Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Things to do before I die

1. Become International Man of Mystery
2. Save World from Certain Doom
3. Find True Love
4. Go To Outer Space
5. Travel Through Time, Backward and Forward
6. Be Cryogenically Frozen
7. Catch Dr. Evil in the First Act
8. Threesome with Japanese Twins
9. Earn Daddy's Respect

(Austin Powers List in Goldmember, 2002)

Standing in front of 170 people, Matt was reading the life goals of John Goddard, and at one part he said...
"This one is specially for Dennis. 'Study dragon lizards on Komodo Island.'"

I still can remember what Matt said during the LP rally on goals, and one of the things that inspires me the most that day was the story of John Goddard.
John is an adventurer, at the age of 15 (1940) he sat in his kitchen and wrote 127 things that he wanted to do troughout his life. Some of the goals are to circumnavigate the globe, light a match with .22 rifle, climb Mt. Everest, type 50 words a minute and so on. His original goal list can be found on his website, today he has more then 400 goals and 80% or more accomplished.
It must have feel great to accomplish so many thing, imagine doing half the things on his list!Then again I guess I'll start my own list.

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