What’s on your list?

October 15th, 2006 by kathy

Are you a woulda’, shoulda’, coulda’, don’t have the time, money, or the significant other to do X, Y or Z, kind of person? If you answered, “kinda, sorta, not really sure what you mean by that,” then I suggest you read this piece from the Christian Science Monitor.

We all have our list of things we would like to accomplish before we die—you know, countries we’d like to visit, books we’d like to write, museums we’d like to visit at least one, cities we’d love to live in — but do we ever go out and do anything on our list so we can finally cross it off?

Don’t answer that.

When Carrie Tuhy lost her gig as a magazine editor, she decided to write down the “to-do” list that had been floating around in her pretty little head. But instead of keeping things vague like, “travel more,” she got pretty specific, like “go to India”and Abracadabra, she actually made it to India and was able to cross that off her list of things to do.

This got me thinking about SMITH’s motto, Everyone has a Story. I think those to-do lists (and not the “pick up the laundry” variety) are part of our story. They hold our dreams, wishes and hopes—and sometimes, that to-do list is the very thing that keeps us going day in and day out.

So what’s on your to-do list?

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