Posts Tagged: bucket list

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Coldplay Tops Family’s Bucket List
October 1, 2016
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Kate introduced me to them.  Our SUV, loaded with ski gear, skidded over a snowy highway.  We caught glimpses of powder covered peaks between wind blasts.  I didn’t mind the weather—I enjoy winter driving so long as crazy people don’t hit me.  Kate inserted a CD and I daydreamed.  The music calmed me into a […]
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Bucket List Trips With Parents Were Worth It
January 31, 2013
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(Chico Enterprise-Record, September 2012) ‘Bucket list’ wasn’t in my parents’ vocabulary when I was a kid.  The buckets we used carried paint. My folks live in Colorado. We typically see each other three times a year. We often speak via phone but it’s during visits I notice their mortality. They tire easily and discuss ailments. They’ve […]