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365) Start a blog

LOOKING BACK Back in the winter of 2011, when John finally convinced me to do [&hellip

323) Kiss under the mistletoe

Technically, what you see here is holly not mistletoe. But as far as I’m concerned, [&hellip

317) Mail a Christmas card

I blame it on my generation for being completely complacent when it comes to writing [&hellip

307) See a real live mummy

[The following is a designated ‘John-only‘ to-do] Alright, this is some weird, creepy, can’t really [&hellip

285) Finish a 1000 piece puzzle

Hallelujah! It’s finished!!!! Seriously, this puzzle has been a pain in the ass. We started [&hellip

276) Research Plants

Over the last six months, we’ve spent a good chuck of time researching plant life. [&hellip

270) Write a letter to the editor

Dear John Macfarlane – Editor & Publisher of The Walrus, Firstly, I’d like to say [&hellip

269) Visit a Frida Kahlo exhibition

“They thought I was a surrealist but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams I painted [&hellip

226) Fly a Box Kite

I have this reoccurring dream every so often where I’m running through a field of [&hellip

199) Wear a kilt

[The following is a designated ‘John-only‘ to-do] In celebration of his sister’s “German-Italian” wedding, John [&hellip

186) Sleep a night in a hammock

Everything is hot and sticky in Toronto. Even our apartment is sweating profusely…. the walls, [&hellip

162) Operate a backhoe

Sunday morning / 10:30am: In the same weekend that we hand-milked a cow, drove a [&hellip

156) Split wood with a wood splitter

Saturday afternoon / 12:30pm: Splitting wood with a mechanized wood splitter isn’t very challenging or mentally [&hellip

155) Use a chainsaw

Saturday morning / 11:30am: After we chopped that old hickory tree to the ground, we [&hellip

154) Cut down a tree with an axe

Saturday morning / 10:30am: After our jaunt in the John Deere, we headed to John’s [&hellip

153) Drive a tractor

Saturday morning / 8:30am: After our informative hand-miking session at Steenbeek Dairy Farm, we hopped [&hellip

143) Write on a bathroom stall door

For the last two months I’ve been carrying around a Sharpie in my purse, waiting [&hellip

79) Wear full body underwear

The union suit is a classic garment: simple, basic, comfortable and functional (…you can’t get [&hellip

64) Kiss on a bridge in the sunset

Crossing over the Don River and the Don Valley Expressway is the Queen Street Bridge, [&hellip