This is my ongoing, never-ending, awesome list of things to do to keep myself busy, productive, constantly learning and growing, and continuously improving my life:

  • Brainstorm for the business that I want to start
  • Watch H+
  • Read One Second After
  • Read World War Z      ✔
  • Learn to brew my first batch of beer
  • Create my own home brewery (contingent on buying a house since I don’t currently have room for this)
  • Remodel the condo bathroom (mainly replace/repair bathroom countertop and cabinets)
  • Continue learning  SQL – Take this SQL course
  • Continue learning CSS – Take this CSS course
  • Continue learning JavaScript – Take this JavaScript course
  • Play more volleyball
  • Mentor with Computers 4 Kids again
  • Volunteer with Team in Training again
  • Start a regular wine night or wine club with friends
  • Visit my brother again and see Charleston
  • Visit my aunt in Northern Virginia
  • Go to Busch Gardens (don’t forget I get a discount on tickets through work)
  • Go to the Richmond Zoo
  • Plan another trip to New York to see Newsies again or possibly another musical like Wicked
  • Go to my cousin Catie’s wedding in Seattle next summer
  • Go to my cousin Jennifer’s bachelorette party in New Orleans in March
  • Go to Padre Island for the Owner’s Meeting in April
  • Eat lunch with friends more often and stop trying to rush through my day (Friends: invite me to lunch so I have to say yes!)
  • Eat lunch with Ben more often now that I’m working closer to town
  • Take a trip to Blacksburg to see the Virginia Tech campus where Ben went to college
  • See a Virginia Tech football game in Blacksburg
  • More dinners with friends (girls nights and couples nights)
  • Keep running with Ben and improving my pace, efficiency, and time
  • Take another Zumba class (when the price is right)
  • Take a yoga class (when the price is right)
  • Call my cousin Megan more
  • Skype with my mom and my family more
  • Go to Steal the Pint Night at Blue Mountain Brewery more often
  • Write in my blog more often
  • Visit my in-laws more often
  • Have more girls nights or at least try to initiate them
  • Make Christmas cards to send to family and friends
  • Make a visit to Nashville to visit my VGT friends that moved there
  • Visit my friend Carrie now that she lives close by (or host her and her family once we have a house)
  • Go to more Trivia Nights (Geeks Who Drink, Trivia Tuesdays at McGrady’s, Mellow Mushroom Trivia Night, Tuesday Trivia Night at Wild Wing Cafe)
  • Go camping
  • Go hiking
  • Host game nights (contingent on buying a house)
  • Host craft nights (contingent on buying a house)
  • Collect unique bottle caps for above said craft night
  • Program a game with Ben
  • Work on my professional website
  • Continue to work on my writing
  • Take courses on Udemy
  • Take courses on Coursera
  • Take courses on Udacity
  • Look for freelance writing gigs (with the help of this, this, this, this, and this)
  • Keep up with this hilarious website
  • Do the ghost tour again
  • Read more of my blogs I’m subscribed to in Google Reader
  • Tour more breweries
  • Continue my conquering of Netflix
  • Try more new restaurants and document it on this blog
  • Buy a house!
  • Keep up with leveling up on Fitocracy
  • Keep up with my Garmin running stats
  • Don’t forget about Pinterest!
  • Run another half marathon
  • Go paintballing (Perhaps here)
  • Go to City Clay and do some sculpting
  • Go to Laizy Daisy Ceramics
  • Do Fun Nite Art
  • Organize my GIANT pile of papers that have been collecting in a corner for 3 years!
  • Get my Texas tattoo
  • Watch Supernatural
  • Work on some video editing projects
  • Exercise my brain with Lumosity
  • Be a grown-up and organize important documents with the help of this and this
  • Look into compassion meditating
  • Take free classes on codeacademy.com
  • Make homemade limoncello
  • Make homemade vanilla extract
  • Read The Happiness Project
  • Read I Will Teach You To Be Rich
  • Finish reading Mockingjay
  • Read The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • Grow my hair long enough and then cut it and donate it to Locks of Love
About Texas Lou

Name: Leslie

Bio: I'm a Texas girl who now lives in Virginia. My goal in life is to experience as much as possible, and this blog will follow me in my adventures!

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