Geez, remember that list I made back when I turned 29 with all of those crazy things I wanted to accomplish before turning 30? Yeah, it sure looks like I don’t, but I promise that I do. Good news is that I conquered one item relatively early on, and am still going strong with it:
9. Learn how to do a flip turn (and therefore get back into swimming).
Nope, I don’t have anything to prove this since my camera’s not waterproof and I wouldn’t be brave enough to ask the old folks at my pool to take a photo or video (eww, no videos!) anyway, but take my word for it: I go swimming at least 3 times a week and do loads of flip turns each time! I inhaled a fair share of the pool while trying to teach myself, not that I still don’t.
Now I’ve crossed off another item:
24. Learn how to make crepes.
My friend Julie is known for her crepes, but I always seem to be out of town when she makes them. (Hmm…!) A few days ago, she joined Jill and me in the final year of the 20s and invited us over for a crepe lunch! Yes, she wanted to cook for us on her birthday. I went over a little early for the crepe-making but it turned out to just be the cooking part since the batter needs to rest for 2 hours. That was fine because cooking them was what made me most nervous since my pancake flipping skills are pretty subpar. Continue reading