25 Thing I Wanted To Do When I Was Younger


  1. Name our (male) dog Angel
  2. Change my name to Samantha so people would refer to me as Sam, like Alyssa Milano’s character on Who’s The Boss
  3. Become a neurosurgeon
  4. Go to Stanford University
  5. Play on the USA Women’s World Cup soccer team
  6. Have a job that involved carrying a brief case and stamping things
  7. Win that newspaper recycling contest
  8. Live in an apartment above a store
  9. Skip church and sit in the Sears parking lot eating Winchell’s donuts
  10. Smoke a cigarette
  11. Drink a beer
  12. Wear a pigtail on the side of my head, like Chrissy from Three’s Company
  13. Visit Africa, especially Tanzania and Kenya
  14. Look at that dirty magazine my brother had hidden in his car
  15. Grow whiskers so I could shave my face just like my dad
  16. Buy either a red Pontiac Sunbird convertible or a red Fiero
  17. Get paid to play Oregon Trail
  18. Make out with Janet Jackson and Paula Abdul and then watch them in a dance-off
  19. Become mute so I wouldn’t be called on in class
  20. Raise an army of badgers
  21. Get Janie to take her shirt off
  22. Sing the songs that I want to sing
  23. Tell that one guy what a butthole he was, push him to the ground and watch as my classmates laughed at him and then kicked him in the nuts.
  24. Light fires
  25. Touch a boobie


  1. E's Mom
    March 25, 2009

    I count six complete, is that correct? Well 7 sort of.

  2. heathen
    March 25, 2009

    Those I have completed are: 9, 10, 11, 14, 21, 22, 25. Although, I did once light some camp fires and fireplace fires, but that’s not what I was referring to in number 24.

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