and go on a REAL "Lunatic Journey" with all fellow Lunatics so that the "Memoir" thread becomes a reality.
. Remain healthy enough while on this Big Blue Ball to accomplish all of the above.
9). Become financially independent enough to accomplish all of the above.
(Of course, there are more on my list, but I'm already pushing it with nine!)
dalihendrix1 July 2009 at 4:41amPosts: 1167 (0 today)Status: offline
JUST DIE WOULD BE FINE.
:RZA: I DON'T LIVE TODAY!
Duddy1 July 2009 at 2:18pmPosts: 5640 (0 today)Status: offline
Thanks Dalihendrix for making me laugh this morning.
Ste1 July 2009 at 2:46pmPosts: 2647 (0 today)Status: offline
Ok DH, but do you have, like T-Dogg , a list of 5 things you did and you are really happy about? I'm curious, and in a good way. . .
Make please don't limit your list to five if more are relevant. Was thinking all day long that 7 song was a guy's idea whishing to know wether or not they can acheive a creation!!!as far as we are mother the question of the creation is not of our business 12, seems to be a more appropriate number in any case(more if necessary) :-]
Pat Parker2 July 2009 at 5:10amPosts: 2683 (0 today)Status: offline
I agree with everyone that this is a really difficult list to think of . . . especially limiting myself to only five (5) things. Like Deb, there's a lot of the obvious stuff, but here are some of the things I'd like to do before I die:
1. Travel across, around, up, down the USA and see every single state - not just passing through but stopping for at least a day. (I would love to do this trip by train, so I'll throw this part in with number 1, so I can squeeze two things into 1).
2. Would love to meet some of the advocates for wolf preservation - Jim and Jamie Dutcher, being two people I'd love to meet and speak with.
3. I'd love to own a home in Eire so that my family and I could spend some time there throughout the year.
4. I'd like to meet all of the lunatics during a Lunatic Week/Month celebration at some remote area - preferably in England or Eire (two of my favorite countries in the world).
5. Visit Yellowstone Park and/or Alaska and view wolves in the wild - running free of any threats from humankind.
There are plenty more things and it'll be interesting to come back to this list to see if any of my dreams are realized.
Kind regards to all,
Pasolnah2 July 2009 at 4:54pmPosts: 390 (0 today)Status: offline
1)Have the chance to hug my father
2)See my grandchildren (my kids are 8 and 4 now)
3)Have my paintings and drowings exhibited in a gallery and have the chance to perform my music in front of an audience.
4)Trip around the world
5)Witness a universal environment and animal protection law been aproved
Pat Parker13 July 2011 at 2:50pmPosts: 2683 (0 today)Status: offline
Reviving this thread (don't think Deb will mind) . . .
Establish Ariel's Wood in western North Carolina. (Ariel's Wood is the name of a retreat center / cultural gathering place I am hoping to establish post retirement from teaching).
Travel to Istanbul, Konya in Turkey to give thanks to the teachers who have guided me.
Travel to England and Ireland to give thanks to my ancestors who have given me life.
See the US by train, using one of those rail passes and camp out at various places along the way.
Swim with dolphins in the wild. Whales are welcome as long as they can keep control over their flukes.
K'Ehleyr14 July 2011 at 11:16amPosts: 8422 (0 today)Status: offline
Visit Sepulveda, Spain near Madrid where I ancestors came from, story goes they were Sephardic Jews who changed their Jewish name to the name of the town to avoid persecution during the Inquisition - they went to the new world and settled in southern California
Visit this town - and a certain house in this town, and a certain grave
Zichron Yaakov was founded in 1882 by 100 Romanian pioneers, members of the Hovevei Zion movement, who purchased a tract of land in a place known in Arabic as Zammarin.
In the following year, the village came under the patronage of Baron Edmond de Rothschild, who named it Zichron Yaakov - "Memory of Jacob" - after his father, James de Rothschild.
Viticulture was introduced as a primary agricultural sector and in 1885 Rothschild helped to establish the first winery in Israel, Carmel-Mizrachi Winery.
Baron Edmund de Rothschild built in 1886 the synagogue Ohel Ya'akov, or Jacob's Tent, also named for his father. On the Hameyasdim Street he built Zichron's first water tower, called Brichat Binyamin, or Benjamin's Well, the structure's facade is designed in the style of a synagogue.
Zikhron Ya'akov was an important center of the secret Nili intelligence organization. A Jewish espionage network volunteered to spy on Ottoman positions and report them to British agents offshore in the Land of Israel during World War I.
The economy of Zichron Yaakov is based on farming (mainly vineyards; two wineries: the Carmel-Mizrachi Winery and the Tishbi Winery), industry, tourism and recreation.
Visit Egyptian and the Valley of the Kings
Go to Wales and find that Church I saw in a dream when I was 9 years old.
Find out what David Gogo's drummer did with the Brazilian voodoo flute/pipe I gave him - and did Gogo's bass player ever get the funk fingers I ordered from Tony Levins page.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Funk Fingers are a kind of drumsticks that are attached to the fingers of a bass player for producing extra-funky sounds on a bass guitar. They were created by Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel, King Crimson, Liquid Tension Experiment) and his guitar tech, Andy Moore.
The aim was to recreate the effect of drumming on the strings of one's bass as done by drummer Jerry Marotta for Peter Gabriel's song "Big Time" when recording the album So.
The original Funk Fingers were strapped to the fingers, but after some experimentation with cutouts and elastic loops for fingers, Levin decided the most comfortable design has a rubber cap at the end of the fingers. The current version of Funk Fingers comes with two different lengths for his index and middle finger.
Goldberry14 July 2011 at 3:33pmPosts: 48 (0 today)Status: offline
Visit the Taklamakan Desert and assist in an archaeological dig, walk the land, listen to the people.
See Bhutan, Tibet.
Return to Piura, Peru to find the Shaman who came to my bedside when I was ill, as a child.
Visit Spain, France, walk through caves with ancient art, visit museums of classic art, see Basque country. See Tony one last time, if he's still alive
Write music with others in collaboration.
Padowan14 July 2011 at 4:08pmPosts: 512 (0 today)Status: offline
Be (financially) free to create music and art full-time, and touch the World.
Be shown the truth(s) hidden from the masses.
I would love to see Space - first hand.
Tour the Fjords, on a cruise to the North Pole.
Be told I was a good Husband, and Father.
K'Ehleyr14 July 2011 at 6:06pmPosts: 8422 (0 today)Status: offline