If I had infinite free time, infinite boldness, and a large chunk of cash, I am certain I'd spend my entire life traveling the globe learning things like how to make artisanal cheese, perform brain surgery, and and swim the English Channel.*
Unfortunately for me, I have limited free time, I am nervous by nature (scratch that brain surgery thing), and I seem to have, ahem, misplaced my money tree.**
These facts together conspire to keep my lengthy "Learn to" List from shrinking.
But here's at least one thing I can cross off:
The first thing I ever knit. It did not unravel. And it actually does something!
* As opposed to what I can do in deep water now, which is essentially take a longer time to drown.
** I did receive an anonymously mailed photo of my money tree festooned in toilet paper garlands and looking rather tipsy, at what was clearly a fairly racy party, with certain Wall Street executives playfully tossing one another into what appeared to be a champagne fountain in the background. I was not amused.