Had Me a Blast


Summer To-Do List:

  • Take Latin ballroom dancing lessons.
  • Bring baked goods to an elderly neighbor.
  • Convert all our old home videos to digital formats.
  • Scan in all our picture albums and organize them in a Flickr account.
  • Learn five new phrases in French.
  • Spend an evening looking at stars through the telescope with my dad.
  • Stop by the local library once a week to learn something new.
  • Have a picnic in the park, complete with basket and checkered blanket.
  • Dance in the rain.
  • Eat a funnel cake at the county fair with my mom.
  • Visit at least two museums.
  • Write a letter to my grandmother every week.
  • Finish reading all the books I've started over the years.
  • Challenge my little brother to a game of HORSE.
  • Make s'mores.
  • Create a giant mural on the driveway using chalk.
  • Host a barbecue.
  • Build a sandcastle.
  • Catch fireflies.
  • Fly a kite.

I might not do even half the things on that list, but it's fun to imagine a cheery, golden summer so full of fun that I am constantly sore from laughter. What would be on your ideal summer to-do list?