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23 August 2012

30 thursdays: a new series.

Since my 30th birthday is around the corner [ok, so it's about 10-and-a-half-months away. in the grand scheme of things, that's pretty much "around the corner"], I've decided to start a new series called "30 Thursdays". In addition to my ongoing 30 things to do before I turn 30 list, I am going to do a series of lists about various aspects of my life and will post a new one each Thursday. They'll range from the serious [the 30 most inspirational people in my life] to the silly [30 things I bet you didn't know about me] and everything in between [my 30 favourite athletes; 30 books that have changed my life in some way; etc] and will all have - you guessed it - 30 items on the list. I'm going to do them on Thursdays for a few reasons: one is that I very much like alliteration, so that worked out very well for me, and second is because I figure there are roughly 45 Thursdays between now and my birthday, so even if I miss a week here or there, I should still - hopefully - be able to crank out 30 lists between now and next July 1st.

So far I have about 10 ideas for my lists, on a variety of different topics, but I could definitely use some more suggestions or ideas for inspiration. Coming up with 30 things about anything is pretty difficult, but just coming up with 30 different topics is also proving to be a bit of a challenge. I want them to be insightful, entertaining, fun, deep, thought-provoking, amazing, know, all of those things that I think I am :)

I will unveil my first list next Thursday, so you'll have to wait one more week for the first installment. Until then, send some suggestions my way for potential list ideas. And yes, I'm still soliciting ideas for the aforementioned "30 before 30" list. I've added a few more to my list but have yet to post an update since I've not crossed anything else off as yet. But that will come eventually.

Until then, send me ideas!


  1. I like this idea! Here are some thoughts off the top of my head:
    30 delicious meals you've eaten
    30 songs you love or have loved at some point in your life
    30 awesome presents you've received
    30 must-have ingredients in your kitchen
    30 favorite drinks
    30 places you want to visit before you die
    30 most-visited websites
    30 things that could be done to solve the world's problems

    Ha - I could go all night!

  2. You are awesome, Jackie! Thanks so much for the suggestions! I had a few of these already [or at least variations of them], but the ones I did not have are great! Hope you, Jonathan, and Bates are well and healthy! xx