For those of us, say over 50, do you have anything weird on your bucket list?


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Ancient One Profile
Ancient One answered

Hi Cookie.  Weird is in the eye and mind of the beholder. I don't have a physical bucket list as in a piece of paper but I have a mental one. One item on that list which most folks would say is impossible, is for me to walk on the moon before I kick the bucket.

dragonfly forty-six Profile

I just added, learn sign language, after an answer from Danae. It's something I've always wanted to do.

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Danae Hitch
Danae Hitch commented
I've got an idea for a story that would incorporate the main character teaching some basic sign language to a toddler that has been rendered temporarily mute as a means of communicating. So, I've seen some baby sign language videos on YouTube. Of course, what ISN'T on YouTube?
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Jann Nikka answered

I don't have aπŸ—‘ or a list😊.

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Rooster Cogburn , Rooster Cogburn, answered

To take one of these and dump it on someone's head that's been a thorn in my side. Then I would be happy !

Tom  Jackson Profile
Tom Jackson answered

No bucket list.

Anything good that I missed doing here will somehow be present in the afterlife, or it will not have been necessary for me to have participated in it---although it might have been great fun to have done so.

Once you understand that God does exist as your creator and you gain some real knowledge of Him and why He created you, everything you've done and may do starts to weave itself into comprehensive whole.

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Didge Doo answered

I don't really have a list but I start every day hoping to be surprised. Doesn't happen very often but it's fun to plunge into new things.

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Tom  Jackson
Tom Jackson commented
Generally speaking, I try to avoid being surprised.

But it frequently turns out that I find myself delighted by the day.

And I know that good sex does tend to be energizing even for us men---but do try to get a little more sleep. (And don't hurt grandma, Grandpa.)

Didge Doo
Didge Doo commented
Harrumph! >:-/
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Virginia Lou Profile
Virginia Lou answered

Dear Cookie Roma,

Yes I have something quite weird...but it is actually at the time of death...called "mahasamadhi" or the great meditation.

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It means you are fully conscious at the time of death, and you just go into meditation and never come back. Here is a photo of Paramahansa Yogananda, this was at a banquet at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles 1952, and he was keynote speaker. At the end of his talk he said something like, "Oh and by the way my work here on Earth is complete now and so I am leaving." Then just gently folded to the ground.

I love this photo, he was age 59...snapped by a newspaper reporter quite accidentally got this great shot just a few minutes before his death. And so when my own time comes, that is how I want to take my exit... mahasamadhi.

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Didge Doo
Didge Doo commented
No. That was 25 years later. I wrote about it as part of a course assignment in 1988. I'll send you a link via PM. It's not very long.
Virginia Lou
Virginia Lou commented
Dozy it is 3 AM! You sleepless tonight?
Didge Doo
Didge Doo commented
I've been awake for hours. Insomnia. Gonna try to get some more shuteye now
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Jaimie JT answered

I feel very discriminated against cos I'm not allowed to answer this question cos I'm not over fifty ... That's not fair;p  ... Also I don't know what a bucking list is. 

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