October 08, 2007

50 Unique Ventures Before I Turn 50

49 going once, going twice...gone...to the man turning 50!

But before 49 is released on November 6th, I am doing 50 unique ventures.
Here's the current list...it may change and there are NO promises...I will blog about how I am doing over the next month. Stay tuned....

The List: Between October 8 and November 6

  1. Write 50 post it love notes for Deb
  2. Ride 50 mile in one bike ride around LB (DONE)
  3. Select 50 of my favorite songs and make cd (DONE)
  4. Select 50 of my favorite photos…print some (DONE)
  5. Fast for 50 hours (DONE)
  6. Give away $50 worth of my books (DONE)
  7. Raise $5,000 for church planting in the Philippines
  8. Take the boat to Catalina and back 50 minutes each way.
  9. Sail 50 miles with Karl
  10. Hold my breath for 50 seconds (DONE)
  11. Swim 50 laps at Belmont Pool (DONE)
  12. Take Deb to a nice restaurant and spend at least $50
  13. Go the Aquarium and see 50 different kinds of fish. (DONE)
  14. Read 50 pages of my favorite books of the Bible. (DONE)
  15. Make 50 journal entries.
  16. Tandem Sky Dive for 50 seconds or more.
  17. Watch 5 great Movies
  18. Give 50 5 dollar bills to street people.
  19. Send 50 appreciation emails.
  20. Watch 5 great sunrises (DONE)
  21. Watch 5 great sunsets (DONE)
  22. Write 50 words that describe Lindsey (DONE)
  23. Buy Deb 50 roses (DONE)
  24. Have dinner with 50 friends. (DONE)
  25. Do 5 sets of 50 set ups in less than 500 seconds. (DONE)
  26. Play Golf for 1st time…shoot 50 or less for 5 holes. (DONE)
  27. Have a 50 minute massage (DONE)
  28. Kayak around the oil island and back in 50 minutes.
  29. Take 50 pictures of people I love
  30. Give 50 dollars to a great teenager who needs it. (DONE)
  31. Talk on the phone for 50 minutes with Mom and Dad. (DONE)
  32. Write 50 postcards to people in the church.
  33. Drink 50 ounces of orange juice in 5 minutes. (DONE)
  34. Write a 50 word essay describing my life. (DONE)
  35. Tell 50 jokes.
  36. Spend 50 minutes in the convalescent home next door. (DONE)
  37. Take 50 pictures at Disneyland
  38. Do 50 somersaults. (DONE)
  39. Pray on my face for 50 minutes. (DONE)
  40. Give Deb a 50 minute foot and hand massage.
  41. Drive 50 miles North of Malibu on PCH 101 in a rented sports car.
  42. Donate 500 dollars to a ministry I have never given to. (DONE)
  43. Drink 50 different beverages
  44. Spend 50 minutes singing to Jesus
  45. Sing “Agnus Dei” in 50 different places
  46. Send a 50 word love note to Deb
  47. Walk barefoot on the beach for 50 minutes (DONE)
  48. Write down 50 things that God has done for me.
  49. Write down 50 of my favorite memories. (DONE)
  50. Write down 50 things I want to do before I die.

10/8/2007 12:14:50 PM

1 comment:

craig said...

Hey Larry,
The clock is ticking and I love the list and the good news that it is not a bucket list but a 50's list. God's grace is great and we love you and Deb. It soulnds like you are having a great time not only with friends and family but with God.
Love ya, Craig