So it seems as if I will be friendless this summer. No worries, because I am determined to have adventures nevertheless! I’ve made a bucket list of everything I wanted to do while in Ann Arbor this summer. And then I’ll document it here.
This is basically the premise of my summer: being Yes Woman.
Canoe/tube down the river(completed: 5/28, 7/13) Visit some Michigan beaches/the upper peninsula
Bonnaroo(HITCHHIKED; completed: 6/11-6/16)
Almost died from heatstroke
what I wish I brought
- Carry a camera around the whole day
- Go to NYC to visit friends
- Canada/Detroit for food adventures
Go to Art Fair(7/17-7/20) Go to Ann Arbor summer festival(6/14 – 7/7) Lollapalooza Weekend(Day 2; 8/3)
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week(6/9-6/14) Make new friends!
Things I didn’t plan
Visited my friend that lives on a FARM! (completed: 8/7) Six Flags/Road trip with college friends!(completed: 8/3) Day at the lake house(completed: 7/20) Meeting some cute Europeans Spending 4th of July with a best friend
Trying new things
Drop into beginner’s hip hop class(completed: 5/23)
- 365 photo project
- Learn CSS/HTML
- Brush up on French for study abroad!
- Take the 2 weeks unlimited Barre Bee Fit classes
- Talking regularly in my small class
Conquering my personality shyness once and for all Going | out | with | coworkers(isn’t that an adult thing to do?)
- ! Learning how to balance a budget !
- Lose 10 pounds… JUICE CLEANSE??
Movies to watch (in the theater):
The Great Gatsby(completed: May)
- Kings of Summer
Iron Man 3(completed: sometime in April) Man of Steel(completed: sometime in June) Star Trek into Darkness(completed: 5/27) Despicable Me 2(completed: 7/3) The Wolverine(completed: 7/25)
- Kick Ass 2
Goddamn movie industry, are you trying to ruin me?!
Movies to watch (at home):
Starbuck The Breakfast Club
- The Central Park Five
- The Impossible
- Life of Pi
Books to read, outside of overwhelming stack for classes:
- Cloud Atlas
- The Diary of Anne Frank
- Catcher in the Rye
- Gone with the Wind
- How to Read the Air