social icons WMMM twitterfacebook RSS facebook twitter RSS Center
Jonathan & Kitty
Got a song request? Put your order in at the Radio Deli at Noon Weekdays.

Kitty Dunn

What does Kitty have to say?


 


50 New things before I'm (gasp) 50

I hate to admit it, but I'm turning 50 next year. And I've decided to go on a little journey of personal growth before I get there next February, by trying 50 new things before I'm 50. I've already completed one--by emceeing an event on my own, and that went pretty well. That was 3 weeks ago..so I've got to get going on this, and that's where I need your help. Do you have any suggestions? They don't necessarily have to be physical accomplishments..like competing in Iron Man, or walking up all the stairs on a downtown parking ramp without getting out of breath. And they don't have to be death-defying either. I've already jumped out of an airplane, and I'm not interested in bungee jumping. Preferably I'd like the new things to be either fun or involve some kind of personal growth. My friend Adam just emailed me somebody's bucket list of 530 items...and I can tell you I won't be doing some of them.  I'm not going to read the complete works of Shakespeare, because I have a thing against iambic pentameter. And I'm pretty sure I'm not going to win a Nobel prize, build a gazebo, or become a Charlie Sheen intern any time soon either. Do you have any suggestions? Feel free to share them here!

Tags :  
Social :


Share This: | More


 
03/08/2011 9:34AM
50 New things before I'm (gasp) 50
Please Enter Your Comments Below
03/09/2011 1:02PM
Kim
Make your own cheese or yogurt.
03/09/2011 1:09PM
Gil
well my suggestion would be that you should attempt some kind of food challenge similar to the ones done on the show the travel network Man vs. Food.
03/09/2011 1:48PM
kerri
hi! my friend linda over at momrunningfromcancer.blogspot.com just did her 55 for her 55th. my suggestion was to try 55 different kinds of chocolate! anywho, here's her list: http://momrunningfromcancer.blogspot.com/2010/12/update-on-my-list-of-55-things.html
03/10/2011 3:57AM
John Cotter
Kitty, You should try a "float" in a sensory deprivation tank. It would definitely be the most relaxing thing of the 50 new things you try! The basic dimensions of the tank are 8'x4'x4' It's filled with about 200 gallons of water with almost 1,000 lbs of Epsom salt added so that it's super saturated. The water is only about 10" deep but because of the salt anyone floats effortlessly in the supine position (the water is 10x more bouyant than the Dead Sea). The water is heated to skin temperature of around 93 degrees. No light and hardly any sound reaches you while in the tank, hence the term "sensory deprivation." More info about isolation tanks in Wikipedia here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isolation_tank If you want to try it I have one in my basement. - John
03/10/2011 7:49AM
Heather
Get rid of 50 things. Getting rid of clutter and things from the past that you have been hanging can be very cathartic. It'll help you live in the present.
03/10/2011 8:00AM
Denise Janssen Eager
Make 50 different kinds of beer or beverage of your choice.
03/15/2011 5:58AM
Casey
Kitty - Come to a Madison Symphony Orchestra concert and Blog about it!! You can find the schedule at madisonsymphony.org Now the Symphony doesn't usually play "fresh new music" but they definitely give classical music a fresh new feeling each time they play. And many of the MSO musicians live and work right here in our own community - Madison has so many talented local musicians. Have fun with your 50 things - it'll be a fun year hearing about all the things you're trying. I listen to your show every morning! Casey
03/28/2011 5:20PM
Wendy Crockett
You should do a SCUBA discovery. Check the website for dates or call to set up a "discover". You get instruction in the pool starting in the shallow end and moving to the deep end. All equipment is included. Just bring yourself and a towel. I don't think it's necessary to mention a swimsuit but just to be safe I guess it should be brought to mind.
04/26/2011 11:31AM
MarshEileen19
Do not enough money to buy a house? You not have to worry, because it's achievable to get the credit loans to solve such kind of problems. Therefore get a credit loan to buy everything you want.
09/08/2011 10:10AM
Auto Warranty Company
Car Warranties... [...]below you'll see the links to some sites that we think you should stop by[...]...
Title :
Comment :
Listen Live (WMMM)
Playlist (WMMM)
2 Minute Promise
Submit
Discover & Download: Good Old War "Tell Me What You Want From Me"
From Facebook: Good Old War will release their fourth studio album and first on Nettwerk Records, Broken Into Better Shape. Produced by Jason Lehning (Mat Kearney, Dolly Parton), and featuring lead single "Tell Me What You Want From Me," it follows...
Read More
Kitty's Picks for Madison Craft Beer Week
Madison Craft Beer week is once again upon us, and the hopheads and malt minions rejoice and say "Hallelujah!" Starting May 1st and running through May 10, hundreds of bars, restaurants and liqour stores are celebrating the goodness known as...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Maxine Nightingale "Lead Me On"
Things got very emotional today for the World's Worst iPod, as we put up for a vote a song that is the MOST TRAGIC of her teenage years. "Lead Me On" by Maxine in Nightingale was moving up the charts in the summer of '79 when Kitty...
Read More
Discover & Download: The Freddy Jones Band "Diamonds"
From FreddyJonesBand.com Labeled as the "Darlings of Triple A Radio," Freddy Jones Band has a storied history in the format. With two number one hits and several top tens, the Chicago roots band has strummed its way to the forefront of the...
Read More
Kitty's Day with Badger Honor Flight
On Saturday, I was honored to take part in a Badger Honor Flight to Washington D.C. with an awesome group of veterans and volunteers. We got on the plane bright and early (actually dark and early) and took off at 7am for Washington, and then made...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Baltimora "Tarzan Boy"
If ever there was a song that screamed "'80s" this is it. There was a whole lotta love expressed for "Tarzan Boy" by Baltimora, even though a lot of people just remembered it as the Oh-oh-oh song! Baltimora was a band from...
Read More
Discover & Download: Kodaline "Ready"
From Kodaline.com: That Kodaline are ready to release their second album has still to sink in with the men who made it. The Dublin quartet didn't plan to follow up last year's 350,000 selling 'In A Perfect World' so promptly. In...
Read More
Local Musician Needs Our Help--Sunday Benefit for Robert J's family
What are you doing this Sunday (April 19th)? Head over to the High Noon Saloon to hear some great live music, and at the same time help a local musician. Robert J. Conaway, who usually just goes by Robert J., has been a friend to 105.5 Triple M for a...
Read More
 
Recent Blog Posts
Discover & Download: Good Old War "Tell Me What You Want From Me"
From Facebook: Good Old War will release their fourth studio album and first on Nettwerk Records, Broken Into Better Shape. Produced by Jason Lehning (Mat Kearney, Dolly Parton), and featuring lead single "Tell Me What You Want From Me," it follows...
Read More
Kitty's Picks for Madison Craft Beer Week
Madison Craft Beer week is once again upon us, and the hopheads and malt minions rejoice and say "Hallelujah!" Starting May 1st and running through May 10, hundreds of bars, restaurants and liqour stores are celebrating the goodness known as...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Maxine Nightingale "Lead Me On"
Things got very emotional today for the World's Worst iPod, as we put up for a vote a song that is the MOST TRAGIC of her teenage years. "Lead Me On" by Maxine in Nightingale was moving up the charts in the summer of '79 when Kitty...
Read More
Discover & Download: The Freddy Jones Band "Diamonds"
From FreddyJonesBand.com Labeled as the "Darlings of Triple A Radio," Freddy Jones Band has a storied history in the format. With two number one hits and several top tens, the Chicago roots band has strummed its way to the forefront of the...
Read More
Kitty's Day with Badger Honor Flight
On Saturday, I was honored to take part in a Badger Honor Flight to Washington D.C. with an awesome group of veterans and volunteers. We got on the plane bright and early (actually dark and early) and took off at 7am for Washington, and then made...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Baltimora "Tarzan Boy"
If ever there was a song that screamed "'80s" this is it. There was a whole lotta love expressed for "Tarzan Boy" by Baltimora, even though a lot of people just remembered it as the Oh-oh-oh song! Baltimora was a band from...
Read More
Discover & Download: Kodaline "Ready"
From Kodaline.com: That Kodaline are ready to release their second album has still to sink in with the men who made it. The Dublin quartet didn't plan to follow up last year's 350,000 selling 'In A Perfect World' so promptly. In...
Read More
Local Musician Needs Our Help--Sunday Benefit for Robert J's family
What are you doing this Sunday (April 19th)? Head over to the High Noon Saloon to hear some great live music, and at the same time help a local musician. Robert J. Conaway, who usually just goes by Robert J., has been a friend to 105.5 Triple M for a...
Read More
Categories
Archives