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In 300 days I will be 50. Half a century. Five decades. 18,250 days. I’ve seen people posting lists of 50 things they want to do before they turn 50. Some of these people are starting in their 40’s and some in their 30’s but, as usual, I’m late to the game and am left with less than a year to accomplish fabulous and important deeds.

I chose my items with that deadline in mind. I’d love to take a solitary trip to Europe but I already have a…