My Big List of Things to Do

As another birthday approaches, I got to thinking… I need more stuff to do. Here is the list I plan to slowly, or perhaps quickly mark off. If you see something you can help with, let me know. Especially the part about the Hollywood starlet 🙂

  • Ride a vintage motorcycle on a winding road through a forest
  • Land 360 kickflips (respect your elders) on a semi-regular basis
  • Hang on a sailboat in the Mediterranean
  • Start a marketing agency using solely the creativity and brain power of aspiring rappers
  • Build a bicycle
  • Style a photoshoot
  • Mentor a young kid
  • Mentor an older kid
  • Take a day trip with a vintage Porsche
  • Live in 400 square feet
  • Spend 6 months out of a year in Europe
  • Work at a Starbucks
  • Open a retail store
  • Work as a bartender for a night (or longer)
  • Wear a suit and tie everyday for a month to see if I am treated differently
  • Take a vacation by myself
  • Very seriously launch my own line of footwear
  • Read the autobiography of Malcolm X
  • Visit Paris
  • Own a simple McIntosh home audio set-up
  • Dig into my Dad’s extensive vinyl collection
  • Take painting and drawing more seriously
  • Lose weight and keep it off
  • Meet Richard Branson
  • Meet Desmond Tutu
  • See Duran Duran in concert
  • Work at my Mom’s shoe store on a busy Saturday
  • Be a motivational speaker
  • Appear in the credits of a movie
  • Appear in the Thank You section of a CD jacket
  • Own an art gallery in Dallas
  • Visit Marfa, Texas
  • Storm out of a meeting
  • Meet Mike Tyson
  • Meet Johnny Depp
  • Take a long road trip with Jon Ball
  • Invest in a tattoo parlor and hair salon (but not have a tattoo or hair)
  • Design a home
  • Serve as an apprentice to a cobbler
  • Own or spend time in a vintage wooden motorboat
  • Take a trip with my Mom
  • Tell a deserving Hollywood Agent to F*ck Off
  • Be quoted for something non-marketing related
  • Guest- or regularly contribute to a magazine
  • Get a real estate license
  • Determine the monetary value of my upbringing and do whatever possible to repay that to my Mom
  • Manage a musician
  • Own a really nice camera
  • Direct a music video
  • Travel, travel, travel
  • Do my best to ensure that the Wells family does not benefit from generational wealth of the pocket, but only of the mind
  • Makeout with a Hollywood starlet (or just flirt)
  • Raise wonderful children
  • Adjust my work to where it can all be done on a hand-held device
  • Inspire/Motivate young people
  • Employ an assistant, then give them the keys to the castle
  • Get an attitude
  • Find more time to relax
  • Sit in on the recording of a rock album
  • Buy and sell vintage cars
  • Chase down a tornado, then get out of the way
  • Inspire as much happiness in others as humanly possible
  • Complete this list

4 responses

  1. work at starbucks…I can dig it…Get an attitude? as in diva attitude. man it’s so liberating, but then u feel bad afterwards sometimes lol…love the list

  2. Dude, you’ve just inspired me. I’m making a list like this (although mine will be much different). BTW, I actually HAVE met Desmond Tutu. I just have 2 words: life. changing.

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