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Post  Hawaiian77 on Sat Aug 14, 2010 7:05 pm

Howzit All,

O.K.... I'm sure that we all have a list of things that we like to do before we "Kick The Bucket". So what I want to know what is that "ONE" thing that you really want to do that is on that bucket list.

For me, I want to visit the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum.

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Post  JimLewis on Sat Aug 14, 2010 7:23 pm

I assume this is a bonsai-related "bucket list?"

I might have any number of more important things -- mostly grandkid related -- I'd put higher than bonsai stuff on any of my lists.

And remember, there are a few of us here that are a heckuva lot closer to needing one than you are.

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Post  Hawaiian77 on Sat Aug 14, 2010 7:34 pm

JimLewis wrote:I assume this is a bonsai-related "bucket list?"


Well, I was thinking more of an open list. Like I said, we all have a lot on that list but I just wanted to know if could that one thing that you really wanted to do. Just so happen that mine was bonsai-related.

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Post  bumblebee on Sun Aug 15, 2010 2:13 am

I want to spend a month in Italy.

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Post  Billy M. Rhodes on Sun Aug 15, 2010 6:22 pm

I have been to the Museum in DC but want to go back when the weather is cooler, it was at least 115 F the day I was there.
I am going on the China tour beginning 9/29 for about two weeks.
I have a deposit on Ben Oki's Japan tour in Feb.

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Post  Mike Jones on Sun Aug 15, 2010 6:50 pm

I'm torn really....between getting to Japan for several weeks/months to have a really good look round....and, hiring a motor-home in the USA and getting to New England among many other places.

Other than that I'm happy with what I have managed to achieve.

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Post  Randy_Davis on Sun Aug 15, 2010 7:30 pm

Well, my list is quite short! I had a quite serious angina attack yesterday while I was watering my bonsai in the afternoon heat which tells me my heart is on the fritz again!. Thank goodness I had a supply of Nirto glycerin tabs with me. I'll be more than happy just to have another spring and be able to put some of my near completed trees in nice containers. Something tells me it's time to start finding long term homes for my babies. On a good note though, I'm feeling much better today but cautious.

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Post  Hawaiian77 on Sun Aug 15, 2010 7:40 pm

Randy_Davis wrote: On a good note though, I'm feeling much better today but cautious.

Howzit Randy,

You take it easy my friend. Take it slow and enjoy life. In Hawaii we say "If you can, Good. If you can not, You can not"

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The Land of Fire

Post  Tony on Sun Aug 15, 2010 10:57 pm

I want to and will visit the land of Fire 'Tierra del Fuego' bounce

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Post  fiona on Sun Aug 15, 2010 11:06 pm

Tony wrote:I want to and will visit the land of Fire
I think Tim meant places you want to go before you die, Tony, not after. Evil or Very Mad

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Post  Guest on Sun Aug 15, 2010 11:13 pm

Fiona, 1...........Tony, 0 Twisted Evil

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Post  Hawaiian77 on Mon Aug 16, 2010 12:33 am

fiona wrote:
Tony wrote:I want to and will visit the land of Fire
I think Tim meant places you want to go before you die, Tony, not after. Evil or Very Mad

LOL!!! Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing Laughing

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Post  Jay Gaydosh on Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:28 am

For reasons no one knows but Tim & I, I want to make a trip to Hawaii and give Tim & Miss Kitty a BIG HUG!

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Post  Tony on Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:43 am

fiona wrote: I think Tim meant places you want to go before you die, Tony, not after. Evil or Very Mad

That's you off my Christmas Card list Suspect

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Post  landerloos on Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:14 am

my list,
Burrs I can take of that list after November Very Happy
I want to go to Japan and see some of the bonsai nurseries and koi breeders and ofcourse the temples.
Australia I want to see to and Bora Bora and............. much more.

People I want to meet Bonsai: Kimura,Suzuki and many more
Non bonsai people: Robert Smith lead singer of The Cure

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Post  fiona on Mon Aug 16, 2010 10:15 am

Hey Peter, that'd make a good title for your auto-biography:

"From Burrs to Bora Bora"

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Post  landerloos on Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:15 pm

fiona wrote:Hey Peter, that'd make a good title for your auto-biography:

"From Burrs to Bora Bora"

Hahaha yes, if I should write one I keep this in mind.

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Post  Todd Ellis on Wed Aug 18, 2010 1:33 am

I would love to travel around China to see the Penjing collections and growers, temples, gardens, Great Wall, Forbidden City, etc. 2nd choice - Japan. If I get to visit Scotland and Ireland, then I will consider my life complete! thumbs up

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Post  Ricky Keaton on Wed Aug 18, 2010 3:01 am

i would love to take a motorcycle trip thru the UK,

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Post  landerloos on Wed Aug 18, 2010 6:28 am

Ricky Keaton wrote:i would love to take a motorcycle trip thru the UK,

Remember to change side though.

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Post  Jay Gaydosh on Wed Aug 18, 2010 2:20 pm

Ricky Keaton wrote:i would love to take a motorcycle trip thru the UK,

Used to be, you could buy a Harley (the smaller the better) ship it to the UK, fly there, ride it for your vacation and have arranged to sell it to someone there and make enough money off the sale to pay for the vacation.

With the price of fuel and the cost of everything else, I'm not sure if it still works, but even if you could breduce the cost of the trip it would nbe worth it.

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Post  fiona on Wed Aug 18, 2010 3:31 pm

Todd, Ricky - you're both more'n welcome to come and stay with me for a few days on your tours.

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Post  Jay Gaydosh on Wed Aug 18, 2010 4:16 pm

fiona wrote:Todd, Ricky - you're both more'n welcome to come and stay with me for a few days on your tours.

Oh fine, I guess, I'm not invited...

Of course, me with such a fine kilt, would be so out of place in SCOTLAND! lol! (Yeah, I know, today's finest pub crawlers would laugh me out of the pub!)

Tis a fine idea for a visit though!

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Post  Hawaiian77 on Wed Aug 18, 2010 4:34 pm

Jay Gaydosh wrote:
fiona wrote:Todd, Ricky - you're both more'n welcome to come and stay with me for a few days on your tours.

Oh fine, I guess, I'm not invited...

Of course, me with such a fine kilt, would be so out of place in SCOTLAND! lol! (Yeah, I know, today's finest pub crawlers would laugh me out of the pub!)

Tis a fine idea for a visit though!

Jay

That's O.K. Jay, you can still stay in my dog house when you come to Hawaii!! Dance ThumbsUp

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Re: Bucket List

Post  Victrinia Ridgeway on Wed Aug 18, 2010 5:18 pm

hmmmm.... when I was younger it was to go off to some fabulous place and enjoy the sights... now my perspectives are different... most of the things I'd really love to do are more inner work.

BUT... just for fun, I'd like to collect a beautiful ancient tree... and have it accepted to the national collection. Then I know it would be taken care of "forever". cheers So there would be one I wouldn't be worried about. :p

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